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Travel Alberta

Manager, Travel Trade Canada & USA

closing
Oct 6, 2013
posted
Sep 27, 2013
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Travel Alberta

Travel Alberta is the tourism marketing organization of the Government of Alberta whose mission is to grow tourism revenues with compelling invitations to experience Alberta. Travel Alberta strives to empower individual passion and build inspirational leadership as ONE TEAM.  If you want to be part of an award-winning organization with strong corporate values, passionate team members and a great culture, then Travel Alberta is the place for you.  

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, Travel Trade Canada & USA, the Manager, Travel Trade, Canada & USA is responsible for the development and implementation of brand-integrated marketing plans that support and influence the marketing of Alberta as a tourism destination through key travel trade channels.  This is a critical position in the Travel Trade team as it fosters relationships and aligns partnerships amongst Travel Alberta, travel trade accounts, and Alberta industry stakeholders. This role will provide leadership and be involved in developing programs and online resources that educate, influence and support the travel trade in the promotion of Alberta travel experiences.     

Position Requirements

As Manager, Travel Trade, Canada & USA you understand the intricacies of tourism marketing and establishing B2B relationships to leverage third party trade channels.  Your innovative and collaborative approach to program development will enable you to lead Travel Alberta to the forefront of Canada’s travel trade industry.  Your ability to act with conviction will establish and maintain relationships and partnerships that influence the promotion of Alberta. Your leading-edge concept development, refined online technical skills and ability to manage projects of multiple scopes will allow you to develop and execute on unique opportunities that enhance Alberta’s position in the market.  

Your diploma or degree in Marketing, Tourism or related field will be complemented with at least five years of progressive tourism marketing experience.  Your dedication and passion in branding and marketing has taken your career to this point. Now, it is time to advance to a new level by stepping into Travel Alberta’s exciting work environment!   

Special Requirements

Travel (domestic and international) is required. This position is based in the Calgary office.  Employment: Full Time

Closing Date:  October 6, 2013

If you have the qualifications to succeed in this role, submit a cover letter and resume with the title in the subject line of your email to: Careers@TravelAlberta.com.  

Travel Alberta offers a competitive compensation package that includes a full benefits package and ongoing learning & development, as well as the opportunity to work with a collaborative team in a results-oriented organization.   

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and advise that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Any personal information submitted will be managed with the strictest of confidence.