Tourism Manager

  • Location
    Gold River, British Columbia
  • Salary
    $ 95000 - $ 105000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Hospitality & events - Travel

Adecco is actively seeking a dynamic Tourism Manager to join our esteemed client, a member of the Assembly of First Nations, to oversee and promote tourism activities, enhance visitor experiences, and develop new revenue streams in Gold River, BC. This full-time position, offering a competitive salary, requires 31.5 working hours per week, promoting work-life balance. The role demands strategic planning, excellent organizational skills, and a collaborative spirit.

·       Pay Rate: $95,000-$105,000/year.

·       Location: Gold River, BC

·       Shifts: 31.5 Hours / week

·       Job type: Permanent | Full-time


·       Oversee and manage the scheduling and staffing of activities related to parking and boat launches at the local Marina.

·       Coordinate the scheduling and staffing of the water taxi service to meet visitor demand and maintain high service standards.

·       Handle all point-of-sale operations, ensuring accurate and efficient transactions.

·       Manage tourism-related revenue responsibilities, including tracking income, managing expenses, and reporting on financial performance.

·       Identify, plan, and develop potential new tourism revenue-generating activities that align with the community's strategic goals.

·       Conduct market research and feasibility studies to identify new opportunities for tourism growth and development.

·       Develop and forecast budget needs for both existing and expanding tourism operations, ensuring financial sustainability.

·       Seek and obtain funding from various BC rural tourism initiative programs.

·       Monitor budget performance, adjust plans as necessary, and report on budgetary outcomes to the CEO and other stakeholders.

·       Collaborate with community members, local businesses, and other stakeholders to promote tourism initiatives and ensure alignment with community interests.

·       Develop and maintain strong relationships with local, regional, and national tourism organizations.

·       Work with the hotel manager to position the hotel (owned by the First Nation) as a destination of choice for all tourism-related activities.

·       Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote the region’s tourism offerings.

·       Manage digital and traditional marketing channels to attract visitors and enhance the region's tourism profile.

·       Continuously evaluate and improve visitor experiences to ensure high levels of satisfaction and repeat visitation.

·       Develop visitor programs and services that highlight the unique cultural and natural assets of the First Nation.

·       Undertake other ad hoc projects as assigned by the CEO, based on time availability and organizational needs.


·       Legal eligibility to work and reside in Canada.

·       Bachelor's degree in Tourism Management, Business Administration, or related field

·       3-5 years of experience in similar role, preferably in community-focused or indigenous tourism

·       Proficiency in budget development, financial forecasting, and revenue management

·       Extensive knowledge of tourism attractions in the West Vancouver Island and Gold River-Tahsis region

·       Strong leadership, team management, and communication skills

·       Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders and community members setting.

Don’t miss out on this Tourism Manager position in Gold River, BC. Apply now and our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_028547_2276646

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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