Business Manager / Tourism Coordinator
Noda Enterprises Ltd.
About the Opportunity
Noda Enterprises is the economic arm of the Ka’a’gee Tu First Nation, located in Kaksia, Northwest Territories. The position is not required to reside in Kakisa, however the successful candidate will need to make frequent visits (e.g. once a month) and overnight stays in the community to perform the job duties.
Reporting to the Noda Board of Directors, the Business Manager / Tourism Coordinator is responsible for overseeing operations of Noda Enterprises ltd. and developing small scale tourism activities in Kakisa. The purpose of this position is twofold:
- Provide efficient, effective, and transparent management of Noda Enterprises ltd.
- Attract visitors to the community and generate revenue through tourism
The Business Manager / Tourism Coordinator will be guided by Ka’a’gee Tu First Nation’s Five-Year Economic Development Plan.
- Oversee Noda Enterprises Ltd.
- Manage and develop Noda’s assets including the 4-room motel, gas bar and convenience store, fish processing facility, and work towards goals and objectives of the economic plan
- Coordinate and carry out business administrative tasks for Noda
- Support community business development opportunities and training opportunities for community members
- Organize monthly meetings with the Board of Directors in Kakisa
- Hire, train, and supervise casual staff and/or summer students
- Compliance with WSCC processes and NWT work safety policy
- Prepare reports for the Board and proposal writing and reporting to funding organizations
- Coordinate Tourism Activities
- Organize and lead small scale tourism events in the community
- Assist with developing community capacity for tourism with training and/or business development opportunities
- Communications and Promotion
- Be point of contact for Noda and tourism in Kakisa
- Develop and maintain KTFN/Noda website and promote tourism activities
- Advertise Kakisa in appropriate venues and brochures
- Develop Partnerships
- Develop partnerships for businesses development and tourism opportunities
- Explore partnerships with tourism operators and other communities in the region for the development of tourism packages
- Perform other business administration and tourism related duties as requested by the Board of Directors
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities would be commonly attained through completion of a post-secondary degree in business administration, or related field, or relevant work experience:
- Experience as business manager or in a relevant managerial role
- Strong leadership skills and knowledge of finances and budgetary processes
- Strong computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Sage
- Self motivator and ability to work independently
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate, track, and complete tasks
- Administration skills
- Time management skills
- Knowledge of the community of Kakisa
- Ability to travel to Kakisa on a monthly basis or more
- Dedication to the position and the community
- Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Experience working in small and/or isolated communities will be an asset
- Be willing to learn and grow into the position
Salary will be based on qualifications and range between $70,000 to $100,000.
TRAVEL AND CELL PHONE COMPENSATION
Should the hired candidate reside outside of Kakisa, compensation for travel to the community and a cell allowance for work will be included.
Eligible applicants are asked to submit a résumé and cover letter outlining their interest and relevant experience to Brian Weadick by email: [email protected]
Candidates who are short listed for an interview will be asked to submit a satisfactory vulnerable sector Criminal Records check (current within the last 6 months).
February 11, 2022 at 11:59 PM