Job Opening for Executive Director

Executive Director, Tourism Summerside Ltd.  
Summerside, PE – Full Time Position

Oversee the strategy, marketing and general management of Tourism Summerside Ltd., a not for profit Regional Tourism Association that leads the tourism marketing and development strategy for Summerside.  Based in Summerside, PE this full time position will be responsible for initiating and implementing projects, preparing and executing action plans, engaging members, coordinating and managing marketing and product development activities, preparing and managing budgets, and operation/management of the Summerside Visitor Information Centre.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Degree in related field (Business, Marketing or Tourism) or equivalent experience and training.

  • Experience working with multiple levels of Government, media, funding partners and a membership based organization.

  • Experience working with a graphic designer and overseeing production of marketing material.

  • Leadership skills, including ability to motivate and communicate effectively with others.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface and develop rapport with cross-functional teams. 

  • Experience interviewing,hiring, training, mentoring and supervising employees.

  • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills. Precise attention to detail. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to think innovatively. 

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, deadline driven, highly dynamic atmosphere. 

  • Ability to prepare and present budgets.

  • Experience working with a volunteer Board of Directors.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

  • Bilingual (English/French) would be an asset.

Application Deadline: 4pm on June 27th, 2019

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectations in confidence to Don Quarles, President of Tourism Summerside: don@indianriverfestival.com