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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 in our Singapore office.

Any current vacancies are listed below.  Or alternatively if you would like submit your CV for future consideration please email to applications@walshegroup.com.

Manager Hawaii Tourism (Australia)

Manager Hawaii Tourism (Australia) based in Sydney.

Applications close Friday 15 December 2017

The position of Manager Hawaii Tourism (Australia) is responsible for coordinating the marketing, public relations and travel trade activity for Hawaii Tourism in the local Australian market as well as leading a team of four employees. 

This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual with a background in tourism or marketing/representation (or similar in the travel industry), to advance their career representing one one of the world's leading tourism brands in a leadership position. 

You'll need to have an excellent understanding of trade distribution, established travel trade relationships, a good knowledge of the MICE sector, and a well-rounded understanding of marketing and PR/communication practices.  You'll also need to have previous experience managing an annual marketing budget.

While you will lead the team and be accountable for the overall success of the division, you will also need to be very hands on, rolling up your sleeves and playing a key part in a busy schedule of year round promotional activity, campaigns and events.

This is an exciting opportunity to represent an iconic and much loved destination in the Australian market.  Naturally a passion for Hawaii and a disposition to reflect the Aloha spirit are essential.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop an annual sales and marketing plan, incorporating travel trade, MICE actions and public relations and social media activity
  • Manage and mentor a dedicated team
  • Develop & initiate innovative concepts and campaigns to stimulate travel to the destination
  • Maximise cooperative opportunities with travel industry and other partners
  • Effectively manage budget allocations with a focus on driving ROI
  • Critically assess sponsorship and cooperative opportunities
  • Oversee and represent the destination at industry and after hours events
  • Manage stakeholder communication across the state of Hawaii
  • Provide comprehensive and regular reports on activities
  • Source market intelligence on competitor activity and industry developments
  • Build and maintain relationships with key customers and stakeholders.

Skills and experience

  • A proven track record in a marketing, account management or public relations role, preferably in the tourism or travel industry.
  •  A first hand understanding of the requirements of destination representation
  • First rate presentation, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management, flexibility, and finely tuned organisational skills
  • Stamina to work a busy and exciting role with multiple demands and deadlines year round
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Established relationships with the Australian travel industry
  • A degree qualification in marketing, business and/or communications preferred
  • Frequent domestic and international travel is required

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, we'd love to hear from you as soon as possible. 

Click to apply or email your application including your CV and a covering letter telling us a little about yourself to applications@walshegroup.com 

Applications will be held in strictest confidence.

Applicants successful in gaining an interview can expect to be contacted within 3 weeks of application.