Employment Opportunity

Tourism Workforce Development Coordinator

July 2023 – March 31, 2024

At Hospitality NL, the leading voice for the tourism industry, we work tirelessly to support and develop this thriving sector. We believe in the power of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning to ensure the growth and success of our industry. Join our dynamic team and contribute to shaping the future of tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador!

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Tourism Workforce Development Coordinator to play a pivotal role in supporting the growth and development of our tourism workforce. As the Tourism Workforce Development Coordinator, you will work closely with tourism businesses, government partners, and educational institutions to implement strategic workforce projects and programs, and enhance the overall capacity and skills of the tourism workforce in Newfoundland and Labrador.


  • Coordinate innovative projects to address workforce gaps and support the development of a skilled and diverse tourism workforce.
  • Coordinate and deliver training programs, workshops, and educational resources to enhance the skills and knowledge of tourism professionals.
  • Facilitate partnerships and collaborations between industry, education, and government to promote career opportunities and pathways in the tourism sector.
  • Provide support and resources to tourism businesses with regards to human resources and workforce development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in tourism management, business administration, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Previous experience in workforce development, talent management, or human resources, preferably within the tourism or hospitality industry.
  • Strong knowledge of the tourism industry, including an understanding of its challenges and opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver training programs and workshops.
  • Strong project coordination skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite and other relevant software applications.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Social media management expertise.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in project coordinator with strong understanding of business practices in small to medium size businesses.
  • Prior experience working in the tourism/hospitality industry would be an asset.
  • The ability to work flexible hours.
  • The ability to travel in the province and a valid driver’s license.

Why Join Us:

  • Make a significant impact on the growth and development of the tourism industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Collaborate with passionate professionals who are dedicated to growing our province’s unique tourism experiences.
  • Work in a supportive and inclusive environment that values innovation, teamwork, and continuous learning.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

If you are a dynamic, motivated individual who is passionate about workforce development and the tourism industry, we want to hear from you! Join us in shaping the future of tourism in Newfoundland and Labrador. Apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The deadline for applications is June 16, 2023

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience in the range of $35,000 – $45,000 annually.

At Hospitality NL we are committed to workplace inclusion. Candidates of all backgrounds including but not limited to individuals with international experience, newcomers to Canada, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and persons of various gender identities and sexual orientations are encouraged to apply. We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodations at any point of the application process.

If you require accommodations, alternative job posting formats, alternative application methods, or any other support with your application please contact us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Applications are closed.