Careers with Tourism Whitsundays

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 exhilaration 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.

Tips for Applying:

Before you apply

It is always a good idea to review the position description before applying. The position description is a useful tool to help you decide whether your skills are a match for the role. Discuss your application with a career mentor or manager, they can help you build career goals and are a great source of information about creating a high-quality application.

Cover letter

Your cover letter should be a one page introduction to you and your skills and succinctly highlight what you can bring to the position and to Tourism Whitsundays. You should select specific examples which demonstrate your suitability for the role.


Your resume should be no longer than three pages and should highlight the skills and experience you have which are most relevant to the position. Do not include a photo with your resume, as it can appear unprofessional.

It is very important that your application doesn’t contain spelling or grammar mistakes, so it is always a good idea to have someone else proofread it for you.

Please ensure that your application is submitted in a .doc, .docx or .pdf file format.

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Open Positions

TW seeks to recruit talented and committed people who:

  • Recognise the value and respect the privilege of working for the community
  • Demonstrate leadership by making a difference and achieving positive outcomes
  • Behave in a way that earns trust and mutual respect
  • Support each other and respect diversity
  • Understand the importance of relationships
  • Strive for solutions-based approaches; and
  • Behave in an ethical and accountable manner.

Administration Officer

Position Description

Join Our Team: Administration Officer to support the CEO and Finance & Operations Manager at Tourism Whitsundays.

Tourism Whitsundays seeks a skilled Administration Officer to enhance our team’s efficiency and assist in accounts data entry to uphold its financial health. In this role, you will manage accounts payable and receivable, monitor finance communications, and support corporate travel and diary management. You will work closely with the CEO and Finance and Operations Manager to ensure smooth administrative operations.

Key Qualifications:
Experience in administrative roles, experience in finance data entry, and supporting senior management.
Proficient in MS Office, with high-level organizational and communication skills.
Ability to handle sensitive information discreetly and maintain confidentiality.

What You’ll Do:
Provide financial and administrative support to enhance organisational efficiency.
Coordinate travel arrangements, manage scheduling, and handle internal and external communications.
Support a dynamic team in fostering tourism growth in the beautiful Whitsundays region.
This role offers the opportunity to work in a stunning location and significantly impact the tourism sector. It is ideal for agile, creative, and passionate professionals who are passionate about contributing to a vibrant community.

Apply Now:
Send your resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected]. Join us in promoting and developing the Whitsundays as a leading travel destination.

Position Description