Our client is the peak Economic Development organisation, Regional Tourism Organisation and Convention Bureau for Townsville North Queensland. It is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, membership-based organisation whose prime purpose is to secure the future of Townsville North Queensland. Our membership continues to grow and strengthen, and we are excited to be managing a number of exciting projects for North Queensland.
For 30 years our client has been a key driver in attracting major investment to the region. It ensures that Townsville, Magnetic Island, Palm Island, the Burdekin, Hinchinbrook and Charters Towers regions benefit from investment and economic prosperity, tourism opportunities and the business events market.
An opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and resourceful Investment Attraction Officer to join their team to contribute and assist in securing investment that will maximise long term economic growth for Townsville North Queensland. The role will include developing a strong and productive network of stakeholders to develop and execute regional development programs, events and projects; identification and conversion of potential funding streams and programs into tangible results for the region; research and analysis of data to support planning and implementation of regional development initiatives; advocacy and investment attraction collateral development.
The successful applicant must have a demonstrated ability to identify investment opportunities and connect national and international industry to those opportunities. We are seeking an individual who is motivated and has the ability to work in a highly active environment, dealing with challenging situations and competing priorities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong work ethic are vital along with a high standard of personal presentation as this role will interface regularly with a number of internal and external stakeholders.
The successful applicant will have relevant tertiary qualifications in business/commerce, international studies, economics or similar and/or relevant extensive experience in investment/ political/ commercial roles.