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  • 5/24/17 Internship | Southeast Tourism Society in Roswell, Georgia (North Atlanta)

    INTERNSHIP 

    Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has an internship available for fall semester.  This role will support the STS Staff with a variety of responsibilities that engage all facets of the organization and provides an opportunity to learn more about the tourism industry from a regional perspective.

    Duties & Responsibilities:    Organize STS Top 20 Festival and Event Submissions on a quarterly basis, including data entry, payment records and confirmation of files received.   Work with the Director of Communications in relation to social media content and strategy as well as development of marketing materials.  Assist with incoming calls and questions pertaining to STS.   Support VP of Operations in organizing support materials for STS events and conferences.  Additional duties as assigned.

    Requirements:  Hospitality and Tourism major/minor preferred. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and Powerpoint (Microsoft Access a plus but not required) Familiarity with social media platforms, particularly Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Must read, write, and speak the English language.  Must have and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills.  Must have accurate typing and data entry skills.  Creativity and willingness to share new ideas are always welcome.

    Report To:  Director of Communications

    Start/End Date:  August  –  End of Fall Semester

    Hours:  Two days a week from 9am-5pm 

    To Apply:  Interested candidates may send their resume and cover letter to Wendy Thomas 

  • 8/3/17 Director of Leisure Sales & Events | Visit Mobile in Mobile, AL

    DIRECTOR OF LEISURE SALES & EVENTS

    The Director of Leisure Sales and Events leads, directs and executes the duties of group sales, convention services and experience relating to hospitality, sales, convention and event planning and travel activities to include various sales market segments.   The purpose of this position is to ensure the above directives are accomplished and to support the goals of Visit Mobile. The Director must be familiar with Mobile's Tourism attractions/events/hotels and be brilliant with working relationships between stakeholders. It includes the core competencies of Sales, Service and Experience for the Leisure and Convention Guests.  Read Full Details Here

    TO APPLY:  Email resume to Jay Garraway 

     

  • 8/3/17 Leisure Sales & Events Manager | Visit Mobile in Mobile, AL

    LEISURE SALES & EVENTS MANAGER

    The Leisure Sales and Events Manager executes the duties related to group sales, convention services, experience to hospitality sales, convention and event planning and travel activities to include various sales market segments.

    The purpose of this position is to ensure the above directives are accomplished and to support the goals of Visit Mobile. The Manager must be familiar with Mobile's Tourism attractions/events/hotels and be brilliant with working relationships between stakeholders. It includes the core competencies of Sales, Service and Experience for the Leisure and Convention Guests. Read Full Details Here

    TO APPLY:  Email resume to Jay Garraway 

     

  • 8/2/17 Director of Marketing | Wilmington and Beaches CVB in Wilmington, NC

    DIRECTOR OF MARKETING:

    The Wilmington, NC and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is looking for a Director of Marketing with experience in content creation, social media, publications production and knowledge of tourism marketing trends.  Full Details HERE

    Deadline to apply is August 25, 2017

  • 8/1/17 Executive Director | Georgia Association of Visitor Bureaus in Atlanta, Ga.

    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

    The Executive Director for the Georgia Association of Conventions & Visitors Bureaus (GACVB) is responsible for being the leading voice for the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the State of Georgia. This includes legislative advocacy, annual conference/event planning, association management and membership growth and management.  The Georgia Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (GACVB) is a statewide membership association formed as a nonprofit  corporation with 501c6 status from the IRS.  The mission of the GACVB is to be the unified voice of Georgia’s destination marketing organizations and provide industry education and professional development opportunities to members. 

     Please see full job description HERE  

    Resumes must be submitted to admin@gacvb.com by September 1, 2017

    Only resumes emailed to admin@gacvb.com will be considered. Please do not send your resume and/or cover letter to any individual GACVB board members. Any inquiries should be sent to the selection committee rather than to the GACVB office. 

  • 7/28/17 Convention Services Manager | Visit Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida

    CONVENTION SERVICES MANAGER:

    The Convention Services Manager provides the highest quality customer service to meeting planners, convention attendees, exhibitors, vendors and all others associated with the successful functioning of conventions and meetings.  Please see full job description HERE.

     Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Brian Fike 

  • 7/28/17 Senior Convention Services Manager | Visit Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida

    SENIOR CONVENTION SERVICES MANAGER:

    The Senior Convention Services Manager manages the Convention Services Department to provide the highest quality customer service to meeting planners, convention attendees, exhibitors, vendors and all others associated with the successful functioning of conventions and meetings.  Please see full job description HERE  

    Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Brian Fike 

  • 7/27/17 Content Specialist | Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism in Gulf Shores, Ala.

