Destination Development Specialist

  • Northern BC Tourism Association
  • Professional
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • Remote within Northern BC, Prince George
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 20, 2024

Job Description

Northern BC Tourism Association is currently seeking a skilled and motivated Destination Development Specialist to join our dynamic team and contribute to the successful planning and execution of our tourism projects.

This role is primarily focused on destination development and sustainability programs and initiatives.

Position Overview:

The Destination Development Specialist will support the tourism industry and support the responsible growth of the tourism economy by furthering the Destination Development Program initiatives. They will be responsible for ensuring all Destination Development work aligns with and delivers on national, provincial, regional and local tourism and economic development strategies for the benefit of responsibly advancing our tourism sector at the regional level.

The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with proven strong project management skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

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Responsibilities & Qualifications

• Post-secondary education in a relevant field such as Tourism Management, Marketing, Business Administration, sustainability or a similar combination of education and work experience
• A minimum of 2-3 years in a role that requires organization, administration and project management skills relating to tourism management and sustainability
• Ability to manage an up-to-date budget
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent people skills, with a noted ability to build relationships that are respectful and highly collaborative
• An outgoing personality that thrives in meeting new people (sales skills because that is what’s required to meet, greet, and win friends)
• An ability to juggle multiple and competing priorities with a high degree of organizational skill
• A preference for working in a collaborative team environment
• Ability to work with a great deal of flexibility and self-management
• A high degree of sensitivity in dealing with the public, staff, board and stakeholders
• Able to travel and work flexible hours as required
• A valid driver’s license


65,000 - 70,000

Job Application Process

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter answering the question, “What is your understanding of Destination Development in British Columbia and how would you strategically move our Destination Development work forward at Northern BC Tourism Association?”

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