Tourism Coordinator Job Description

by | Sep 11, 2023 | Tourism Industry News

Tourism Coordinator – Job Posting

As the official destination marketing organization for North Bay, Tourism North Bay promotes the city’s tourism assets as a premium four-season destination for sports, leisure, meetings and events. Tourism North Bay’s goal is to attract visitors, provide an unforgettable experience and encourage a longer stay or repeat visit.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Tourism Coordinator will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Assisting with tradeshow, marketplace and event, preparations and execution;
• Assisting with social media and website content creation and management (writing copy, scheduling and reporting);
• Researching potential event opportunities, bid research and preparation;
• Managing the organization’s events calendar and keeping various listings and databases up to date;
• Fulfilling, replying and tracking inquiries received via social, web/email and/or telephone;
• Assisting with new product development and marketing responsibilities;
• Working with Regional Tourism Organizations (and sub regions) on partnership opportunities;
• Sharing ideas for new marketing collateral, graphics, outreach and awareness opportunities.

The Tourism Coordinator will work independently and as part of a team on activities related to the organization’s communications, social media and marketing, training, events and awareness campaigns that support the mission, vision and values of the organization.

Education & Training

• University degree, college diploma or equivalent experience in a related discipline i.e. Marketing, Business, Communications or Hospitality.
• Candidate must be a new entrant into the workforce, are transitioning to a new career, or the unemployed or underemployed who are entering a new field.
• Candidate must have not previously participated in an NOHFC funded internship in the 2020 Mandate.
• Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.
• Candidate must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
• Once hired, the candidate must reside in the Northern Ontario community in which they are employed.
• A valid Class G driver’s license
• Access to a reliable vehicle
• Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

Skills & Abilities
• Motivated self-starter, team player, enthusiastic with strong time managements and interpersonal skills;
• Understanding of tourism sector and key stakeholders or interest in gaining experience in this area;
• Strong computer literacy skills and experience including but not limited to Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite, WordPress and other specialized project management, communication and graphic design software;
• Solid understanding of digital and social platforms including: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, etc.
• Ability to work in a team environment, yet also independently while being proactive, and able to handle the challenge of quickly evolving projects and opportunities;
• Effectively able to work under pressure and manage change in fast-paced environment;
• Strong problem-solving, organizational and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

This is a full time, permanent position that will require a minimum of 35 hours per week. The candidate will be required to work at the Tourism North Bay office in North Bay, Ontario. Some travel and select weekend events may be required.

Please email your resume and cover letter confidentially to: before Friday, September 22, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. (EST).

Please be sure to include “Tourism Coordinator” in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This opportunity is proudly supported by Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and is funded through the Workforce Development Program. Eligibility requirements of the program can be found here:

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