Jobs at Destination NSW

20 November 2013

Destination NSW is the lead agency, champion and voice for the visitor economy within the NSW Government.

Spearheading a whole-of-government approach to visitor economy growth, Destination NSW is responsible for leading the delivery of the NSW Visitor Economy Strategy 2030 in partnership with government and industry. Find out more about us

We are committed to building a respectful workplace that reflects the diversity of the NSW visitor economy, the millions of domestic and international visitors to our state, and the wider community. We’re on a journey to becoming an organisation where equity, inclusion and diversity are the hallmarks of our culture, and where everyone feels safe to bring their whole self to work. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, lived experiences, identities and abilities.

We encourage innovation and empowerment and offer everyone the opportunity to work flexibly because we know that present, productive and happy individuals and teams deliver the best results for the people of NSW.

Current vacancies

We are currently seeking highly motivated individuals for a number of roles. 
See all Destination NSW vacancies on the I Work for NSW website

Vivid Sydney roles can be found on the Vivid Sydney work with us page.

Destination NSW Internship Placement Program

The Destination NSW Internship Placement Program provides opportunities for university students in New South Wales currently studying a tourism-related degree. Internship placements are offered to undergraduate and post-graduate students who are required to undertake a work experience placement as part of their course.

Successful students will have the opportunity to work with industry professionals to gain exposure and develop professional workplace skills and improve career opportunities in the tourism sector. The Internship Placement Program provides training and development in a safe and supportive business environment.

Placement is available in the business units of Destination NSW’s head office that align with and complement applicants’ studies and career interests.  These include:

  • PR and Communications
  • Research and Insights
  • Marketing – including Digital Strategy
  • Destination Development
  • Event Development

Workcover and Public Liability Insurance Coverage

Before commencing a placement, insurance cover must be provided through the university in which the student is enrolled.

Eligibility Criteria

Students wishing to apply to take part in the Internship must be:

  1. An Australian resident; and
  2. Studying in a university in New South Wales and in the second or third year of their relevant degree.

Application Procedure

Students should submit via email at

  • Cover letter and resume outlining areas of interest;
  • Work experience and achievements;
  • Details of a project and the experience to be gained; and
  • Details of the course requirements specific to the Internship Placement.