Tourism Whitsundays Limited is the peak destination marketing and Regional Tourism Organisation for the Whitsundays Region. The entire Whitsundays region includes the Whitsunday Islands and the mainland towns of Airlie Beach, Bowen, Collinsville and Proserpine.
Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, lies the 74 island wonders of the Whitsundays. This is the destination for amazing experiences - the exhileration of snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, the joy of sinking your toes into the white sands of world-famous Whitehaven Beach, and the delight of soaring over Heart Reef from the air.
Tourism Whitsundays offers career opportunities across a range of fields, from destination marketing and publicity, to digital marketing and membership roles. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a passion for the Whitsundays.
Tourism Whitsundays is seeking a PR & Communications Specialist
Are you a public relations professional with outstanding communication skills and a passion for the Whitsundays region? Would you like to work with one of the best known tourism brands and some of the leading tourism products and experiences in Australia?
Tourism Whitsundays, the Whitsundays’ regional tourism organisation, is looking for a full-time communications professional to join the team. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Manager, this full-time role is based in Cannonvale. The successful candidate will have experience in creating and executing PR plans for the Whitsundays, pitching and producing story ideas to media outlets, reporting on PR outcomes, writing media releases and blog posts, coordinating and hosting domestic and international PR familiarisations with journalists, enhancing marketing and digital campaigns with PR strategy, responding quickly and proactively to media requests and develop media relations with leading travel media.
In addition to the consumer facing PR function, this role will be responsible for corporate communications for the organisation and ensuring that the work and achievements of Tourism Whitsundays and the Whitsundays tourism industry is highlighted externally. Experience in public relations and media – conventional, digital and social media channels – is essential, as well as strong writing skills. A background in the tourism industry and good knowledge of our local tourism industry would be an advantage.