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Manager, Travel Trade Sales - Tourism Canmore Kananaskis

Mar 22, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis
The Manager, Travel Trade Sales is a half-time role within Tourism Canmore Kananaskis (TCK), and is responsible for development and growth of Canmore Kananaskis as a travel trade destination in alignment with TCK’s strategic plan and with the Canmore Community Brand.

Over the past two years TCK has made solid progress in building Canmore Kananaskis’ exposure through travel trade channels – particularly through Canadian-based Receptive Tour Operators. The Manager, Travel Trade Sales will be responsible for the continued growth of this travel trade exposure through relationship-building, face-to-face sales and training and development of stakeholders to ensure availability of market-ready products.

The successful candidate must be a self-motivated individual with exceptional sales and relationship-building skills, excellent organization and follow-up skills, and ideally a minimum of 3 years working in tourism sales. Existing relationships within the industry and with key industry stakeholders are a strong asset. The role reports directly to the President & CEO.

Candidate Requirements:

-Strong understanding of travel trade and excellent partner relationships
-Knowledge of and passion for Canmore Kananaskis   
-Proven experience in growing and developing tourism sales channels
-Strong ability to communicate with stakeholders and to understand stakeholder needs
-Attention to detail, strong organizational ability, ability to work under pressure, and a strong self-motivation to meet targets
-Accountability for measurable, high quality, timely results
-Minimum of 3 years working in tourism sales

To apply please send resume and cover letter to