Development Coordinator/Project Manager

The Port de Grave Peninsula Heritage Society Inc., have in the process of looking for a Development Coordinator/Project Manager. Please see the following job description and if you are interested please contact the society.

Development Coordinator/Project Manager

(Job Description)

The Port de Grave Peninsula Heritage Society Inc. (PDGPHSI) is seeking an experienced Development Coordinator/Project Manager to guide implementation of the Peninsula’s Tourism Master Development Plan and to manage roll-out of a number of initiatives in 2020. Responsibilities include:

Development Coordinator

  • Oversee contract and other staff while supporting the Board in the implementing the human resource, capacity and governance plans
  • Oversee development and initial implementation of the experience program
  • Oversee marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement activities
  • Manage Canon Richards Tearoom operations

Project Manager

  • Lead implementation of 2020 project activities
  • Prepare detailed Scope of Work (SOW) and associated Request for Proposals (RFP) for external consultants/suppliers and develop and oversee procurement processes including advertisement, evaluation/screening, and contracting
  • Manage and monitor consultant/supplier contracts, ensuring project schedules, milestones and deliverables are achieved
  • Act as primary liaison between PDGPHSI and funding partners, ensure contract compliance, prepare reports and claims as required, and prepare final report for submission to funding partners
  • Manage overall budget and disbursements for deliverables with each project contract
  • Prepare ongoing activity reports on project activities for review by the Project Management Committee (PMC), attend meetings and serve as an ex-officio member of the PMC and related sub-committees, and maintain a record of PMC decisions


The ideal candidate would have demonstrated experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Experience and understanding of the province’s tourism industry
  • 3-5 years’ experience managing or playing a leadership role in not for profit tourism organizations
  • Understanding of board operations and governance
  • Project management experience, including engaging with funding agencies
  • Financial administration and a working knowledge of Simply Accounting
  • Understanding of relevant legislation and compliance requirements including Workplace NL, CRA
  • Staff training and orientation
  • Some background in interpretive planning and heritage preservation would be a definite asset
  • A certificate or diploma from a recognized college or university, preferably in Business Administration or Business Management (equivalencies will be considered)


This position is for an initial period of one year with the possibility of an extension, commencing notionally on June 22, 2020 at an annual salary of $52,500.

Apply To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume and three references to Port de Grave Peninsula Heritage Society by email: by 4:30, June 10th, 2020

Author: Joyce

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