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Thursday, November 22, 2018 3:45 PM -0500
Anne-Marie Wilkie
Anne-Marie Wilkie
Subject: Manager, International Sales Operations  
Manager, International Sales Operations

Science North's vision is to be the leader among science centres in providing inspirational, educational and entertaining science experiences. As Canada's second largest science centre, Science North operates a multi-faceted operation in Sudbury, Ontario along with a thriving International Sales business. We bring to life experiences, such as travelling exhibitions and multimedia theatres, to science centers, museums, zoos, aquariums, visitor centers and corporate centers worldwide through the creation of award-winning, high impact visitor experiences for people of all ages. We pride ourselves as being recognized leaders in our cutting-edge and unique approaches with award-winning and robust traveling exhibits. Each of our exhibits travel globally for a period of 5 to 7 years, with multiple exhibits traveling simultaneously.

As the Manager of International Sales Operations, you will lead all operational aspects related to Science Northís International Sales team, including the logistical management of Science North's portfolio of travelling exhibitions.

As the successful candidate you will:

Use your exceptional logistical and management skills to:
  • define deliverables, identify resources & logistical requirements and manage day to day operations to meet profit goals
  • direct, manage, train and promote operational excellence for the activities of the sales team and travelling exhibit touring business
  • develop and maintain master exhibit tour schedule
  • manage/assign work for technical efforts and requirements for touring exhibit install/strikes/refurbishments
  • provide on-call support throughout the duration of traveling exhibit cycles
  • participate as a key member of the development team for new traveling exhibits to maximize performance, travelability and efficiency
  • support the international sales business unit in achieving the annual profit goals
Utilize exceptional interpersonal skills to:
  • nurture client relationships to promote future sales opportunities
  • manage and lead the sales support team
  • manage day to day client interactions
  • ensure service levels, profit targets & repeat business goals are met
Engage your financial management skills to:
  • effectively develop and manage budgets for all traveling exhibit installations/strikes and refurbishment
  • monitor project budgets and coordinate resources to meet profit goals and deliverables
  • oversee and ensure profitability and logistical efficiency of traveling exhibit touring operations
A broadminded team player with passion, energy and a focus on operational excellence, you will bring your management experience to a truly unique opportunity combining leadership, drive, imagination and fun with a globally respected brand.  The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel internationally, however, the position is based full-time in Sudbury ON.

Compensation package highlights:
This is a long-term position supported by an excellent compensation package:
  • Starting at $42,600 per  year
  • Annual performance and merit increase consideration
  • Participation in the Science North Employee Incentive Plan
  • Comprehensive group benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life/travel insurance, short and long term disability coverage
  • Pension plan following one year
  • Free or discounted admission to partner attractions outside Sudbury, Science North facilities and program discounts, fitness membership contribution
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Minimum 3 weeks' vacation with incremental entitlements of one week after 5 and 15 yrs of service
Interested applicants are asked to forward resumes to quoting Job Number 9-844.  Deadline for applications is December 13th, 2018.  Science North is committed to an inclusive workplace and invites applications from all qualified individuals to join our diverse team. Accommodations are available upon request in all aspects of Science North's selection process. We thank all interested candidates; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Science North is a registered charity
Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario