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Partnership Coordinator - Tourism Winnipeg

Position Summary: The Partnership Coordinator is a key member of Tourism Winnipeg, as the lead and main contact for Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection partnerships and initiatives.

Responsibilities/functions:

  • Lead all Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection initiatives and be the main contact with the partners;
  • Organize and execute the planning of Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection partnership events and work with appropriate Business Development Managers to better understand their markets to ensure successful initiatives/events;
  • Identify and recruit new Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection partners;
  • Organize and coordinate annual Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection partnership meetings including preparing and distributing meeting minutes, developing PowerPoint presentations, preparing hand-outs, sending invitations and all associated follow-up;
  • Work with Marketing to develop and implement Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection’s marketing needs;
  • Update lists, profiles, reports (show reports and booked business report) and communicate these updates to Team Winnipeg, Winnipeg Tour Connection and internally (print and electronically);
  • Build a positive relationship with all partners and understand their products/services;
  • Manage invoicing and budgets for Team Winnipeg and Winnipeg Tour Connection to ensure budgets are maintained;
  • Ensure all project deadlines are met;
  • Lead the development and execution of familiarization (FAM) tours;
  • Undertake special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent customer and client service skills;
  • Strong project management and project leadership skills;
  • Strong event planning skills;
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills and 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;
  • Experience maintaining and strengthening partner relationships;
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently;
  • Strong aptitude for learning computer programs;
  • 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;
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in project management and/or event planning;
  • Previous experience in hospitality preferred.

If interested in this role and meet the qualifications above, please send your resume to Samantha Bason at samantha@tourismwinnipeg.com.  No phone calls please.