Working with COTA

Current positions available with Eeyou Istchee Baie-James Tourism (EIBJT)



Under the joint authority of the Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA) and Tourisme Baie-James (TBJ) and reporting directly to the Project Coordinator at the Destination Management Company (DMC), the Assistant Tourism Package development will assist in designing tourism packages for northern destinations. Packages will be made available for sale as soon as the DMC becomes operational.


  • Meet will various partners and representatives providing products and services, including transportation, lodging, restaurants, and cultural and adventure tourism services
  • Inform tourism stakeholders of the challenges involved in developing a sustainable world-class tourism sector
  • Ensure the application of quality criteria and standards to product development
  • In collaboration wight the coordinator, assist in sales negotiations with target tourism businesses

Wage: Based on experience

Status: Contract Position (18 Months), 35 hours per week

Location: Chibougamau and Ouje-Bougoumou

Education and Experience

Diploma of Collegiate studies in Tourism, Administration (business specialization and asset), Marketing or other relevant field of study. A university degree in tourism or administration or experience in a travel agency would be an asset.


Must be bilingual and knowledge of the cree language is recommended. Strong communication skills. Knowledge of tourism package sales process in a travel agency is a key advantage. Good knowledge of the Eeyou Istchee Baie-James region. Good understanding of native issues. At ease interacting with another culture. Work experience in a native setting is an asset. Available for frequent travel in the region.

Interested candidates must send their resume NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 5th, to:

Cree Outfitting and Tourism Association (COTA)
203 Opemiska Meskino P.B. 1167, Ouje-Bougoumou, QC G0Q 3C0
T: 1-866-268-2683 / 418-745-2220 ext. 25
F: 418-745-2240

Please note that we will contact candidates selected for interviews on November 7, 2014. Interviews will be held November 10 and 11, 2014

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