Are you an experienced hospitality sales leader who is looking to take your career to the next level with one of the largest tourism brands in Alberta?
Are you excited to collaborate closely with a large group of experienced colleagues in operations, marketing, revenue maximization and sales on a day-to-day basis?
Are you someone experienced in negotiating multi-million-dollar sales contracts and finding the win-win with key clients?
If so, we have the role for you: Director of Sales, Banff Jasper Collection. The right candidate for this role must have significant experience in Travel Trade Sales with a strong hunting instinct and desire to build strong relationships that will drive sales in our experiential travel business.
Pursuit, a global attractions and hospitality company, is looking for a Director of Sales to support its properties and experiences within Banff, Jasper and Golden. In this role, you will be a key member of the Banff Jasper Collection leadership team, as well as a key member of Pursuit’s global sales leadership team, responsible for driving the revenue growth of our business through global travel trade partners. Supported by a dynamic sales team, you help establish annual sales targets, implement strategies to achieve those targets and regularly report on all your performance measures.
This list describes at a high level what this job requires, but no job description can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. Pursuit reserves the right to adjust, reduce, add, or change job tasks as needed for the success of the business.
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 is a full-time, benefit-eligible role that is based in Banff, Canmore, and/or Calgary, Alberta (hybrid office environments). Current, legal ability to work in Canada is required. Ability to travel in US and Canada will be required. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status may be required for some travel or attendance at business meetings.
Pursuit is a global attractions and hospitality company that connects guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences and strives to become the world’s leading provider of iconic attractions and hospitality experiences. Pursuit generates revenue and shareholder value as one of two business units operated by Viad, an S&P SmallCap 600 international experiential services company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VVI.
Pursuit’s mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. We deliver rich travel experiences to the global market through our unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing, tours and travel products. Today, the company enjoys strong perennial demand with operations in or adjacent to Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada; Glacier, Denali, and Kenai Fjords National Parks in the United States; and our Flyover attractions, FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, B.C. and FlyOver Iceland in Reykjavik, and FlyOver Las Vegas in Nevada. In May, 2021 we celebrated the grand opening of the Sky Lagoon, a premier oceanfront geothermal lagoon experience near Reykjavik, Iceland. New FlyOver attractions in Chicago, IL and Toronto, ON are anticipated in 2024.
Through its Refresh Build Buy strategy, Pursuit is continuing its growth trajectory into new iconic locations around the world.
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