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Destination Drumheller Implementation Manager - Travel Drumheller

Category: Management
Province: Drumheller , Alberta
Position: Destination Drumheller Implementation Manager
Deadline: August 22, 2023
Posted: August 2, 2023

Job Description / Duties

Primary Responsibilities
Project Management
• Evaluation of the destination development plan to facilitate actionable short term and long term priorities
• Create and maintain a detailed project plan to implement the priorities and initiatives identified. The detailed plan will include tasks, responsibility for those tasks, performance indicators, and timelines
• Create business plans to deliver key objectives

Stakeholder partnership and communication
• Facilitate meetings with the steering committee including booking meeting times, booking rooms, creating update reports
• Build engagement in Destination Drumheller through town halls and information sessions and PR campaigns with the residents of the Drumheller region and Travel Drumheller partners
• Compile reports and communications for partners, stakeholders, and the Travel Drumheller Board
• Work with Travel Drumheller Marketing Manager to communicate progress on Destination Drumheller
• Work with the Travel Drumheller Business Support Manager to create two-way communication with partners
• Liaise with Travel Alberta regarding links with Destination Drumheller and the Destination Development Plan for the Badlands Tourism Development Zone

• Biweekly reports to Executive Director detailing progress on deliverables, communication plans, fund development and activities
• A destination development fund development strategy
• Detailed project plan to include timelines, resources, performance indicators, responsibilities
• At least four public information/town hall sessions
• Tactics and business plans to deliver priorities

Qualifications / Required Skills

Qualifications and Experience
• Demonstrate experience of implementing initiatives successfully
• Understand the intricacies of destination development and has demonstratable experience working with municipal administrations in reviewing policies and land use bylaws to succinctly deliver on investment attraction opportunities.
• The ability to be an analytical thinker who can distill relevant research into a succinct plan that ensures detailed analysis with understandable actionable items on a short term and long term basis
• Ability to interpret and analyse and communicate data
• Related experience in implementation of strategic plans and fund development strategies
• Experience in defining product roadmaps, creating project plans, and formulating actionable items based on research
• Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, particularly in managing the needs of external stakeholders, internal team members, and agency partners while maintaining relationships
• Experience of working with and reporting progress to steering committees
• Experience of working across different sectors and building consensus
• Experience dealing with senior leaderships in organizations

Additional Information

Outline of contract
• Hybrid work
• At least one day a week onsite in Travel Drumheller office at own cost
• Attendance at steering group meetings, meetings with stakeholders and town halls and information sessions
• To be paid a month in arrears following invoicing received by 25th of each prior month
• The contractor is responsible for providing their personal IT equipment, cell phone etc. and for covering all costs including insurance, travel, accommodation, and meals.

Salary: • A total contract fee of $90,000 divided equally over 12 month

Contact Information

Email your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the Qualifications and Experience for the contract to

Employer Profile

Travel Drumheller is a small but mighty team who are excited to take Drumheller to the next level as a destination. We are the destination marketing organization for the Drumheller region, responsible for tourism destination development and promotion. In 2022/23, Travel Drumheller built a destination development plan to guide the sustainable development and management of tourism over the next two decades. Destination Drumheller is based on evidence and key tourism stakeholder engagement with our consultant Twenty31.