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Marketing & Public Relations Assistant - (7/23/2012)
Sandy Springs Georgia Hospitality & Tourism
Responsible for the day to day administration of the public relations and marketing program and provide marketing support to the Executive Director. Duties include: Inputs client data for potential leads; Preparation of Sales and Marketing presentations; direct mailings; fulfillment of group inquiries; preparation of bid opportunities and submitting proposals; coordinates site-inspections and familiarization tours. Participates in the execution of special events and promotions. Support the sales efforts; have excellent knowledge of hotels, special events, facilities, venues. Coordinate and maintain a list and inventory of all sales and marketing resources as needed for sales efforts. Maintain and update Hospitality website by creating landing pages and updating transition banners and keeping site information up to date; including calendar of events and special offers. Assist Executive Director with marketing efforts, advertising and preparing monthly reports; research, preparation, design and proofing of collateral and website. Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree in a business related field and a minimum of two (2) years marketing and administrative experience. Minimum typing skill of 50 wpm. Knowledge of Word Press for web, Microsoft Office applications. Must possess exceptional organizations skills with ability to prioritize and multi-task; ability to deal with all levels of personnel in a courteous and efficient manner and exercise discretion on confidential matters. Other duties and qualifications may be applicable to this position. Submit resume with cover letter to Kym.Hughes@SandySpringsga.org no later than August 2nd 2012.

Director of Sales - (7/23/2012)
Athens, Ga., CVB
Home of The University of Georgia and the cultural/entertainment hub of Northeast Georgia, Athens has a population of 117,000 and is located an hour's drive from Atlanta. Description: Position sells Athens as meeting site, sports tournament location, and leisure travel destination. Works cooperatively with hotels and other industry partners to target groups. Oversees sales division, supervising two employees. Qualifications: Drive to excel imperative and attention to detail important. Computer proficient (MS Office, CRM, New Media). Excellent communication skills. Three years proven successful track record in hospitality industry sales. Four-year degree in related area preferred. Travel required. Irregular hours. Send resume by August 3 to: DOS, The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA 30601. Fax: 706.548.0870. E-mail: jennifer@classiccenter.com. No phone calls. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public Information Director - (7/23/2012)
Baton Rouge, LA
(CRT-2012-41917-KA ) This position is located in the Research Unit of the Louisiana Office of Tourism in Baton Rouge, LA. DUTIES: Plan, organize, and conduct familiarization tours of the state to members of the media. Handle all inquiries from the media and route such as per the communication policy. Coordinate and facilitate media missions in conjunction with sales missions. Oversee the collection of both primary and secondary data to conduct trend evaluation and forecasting. Analyze the report data using SPSS software, Microsoft Excel and Access. Direct the promotion of the development of cultural, heritage tourism products and programs and coordinates these efforts with tourism stakeholders. Develop tourism promotion ideas based on the information from visitor and industry research. Announcement closes on 8/3/2012. Please apply directly online through "LA Careers" via the Civil Service website at http://www.civilservice.la.gov by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date of the announcement(s). If you do not have access to a computer to apply directly online, you may submit a hard copy of the revised Civil Service application to the Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism, Human Resources, P.O. Box 94361, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9361 or FAX to 225-342-7928 by 5:00 p.m. on closing date of the announcement.

