Amy Flexman was hired as Revelstoke’s new events co-ordinator, joining Revelstoke Tourism’s team, the Chamber of Commerce and Revelstoke Accommodation Association announced on Friday.
Flexman, 34, was born in Ontario but has lived in Revelstoke for the past three years. She will be in charge of event planning, bringing conferences to town and helping local groups promote their events.
She has a B.Sc in Physical Education, a Bachelor of Education and a is a certified whitewater raft guide. She recently launched Flexpeditions, an adventure tourism company.
Flexman was on the Revelstoke Art Council’s board of directors and has organized a number of local events – notably the StokeFM Frostbite Music Series. She is working on bringing a music festival to Revelstoke in June 2014.
Her responsibilities will include:
Creating, marketing and logistically managing new festivals and events;
Soliciting new group, meeting and small conventions to Revelstoke;
Creating and managing client database and web marketing initiatives;
Liaising with existing event committees and individual organizers;
Assisting with marketing of local events to potential visitors, including: social media campaigns, blogs, website, media and event collateral.
The job is a two-year contract position with Revelstoke Tourism.