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Sales Exective - Groups

Department: Marketing

Australia Zoo has a unique and exciting position available in their Marketing Team for an experienced Sales Executive with extensive knowledge of the Tourism and Education industries.

Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing, this role exists to secure sales from Groups during and after hours; as well as sales from schools, universities and TAFE

High energy, initiative and an ability to work in a fast paced environment, together with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills will be paramount.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop and execute a sales plan covering all of SE Queensland, as the primary source market , to achieve and exceed sales budgets for both Groups and Education
• Sales plan to also have segments for other territories - including Interstate and International
• Liaise with the Curatorial team on product development for Education
• Liaise with the Events Executive on product development for Groups

Essential Criteria:

• Minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar role
• Proven track record of achieving targets
• A broad understanding of the tourism and education industry
• The ability to research the current market to source new opportunities
• Strong communication, networking skills, negotiating and business acumen
• Highly organised with exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with attention to detail essential
• Must be self-motivated with an ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Exceptional time management skills, and the ability to prioritise multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment

This is a Fulltime position and the salary will be dependant on the successful applicant. Interested applicants should email a resume (no more than 5 pages) to

Apply for this job below. Applications close 19th of January 2014

Here is a checklist of information you will need to have ready before you start to complete the employment application form:

  • Education history
  • Employment history
  • References
  • Any qualifications you may have eg First Aid
  • Any achievements you may like to tell us about
  • your availability (what hours can you work)
  • A resume in .pdf or .doc format
  • Any other info that may support your application

Please allow 20 minutes to complete the application.