Careers FAQ

1. Who is Tourism Vancouver?
Tourism Vancouver is a business association representing approximately 1,050 members in tourism and related activities. Our purpose is to effectively market Greater Vancouver as a destination for leisure, meeting and event travellers. Our goals are to attract visitors to the region, encourage them to stay longer and ensure they return. This is done through the co-ordinated group action of members and employees working together.

Tourism Vancouver's team includes full-time, part-time and many seasonal and contract positions and volunteers.

At Tourism Vancouver - Greater Vancouver Convention & Visitors Bureau - we're in the business of helping our customers enjoy the natural beauty, cosmopolitan flavour and diversity of experiences of Vancouver and its 18 surrounding municipalities.


2. How long has Tourism Vancouver been around?
Tourism Vancouver first came to be in 1902, under the name of the "Vancouver Information & Tourist Bureau". Over the years our name has evolved to Tourism Vancouver and we celebrated our 100th year anniversary in 2002.


3. How do I apply for a position?
Please review all job postings on our careers web page by clicking here. Prior to sending your resume, please review "Tourism Vancouver Personal Information Protection Policy for Employees and Volunteers". You may submit your resume to careers@tourismvancouver.com indicating the job you are applying for.


4. Who is Tourism Vancouver looking for?
Our excellent industry reputation is due to the quality and caliber of our people. We're always on the lookout for innovative, experienced candidates who demonstrate a high level of continuous learning, communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. We hire people for many professional roles, including sales, marketing, accounting, communications and administration. All of our career opportunities are posted in the careers section.


5. Should I follow up regarding my application?
It is not necessary to follow up on your application. We review each resume carefully for a potential match with current opportunities. If we identify a potential fit, we may contact you. Otherwise, we will maintain your resume on file in the event a suitable opportunity arises in the future.


6. What types of compensation packages does Tourism Vancouver offer?
Compensation packages vary depending on the experience and education attained, as well as the type of position accepted with Tourism VAncouver. Components may include any or all of the following: market-competitive base salary, retirement savings plan contribution, incentive plan payout, continous learning reimbursement and comprehensive health benefits plans.


7. Who is on your management team?
Tourism Vancouver's management team has a bredth of experience within the tourism industry. View our management team.


8. Where is your location?
Tourism Vancouver has operations in downtown Vancouver at the address below.

Tourism Vancouver
The Greater Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau
Location
Downtown Vancouver
Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre
Plaza Level, 200 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6C 3L6
Tel: 604.683.2000
Fax: 604.682.6839

Satellite Visitor Centre
Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza
On Robson Street
Open from April 1 2009

 

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