Seeking high performers driven by giving back to the community

Thank you for considering a career with The National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The National Trust is built on the power of the community.

We believe in inclusiveness, diversity and equality and are committed to ensuring that our workplaces are a reflection of that.

We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies.

Listed below are current permanent, fixed-term and casual vacancies. Please click on the vacancy for full details and instructions on how to apply.

Career Opportunities

  • Mat leave cover position
  • 13 months contract
  • CBD based
  • Non for Profit organisation


We are looking for an energetic Business Development & Events Manager to join our highly respected global brand. You will drive new event and tourism business throughout the National Trust property portfolio and provide leadership to a small team of sales professionals.

This position is a 13 month maternity leave cover position.


The Role:

In this position you will report directly to the Director, Commercial Operations and Marketing and will be responsible for increasing the sale of events and functions, tours and admissions across the National Trust property portfolio. You will actively seek new opportunities, focusing on tourism development and work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful end to end delivery of products. The ability to develop and nurture strong, positive, and productive relationships with staff, contractors and clients is essential.

You will be responsible for product development, sales forecasting and budgeting, sales strategy development, achieving sales targets, high level account management, and team leadership.

As part of the Commercial team you will work closely with National Trust property managers and onsite event coordinators, marketing and PR specialists, and in-house graphic design professionals who will provide you and your team with all the tools you require to reach your sales targets.


Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Sales of events, education and group products and venue hire, including identification and pursuit of ongoing/new business across tourism, education, conferences, film and television, corporate partnerships and private events
  • Review and development of new sales strategies, digital assets, and staff training
  • Accountability for sales KPIs and reporting
  • Development of new products and pricing models
  • Client account management
  • Leadership and management of team workload and special projects
  • Stakeholder management
  • End to end event management
  • Accountability for customer satisfaction with National Trust event and function experiences



  • Event, wedding or tourism sales experience would be an advantage
  • Experience in event delivery/execution and marketing
  • Demonstrated achievement of sales targets and KPIs, budget preparation and sales reporting
  • Outstanding relationship development and communication skills
  • Proven people management skills
  • A knowledge of the group tours business is desirable

Any offer of employment at the NTAV will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and a Working with Children check.

We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply

To apply please send a PDF copy of your CV and cover letter to the People and Culture Department via

Applications will close once a suitable candidate is found.

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