NWT Tourism, the Destination Marketing Organization for the Northwest Territories, is seeking a Marketing Director to help generate increased awareness of and visitation to the Northwest Territories from domestic and international markets.
This position is based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
The successful candidate will require a valid Canadian passport for international travel.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019
All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: Chief Executive Officer, NWT Tourism
While we thank all applicants in advance for expressing interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Marketing Director leads the development and implementation of the Northwest Territories' annual destination marketing plan. This includes leading and coaching members of the marketing team, directing the activities of the Agency of Record, overseeing partnerships with Destination Canada and other industry partnerships, as well as managing contracted Sales and Marketing Agents in Germany, Japan, South Korea, China and Australia and ensuring excellence in managing the marketing budget.
A diploma or undergraduate degree in marketing or business administration with at least five years' experience in a senior tourism marketing position with a Destination Marketing Organization, Government tourism office, or private sector business. Must have experience supervising staff. Knowledge of the Northwest Territories' tourism products and marketing initiatives is considered an asset.
VISION: A thriving, vibrant, sustainable and successful tourism
MISSION: To grow the tourism industry for the Northwest Territories
to support a strong and sustainable economy.