Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. (NOC 0015)

About this job

Senior managers in this group:

  • plan, organize, control, direct and run broadcasting, trade or other service companies through middle managers.
  • create policies to manage the direction of these companies, either alone or working with a board of directors.
  • work in establishments in broadcasting and related media services, wholesale trade, retail trade, accommodation and food service, and other services.
Common job titles
  • chair - trade, broadcasting
  • chief exec. officer (CEO), travel agency
  • chief financial officer (CFO), sports club
  • manager, operations
  • president
  • restaurant chain corporate controller
  • chair - trade, broadcasting
  • chief exec. officer (CEO), travel agency
  • chief financial officer (CFO), sports club
  • chief operating officer
  • chief privacy officer - trade, broadcasting and other services, NEC
  • executive director

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$73,538

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

Senior managers in this group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • develop goals for the company and create policies and programs
  • create and organize major departments and related senior staff positions
  • assign resources to carry out policies and programs
  • establish financial and management policies
  • develop and approve promotional campaigns and approve human resource planning
  • select middle managers, directors or other executive staff
  • direct the work of regions, divisions or departments
  • represent the company in negotiations or other official functions

Special duties

Senior managers in this group may specialize in areas such as finance, marketing or human resources or in the sale of a particular product or provision of a particular service.

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this group:

  • Senior managers in this group typically work in a conventional office environment.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • A university degree or college diploma in business administration, finance or other discipline related to the service provided is usually required.
  • Several years of experience as a middle manager in trade, broadcasting or other service are usually required.
  • Specialization in a particular functional area or service is possible through specific university or college training in that area or through previous experience.
  • Senior managers in finance usually require a professional accounting designation.

Skills

  • Innovative
  • Social
  • Directive
  • Verbal & Written Comprehension
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Hospitality/Tourism Management

For more information about programs offered specifically for this career, visit EducationPlannerBC.

Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
130
Average annual employment growth:
0.6%
Expected number of job openings:
70
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
120
Average annual employment growth:
1.0%
Expected number of job openings:
70
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
4,310
Average annual employment growth:
1.3%
Expected number of job openings:
2,470
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
450
Average annual employment growth:
1.7%
Expected number of job openings:
320
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
540
Average annual employment growth:
1.4%
Expected number of job openings:
330

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

The boundaries of this unit group are defined by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which includes Broadcasting and Telecommunications, Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Accommodation and Food Service, and Other Services not classified elsewhere

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.