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Tourism Winnipeg currently has two positions open - please scroll down to view both postings:

Manager, Digital & Content Marketing

Position Summary:

The Manager, Digital & Content Marketing is responsible for creating content for story development and leading the digital marking efforts to develop, implement, track and optimize the digital marketing activities across all channels. Through a deep understanding of the strategy, they develop a plan that connects the brand to the online consumer.

Responsibilities/Functions

  • Design, build and maintain social media presence
  • Develop fresh story ideas  
  • Proactively push Winnipeg stories through the web; digital advertising execution and management
  • Create and post regular video, photographic/infographic content to resonate with audiences and help grow Tourism Winnipeg’s social media following existing and emerging visual-based social media platforms
  • Edit and produce video and photo stories to encourage social media distribution
  • Oversee all web content to ensure information is fresh and accurate
  • Write stories and pieces for online and print consumption
  • Write regular posts as well as maintain and enhance blogs (in conjunction with other staff)
  • Continually work to keep on top of developing trends in online marketing and social media and evaluate emerging technologies
  • Monitor web analytics and enhance traffic via search engine optimization, keyword optimization, web page optimization and off site factoring
  • Develop, manage and execute online, video and social content schedule
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
  • Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Develop the social media strategy
  • Understand the behaviors of the consumer in an increasingly mobile world

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent creative writing skills
  • Experience with script writing, as well as shooting and editing video
  • Excellent and in-depth knowledge and passion of social media platforms and digital marketing
  • Extensive experience writing, creating and maintaining blogs
  • Experience and understanding of search engine optimization, keyword optimization, web page optimization, off site factoring and web analytics
  • Knowledge of Google AdWords and other digital advertising platforms
  • Strong time management skills - ability to handle several concurrent projects
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to lead participants in the social media conversation, passionate about multimedia, blogging, micro-blogging
  • Extensive understanding of social media universe including Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, etc.
  • Knowledge of cutting-edge social media tactics
  • Strong Photoshop and visual skills would be an asset

Education/Experience:

  • Degree in Journalism or Marketing
  • 3+ years reporting and editing experience,
  • 5+ years hands-on experience with social media tools
  • Experience in video editing software and/or apps
  • Experience in web development, HTML/CSS, online news production would be an asset

Applications will be accepted until October 7, 2016, and can be sent to: Cody Chomiak at cody@tourismwinnipeg.com. No phone calls please.

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Sales Administrator Manager

Position Summary

The Sales Administrator Manager is responsible for supporting the sales activities of the Business Development Managers by managing the request for proposals and bids, site visits and familiarization tours (FAMS) in order to confirm future business for increased tourism revenues. The Sales Administrator Manager is an integral part of the sales process and is responsible for expediting the request for proposals and bids and organizing site visits and familiarization tours in order to showcase Winnipeg as an ideal destination for meetings and conventions, sports and special events and as a group and packaged tour destination, managing the customer relations management system and sales reports.

Responsibilities/functions

  • Undertake responsibility for supporting the sales activities of the Business Development Managers 
  • Lead the growth by providing competitive bids and proposals and excellence in hosting site visits and familiarization tours 
  • Develop and execute daily, monthly and quarterly action plans as part of the sales process for all markets


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills for stakeholders
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle several concurrent projects
  • Demonstrate outstanding communication skills: verbal, written and listening
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, creative thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Strong administrative and computer skills in Microsoft Office
  • Results and detail oriented
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Must be available to work extended hours as required
  • High degree of professionalism and dedication
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change


Education/Experience

  • Post-secondary education from an accredited college or university or
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in project management and/or event planning
  • Previous experience in hospitality preferred
  • Significant technical knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office and social media

Applications will be accepted until October 5, 2016, and can be sent to: Sharon Kubrakovich at sharon@tourismwinnipeg.com. No phone calls please.