Business Unit Manager

There are no ‘apprenticeships’ in business – but this is as close as you’ll get! If you want to gain experience scaling a micro business into a small business and beyond, then this role could be for you. Gain exposure to proven methodologies in marketing, sales, finance, operational systemisation, leadership, customer service and much more, that enables a business to begin scaling.

Position Description:

Aussie Journeys attributes it’s main revenue to self-drive bus hire and privately booked wine tours. Your primary goal will be to:

  • Increase revenue by 120K in the first 12 months, by digitally marketing our new 18-35 focused tours for international uni students and backpackers.
  • making sure our bus fleet is always up to date with their scheduled mechanical servicing

You’ll be working alongside our Students Explore Australia (SEA) team that connects young people to nature through school camps and study tours.  Having said that, you’ll be responsible for the Aussie Journeys brand success, with the support of the General Manager to mentor you and guide your decision making process.

Day to day duties include:

  • working on digital marketing campaigns (google adwords, social media paid ads, organic content and more)
  • leading our website maintenance team, and contributing content to the website
  • physically cleaning buses
  • customer service on the phone, via email and in person
  • working via Asana project management software

You’ll be coached in the following areas:

  • systemisation and documentation that enables scaling
  • tracking financial metrics that are crucial for growth
  • digital marketing strategies for different audiences and services
  • asset management – maintaining our bus fleet
  • team leadership, as you’ll eventually be in charge of Aussie Journeys staff
  • 4x professional development days per year with Entrepreneurs Organisation focusing on Cash, Strategy, People and Execution

Personal Requirements:

  • You are very hungry to learn
  • You are an optimist, with a can-do attitude
  • You are highly organised and disciplined
  • You are adaptable

Technical Requirements:

  • A basic understanding of digital marketing
  • Willing to get a bus license (we can pay for the license)
  • Physically fit

The role can be either fulltime or 4 days per week equivalent (approx. 30 – 38 hours per week) however may also require weekend work, serving customers. If you feel that this role will help you to reach your career goals, and you embody our core values – then we encourage you to apply today!

Renumeration: $55k – $65K per annum

Start Date: Negotiable, however the sooner the better.

How to Apply:
Please email your application to [email protected] with the subject line “Business Manager – Aussie Journeys – (your name)”. In your application, attach a copy of your CV with a minimum of 2 references, and a video of yourself explaining why you believe you’re an exceptional candidate for this role (maximum 2 minutes).

Business Manager