Executive Director, Travel Nunavut

Position: Executive Director, Travel Nunavut
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Compensation: $145,000 – $165,000 annually plus benefits

About Travel Nunavut

Established in 1996 to build and strengthen the tourism sector in Nunavut, Travel Nunavut is an organization with an ambitious goal. It serves as the territorial private-sector business services and advocacy organization for the travel sector in Canada’s most unique place to travel and visit. The destination management function largely focused on leisure and vacation travel is led by the Government of Nunavut.

Our vision is to grow the travel sector to be a $1 billion industry with 5,000 jobs by 2030. Travel Nunavut represents the interests of over 155 members and other stakeholders and partners who make up the travel industry in Nunavut. Our work involves activities to help establish and build the business success of our members, and advocacy activities to gain broader support and awareness of the travel industry and its importance to the lives, work and play of Nunavummiut.

We advocate, promote, and support our members. Our members are as diverse as the landscape of Nunavut. It includes traditional leisure focused members, cruise companies, airlines as well as food suppliers, taxi companies, conference planners and more! ( https://travelnunavut.ca ).

About the Role

As Executive Director of Travel Nunavut, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the organization’s day-to-day operations, programs, and services. Working closely with staff and partners, you will implement effective management and organizational strategies to fulfill our mandate and objectives. Your leadership will be instrumental in executing program promises and measuring outcomes to drive the continued growth and sustainability of the travel industry in Nunavut.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In this role, you will lead the execution of Travel Nunavut’s programs and services, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives. You will collaborate with staff and partners in Nunavut to implement initiatives that support the development and business success of our members. Additionally, you will oversee the measurement and evaluation of program outcomes to ensure effective delivery and impact. Located in the City of Iqaluit, Nunavut, you report to the President. You also attend and participate in meetings with the Board.

About You:

You are someone who likes to work with businesses and organizations to achieve success in serving consumers and business partners with ambitious, and meaningful outcomes. You are a person who pays attention to the details and has strong leadership skills and believes in growth opportunities for people on your team. You are an implementer and a doer as well as a collaborator who recognizes the unique skills your team members have and leverages them for the best interests of the organization and its members. You will be the one leading the implementation of activities that will serve to grow and strengthen the travel industry in Nunavut.

Exceptional leadership and communication skills are paramount, along with the ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders. Fluency in Inuktitut is ideal. You are not afraid of challenges. This organization is going through a period of rapid growth and change, and you will be part of that.

You likely have a university degree in business administration, tourism management, international development, or some related field. If you do not have a degree, you have skills that have been learned from experiences. You are a leader and adventuresome. You are ready to apply your exceptional leadership, communication, and collaboration skills and experience to Northern Canada and to make a difference.

You are ready to bring your management and administrative leadership, communication, and collaboration skills to Travel Nunavut and to make a difference.


An attractive compensation package ranging from $145,000 to $165,000 annually, which includes Housing and Northern living allowances, relocation assistance, bonus and RRSP contribution program.

To apply please email Sean Hunter:

2 Bloor St. W. Suite 700 Toronto, ON M4W 3E2
t: 1-800 873 7172 (CAN/US)
c: 416 998 7326
e: sean@hunterinternational.com

We would like to thank all candidates for their interest. Only shortlisted individuals meeting our client’s requirements will be contacted.

Executive Director, Travel Nunavut – Inuktitut

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