Joining the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) as the Business & Commercial Development Specialist’, you’ll be the influential leader behind some of the most beautiful places & spaces in Victoria. Motivating teams, defining business plans, driving commercial success & making sure objectives are achieved, your role will be a pivotal one.
About the business and the role
The Natural Trust of Australia (Victoria) is a community – based, non-government organisation committed to promoting and conserving Australia’s heritage for future generations to enjoy. Founded in 1956, it has since grown to become Australia’s largest community based, heritage conservation organisation that works as an independent, privately funded, not-for-profit body. It is the premier heritage and conservation organisation in Victoria and the major operator of house museums and historic properties open to the public. Our philosophy is to provide outstanding visitor experiences whilst maximising revenue and profitability.
We are currently seeking a “results driven Business and Commercial Development Specialist” to join our organisation. Working closely with the CEO you will take control of the commercial operations of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The Business and Commercial Development Specialist’ will be responsible for a small dedicated team of people and for driving commercial opportunities presented by the Trust’s major properties and tourist attractions. This includes mentoring and management of supervisors and staff and setting and achieving key performance indicators, standards and systems to allow staff to achieve their goals and goals of the National Trust. You will also be responsible for meeting commercial budgets and targets. The Business and Commercial Development Specialist’ will shape the development of the Trust’s commercial strategy. Commercially astute, you will thrive on the scope and breadth of this role utilising your strong interpersonal skills to negotiate, influence drive and communicate and deliver results at the highest levels. The successful applicant will be an energetic, strategic thinker who is results driven and enjoys addressing hands on issues and who will be dedicated to promptly delivering high quality outcomes. This position requires strategic planning abilities, direction, innovation, flexibility and adaptability. Important factors required for this role would include a social conscience, a well cultivated network and excellent commercial knowledge.
Job tasks and responsibilities
Skills and experience
Any offer of employment at the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and/or Working with Children check.
Closing date for applications: 4th November 2016 , however may close earlier if a suitable candidate has been sourced. To submit your application, in strict confidence, please apply online using the appropriate link below.
We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply
Job Type: Full-time
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