BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Business Development & Community Relations Manager

Kelowna International Airport

Soaring beyond 2.5 Million Passengers!
The Kelowna International Airport (YLW) represents an employment cluster of nearly 2,000 jobs and over $310 million in regional economic activity annually. With 35 consecutive months of passenger growth, this is an exciting time at YLW as we expand our facilities to meet demand and commence the implementation of the 2045 Airport Master Plan.

The Airport Business Development and Community Relations Manager is responsible for creating, developing, managing and implementing the strategic marketing plans and related programs Airport wide including terminal related non-aeronautical revenue streams, brand management and air service development.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Airport Operations Manager, the position plans, coordinates and leads all sales, retail and marketing related initiatives intended to generate new business, expand the existing business segments of the airport as well as the coordination of airports event and management of promotional activities and materials.  Stakeholder engagement and development of community relationships and partnerships will be a key component of ongoing success.

University degree or post-secondary equivalent specializing in sales, marketing/communications, business or a related field, supplemented by a minimum of five years progressive related experience in sales, marketing and retail with a focus on Airport business development and community relations.  In-depth knowledge and understanding of sales and retail principles, advertising and marketing principles and research, print and production processes, and experience in working with advertising and creative agencies. Demonstrated skill dealing with the media and social media as well as knowledge of crisis communications principles.

We offer career/professional development, progressive employment practices, an “earned day off program”, and a great work environment.  A comprehensive compensation package including pension, full benefits and a salary range of $71K to $79K annually. We have a dynamic team of employees working together to make YLW the best mid-sized airport in the best mid-sized City in North America.  Come work, play and live in Kelowna and enjoy fabulous weather, stunning vistas, boating, skiing, boarding, hiking and much more!
Apply online at January 6, 2019

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date
are thanked for their interest.

Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Communications,Marketing & Sales
Posted: December 5, 2018, 11:29 am
Expires: January 6, 2019, 4:30 pm