Work at the edge of the world. One way to think of Haida Gwaii is as a village of 4,500 hardy, unique characters who live in seven neighbourhoods spread up and down the Islands. The ocean and the forest are our larder, the ferries are our connection to the mainland, and the ferry lineup is one of our gathering points where we socialize and politic with a coffee cup in hand.
The Misty Isles Economic Development Society (MIEDS) leads economic development initiatives undertaken by the Village of Masset, Village of Port Clements, Village of Queen Charlotte, and North Coast Regional District Areas D & E. MIEDS is also a BC Destination Marketing Organization for Haida Gwaii.
Reporting to MIEDS’ executive director, the economic development and tourism manager maintains and develops the MIEDS tourism portfolio and other economic development initiatives as assigned.
This is a 37.5-hour per week, remote-work position that must be performed from one of the communities on Haida Gwaii. It includes salary, technology and travel stipends, performance-based goals, and health benefits.
Note: The MIEDS tourism portfolio includes the Go Haida Gwaii website and associated social media, as well as the annual This is Haida Gwaii - Kaats’ii Hla trip planner magazine and the online Love Haida Gwaii business directory.
If this sounds like the job for you please email the MIEDS ED at for the full job description and application requirements. Deadline to apply October 30, 2020.
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