Are you passionate about Vancouver as great place to live, work and explore?
Do you love project management?
Are you a creative thinker who cares about building great brands?
If so, Destination Vancouver’s Manager, Marketing Services role could be the right match for you.
Reporting to the Director, Brand & Marketing, the Manager, Marketing Services, contributes to overall organizational objectives by managing the production of marketing assets and the planning and execution of events that deliver against Destination Vancouver’s brand, communications and marketing strategies.
Marketing Services oversees the development of all marketing assets for internal, Destination Vancouver’s members, media and business-to-business requirements. The Manager is responsible for working with internal teams and external suppliers to develop assets and programs to deliver against the Destination Vancouver mandate of supporting Metro Vancouver’s tourism industry in developing their experiences and promoting Vancouver in target Canadian, US and international markets.
§ Project Manage all internal business and marketing needs – providing creative alignment and cost efficiencies.
§ Collaborate cross-departmentally to determine requirements – providing clarity on needs, resource forecasting and budgeting.
§ Negotiate and contract with external providers for delivery of services.
§ Ensure quality expectations as well as budget and brand control against all deliverables.
§ Generate creative concepts and execute delivery of key organizational events.
§ Support major event activation.
Specific responsibilities include:
§ Works with multiple departments across the organization to understand their requirements, then manages the delivery according to brand standards, quality expectations and budget.
· Understands the organizations goals and objectives and applies strategic thinking to determine optimal approaches to tasks.
§ Project manages videos, documents, visitor maps, bids and proposals, digital assets and other deliverables as required.
§ Engages with agency partners, production companies, free-lancers, and other third-party suppliers to deliver assets effectively and efficiently.
§ Manages and builds a team to deliver a portion of the scope of services internally.
§ Supports internal events to deliver engaging experiences that deliver on Destination Vancouver’s brand.
§ Communicates, coordinates, and collaborates with Destination Vancouver’s members and partners in the delivery of marketing and business assets.
§ Manages Marketing Services budgets including allocating spend throughout the year, managing purchase orders, approving invoices, and maintaining a record of all expenditures and revenues.
§ Works collectively and with other departments to execute marketing promotions or with signature or marketing partners. For example, Dine Out Vancouver Festival.
§ Manages internal platforms and tools. (e.g. True Tour)
What Are We Looking For?
We are seeking a candidate with at least 5 years of experience in project management or production role who is
organized, analytical, and effective critical thinker with strong project-management, communications skills, and business acumen. A background in applying brand standards to highly creative production work and developing assets across a variety of digital platforms that drive results is critical.
Also required is proven leadership and management ability to motivate teams to excel and drive business through superior motivational, team building and leadership skills. Excellent verbal, written, and business presentation skills ensures ability to nurture and develop relationships, negotiate, mediate and collaborate with broad set of stakeholders.
What Do We Offer?
This position is based in Destination Vancouver’s corporate offices with majestic views of the North Shore mountains and proximity to transit and downtown amenities.
We are proud to offer a competitive total rewards program including 3-weeks’ vacation to start, incentive plan, extended health care, Health Spending Account, matching RRSP program, transit reimbursement, Team Member Referral program, generous paid time off, training and development opportunities. Destination Vancouver believes in and supports work/life balance and hybrid working opportunities.
Destination Vancouver believes in and provides a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
The health and safety of our team is a top priority, and the expectation is that all Destination Vancouver Team Members be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
How Do We Connect?
If this sounds like you because you have the knowledge, ambition and drive and describe yourself as enthusiastic and fun, collaborative and focused on building positive and long-term client relationships and achieving sales results, we invite you to apply for this exciting position. Please send your resume and cover letter to:
For more information, please visit http://destinationvancouver.com
APPLY NOW! • MANAGER, MARKETING SERVICES • Destination Vancouver
Post Date: November 22, 2022
210-200 Burrard Street
Established in 1902, Destination Vancouver, The Metro Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau is a private non-profit business association of over 800 members representing the local tourism industry. We are a dynamic Destination Management organization delivering on a mandate for sustainable destination development and promotion that positions Vancouver as a must visit global destination. We focus on delivering value by through a responsible triple bottom line approach of People, Planet & Profit to measure destination success. As a progressive, strategy lead, insights driven and industry partnered organization, we provide business intelligence to public, private and civic partners to drive and influence decision making.
Our efforts generate demand for the destination, thereby creating value for members and stakeholders. Innovations, partnership, research and accountability guide our approach. We utilize person-to-person and technology-based marketing and visitor servicing activities to achieve results.
Our success supports an industry as well as adds to the global reputation and cultural, social, sustainable, and economic vibrancy of our great city.
Destination Vancouver believes in and provides a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment and we welcome applications from women, racially visible individuals, people with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and LGBTQ+ persons.