Travel Alberta

Specialist, Industry Programs (Term Position)

Jun 21, 2012
Jun 5, 2012
Travel Alberta
Travel Alberta is poised for its journey of excellence to become Canada’s pre-eminent tourism marketing agency. Collaborating with private and public sectors at home and internationally, Travel Alberta will develop and deliver research-based marketing programs to enable the tourism economy in Alberta to grow and prosper.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager, Industry Programs; the Specialist, Industry Programs is responsible for supporting, planning and executing industry participation programs that provide opportunities for Travel Alberta partners to position themselves in front of the Canadian consumer. This role is an integral support in communicating with industry partners, developing relationships and implementing programs within the Canadian market.

Position Requirements
As Specialist, Industry Programs your knowledge of the tourism industry and Alberta’s tourism product along with your innovative and collaborative approach towards the development of industry programs will engage a variety of industry and program stakeholders. This position is a liaison between business units, industry partners and third party vendors managing multiple projects concurrently within their allocated budgets.

Your organization, attention to detail together with your ability to act with conviction and your superior communication skills will establish and maintain relationships and partnerships in the promotion of Alberta. Your experience with reviewing creative, layout, design and editorial content for tourism packaging and media channels will allow you to develop and execute on unique opportunities that enhance Alberta’s position in the Canadian market.

Your education in Tourism or Marketing is complemented with at least two years of marketing experience. Your dedication and passion has taken your career to this point. Now, it is time to advance to a new level by stepping into Travel Alberta’s exciting working environment!

Special Requirements
Some travel is required. Some overtime may be required.
This is a term position ending June 28, 2013

Other Information
This position is based in the Edmonton office.
Classification: Specialist 1, Salary Range: $54,144 – $70,392
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week, Employment Status: Term

Closing Date: June 21, 2012 at 4 pm.

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:  If applicable, please indicate the name of the Travel Alberta Team Member who referred you to this role.

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 confidentiality.