Tourism Officer

arts, culture & tourism business & economic development
Location: County of Perth, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Aug 7, 2018
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2018

Employment Opportunity
Job Posting No.: 2018-CAO-002
Position(s):   Tourism Officer
Employment Status:   Permanent Full Time
Reporting To:   Manager of Economic Development & Tourism
Union Affiliation:   Non-union
Posting Date:   August 7, 2018
Closing Date:   August 31, 2018 at 4:30 pm
Position Summary:     The Tourism Officer is responsible for maintaining consumer and industry tourism websites and databases, and critical information sources supporting tourism programs, overseeing distribution of promotional materials, media relations and assisting in marketing and promotion programs for Perth County.
Post-Secondary College diploma in travel and tourism, business administration, or journalism
2 years of related experience preferably in the travel and tourism industry
Good knowledge of computer programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite, and use of Social Media  and related tools and technologies, including Facebook, You Tube, Twitter, and LinkedIn
Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, with the requirement to work outside and beyond normal hours of work
Rate of Pay:
$28.40 to $33.23 per hour, as per Band F of the County’s 2018 salary grid.
Those interested may view more information and submit their application online by Friday August 31, 2018 at 4:30 pm to:
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under MFIPPA and is used to determine eligibility for potential employment. Perth County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.