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Travel Information Centre Assistant

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Sioux Lookout
31-January-2018 16:04:16
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Job Title: Travel Information Centre Assistant
Report To: Travel Information Centre Manager

Job Description: It is the responsibility of the Travel Information Centre Assistant to assist with projects that will increase tourism in the Town of Sioux Lookout. This includes Travel Information Centre events and Chamber of Commerce Events.

• Welcome and greet each individual as they enter the Travel Information Centre
• Assist with the daily operations of the Travel Information Centre
• Promote attractions, facilities and services in the area
• Provide friendly, professional service to all visitors
• Collect visitor statistics that will assist in ongoing tourism research
• Maintain adequate supplies of display materials
• Complete cash transactions, record sales
• Gather, catalogue and continuously update information for Sioux Lookout and the surrounding area
• Familiarize themselves with local outfitters, their locations and services
• Have knowledge of lakes, species of fish and current fishing regulations
• Perform opening and closing procedures
• Must be able to work individually and as part of a team
• Must be able to problem solve and maintain deadlines
• Knowledge of surrounding area, community events and the ability to read maps an asset
• Follow up on all inquiries made in person, by mail, phone, fax or email including the distribution of literature and referral to other   organizations as appropriate
• General office administration: reception (telephone and public), faxing, photocopying, data input, file and record maintenance, cleaning,   organizing, inventory and resource material upkeep.  
• Assist with the development and coordination of the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce summer events and fundraisers: Walleye Weekend,       Farmers’ Market, and particularly the Trade, Craft and Home Show.  Duties for the Trade Show include: Recruiting and registering vendors,   Working within given guidelines, Vendor packages, Assist with the final report, including financial report, survey results and   recommendations for next year’s show
• Assist with the planning, fundraising, organizing and execution of the Blueberry Festival
• Must be able to work evenings and weekends
• Represent the Travel Information Centre and the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce in a professional and appropriate manner, at all times
• Update and help maintain all social media outlets, including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other media related advertising
• Other duties as identified by the Travel Information Centre Manager

Applicant must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Start Date: Monday-Thursday: 10-6 – 1 Hr Lunch
End Date: Sunday: 8-4 – 1 Hr Lunch
Wage: $14/HR

Please Note, only successful candidates will be contacted


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