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Business Ambassador and Familiarization Tour Escort

Tourism Victoria
Job Address: 
Suite 200 - 737 Yates Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1L6
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Status: 
Job Level: 
Job Description: 

Tourism Victoria is seeking a Business Ambassador and Travel Trade Familiarization (FAM) Tour Escort, located in Victoria, BC to represent the organizations travel trade and international market development interests. The Business Ambassador will be contracted to represent the Tourism Victoria brand, our member businesses and the City of Victoria in a positive light and by doing so help to increase brand awareness and sales.

Summary of the Business Ambassador and Familiarization Tour Escort contract:

The Business Ambassador and FAM Host will, with the direction of the Director of Sales, support Tourism Victoria’s efforts in sales and promotion of Victoria, BC as a desirable destination for 5 international tour operators to add to their travel itineraries and offerings to international customers.

This contract position will be responsible for hosting travel industry clients in market to develop and promote Victoria as a destination of choice for their clients, while increasing awareness of the destination and connecting clients to appropriate tourism product suppliers. The goal of this position is to showcase all of the desirable hotels, attractions, transportation, culinary, outdoor adventure and related intangibles that make Victoria such a great travel destination and encourage tour operators to add incremental Victoria product or multi day itineraries to their sellable portfolios of travel destinations.

Contract Term:

The term of the contract for this position will be for one (1) year with an option to renew for additional one (1) year terms at the sole discretion of Tourism Victoria upon review of contractor performance. In the first year, a six month and one year evaluation will be conducted, followed by an annual results review prior to the expiration of each contract term.

A copy of the complete Request for Proposal (RFP) can be found at: http://www.tourismvictoria.com/about-us/corpinfo/businessop/

Job Requirements


Based on applicants ability to meet "Desirable Criteria" found in RFP section 5.2

Application Process: 

Tourism Victoria invites individual contractors and organizations/firms/agencies to apply. The Proponent should respond and develop a complete proposal submission following instructions listed in the RFP. Tourism Victoria will be accepting enquiries until March 31, 2017 at 5:00PM.

Friday March 31, 2017
Post Date:
Tuesday March 14, 2017


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