Tourism Ambassador– YCW (2018)

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les deux langues officielles
  • Titre de l'emploi : Tourism Ambassador– YCW (2018)
  • Nom de l’organisme : Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Hebron, Nouvelle-Écosse
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2018-06-14 à 2018-08-31 (12 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 12,00 $

Tourism Ambassador– Summer Student (2018)

This position will provide travel, hospitality and accommodation information to tourists, promote tourism, and assess tourism opportunities for local communities. The summer student will work closely with tourism stakeholders to ensure that their online presence is up to date. He or she will be based out of the YASTA offices located in the Hebron Municipal building. The tourism ambassador will also travel to events throughout the province where there is an opportunity to promote the Yarmouth and Acadian Shores region’s tourism activities. On selected days, he or she will provide visitor information aboard the Yarmouth to Portland International ferry. Furthermore, the tourism ambassador will work create digital assets for our use. This includes social media posts, photography and basic graphic design.

Objectives for the Tourism Ambassador– Summer Student (2018) position are:

- Promote all restaurants, attractions and accommodations found within the Yarmouth and Acadian Shores region

- Worth with local tourism operators to ensure that their online presence is up to date on all platforms

- Travel to events throughout the province as a tourism ambassador for Yarmouth and Acadian Shores. -

Attend local events to provide tourism information to tourists

- Promote our tourism assets aboard the Yarmouth To Portland International ferry on select crossings

- Update social media sites and stakeholder databases

- Update bilingual website

- Update photography database

- Keep statistics

- Update and populate fully bilingual website

- Answer questions from tourists, visitors, local residents and other tourism industry colleagues, in person, over the phone, via email or online

- Make suggestions on tours, travel routes, accommodation and local attractions

- Provide literature and information on local places of interest

- Maintain literature and brochure stocks

- Discuss transport, accommodation and tour availability and cost

- Assist travel agents and tour operators in preparing itineraries for tourists

- Maintain statistics on the number of visitors counselled

- Offer tourism counseling in French and English

- Take photos of local attractions to add to existing database

- Update social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and pinterest.

The student will be based out of the Yarmouth & Acadian Shores office located at 932 Highway 1 Hebron, Nova Scotia Canada.

To apply Please email Charles Robicheau

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