Community Development Officer

at Watrous Manitou Marketing Group (view profile)
Published September 20, 2022
Location Box 730, 404 Main St. Watrous, SK. S0K 4T0, Watrous Manitou
Job Type Full-time  
Wage tba


Job Description
The Community Development Officer reports to the Watrous Manitou Marketing Group (WMMG), an independent Board of Directors.  The CDO is responsible for leading, developing, and implementing all initiatives around tourism and community economic development for the WMMG as mandated by the Town of Watrous and the Resort Village of Manitou Beach.


  1. Oversee the operations of the Watrous-Manitou Marketing Group in its role to lead the promotion and facilitation of community tourism, community economic development and the marketing of the Watrous Manitou destination area.
  2. Work with the WMMG Board of Directors to develop strategies, marketing initiatives, and identify opportunities to promote tourism and community economic development.
  3. Develop and implement a yearly business and marketing plan for the WMMG and work closely with local stakeholders in the management of the local Destination Marketing Program.
  4. Oversee all aspects of the ‘Watrous Manitou’ Brand including creative messaging and content development.
  5. Work with and develop strong working relationships with local and provincial media.  When applicable, be comfortable with being the ‘face’ of the community.
  6. Represent Watrous Manitou in public speaking opportunities and presentations at local and provincial meetings, tradeshows, and conferences.
  7. Engage with the business community, prospective investors, the public, and other stakeholders.
  8. Update marketing materials as needed, such as the community profile, economic profile, business welcome package, and new resident welcome package.
  9. Develop new initiatives and projects to further economic, tourism, and community development goals.