Talent Manager

Job Locations CA-AB-Banff
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(07/22/2022 12:46 PM)
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What will be your daily pursuit?

Contributing to the growth of Pursuit by leading our talent team to recruit and hire the best talent.

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
  • A safe work environment 
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
  • 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?

Banff Jasper Collection is looking for an innovative, dynamic, and accomplished recruitment professional in the hospitality sector, with proven success in building talent pipeline, developing sourcing strategy, and working effectively in partnership with multiple geographies and leaders.


We are looking for a Senior Talent Manager that will lead our Recruitment Strategy and Talent  initiatives. With a passion to build relationships, and drive results, this leader will inspire, coach and support operations to efficiently and creatively identify and attract top talent throughout all stages of the talent life cycle. The ideal candidate has completed a post-secondary degree/diploma in Human Resources or Business, worked as a Sourcer/Recruiter for 3 to 5 years, and has strong leadership skills.  This position will have some travel expected, and flexible work from home options will be available.


Reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the ultimate goal is supporting Company growth by attracting, hiring and retaining amazing, qualified Team Members who fit our culture.

  • Create a strategic Talent Acquisition Plan for Banff Jasper Collection in partnership with our Operation teams and Director of P&C that drives strategies for creative sourcing, headhunting and selection of top talent for our properties
  • Create a dashboard and analyze the effectiveness of strategies, providing regular scorecard of KPI results to the senior leadership team
  • Support and drive our hiring Diversity & Inclusion commitments and goals
  • Improve organization attractiveness, working with our Marketing team on planning around employment branding, digital & social media presence, and leveraging our unique jobs and selling our opportunities
  • Assess recruiting tools, technology and processes and continually streamline recruitment strategies and actions for increased efficiency and effectiveness with the intent to reduce the time to hire
  • Review, gather and report feedback and data to ensure regular enhancements for a seamless and world class candidate experience
  • Identify and create partnerships with local, hospitality, trade schools and drive our Summer Work Experience hiring programs
  • Develop new sourcing areas nationally & internationally and develop and maintain relationships with appropriate agencies to recruit
  • Stay current on industry news, trends and best practices as related to the Region’s talent needs
  • Support our teams by partnering with leaders to understand Talent hiring needs and tap into new talent and sourcing for tough to fill positions at line, supervisory and manager level
  • Develop, guide and coach the Talent team on new trends, to build expertise
  • Create and manage the Talent budget and forecast in partnership with business leaders
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures, including safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • University or College education in Human Resources or business-related studies
  • 3 + years’ experience in well-rounded leadership role in People/Human Resources
  • Sound understanding of technical recruiting and headhunting strategies
  • Marketing and sales technique experience an asset
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships throughout business units and levels of the organization, as well with industry partners
  • Proven team leader, results driven, self-motivated with a high level of energy and passion for talent leadership
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience with the use of application tracking software, social media and professional networks
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced, changing environment and handle demands simultaneously and professionally
  • Strong organizational skills, able to maintain a complex calendar, varied workload and keep exceptional attention to detail
  • Possess a humble, friendly, and fun personality
  • Ability to work on location in hotels, attractions with work-from-home options available as business dictates. Travel as required within our businesses, hospitality schools and wherever awesome, amazing talent can be found!

What will your work environment be like?

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. 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 this 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 Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required. 



EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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