Tourism Development Agent

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Location:  CEDEC office in Grosse-Ile, Magdalen Islands
Terms of employment:  Temporary Full-time (35 hours per week) for 15 weeks
Salary:  $15/hour


Work with the Management Committee, partners and citizens to advance projects identified in local tourism development plans

  • Coordinate the organization of relevant partner meetings
  • Develop projects with partners to implement services and products to increase the tourism offering within the community for the 2014 season
  • Continue to work in collaboration with partners to develop local tourism sites and infrastructure as planned in the Grosse Ile Tourism Development Plan (Phase 2)
  • Carry out an evaluation of the sites and services developed in 2013 in order to build and/or improve upon sites and services for the 2014 season
  • Assist in identifying potential funding sources for future project phases
  • Reporting and evaluation
  • Other tasks as determined by the immediate supervisor


  • Post-secondary education in a related field
  • 1 or more years of experience in a related field
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal skills in English and French
  • Strong computer literacy with experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of local community
  • Will work in a flexible structure


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to follow directives and work independently as necessary
  • Takes initiative while being a  good team player
  • Ability to process and act on information in a deadline driven environment

In addition, CEDEC seeks a person of integrity with the ability to inspire and engage others in Community Economic Development and Employability activities that will generate positive results.

CEDEC is a leading partner and driving force for community economic development and employability.  A volunteer driven organization, CEDEC sparks economic innovation in building forward-looking, prosperous and confident communities across Quebec through sharing expertise, knowledge and building partnerships.

Resumes should be sent to and include Reference Number: 20131127 in the subject line.  Deadline to apply is December 9, 2013 at 5 pm

9 Dec 2013
Grosse-Ile  Quebec