Marketing Coordinator (Full Time)

Company

Tourism Prince Rupert

Description

Purpose: Reporting directly to the Tourism Prince Rupert Board Chair and/or Executive Director, the Marketing Coordinator position is a part-time (20 hours per week) contract position.

The position is well-suited for an outgoing individual who enjoys variety and challenge, is inquisitive and self motivated, and has an expressed interest in the tourism industry.

The Marketing Coordinator will work independently in support of the society’s mandate to increase visitation to the area through marketing, destination development, and collaboration with local and regional stakeholders.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works with the board of directors, community stakeholders, and Northern BC Tourism staff to develop and execute special events and marketing campaigns that promote tourism to Prince Rupert.
  • Maintains up-to-date information and local business listings on visitprincerupert.com.
  • Responds to media inquiries and maintains up-to-date community resources on tourismprincerupert.com.
  • Works with the Prince Rupert Port Authority in support of the Visitor Information Centre’s annual operations and the volunteer cruise ambassador program.
  • Manages daily / weekly social media content, promotion, and engagement.
  • Organizes and executes annual development, design, and printing of the Prince Rupert Visitor Guide.
  • Works with visiting media and tour operators to organize destination familiarization tours and influencer trips.
  • Completes administrative tasks including mail, board meetings, meeting minutes, agenda & report preparation, filing of society records, and approval of invoices.
  • Prepares reports for Destination BC including annual funding reports.
  • Acts as main point of contact for tourism stakeholder questions or concerns and works with board chair on resolutions
  • Prepares monthly email newsletter.

Skills, Interests, and Qualifications:

  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision and meet deadlines; excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to successfully set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor, and track progress towards goals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to persuasively explain the importance and value of tourism in British Columbia to further Tourism Prince Rupert’s mandate.
  • Creativity, imagination, and an entrepreneurial attitude towards fundraising, tourism marketing, and communications. A proactive attitude to carry projects to a successful conclusion with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in tourism or related marketing institutions/organizations.
  • Experience with grant writing, project planning, and report writing.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field considered an asset.

Working Conditions and Salary

The position of Marketing Coordinator is a one-year temporary contract, with the possibility for extension depending on destination development opportunities at the end of the contract term.

The position will work from a home office 20 hours/week, reporting weekly to the Tourism Prince Rupert Board Chair and/or Executive Director. Salary is commensurate with experience and will be negotiated accordingly with the successful candidate.

About Tourism Prince Rupert 
Tourism Prince Rupert is an independent not-for-profit society whose purpose is to promote Prince Rupert as a world-class destination for leisure travel, outdoor adventure, and coastal community amenities.
Tourism Prince Rupert also aims to grow Prince Rupert’s tourism sector by creating new opportunities for tourism-related business & investing in Prince Rupert’s existing tourism infrastructure.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are asked to forward a resume and cover letter

by email to admin@visitprincerupert.com 

by 5pm on October 19th, 2020