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Tourism Accreditation Officer

04 /01/ 2018 Comments are Closed

Website Victoria Tourism Industry Council

  • Join the peak body for Victoria’s tourism and events industry and
  • Work alongside tourism businesses to help their business and digital development
  • Opportunity to travel and work in Victoria’s iconic tourism destinations

About us

VTIC provides leadership for Victoria’s tourism and events industry through ‘One Voice’ advocacy and representation, and provides business development services and networking opportunities to members. VTIC plays an important role in representing Victoria’s tourism industry at all levels of Government on issues that affect the way its members do business. VTIC is under the auspices of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Victorian Chamber), Victoria’s largest most influential employer association.

VTIC manages the Australian Tourism Accreditation Program (ATAP) and Star Ratings Australia accreditation (SRA) in Victoria. ATAP and SRA are nationwide quality assurance and business development projects which give tourism operators the ability to demonstrate their commitment to delivering a high quality, reliable and professional tourism experience.  The aim of ATAP, SRA and the Australian Tourism Awards, also managed at VTIC, is to enhance the competitiveness, marketability, profitability and sustainability of tourism in Victoria and Australia by improving the quality of tourism products and experiences.

About the role

We are recruiting for a dynamic and engaging person to assist with the delivery of ATAP & SRA Victoria, through the completion of verification activities and supporting tourism businesses with their digital strategy. This is a newly created position due to the acquisition of the Star Ratings Program into the ATAP portfolio, and with the refinement of the existing accreditation program, this is an excellent opportunity to help shape the direction of accreditation in the tourism industry in Victoria. To ensure the programs remain trusted and recognised, you will be conscientious in your work and form relationships across a wide range of stakeholders including regional and local tourism associations, industry and ATAP partners from other states.

About you

To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated working experience within the hospitality and tourism industry. While being compliance focused, you will also be a go-to for our tourism businesses to become digitally ready and will have a working knowledge of digital media, such as online travel agents, Facebook, and Review Pro.

In addition, to ensure the seamless delivery of ATAP and represent the brand, you will:

  • Be an excellent communicator and have a demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Be comfortable presenting to small groups and communicate content in a user friendly manner
  • Have effective time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines

As this is a state-wide program, there is the requirement to travel across the state of Victoria, often for two to three days at a time. This is a full time 12 months fixed term position, with a view to extension.

A range of employee benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please apply online under the Careers section of our website, www.victorianchamber.com.au/careers by 9am Monday 29 January 2018.  Applications, including a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria contained within the position description, should be addressed to Emily Willis, HR Officer. The position description can be found under the Careers section of our website.

Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory police check and a Working with Children Check as a pre-condition of employment. Applicants must also hold a valid open driver’s licence.

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Events

february

07feb9:00 am5:00 pmDestination Melbourne presents: Masterclass- Marketing to Chinese Visitors9:00 am - 5:00 pm Citadines on Bourke Melbourne

07feb5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - February Tourism Networking Event5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Novotel Melbourne St Kilda

13feb5:30 pm8:00 pmVictorian Chamber presents: Fast Forward speed networking5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Venue TBC

21feb10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series: Fair Work Commission UpdateSAVE THE DATE10:30 am - 11:30 am

28feb9:00 am3:00 pm2018 VTIC Visitor Economy Forum & Tourism Australia Industry Briefing9:00 am - 3:00 pm Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

march

07mar5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - March Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Novotel Melbourne St Kilda

15mar9:30 am5:30 pmTourism Australia's Destination Australia Conference 20189:30 am - 5:30 pm The Glasshouse

19mar9:00 am11:00 amDestination Melbourne presents: Tapping into Tourism9:00 am - 11:00 am Willis Room, Whitehorse Civic Centre

21mar10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series: PR for Tourism Businesses - Telling your storiesImproving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

23mar7:45 am10:00 amVictorian Chamber presents: Grand Prix Breakfast7:45 am - 10:00 am Albert Park

april

04apr5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - April Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens

18apr10:30 am11:30 amVTIC Webinar Series - Risk Management 101Improving the world, one webinar at a time!10:30 am - 11:30 am

may

02may5:30 pm7:30 pmVTIC 2018 Mixer Series - May Tourism Networking EventConnect and reconnect at our monthly mixers5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens

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