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Business Development Assistant

Mackay Regional Council - Mackay, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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The Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre is the largest regional entertainment and convention centre between Cairns and Brisbane. We are currently searching for a Business Development Assistant to join the team.

The role:
The key responsibilities of this role include promoting the MECC as a leading regional convention, entertainment and exposition centre, and in the achievement of commercial success.
Assist in the delivery of sales strategies and sales effort to achieve maximum revenue generation through the full range of the centre’s revenue streams.

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:
  • Previous experience in delivery of events or destination marketing.
  • Previous experience in an office support role.
  • QLD “C” Class Drivers Licence or interstate equivalent.
  • This role involves working closely with a multi-skilled high performing team, is high paced, and demands highly development organisational and administrative skills. You must have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Blue Card - It is an essential requirement for this position to hold a Working with Children Blue Card. Under Queensland legislation, you must hold the Blue Card prior to commencing employment – No Card, No Start policy. If you currently do not hold a Blue Card, we recommend you commence the application process when you apply for the position. For more information please refer to the following website: https://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/blue-card/applications/apply

Why work for Mackay Regional Council?
Mackay Regional Council is committed to providing a positive work/life balance, giving you ample opportunity to explore endless beautiful beaches, scenic drives past the sugar-cane fields to Eungella National Park and beautiful forests, parks, gorges and secret swimming holes in the Mackay Region.

In return for your valued contribution you will receive:
  • Annual base salary from $68,261.60
  • Any 5 out of 7 roster
  • Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options
  • Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

Are you ready to catapult your career?
For us to assess if you’re the one we are searching for, it is mandatory that you submit your Resume, a Cover Letter and a Full statement addressing the Selection Criteria. The selection criteria can be found on the Position Description, available to be downloaded from the vacancy on Council’s website.

Applications Close: 10 June 2021

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.


Work Type:
Full Time


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