Manager, Regional Conferencing

Ongoing, Full Time
• Sydney CBD – The Rocks
• Total Remuneration Package ($144,268 – $178,850)

About the Organisation
Destination NSW is a Public Service Executive Agency with responsibility for developing and implementing strategies to grow the visitor economy. Our particular focus is on driving tourism and acquiring and developing major sporting and cultural events for Sydney and Regional NSW. In addition, Destination NSW is the major investor in Business Events Sydney with the aim to secure more international conventions, incentive travel reward programs, corporate events and exhibitions for Sydney and Regional NSW.

For more information about Destination NSW please visit our website at

About The Role
The Manager, Regional Conferencing will lead the implementation of Destination NSW’s strategy to promote regional conferencing, improve service capability and support Destination Networks in the promotion of the viability and attraction of conferencing in regional NSW, to drive growth in the visitor economy. You will manage the Regional Conferencing team, providing strategic direction as well as day to day operational oversight to drive achievement of Unit objectives.

Applying for the Role:
Applicants should respond to the following two targeted questions in a covering letter [maximum two pages] as well as supplying an updated copy of their resume [maximum five pages] with relevant skills and experience and identifying how these relate to the capabilities of the role.

  1. Please provide details of your experience in developing regional conferencing strategies for a particular organisation or customer, and how these strategies have driven growth for a specific operational area.
  2. Managing priorities and implementing action plans are a particular focus for this role, especially throughout geographically dispersed locations. Please provide an example of how you have managed conflicting priorities and project plans, within a similar environment and/or industry and highlight the difficulties in meeting these expectations.

Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector Employment Act 2013; therefore you may be contacted to participate.

Closing date: 26 April 2017 at 11:59pm
Enquiries: Ross Pearson on (02) 9931 1111 or

Applications must be lodged electronically via the I Work For NSW website, reference 00005801. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.

Posted: Thu 20 Apr 17

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