    CONTENT SPECIALIST

    Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism is seeking a Content Specialist for the marketing team. The ideal candidate is experienced with content planning and development, including copywriting, SEO and HTML. Experience with web development, WordPress, email marketing, and social media are required. A college degree in journalism, communications or digital production with hospitality or tourism industry experience preferred. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    TO APPLY:  Email your cover letter, resume and salary history to Laura Beebe. The deadline to apply is August 14, 2017.  

  • 7/26/17 Convention Sales Manager | Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau in Virginia Beach, VA

    CONVENTION SALES MANAGER

    The ideal candidate will have national association experience in the Washington D.C. market, soliciting new business in the Meetings & Convention market, sending leads to hotel and convention center sales as well as the meeting industry. Must also have ability to travel overnight to D.C region with experience in packaging citywide opportunities, negotiations, special deals, rebates, and other negotiating tools to develop business proposal and presentations. Candidate must also have experience with the formal bid process and be able to make presentations to Meeting Planners, Board of Directors, and/or Government agencies. Candidate will also be required to identify target account list and develop tailored marketing plan in accordance with VBCVB sales goals and booking guidelines.  Full Job Description Here.

    NOTE: This position will close on 8/8/17 at 12:01 AM. All applications must be received no later than Midnight on 8/7/17.  Applications must be submitted via www.vbgovcareers.com 

     

  • 7/26/17 Welcome Center Supervisor | Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism in Gulf Shores, Ala.

    WELCOME CENTER SUPERVISOR

    Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism is searching for a full-time Gulf Shores Welcome Center Supervisor dedicated to providing exceptional external and internal customer service. Qualified applicants are detail focused, very comfortable working with the public, technology and training new employees in addition to exhibiting high levels of problem solving skills and local knowledge. This position works in tandem with part-time employees in the welcome center lobby while supervising the facility. High school diploma or equivalent required while a BA college degree is preferred. Prior experience in the tourism industry, retail merchandising display, and CRM database are all pluses. Wage based on experience and benefit package included. EOE

    TO APPLY:  Send a cover letter and resume to Kim Chapman  prior to August 25.    

  • 7/14/17 Sales Manager | Haywood County TDA in Maggie Valley, NC

    SALES MANAGER:

    The Haywood County TDA (Visit NC Smokies) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sales Manager.  The candidate should have a minimum of 5 years in hospitality sales.  The Sales Manager will be responsible for Group Sales and Meetings/Convention Sales.  The Sales Manager will report to the Executive Director.  The Group Sales initiative is a relatively new program for the TDA and has the potential for substantial growth with a highly motivated person in the Sales Manager position.  Salary will be competitive and includes benefits. Interested candidates should send a resume by August 4th to Lynn Collins via Email.  To see full job description visit their Website and click on Job Posting.

  • Jobs & Internships | VISIT FLORIDA, Tallahassee, Florida

    VISIT FLORIDA®, The Official Tourism Marketing Corporation for the State of Florida, serves as Florida's official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. VISIT FLORIDA is not a government agency, but rather a not-for-profit corporation created as a public/private partnership by the Florida Legislature in 1996. As the Sunshine State's No. 1 industry, tourism was responsible for welcoming 98.5 million visitors in 2014 and employing more than 1.1 million Floridians. VISIT FLORIDA facilitates tourism industry participation in domestic and international travel trade and consumer shows, as well as media missions to the top global visitor markets. VISIT FLORIDA also works closely with travel agents, tour operators, meeting and event planners, and is responsible for operating Florida's five Official Welcome Centers. VISIT FLORIDA currently has 133.5 full - and part-time positions in Florida and an international team of contracted staff covering Canada, China, India, Germany, Latin America and the United Kingdom. VISIT FLORIDA's corporate office is located at 2540 W. Executive Center Circle, Suite 200, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. Current Openings listed HERE

     

  • Career Search | Georgia Department of Economic Development, Atlanta, Georgia

    Join our team! The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, ensure a skilled and capable workforce to meet employer needs, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects. GDEcD is a professional, fast-paced, results-oriented environment and we seek dynamic professionals to fill the positions listed below. We also have an ongoing internship program to help students learn more about the workplace and prepare for careers. We welcome and encourage you to apply for any open position that you feel is a good fit for your skills and interests. Current Openings listed HERE

  • Career Opportunities | State of South Carolina

    Something for Everyone - As the state’s largest employer, South Carolina state government offers employment in a wide variety of career fields all across the state.  Career Development - As a large and diverse employer, South Carolina state government offers many opportunities for career advancement and training and development. Generous Benefits - Great health insurance, retirement plan options, paid vacation and sick leave, and more!  South Carolina state government offers a wide range of benefits to full-time, permanent employees.  Work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to some employees. Public Service - Every job in South Carolina state government exists to serve the citizens of the Palmetto State. A career with us gives you the opportunity to live in, work for, and give back to our great state! Current Openings listed HERE

     

  • NCWorks Online | North Carolina Department of Commerce

    NCWorks Online   Connecting Talent to Jobs A one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information. Current Openings listed HERE

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