Banff Gondola Programming Coordinator

Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit - Banff, AB
Temporary, Contract

What will be your daily pursuit?:
This position is an ultimate host whose role is to enhance guests’ experiences, provide value add and drive visitation
What perks can you expect?:
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Seasonal work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
In collaboration with the guest experience team at the Banff Gondola, is responsible for the planning and preparation for all annual festivals and seasonal events
Awareness, celebration, and activation of all calendar holidays at the Banff Gondola
Planning, preparation, activation and execution of all Festivals and Events
Project management of annual festivals including updating and tracking work-back schedules to ensure all tasks are completed on time
Sourcing and procurement for all elements of festival and event décor and programming
Booking, contracting, and managing vendors for events and festivals
Coordination with Shared Services including Marketing for festival and brand awareness
Onboarding for festival and event staffing including training and management
Activation of programming elements including set up, take down and liaison with other departments involved
Maintaining up-to-date inventory lists and maintenance/replacement of programming supplies
Management and tracking of all Programming finances including forecasting and expenses
Liaison with Director of Programming, Guest Experience Manager and GM on festival progress and plans
Update SOPs and key programming operational documents as needed
Liaison for Banff Gondola with BLLT and other community involvement opportunities
Familiarization and cross training of other departments within Banff Gondola
Special Projects assistance and coordination as needed
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Commitment to safety, at all times, in the workplace
Experience in planning, organizing and delivering special events or themed programming, including managing financial aspects of events.
Great communication skills, both verbal and written.
Able to work under minimal direct supervision
Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
Professional communication with vendors and external partners to maintain and foster effective business relationships
Able to demonstrate creative thinking quickly, and execute creative strategies
Solutions driven with ability to follow through on ideas
Passionate about celebrating holidays, bringing fresh ideas to current concepts and activation
Able to anticipate guests’ needs and apply solutions aligned with Pursuit’s mission and values
Resourceful, adaptable, resilient and having a strong sense of self-awareness
Computer literate with adequate knowledge in Microsoft Office programs
Comfortable working with different departments within the Gondola and able to communicate with all efficiently.
Able to perform in a fast-paced environment with physical demands and lifting of up to 50lbs
Driven to fostering a team building environment and creating positive guest experience
What will your work environment be like?:
This fun, job runs from June 2021 to June 2022
Beautiful. You’ll work in an iconic, unforgettable and inspiring location. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes the role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required

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