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Careers at Tourism Vancouver

Tourism Vancouver is looking for dynamic individuals to join our team of motivated professionals. Our job is to drive the tourism industry in Greater Vancouver and generate business for our members through results driven sales and market development programs.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to careers@tourismvancouver.com. We would like to thank you for expressing your interest in joining our organization and considering us in your career or work placement endeavours.

Due to the large volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant personally. However, we will review each resume and may contact you in the future to explore your interest in joining Tourism Vancouver. We also encourage you to visit our web site regularly as all vacancies are posted immediately.

Please know that Tourism Vancouver collects, uses and discloses any personal information in accordance with the "Tourism Vancouver Personal Information Protection Policy for Employees and Volunteers," as amended from time to time. Please review the entire policy.


Current Positions:

Sales Associate, Meetings and Conventions, Canada & International, Corporate

Tourism Vancouver is seeking a highly professional and motivated Sales Associate to join the Meetings & Conventions team to support the Canada & International, Corporate markets.

The Sales Associate will work as part of the Meetings and Conventions team supporting the Director of Sales, Canada & International, the Manager, Canada & International, Corporate as well as Tourism Vancouver’s in-market, UK based International Business Development representative and the in-market contract sales representative firm in China.

Responsibilities include ensuring all aspects of the sales and market development plan for the Canadian and International corporate markets are accomplished to the highest standards. The Sales Associate is expected to make an ongoing contribution to achieving and exceeding the KPIs, objectives and targets within these markets as well as working along with BestCities initiatives as they relate to the corporate market segment.

This role will be focused on delivering sales and market development activities and providing administrative support for the Canadian and International corporate markets.  These responsibilities will focus on managing a database of key clients, delivering a high standard of customer sales and service effectively communicating with colleagues, clients, partners and Tourism Vancouver members. It will also involve Canada and International account research, prospecting, direct client interaction, organizing of and participating on client site inspections and fams.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 2-4 years of experience in a similar sales role within the tourism industry, preferably in the meetings & conventions market.

Strong organizational skills including good working knowledge of database systems, Adobe Acrobat, MS Office applications and social media are required.

If you have the experience and describe yourself as a dynamic, driven, enthusiastic with a winning attitude and possess the commitment to make a significant contribution, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@tourismvancouver.com.

Closing Date: Friday, September 30, 2016

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Sales Associate, Leisure Travel, Europe & South Pacific

Tourism Vancouver is seeking an enthusiastic Sales Associate, Leisure Travel, Europe & South Pacific to join the high performing Leisure Travel team.

The Sales Associate will work with a shared responsibility to ensure all aspects of market development and sales targets are accomplished to the highest standards. The Sales Associate will work with the Manager and is expected to make an ongoing contribution to achieving the goals, objectives and targets for the territory.

Reporting to the Manager, Sales & Market Development, Leisure Travel, Europe & South Pacific, this individual will deliver sales and market development services and achieve results in conjunction with the Business Plan for the designated market. Responsibilities will focus on leading initiatives in the retail sector, managing a database of key clients for the team, processing business leads and referrals on behalf of the tourism supplier community and delivering a high standard of customer service to clients, partners and Tourism Vancouver members.

The successful candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in the tourism industry in a similar role; have knowledge of Tourism Vancouver’s members; be very organized; have strong administrative and communication skills, be professional and committed to sales results and service excellence.

If you are qualified and describe yourself as motivated, committed to excellence, possess the dedication to make a significant contribution and are passionate about promoting Vancouver as an international destination, we invite you to apply for this position by please submitting your resume and cover letter to careers@tourismvancouver.com.

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Finance Assistant, Accounts Payable

Tourism Vancouver is seeking a Finance Assistant, Accounts Payable to join the Corporate Services team. This role will support those duties related to Accounts Payable in the Finance department.

Reporting to the Controller, the Finance Assistant is responsible for duties primarily
related to Accounts Payable.  The primary focus will be to ensure all aspects of the
payment and purchasing cycle are accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.

This is a junior to intermediate accounting position. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience in a similar role and enrolment in a CPA or CMA accounting program is preferred.

If you are well organized with outstanding time management, Excel and communication skills and have an eye for detail to make a contribution to the Tourism Vancouver team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@tourismvancouver.com.

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