Tourism Regional Project Manager - (7/20/2012)
Historic Heartland
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Tourism Division promotes the State of Georgia as a tourism destination. The Regional Tourism Program maintains one economic development position within each of the 9 tourism regions. The successful candidate's primary goal is assisting Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce, Main Street, Better Home Town, private sector tourism businesses and local and state leaders to develop and enhance the regional tourism products and work to effectively market those attributes to the broader public. The Regional Tourism Project Manager (TPM) will call on business and community leaders and build important working relationships with individuals throughout the region. Responsibilities also include: seeking opportunities for tourism business development and advancing the creation of jobs and investment in the region. The TPM also has responsibility for: statewide development and implementation of special interest programs; representing the region on sales missions and at travel and trade shows; representing the Tourism division with local stakeholders and at meetings, forums and public events within the region; and scheduling training/development opportunities to ensure that cutting-edge ideas are utilized for the ever changing travel market. Where necessary, the TPM will provide leadership and direction for the Regional Travel Associations and make available information to ensure the group is fully aware of and involved in state opportunities. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Tourism, Public Relations, Economics, or a closely related field AND two (2) years of marketing or closely related experience; OR one year of marketing experience in the tourism industry in Georgia. Excellent communication, customer service, and time management skills. Especially needed are oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including diplomacy, relationship building and motivation skills. High proficiency with MS Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Ability to conduct professional meetings with executives. High level of ethical conduct; ability to work well with others or independently when necessary; ability to adapt quickly to change. Must be willing to travel extensively within the region. Must reside within region. Preferred Qualifications: Three or more years' experience in tourism marketing or economic development. Experience prioritizing and managing multiple projects. Strong presentation skills. Open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed beginning July 24, 2012. Apply ASAP to ensure consideration. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Visitor Information Specialist - (7/20/12)
Lavonia, GA
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Tourism Division promotes the State of Georgia as a tourism destination. Georgia's Visitor Information Centers (VICs) are the first points of contact with more than 13 million visitors each year. The Visitor Information Specialist greets and provides information to travelers regarding events and attractions in Georgia and provides assistance to travelers in planning routes, locating and booking lodging, or locating mechanical, medical or other services as needed. Maintains records of travelers and participates in travel shows or events as a representative of Georgia to encourage tourism which generates tax revenues for the state. Assists with updating event and attraction information for state publications and websites. Participates in planning promotional opportunities and other special projects as requested. Ability to move boxes weighing up to 25 pounds and standing for long periods of time while assisting and greeting visitors is required. Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent, AND one (1) year of full-time experience in customer service, which involved interaction with a wide variety of clients and customers OR Two (2) years of college education. Strong customer service skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications. Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Skill in proofreading and editing written information. Preferred Qualifications: One year of experience in tourism, marketing or public relations Basic knowledge of Georgia regions and attractions. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Georgia Tourism industry experience. Retail sales experience Conversational knowledge of other language(s). Experience giving formal presentations to small or large groups Training in first aid. Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 24, 2012. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Manager - (7/20/2012)
Kingsland Visitor Information Center
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Tourism Division promotes the State of Georgia as a tourism destination. Georgia's Visitor Information Centers (VICs) are the first points of contact with more than 13 million visitors each year. The Visitor Information Center Manager will be responsible for managing the Kingsland Visitor Information Center and overseeing center activities. These will include but are not limited to customer service, team training and leadership, sales and advertising, assisting with content management for websites and publications, partner development and management, displays and overall look and feel of center. Develops and implements special projects and promotions, and ensures that center goals are met. Performs administrative duties: Budget, reporting, hiring, scheduling, employee relations, performance management, and discipline. Identifies staff development needs and ensures that staff members receive necessary training. Attends meetings and gives presentations on behalf of the GDEcD. Ability to move boxes weighing up to 25 pounds and stand for potentially long periods of time while assisting and greeting visitors is required. Two years of experience as an Assistant Manager at a Georgia VIC or as a manager of a similar organization; OR Five years of lead/supervisory worker experience in a VIC or similar organization; OR Bachelor's degree AND three years of lead/supervisory experience in a hospitality or tourism organization. Comprehensive knowledge of the State of Georgia, including regions and attractions, destinations, history, natural resources, businesses and agricultural/manufactured products. Strong customer service skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent proofreading and editing ability. Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of supervisory experience in hospitality, tourism, or other area with a strong customer service focus which included responsibility for administrative functions. Georgia Tourism industry experience. Knowledge of State of Georgia operating policies and procedures. Demonstrated creative thinking and problem solving skills. Experience giving formal presentations Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 24, 2012. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Assistant Manager - (7/20/2012)
