Travel Alberta

Specialist, Global Content

Jun 25, 2012
Jun 7, 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 regionally and globally, Alberta tourism economy will grow and prosper by bringing a consumer-driven brand to life and marketing at youthfully-spirited travellers.  

Position Summary
Reporting to the Manager, Global Content, the Specialist, Global Content is responsible for the delivery of timely and impactful copy as a key component of the global content strategy. This position will also support the efficient administration of the content management lifecycle and will provide guidance and training on Travel Alberta copywriting style and best practice as required.

The Specialist, Global Content will regularly partner and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including team members, industry partners and third party vendors, in order to meet business unit content needs and/or to support Travel Alberta’s global brand and marketing objectives.

Position Requirements
As Specialist, Global Content you understand the importance of compelling content that supports the organization’s brand and marketing strategies for a range of audience groups and channels. Your exceptional copywriting, editing and proofing skills will ensure that all written content is on-brand and consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice. Projects are varied and time sensitive, requiring a high degree of creative thinking, multi-tasking, prioritizing and analytical decision making skills to ensure quality and timeliness of messaging.

Your superior communication skills and attention to detail, together with your ability to act with conviction will allow you to establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with business units, industry partners and third party vendors. You have demonstrated problem solving abilities and can gather and analyze information skillfully in order to identify opportunities and resolve problems in a timely manner, You are also able to work both independently and in a team-orientated work environment.

Your degree in Journalism, English, Marketing, Communications, PR, Business or related field is complemented with three to five or more years of relevant, progressively responsible experience in content creation, management and publishing. 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 working environment!   

Special Requirements
Some travel is required.

Other Information
This position is based in the Calgary office.
Classification: Specialist 2, Salary Range: $59,568 - $77,424
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week, Employment Status: Permanent

Closing Date:  June 25, 2012 at 12 noon.

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.