the city search engine for travelers Restaurants, Hotels, Attractions, Events, Shopping, Entertainment...more
CAPTURE MOMENTS THAT LAST A LIFE TIME !
TRAVELERS
Preplan your holiday without having to visit multiple sites. Our one-stop solution enables travelers to search any destination for hotels, restaurants, nightlife, events, festivals, attractions, shopping, user generated reviews and other travel activities. Travelers can collaborate with friends and fellow travelers to build unique, custom itineraries. An extremely powerful tool that brings reliable, accurate travel information at your fingertips. Start enjoying your holiday long before you get there!
DMOs
Promote your destination and tourism establishments effectively. Assist visitors to become better informed about the destination and enable member establishments to market and promote their products & services to a focused, targeted audience at very low costs. Be a catalyst in providing your visitors a complete, satisfactory, and rewarding destination experience. Bring all travel information, dispersed across the net to a single point of contact.
HOTELS
Integrate Citi Channel's 'shared label' solution into hotel's website so guest's may build daily activities & itinerary in context to hotel's location, Deliver an awesome overall experience to guests not just within the four walls of the hotel but a complete, pleasurable destination experience. Makret & promote hotel's F&B facilities to guests staying at the hotel and to local residents. Increase time spent by guest on your website, build a strong relationship, and drive additional bookings.
RESTAURANTS
Build awareness, promote your restaurant to a targeted audience at the right time - when your potential customer is deciding where to eat and places to visit. Make targeted customers aware of your specials, promotions, sales and special events at your restaurant during the customer's visit to the city. Promote last minute specials, happy hour specials, to customers at very low cost. Cut your marketing costs while increasing sales.
SHOPPING & ATTRACTIONS
Until Citi Channel, unless you were a 'must see' tier 1 city attraction, or a large popular store in the right location, building awareness and promoting your products & services was almost impossible, especially when you are on a low, tight budget. Not any more! Whether you are a small boutique store or a 2nd and 3rd tier attraction, you can create your 'buzz' and grab your customer's at negligible costs. Increase your sales and traffic by participating on The Citi Channel.

ABOUT US

OUR MISSION IS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY PLANNING

FUN, EFFICIENT AND REWARDING...

The Citi Channel service was developed by a group of frustrated travelers who, every time they travelled, would end up visiting multiple travel and destination sites, spend long hours only to be disappointed with the results - outdated, obsolete, incomplete information.

Citi Channel offers a media rich, comprehensive, global Travel Search Platform with digital content curation. It uniquely assists travelers visiting any destination around the world plan their perfect vacation / trip; while improving brand awareness and profitability of tourism providers.

The Citi Channel platform merges travel content from multiple, reliable sources. It offers a single point of contact to search, evaluate, review, plan a list of activities & build a daily itinerary of 'things to do', 'places to see', within the context of where the traveller will be staying. Its social media tools enable fellow travellers to collaborate and jointly build the itinerary and share it with friends and family. Users can even do virtual "Walk-About" their hotel, restaurants and around city streets and get a much better feel for the destination.

Citi Channel service is of original R&D, with proprietary search algorithms, UX, and an exclusive database. It has built its own big data capturing tools embedded throughout the system that capture unique patterns, trends, user profiles, analytics and uses this proprietary data to forecast industry trends, consumer behaviour, and to assist travel suppliers better position their products.

Citi Channel offers a 'shared label' service to DMOs, hotels, airlines, and convention centers, whereby Citi Channel tools are customised and embedded into partner's website/portal and travellers can use the service directly from partner's site. Link to 'shared label' trip planning tools can also be sent to travellers with the hotel booking or airline ticket confirmation email.

We'd love to hear from you. Your input is essential to improve our service.

Please email us at comments@citiChannel.com. Thanx.

Careers

Career Opportunities

OUR MISSION IS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY PLANNING

FUN, EFFICIENT AND REWARDING...

The Citi Channel consolidates detail city information from multiple sources and offers a comprehensive resource for accurate and fully-inclusive information regarding holiday and travel activities - places to stay, eat, shop, visit and see.

The service is being launched in Calgary and we plan to expand across major cities in Canada in the very near future.

We are currently looking to fill the following positions in Calgary.

Calgary

Sales Manager

Location: Calgary, Canada

FULL-TIME

We are seeking a full-time Sales Manager.

The position reports to the V. P. Sales & Marketing. We are looking for an aggressive, results oriented individual with a proven track record in advertising sales and in managing and mentoring a team of sales executives.

Responsibilities

  • Coach & mentor sales executives in selling online advertising space to the local tourism related establishments.
  • Hire & manage sales executives in major cities in Alberta.
  • Maintain high professional standards in business process, sales follow ups, pre and post sales service.
  • Identify business opportunities and be an active team player in pursuing such opportunities
  • Develop monthly sales forecasts and drive the sales team to achieve the sales target numbers.
  • Evaluate and review sales executive's performance from time-to-time and provide support in improving productivity and overall performance.

