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Tourism Vancouver Island

President & CEO

Canada-British Columbia-Nanaimo


Company Information

Tourism Vancouver Island (TVI) has the enviable task of inviting the world to experience all that Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, and a portion of the mainland coast have to offer. Working with industry stakeholders, communities, and partner groups throughout this stunning corner of the globe, this not-for-profit Regional Destination Marketing Organization has a vision to see the region internationally recognized as a preferred travel and getaway destination, increasing tourism’s economic contribution to the benefit of all of the region’s communities and businesses.

Job Description

Providing leadership and passion in the pursuit of TVI’s vision, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) works with a dedicated, high performing group of professionals in partnership across the region and beyond to create economic benefits that flow from tourism to the Vancouver Island Region. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and guides, mentors and empowers an engaged team in the development of new and unique tourism products while working with stakeholders to deliver marketing programs. By building on the solid reputation and experience of the organization, the CEO identifies opportunities to further solidify the organization’s sustainability, leveraging the expertise of the team to provide new programs and services.

As the ideal candidate, you are:

  • A leader of teams; someone who brings people together, supports collaboration and development, and recognizes the strength of the collective over the individual.
  • A seasoned business development and marketing professional.
  • A proven track record of contributing to the economic success of a major region by working successfully with various industry, community and government partners.
  • Known for your superior interpersonal and communication skills and your natural ability to create business relationships and meaningful partnerships.
  • A big picture thinker who can also deliver on strategic objectives.
  • An entrepreneur at heart, who can look for opportunities to grow and develop an organization in a dynamic, changing environment.

Experience in the tourism industry would be an asset.

This is a unique opportunity to build on the successes of an outstanding organization and take it to the next level. If this is the right time in your career to take on this challenge, please submit your application to George Madden and Allison Rzen at

PFM Executive Search / Panorama Search Partners

Suite 2020, 1055 West Hastings Street 

Vancouver, BC   V6E 2E9

Tel 604.689.9970

Contact Information

Tourism Vancouver Island
George Madden or Allison Rzen
Posting Date: 13-Jul-2017Other Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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