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

  • CBD Location
  • Full Time
  • Senior Management


The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) (NTAV) is an independent, non-profit organisation supported by a large community base. We are Victoria’s premier heritage and conservation organisation and the major operator of historic properties and sites open to the public across Victoria. Our philosophy is to provide outstanding visitor experiences whilst maximising revenue and profitability.

About the role:

Reporting to the CEO, you will drive new business activity for the organisation in a key partnering role.

You will be an integral part of the senior leadership team, leading the delivery of commercial operations and fundraising. Your role will be responsible for revenue generation, researching and executing new income streams, implementation and identification of all commercial opportunities including events, exhibitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. In this broad and challenging role will be engaging with a wide variety of stakeholders. You will enhance productivity and profitability. You will use your exceptional stakeholder engagement and management skills to secure working partnerships in the heritage and tourism industries.

You will lead a small and dynamic team while helping us to grow our impact and reach our sales targets. You will be highly motivated, energetic and well-experienced people leader.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and improve commercial activities across the NTAV
  • Lead the commercial revenue generation of the NTAV including the development of existing revenue streams
  • Research, identify and implement new business initiatives to increase revenue and community engagement
  • Develop successful partnerships to create new income streams
  • Assist with all relevant current and future projects as directed by the CEO
  • Plan and perform duties as directed subject to upcoming projects
  • Contribute to the planning, monitoring and achievement of productivity against negotiated targets and implement strategies to meet agreed targets
  • Coordinate resources and oversee the smooth running of events and new business development programs
  • Accurately forecast business and market needs
  • Accountable for sales KPIs and reporting
  • Manage, monitor and support all aspects of NTAV Membership, Retail and Fundraising
  • Oversee the delivery of exhibitions, events and functions


To be successful in this role:

  • You’re passionate about Heritage, Fundraising and/or Business Development and are eager to share that passion with others
  • You have extensive and demonstrable success in business development, including minimum of five years’ experience at a senior level
  • You have the proven ability to develop personal and corporate relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • You have a demonstrated ability to lead, manage and work effectively in a complex and changing environment with at least five years’ people management experience.
  • You’re a strategic, creative and practical thinker and planner.
  • You have outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • You’re an adaptable and pragmatic problem solver
  • You have strong people skills — you’re approachable, a good listener and empathetic.
  • You have the highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour
  • You work well under pressure
  • You have excellent time management skills and can make decisions quickly
  • You are an excellent and effective negotiator
  • You have a high financial and business acumen


Bonus points if:

  • You have experience working in the not for profit space (desirable)
  • Your background is in the tourism, or hospitality industries (desirable)


Sound like you?

Applications will close once a suitable candidate is found. To submit your application in PDF format, in strict confidence, please email [email protected]

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

Any offer of employment at the National Trust of Australia (Vic) will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and Working with Children check.

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.’