Education & Experience

  • University / College Degree or equivalent blend of formal education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of sales team / people management experience in a relevant sales environment.
  • 3 - 5+ years of B2B sales experience.
  • High degree of personal initiative and willingness to lead in ambiguous situations.
  • Willingness to travel locally on a regular basis and to markets in Alberta.
  • Previous experience in media sales, selling online advertising is preferred.
  • Experience selling to tourism operators, restaurant owners, retail establishments and hotels is an asset

This is an excellent opportunity to join a start-up company and become part of a rapidly growing and exciting industry.

We need creative individuals seeking ground floor opportunity, with entrepreneurial mindset with a hands-on, can-do attitude.

We offer a base salary, aggressive commissions and a rewarding employee stock plan for the right candidate.

Citi Channel is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your resume to careers@citiChannel.com

Sales Executives

Location: Calgary, Canada

FULL-TIME & PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

It you enjoy selling, direct sales calling, travel and helping business managers & owners grow their markets and profitability, we would like to hear from you.

This is an excellent entry level sales opportunity that directly reports to the Sales Manager.

Your short-term focus will be selling advertising to tourism related establishments in your assigned territory.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help tourism related establishments (restaurants, retail stores, shopping centers, hotels, attractions, others) to maximize business opportunities, build awareness in their markets and drive additional traffic through advertising on The Citi Channel.
  • Make direct sales calls, cold calls to prospective clients and generate sales.
  • Help businesses post / upload their advertising content, ad banners on to The Citi Channel.
  • Advise businesses on relevance and impact on revenues by advertising their specials and promotions on a highly targeted, traffic generating service.
  • Make establishments aware of Citi Channel promotions and specials and the USP it offers to businesses.
  • Manage end-to-end client relationship including pitching, contracting, billing/invoicing, payment collection, graphic design support (with the help of the Graphics Team), campaign activations, and troubleshooting.
  • Prospect, network, make direct sales calls, to sell advertising to tourism establishments in Calgary and suburbs.
  • Develops a good understanding of customers' marketing and advertising needs, and advise clients on the best opportunities to accomplish their objectives.
  • Develop, follow up, and maintain a strong rapport with clients.

Education & Experience

  • Strong sales and communication skills.
  • Past consultative selling is an asset.
  • 2 - 4+ years of B2B sales experience (outside sales, account management).
  • Past B2B sales experience, experience in media sales, selling online advertising.
  • Experience working in the local Calgary market.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a start-up company and become part of a rapidly growing and exciting industry. To grow with the company and build a successful career in Sales & Marketing. We are seeking self motivated, results oriented, energized individuals who enjoy sales and the high rewards and commissions that come with it.

Citi Channel is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your resume to careers@citiChannel.com

Technical Lead / UI Frameworks & UI Development

Location: Calgary, Canada

FULL-TIME

We are seeking a highly energetic, experienced UI/Ux Developer to join our early stage startup team. The selected candidate would report to the V. P. Research & Development and lead the design and implementation of UI framework new capabilities and enhancements. We offer an attractive compensation package which includes an attractive stock plan for the right candidate. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to get in at the ground level.

Responsibilities

Understand application requirements and use cases, and translate these into common patterns and UI framework capabilities. Work with Ux designer to make design tradeoffs between usability and technical cost. Perform forward looking technical research and high level design, while also looking at shorter-term needs, shorter-term enhancements, and upgrade path.

Guide and coach the team, in technical design, best practices, Javascript coding, debugging, performance, etc. Help to foster an environment of open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort. In general, help to motivate and inspire team members, and lead by example.

Facilitate problem solving and collaboration within and among teams.

Required Skills/Experience

Expert level knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and REST. Significant experience designing and developing rich web UI apps, and underlying UI frameworks, for enterprise or consumer software.

Significant experience with modern JavaScript libraries, patterns, and tooling. Libraries such as Ext JS, JQuery, and Angular, and patterns such as MVC and MVVM. Ability to create concrete, practical designs, with the right tradeoffs and phasing. Ability to guide other team members through full development, deployment, and support.

Strong computer science fundamentals, familiarity with enterprise software architectures, and knowledge of RDBMS and SQL fundamentals. Some back-end Java development experience is a plus. Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues, client-side performance, and security vulnerabilities. Good sense of usability and Ux design. Highly productive. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Citi Channel is an equal opportunity employer.

Please email your resume to careers@citiChannel.com

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Make trip planning fun & the destination an awesome experience…Check out places to see, eat, visit, user reviews, photos, videos, all curated in the context to where you plan to stay… Collaborate with friends & family online & together build that perfect plan.