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Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. currently has two career opportunities, listed below:

Tourism Winnipeg Partnership Coordinator

Tourism Winnipeg is seeking an out-going, highly organized and creative individual to be the Partnership Coordinator, who will be responsible for administering the Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection marketing activities that range from trade shows, client events and site visits to management of annual meetings, partner involvement, promotional items, displays and marketing materials.

Team Winnipeg is a meeting and convention consortium of 50 partners that promotes Winnipeg as a meeting and convention destination and Winnipeg Tour Connection is a group and packaged travel consortium of 25 partners that promotes Winnipeg as a group tour destination. 

The Partnership Coordinator duties include:

  • organization of the sales initiatives and partner meetings
  •  management of the budgets and process payments
  • partner recruitment
  • on-going communications
  • coordinate the annual consortium meetings
  • collaborate with the Business Development Managers to submit reports and tag accounts in the customer relations database
  • some evenings and weekend work may be required
  • must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

University degree and/or a minimum three years’ experience in an event management role is necessary. Previous experience in the hospitality industry and French language are assets.

Resumes can be sent to sharon@tourismwinnipeg.com by September 20. 2017.

Vice President, Sales & Business Development

Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. (EDW) is searching for an energetic, innovative, and engaging individual to lead their team in the role of Vice President, Sales & Business Development.

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President will oversee and provide strategies for the organization’s sales team. This executive will have a highly developed business acumen and will lead the YES! Winnipeg initiative to attract new business and support the retention, development, and expansion of existing businesses in Winnipeg by assisting companies in expanding their markets to facilitate local expansion, liaising with government and facilitating other business to business connections.

The Vice President contributes to the development of the business plan and strategy for the organization, and will develop and execute a strategic plan to achieve identified goals, acting as a catalyst to mobilize resources to capture opportunities for new investment. S/he will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with senior business executives and other key stakeholders, as well as leading staff and measuring progress including reporting on metrics for salespeople. The Vice President is also responsible for preparing budgets and ensuring expenditures are effectively managed.

If you would like more information about Economic Development Winnipeg Inc., please click here or contact Lisa Cefali, Partner, Executive Search & Strategic Development, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934‑8833.

If you believe you can make a strong contribution to Economic Development Winnipeg Inc. as the Vice President, Sales & Business Development, please submit your resume in confidence to lisa.cefali@legacybowes.com quoting #173261.