Summer Student Position – Summer 2024 (8 weeks @28 hrs a week)

About Us: We are dedicated to providing an exceptional visitor experience for those exploring our community in the summer of 2024. Our mission is to enrich and enhance the journey of every visitor while supporting local tourism stakeholders in delivering memorable experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our staff to enrich and enhance the visitor experience in our community.
  • Collaborate with local tourism stakeholders to ensure visitors are supported throughout their customer journey.
  • Provide accurate and timely information to visitors and residents regarding local attractions, sites, and activities.
  • Create maps, guides, and customized itineraries for families based on their trip duration and needs.
  • Enhance content on our visitor website and create seasonal booklets and themed guides.
  • Develop and deliver guided walking tours showcasing the best our community has to offer.
  • Collaborate with community stakeholders to capture and enhance local tourism offerings.
  • Update our local photo library with seasonal photos and videos.
  • Create engaging stories and reels for our tourism social media profiles.
  • Attend community events with our visitor kiosk to promote longer visitation and interact with visitors.
  • Create a volunteer database and engage the local community in becoming community ambassadors and storytellers.

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, preferably in tourism, hospitality, marketing, or a related field.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of digital content creation tools and social media platforms.
  • Knowledge of local attractions and tourism offerings is an asset.
  • Enthusiasm for promoting and showcasing the best of our community to visitors.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends.

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in the tourism industry.
  • Opportunity to work closely with local stakeholders and make a meaningful impact on the visitor experience.
  • Flexibility within schedule.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and interest in the position to tourism@cpchamber.com. Applications will be accepted until the end of the day on May 15th, 2024. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team!