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Tourism Information Ambassador

Website Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce

General Statement of Responsibility:
The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce, as part of its portfolio, includes the operation of a
Tourism Information Office. This position requires the handling of all inquires during the busy summer
tourist season.

Specific Items of Responsibility:
Tourism Office Ambassador – location, Tourism Office, Algonquin Theatre

• Process all telephone and walk-in tourism information requests.
• Provide travel counselling services to visitors;
o Recommend accommodations, food & beverage and attraction options
• Consistently change the tourist office to promote special events.
• Occasionally assisting other team members with special projects or event planning
• Keep office neat and clean at all times, including an adequate supply of all member brochures,
information guides, local information and booklets.
• See Tasks to be shared among Tourism Ambassadors below:
Roaming Tourism Ambassador – location, various around HLOB area
• Process email and walk-in tourism information requests
• Provide travel counselling services to visitors
o Recommend accommodations, food & beverage and attraction options.
• Occasionally assist other team members with special projects or event planning
• Must have vehicle, mileage is paid
• See Tasks to be shared among Tourism Ambassadors below:
Tasks to be shared among Tourism Ambassadors
• Conduct weekly vacancy reports with accommodator members
• Develop and maintain weekly lists of things to do and see in the Huntsville/Lake of Bays area

Responsible to:
The student employee’s direct supervisor is the Tourism Office Manager, under the direction of the
Executive Director.

Benefits to Student Employee:
1. Considerable public relations work in dealing with all aspects of the Tourism Industry.
2. Development of people skills necessary for service sector jobs, clear communication both verbal
and written.
3. Development of good office management skills and working as part of a team.
4. Development of good time management skills.
5. Development of computer skills and database management.

To apply for this job email your details to barb@huntsvillelakeofbays.on.ca

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