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Sidney Business Improvement Area Society

The Sidney Business Improvement Area Society is a non profit organization that markets and promotes Sidney including the businesses and services that make up the BIA area. Through creative print and digital media messaging the Sidney BIA promotes the people, offerings and place that makes up our vibrant town of Sidney, British Columbia. Whether you are looking for adventure, treasures, history, culture or relaxation Sidney offers something for everyone.

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  • Tourism Outreach Coordinator

    • Full Time
    • Contract
    • Job Description:

      Tourism Outreach Coordinator

      Sidney Business Improvement Area Society
      Reports To: Visitor Experience Administrator

      $14.00/hour - Temporary (May to August)
      This position is full-time at 40-hours per week.
      Applicants have to be within 16-30 years of age. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter by Thursday, April 18.
      Position contingent on funding approval.

      The Tourism Outreach Team Member works on a team to implement summer programming and is responsible for providing travel information to the public through face-to-face interactions, our summer roaming kiosk program, and by responding to visitor inquiries by email/web. Daily responsibilities include updating and working alongside volunteer visitor services counsellors, general support of our roaming visitor services programming and working with the other team members on special initiatives.

      Job Duties
      -Greet all visitors in a friendly and professional manner
      -Provide correct and up-to-date information to the public; plan travel itineraries
      -Record each visitor interaction for Destination British Columbia’s statistics program
      -Set-up/take-down of daily kiosk
      -Ensure program components are clean, tidy and well organized
      -Other duties as required

      -Previous work experience in the hospitality industry is preferred
      -Ability to work effectively independently and as a part of a team
      -Strong knowledge of local attractions, transportation and accommodations (Sidney, Saanich Peninsula, Victoria, Vancouver Island)
      -Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented
      -Ability to work in a busy/fast paced environment
      -Ability to communicate professionally in both verbal and written formats
      -Customer service certifications are an asset i.e. WorldHost, VIC Certification

      Working Conditions
      -Ability to work weekends as required
      -Ability to lift up to 20kg/45lbs

      Training and Orientation: The successful applicant will be provided Visitor Information Counsellor training and WorldHost Training during their first week on the job.

      How to Apply: Please e-mail a resume and cover letter by Wednesday, April 18.

      Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted to arrange either an in-person or telephone interview.

      Job Type: Contract

      Job Type: Full-time

    • Wage/Salary: $13 - $14
    • Start date: 15/05/2019
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