Tourism Nova Scotia is looking to hire students at the Port Hastings Visitor Information Center as tourism ambassadors. Students must be able to provide proof of status as a full-time student and be scheduled to return to school in the fall.
Tourism Nova Scotia is a private sector-led provincial Crown corporation created to achieve tourism growth in the province and foster a more globally competitive tourism industry. This is achieved by marketing Nova Scotia as a desirable travel destination, fostering cooperative relationships, partnerships and initiatives with stakeholders that comprise the tourism industry, and by generating research and information to support marketing, experience development and investment decisions by private and public stakeholders.
In addition to the conditions of employment, students must be in enrolled in full time studies for the upcoming school year. Students should be able to demonstrate strong organizational skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and tourism industry experience is preferred. Data entry skills, and additional language ability especially in French is preferred.
Visitor Information Centres (VICs) are one of the first points of contact for many visitors to Nova Scotia. The Student Tourism Ambassadors will play a key role in making our visitors feel welcome, presenting a positive image of Nova Scotia, and providing customized trip planning assistance and customer service to visitors travelling throughout Nova Scotia.
Students will demonstrate an ability to: deliver extraordinary customer service; an interest in developing personal knowledge of Nova Scotia’s tourism products and experiences; and a true passion for Nova Scotia. Student Tourism Ambassadors will strive to exceed the expectations of our visitors while inspiring them to experience more of what Nova Scotia has to offer. They will also motivate our visitors to return and create positive word-of-mouth marketing; ensuring our visitors recommend Nova Scotia as a travel destination to their friends and family.
Salary Range: $15.50 per hour
These are full-time (35 hours a week) positions. Candidates must have flexibility to work shift work, holidays and evenings. The number of weeks will range from 11- 18 weeks with positions starting in June 2019.
Please send your application to Megan Ringer (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 12:00pm Wednesday 8th May 2019.