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.

Positions Vacant

Fantastic opportunity for an energetic Tourism & Events Sales Manager to join this highly regarded not-for-profit in 2017.

About the National Trust:

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 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 tourism products like Old Melbourne Goal, Polly Woodside and Rippon Lea Estate.

The Role:

This diverse role will allow you to harness your excellent selling and marketing development skills, as well as express your high level relationship management and negotiation skills.

In this position you will be responsible for increasing sales of events and functions held at National Trust properties. It will create more avenues for the sale, have the ability to ensure that all new products are offered and work closely with both internal and external stakeholders to develop and foster key relationships to provide growth within our business.

In addition you will be responsible for sales methodology and managing the account throughout the sales process including account penetration, partnerships, group travel, sponsorships, sales process planning, negotiation, and closing. This includes accurately forecasting business and market needs, formulating and implementing sales strategy, developing new business relationships converting and securing new business contract with inbound and travel organisations and achieving sales targets, while ensuring high customer satisfaction.

Working closely with the National Trust Properties, PR Team and Commercial Manager you will assist with developing collateral and working with external supplies to distribute collateral, booking in and production of advertising and develop campaigns for events.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Exhibitions, functions, events and media launches etc.
  • Increasing sales and sales campaigns
  • Business development
  • Exploring, creating and maintain new leads in the travel/tourism industry
  • Building partnerships with key industry stakeholders
  • Bookings & sales
  • End to end project management


  • Tourism and/or retail sales management an advantage
  • Demonstrated level of financial management to ensure set targets are achieved, and annual budget preparation
  • Good communication and problem- solving skills.
  • Proven outstanding coordination skills and effective leadership skills within the work environment.
  • Self motivated and have a track record of high performance and success.
  • A knowledge of group tours business
  • Proven experience in sales

Closing date for applications or submissions: Friday 27th January 2017. Please express interest submitting a covering letter or submission and resume

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

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