Savannah Visitor Information Center
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Tourism Division promotes the State of Georgia as a tourism destination. Georgia's Visitor Information Centers (VICs) are the first points of contact with more than 13 million visitors each year. The Visitor Information Center Assistant Manager will be responsible for assisting the Manager with oversight of the Savannah Visitor Information Center. This will include but is not limited to customer service, team training and leadership, sales and advertising, assisting with content management for websites and publications, partner development and management, displays and overall look and feel of center. Develops and implements special projects and promotions, and ensures that center goals are met. Performs administrative duties: Budget, reporting, hiring, scheduling, employee relations, performance management, and discipline. Identifies staff development needs and ensures that staff members receive necessary training. Attends meetings and gives presentations on behalf of the GDEcD. Ability to move boxes weighing up to 25 pounds and stand for potentially long periods of time while assisting and greeting visitors is required. Minimum Qualifications: Two years of experience as an Information Specialist at a Georgia VIC or similar organization in the tourism industry; OR Three years of experience in a customer service setting communicating information in the tourism or hospitality industry ; OR Bachelor's degree. Comprehensive knowledge of the State of Georgia, including regions and attractions, destinations, history, natural resources, businesses and agricultural/manufactured products. Strong customer service skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent proofreading and editing ability. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) or more years of experience in hospitality, tourism, or other area with a strong customer service focus which included responsibility for administrative functions. Georgia Tourism industry experience. Experience as a supervisor or lead worker. Knowledge of State of Georgia operating policies and procedures. Demonstrated creative thinking and problem solving skills. Experience giving formal presentations Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 24, 2012. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Communications Specialist - (7/17/2012)
New Media
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Communications Specialist, New Media will support the electronic and new media communications efforts of the Tourism division while working closely with staff of the Marketing and Communications division to ensure that all new media marketing efforts support GDEcD's internal and external communications strategy. The Communications Specialist, New Media will be responsible for developing and implementing a new media marketing strategy to promote Georgia tourism and engage travelers online via social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest. The Communications Specialist, New Media will also be responsible for ensuring timely content and dialog with users of all relevant new media sites including development and posting of messages on behalf of the Tourism division, responses to public comments, and promoting/managing contests held through new media channels. Successful candidate will be expected to stay abreast of trends and developments (including new social media resources and tools) in the new media field and ensure that the Tourism division's strategy remains effective for reaching target audiences. This may include performing web-based research (including secondary sources) to develop intelligence on target audiences, industry benchmarks, and competitive landscapes to derive insights that drive strategy. Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing or a closely related field OR three (3) years of experience in communications, public relations, marketing or a closely related field; and excellent writing, editing and copywriting for the web, including expert proofreading skills; Proficiency with business use of new media applications including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Flikr, etc.; Proficiency with Windows 7 environment including MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and similar software; familiarity/experience with HTML and CSS; Strong internet research skills; understand the underlying concepts of technology used to deliver social media components including Facebook's OpenGraph, Flash, HTML, and software and database management principals. Deadline: Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 20, 2012. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Content Manager - (7/17/2012)
