Employment Opportunity – Programming Diversification Officer (Full-time, One-Year Position, Extendable with Sustainable Revenues)

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Programming Diversification Officer (Full-time, One-Year Position, Extendable with Sustainable Revenues)

Reporting to the CEO and teaming with other staff, the position is responsible for developing and stewarding a wide range of activities and programs in B.C.’s Cariboo and Central Interior to advance the reach and participation of this Provincial and National Heritage Site.

Prime responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development of net income activities and programs and related implementation, for
    example: outdoor recreation programming including trail system network & equipment rentals,
    conferences, weddings & reunions, clinics, festivals, courses, camps, retreats, groups, milestones &
    anniversaries, and other.
  • Contribute to the partnering and distribution of educational multi-media products for K to 12
    and Post Secondary.
  • Represent Barkerville at certain times as part of presentations, activities and programs.
  • Contribute to the development of a wide range of activities that market, nurture and enhance the
    on-site Barkerville experience.
  • Work with the Manager of Visitor Experiences and Public Relations to identify and pursue grant opportunities related to activities and the sustainability of the Programming
    Diversification Officer position.
  • Work with local and regional businesses and organizations to promote and support the local and regional economy through economic development and diversification.
  • Support the day-to-day operation of Barkerville’s exceptional heritage and activity experiences.
  • Contribute to leadership and change management implementation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to, thrive, and fully participate in a positive team environment.
  • Be outgoing and an excellent communicator.
  • Have a wide-range of computer skills.
  • Work at Barkerville and Quesnel, and be willing to travel at times within the Region Qualifications.
  • Have a degree or diploma & designation(s) that relate to the duties of the position, along with demonstrated experience and/or the passion to gain the experience.


  • Thirty-five hours per week.
  • $30.66 per hour plus a full benefits package with Pacific Blue Cross; a BCGEU position.
  • Targeted starting date is 2017 January 01 or sooner depending on candidate availability.

Forward your resume via email to:

Ed Coleman, CEO at ed.coleman@barkerville.ca by 12:00 noon Friday, December 16

Questions? Contact Ed Coleman by e-mail or phone 1-888-994-3332 Local 23


We thank all candidates in advance; only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

This position is funded by the Province of BC Rural Dividend Fund.