Heritage Tourism Coordinator – Summer Student
Stratford Tourism Alliance - Job posting: February, 2018
Position: Heritage Tourism Coordinator
Wage: $14.00 per hour Submission deadline: Monday, April 9, 2018
Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you interested in leading heritage walks and sharing Stratford’s stories? Stratford Tourism Alliance is looking for an outgoing leader interested in history and people to update existing heritage tours, guide regular walking tours and train additional staff members to lead tours. Another important facet of the job is interacting with visitors and collecting data during face to face surveys. Information collected provides important marketing information. In addition to meeting visitors and sharing our past in an enthusiastic manner, the student will take photos and create social media posts reflecting our heritage stories. Students will work 35 hours per week including weekends.
Heritage Tourism Coordinator will:
- Actively promote Stratford and its history in a positive, enthusiastic fashion
- Demonstrate knowledgeable of heritage, attractions and events in Stratford
- Research and share accurate information
- Train summer students to lead heritage walks
- Lead guided walking tours requiring walking and talking for extended periods outdoors
- Approach visitors to collect survey information outdoors
- Fluent in Microsoft Office/Internet/Social Media
- Excellent oral and written communication skills with attention to spelling and grammar
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people
- Show strong problem solving, organizational and leadership skills
- Demonstrate an interest in taking engaging photos
Location: 47 Downie St. and 30 York St.
Term: May 14 - Labour day and must be student registered in post secondary education returning to school in September.
The position is funded in part by Young Canada Works and is dependent on grant approval.
Please send resume and cover letter to: Jacqui Misener, Visitor Experience Team Lead firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, April 9, 2018
Stratford Tourism Alliance
47 Downie St., Stratford, ON N5A 1W7