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Executive Officer - Wimmera Mallee Tourism

Are you looking for a role that allows you to work across a broad range of disciplines, delivering outcomes in an organisation with purpose?

This newly created role is an exciting opportunity to lead the Tourism function as part of Wimmera Mallee Tourism in this newly created opportunity takes responsibility for the Corporate functions and smooth running of WDA Operations, as well as our Member Engagement and Communications, initially a one year contract working as part of a dynamic organisation in the beautiful Wimmera.

Tourism has relatively recently become a regional focus although well informed travellers have long appreciated the region’s landscapes, national parks, lakes and wetlands, and uniquely Australian flora and fauna. The relatively new prominence of tourism follows the success of the region’s Silo Art Trail (Australia’s largest outdoor gallery) which has helped to make the region a genuine destination for domestic travellers on camping and caravanning holidays, international visitors looking to enjoy, and capture on camera, the region’s ‘big skies’ and the ever-changing colours of the Wimmera Mallee country.

We are looking for Tourism passion, Leadership and the ability to advocate and influence across a range of areas.

Questions on the role can be directed to lisa@davdisonhrconsulting.com or M: 0417 407 170.

Ready to apply? This role is ready for an immediate start. 

Applications close 9am Friday 8 July.

Download the position description (195kb PDF).

Please visit seek.com.au for further information and to apply.

Tourism Officer and Mallee Silos Project Coordination Officer

This exciting role is your opportunity to project manage a key tourism feature in the beautiful Wimmera Mallee area, working as part of a great team. This includes the planning and management of contracts and reporting.

You will liaise with and develop training programs for community groups/organisations to support the development and implementation of tourism trails, stories, attractions, and other eco and nature-based tourism development projects and utilise your strong communication and engagement skills with our key stakeholders.

This role is available on a full time basis, for an initial term of one year. Part-time applications will also be considered.

Download the position description (143kb PDF).

Please visit seek.com.au for further information and to apply.

Job Advocate 

This position contributes to the Government’s enhanced Jobs Victoria employment support system helping Victorians facing barriers to employment into jobs. Jobs Victoria Advocates will work on the ground to help people navigate employment and training services by proactively connecting with people, where they are, in their local communities. Advocates will connect with Victorians who may need assistance to prepare for or secure suitable employment, ensuring they are aware of the supports available.

This role is available on a full time basis, for a fixed term until June 2023 and part-time applications will also be considered.

Download the position description (208kb PDF).

Please visit seek.com.au for further information and to apply.

Current board vacancies:

Non Executive Directors

We are seeking a number of independent Non Executive Directors to join the Wimmera Development Association Board on our transformation journey.

If you are ready to step into a new Director role using your proven experience to support change, and have an interest in the delivery of key economic objectives, this may be the role for you. Following the recent appointment of our Independent Chair, we are now recruiting for Director roles, from individuals with the interests, skills and experience to deliver value as we transition.

Download the role description (176kb PDF).

Please visit seek.com.au for further information and to apply.

Employment in the region 

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