Business Development Officer – Regional Conferencing

Ongoing, Full Time
• Sydney CBD – The Rocks
• Total Remuneration Package ($112,608 – $124,090)

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
Assist in delivering Destination NSW’s Regional Conferencing Strategy and Action Plan and work with industry on business development programs for Regional Conferencing to achieve targets and objectives to drive growth of the visitor economy in Regional NSW.

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. Describe your approach to conferencing sales lead generation detailing your experience in building and maintaining relevant stakeholder databases of corporate meeting planners, professional conference organisers and association executives across multiple sectors and/or geographic locations.
  2. Could you provide an example of a time you have led, developed or worked on a business events bid that focused on promoting a particular geographical region, sector or unique geographic experience?

Closing date: 6th August 2017 at 11:59pm
Enquiries: Helen Parker – 02 9931 1145 or
Applications must be lodged electronically via the I Work For NSW website. Applications submitted via email will not be accepted.

Posted: Mon 24 Jul 17

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