Work with us

As representation specialists, The Walshe Group recruits people in both the airline sector and destination marketing. The majority of our positions are based in Sydney and Auckland, however from time to time we do have vacancies opening up in other parts of Australia and also in our Singapore and Hong Kong offices.

Please see below for our current vacancies.

Tourism & Admin Coordinator - Sydney

We have a newly created position of Tourism & Admin Coordinator available for an exceptional graduate or individual who has just started working within the travel and tourism industry.  This is a fantastic role specifically working with our tourism board portfolio and also includes general administrative tasks across the broader organisation. 

You'll gain first-hand experience and insights into the inner workings of tourism boards, including travel trade activities, PR & communications, event coordination and much more.  All in all a great launching pad for your career in tourism.

If this sounds like the job for you and you genuinely meet the requirements, please email a covering letter telling us about you along with your CV as soon as possible to applications@walshegroup.com.  Applications close Friday 26 May 2017.

Applicants successful in gaining an interview can expect to be contacted three weeks of application.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The primary job purpose of the Tourism & Admin Coordinator is to provide day to day assistance to the tourism board teams as well as taking on ongoing administrative duties for the organisation as whole.  

Day to day activities will include;

  • Coordinate materials, presentations & collateral
  • Mail outs, packing gift bags, stock take of supplies & materials
  • Maintain and update databases
  • Assist with the coordination of events - such as invitation management,stakeholder liaison, set up and pack down
  • Coordination and attendance at expos 
  • General correspondence
  • Order & maintain stationery and office supplies
  • Compile content for newsletters and campaigns
  • Collate and monitor media activity 
  • Research and monitor competitor activity
  • Other ongoing general administrative activities as required.

Skills and experience

  • A formal qualification in travel and tourism, business or communications is preferred.
  • A relevant short course portfolio is also highly advantageous
  • Previous experience in a sales support or administrative role in the travel and tourism industry is highly advantageous
  • Other experience gained in an administrative or coordinator role will also be well regarded (this includes on an internship basis)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills to prioritise the multiple requirements of the job
  • Strong written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • A sound understanding of travel and tourism terminology
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office software including powerpoint
  • Other software applications a definite advantage
  • Must demonstrate a high level of attention to detail
  • Demonstrate flexibility to meet the varying demands of the role
  • A friendly, enthusiastic, professional disposition
  • To foster a helpful "can do" approach with a focus on teamwork
  • A passion to be part of the travel and tourism industry