Reporting to the President, the Green Key Global Business Development Manager is the leader of membership growth for North America’s largest sustainability certification for the hotel industry: the Green Key Eco-Rating and Green Key Meetings Programs.
Since its inception in 1997, Green Key Global, has been hugely successful in Canada where it has over 1000 hotel property members. The program is also present in the United States where it has over 250 members. As a result of a renewed emphasis on sustainability, evident across the industry, and building upon a new four-year strategic plan, Green Key Global is poised for significant expansion in Canada and, through partnerships, in the United States.
Green Key Global is managed and delivered by the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC). This important member program offers hotels and lodging facilities the ability to track their environmental practices with an affordable, easy-to-use tool that produces an eco-rating for each property. The rating allows hotels and event spaces to understand their environmental footprint and identify ways to become more sustainable. Those with a high Green Key rating can market themselves accordingly and attract green-minded guests.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Green Key Global Program Manager, and under the direction of the President of HAC, to develop business leads, identify market opportunities and drive the continued success of this program from both a growth and retention perspective. This will include key account management with major hotel brands to adapt the Green Key Global Program to their requirements.
In addition to the primary role of marketing and sales for Green Key Global, this position may also be called upon to support sponsorship revenue growth and program sales for other HAC initiatives. This position demands a capacity to learn quickly and work independently, with a strong marketing and sales acumen and the ability to deal professionally with various stakeholders. The successful candidate may work from either HAC’s Ottawa office, or from a home office in the Greater Toronto Area.
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their CV and a covering letter, explaining how they meet the requirements for this position, via e-mail to HR@hotelassociation.ca no later than June 28, 2019.