Marketing Coordinator

Full Time | Whitehorse, YUKON | about 1 year | Deadline: 30 Apr 2018
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Job Summary

Full Time
$63,627.00 - $73,2...
Yukon Government

Job Description

This is a temporary full-time position from May 2018 to May 2019.

This position is restricted to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry.

Tourism and Culture is excited to offer this opportunity for an aboriginal person interested in learning about marketing practices, principles, strategies, and communications.

Tourism Yukon is a part of the community of storytellers who provide a window into the culture and natural phenomena that compels the world’s adventurers, lovers of beauty, and constant explorers to discover the Yukon. We are a source of inspiration, knowledge and practical wisdom for those seeking to experience a place that has no comparison.

The Yukon’s Larger than Life brand is about authentic stories, remarkable experiences, a rich history and unique culture and unparalleled nature. The Yukon is a place filled with possibility with a sense of wonder and discovery. Somewhere that captivates its travellers under the spell of the midnight sun and the dance of the northern lights.  Drawing you in with its wide-open spaces and untouched beauty. Telling you richly woven stories through arts, culture, and the warmth of the local residents.

The Larger than Life brand reflects the warmth and beauty of Yukon’s people, landscapes, culture and history, building an excitement that cultivates a desire to travel to Yukon and enjoy high-quality, authentic tourism experiences.

Over the course of the year, you will receive training and mentorship from Marketing staff as you carry out a variety of marketing support services for the Marketing Unit.  You will learn to apply knowledge of the Tourism Yukon brand guidelines to your work, coupled with knowledge of current trends, brands, and best practices. The position provides an in-Unit support for procurement, contracting, financial management and business process problem-solving.

This is an underfill position. The salary will start at $26.02/hour, and will increase over the course of the year.

For more information about this position, please contact: Robin Anderson, Global Marketing Manager at (867) 667-3532 or .

Essential Qualifications:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Work experience, education, or involvement in marketing practices, principles, strategies, and communications. Experience in the Yukon is an asset.
  • Knowledge of procurement, contracting, and budget management/financial reconciliation is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Yukon tourism industry is an asset.

Candidates who have education, training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability:

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Interest in marketing practices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment with frequent interaction with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work closely with colleagues who will provide mentorship, training, and guidance

Additional Information:

Conditions of Employment: Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s licence.

Job Requirements: Willingness to travel within and outside of Yukon, often during evenings and weekends.

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