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Head of Education & Training

Permanent Full Time

Location Sydney, NSW

Applications close Friday 11 October 2019

• Drive the E&T policy needs and skills framework of the travel industry
• Lead and engage with all stakeholders on E&T matters
• Be the E&T champion for the travel industry

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has been a driving force in the development of skills and careers in one of the super growth industries for Australia and we now seek a leader to join the Federation to support the outcomes desired by our members and the broader travel industry.

Reporting directly to the AFTA Chief Executive, this position will be a key influencer in the AFTA Leadership Team and the Australian travel industry.

AFTA is seeking a person who is suitably qualified in the education space and known to foster relationships based on trust and integrity within the education and training ecosystem. The person we seek may come from within the travel industry, the educators of travel, tourism and hospitality or from the education provider environment.

We need an expert who knows how to advocate for change, navigate the complex government landscape, forge and foster key relationships, achieve outcomes for members and the industry and above all, do it with a passion for people, the workforce and the industry.

To succeed in this role, you must be a people person, open to change and be passionate about the future of the travel industry and of travel agents. AFTA is committed to amplifying the importance of education, skills, careers and the future of travel agents and we need a stand out person to help make this a reality for all stakeholders.

Applications close 11 October 2019.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

To request a position description or to apply, please send a cover letter and CV to Sue Robinson on or call 02 9287 9900.

The Travel Industry needs you and we can’t wait to find you!

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