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Content Manager will support the communications efforts of the Tourism division while working closely with staff of the Marketing and Communications division to ensure that content supports GDEcD's internal and external communications strategy. The Content Manager will be responsible for overseeing all content for the GDEcD Tourism division, including: developing Tourism division content for the Division's publications, newsletters, collateral materials and websites (www.ExploreGeorgia.org, www.MarketGeorgia.org, and www.GaCivilWar.org); overseeing and editing content developed by others to ensure accuracy and a consistent and appropriate voice that meets GDEcD standards; managing and ensuring the accuracy of a database of partner information regarding events, attractions, and other Georgia tourism products; and assisting with day-to-day management of the Division's communications with statewide staff, stakeholders and tourism industry partners. Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or a closely related field and one (1) year of media/public relations experience that included developing and editing content for publications and websites OR Three (3) years of media/public relations experience that included developing and editing content for publications and websites; AND Excellent writing, copywriting for the web, editing and proofreading skills; Knowledge of editorial methodology and use of corporate brand standards; Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; Strong interpersonal communication skills, commitment to teamwork, and ability to work across departments to coordinate and implement projects; Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Familiar with HTML and CSS; Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and similar tools; Proficient in Silverpop, Constant Contact, and/or MS Outlook to manage e-newsletters; Deadline: Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 20. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

Tourism Product Development Assistant Director - (7/17/2012)
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state's sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia and promoting the state as a location for film, music, and interactive projects. Under immediate supervision of the Director of Tourism Product Development, the Product Development Assistant Director will assist with the implementation and development of tourism product development projects. Responsibilities will include: Working with Georgia community leaders, elected officials and private sector investors to plan and implement new tourism projects, creating jobs and capital investment in Georgia; Provision of assistance to communities in reviewing existing tourism product and developing innovative ways to improve, package and market to current or new market segments, including coordination and execution of tourism resource teams; Maintenance of database and tracking of all current and pending projects. Implementation of special projects and programs relevant to Georgia tourism product development; Initiation and development of intergovernmental relations with State and Federal agencies; Grant program management; Serving as a team leader overseeing colleagues involved in the development and implementation of product development projects; Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in marketing or business, communications, public administration, urban planning or a closely related field AND three (3) years of closely related experience, OR one year of experience at a level equivalent to senior product development specialist; Proficient computer skills (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet required) Experience as a lead worker or supervisor; Strong organizational skills and business development skills. Must be self-motivated with strong desire to succeed; Strong knowledge of downtown development; project development financing and exceptional knowledge of Georgia economic development policy; Strong knowledge of intergovernmental negotiations, contracts and agreements; Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including public speaking skills and professional appearance. Project management experience, preferably including experience with software tools for project management (MS Project or similar); Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and five (5) years of professional experience in state or local government economic development arena; Knowledge and expertise in economic development finance tools, specific to Georgia; Tourism industry or economic development program management experience; Expertise in downtown development; project development financing and exceptional knowledge of Georgia economic development policy; Expertise in intergovernmental negotiations, contracts and agreements; Expertise in the creative economies. Deadline: Open until filled; resumes will be reviewed beginning July 20, 2012. Apply ASAP. To apply for this position, you must submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample via e-mail to: jobs@georgia.org no later than the deadline listed above. Include the position title in the subject line of your e-mail. If you do not have internet access or require accommodation because of a disability, please contact GDEcD Human Resources at 404-962-4000.

General Manager/Sales Manager - (7/16/2012)
The Clarion Inn & Suites Savannah Gateway
We are looking for someone with a "Go Getter"Attitude that can "Hit the ground running". Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years hotel experience with a proven track record for managing expenses, guest satisfaction scores, overall management of the hotel, and knowledge of hotel sales. Candidate would also be responsible for the on property Sales Efforts and would be supported by the Corporate Director of Sales. Must have working knowledge in all Microsoft applications, and Social Media. Knowledge of Country Inn & Suites by Carlson operating policies and procedures as well as OPERA are a plus, but not mandatory. Applicants would be required to run errands for the hotel, attend various meetings in the Community, and do outside sales calls so reliable transportation is a must. Send resume' and salary requirements to: Laurie Lawrence-Rose, HD Hospitality, Inc. Corporate Director of Sales at llawrence-rose@hdcompaniesus.com Please no phone calls.

Sales Manager - (7/16/2012)
Marriott branded Hotel Savannah
Seeking a Full Time Sales Manager for multi-fast paced hotel environments. Marriott or Hilton experience is preferred. Need to be able to multi-task, be proficient on multiple computer software systems and have a positive sales personality. The Sales Manager will be responsible for sales goals, prospecting new business, executing sales contracts, and building client relationships. Hotel Sales Experience is required and Marriott or Hilton experience preferred. Please email resume to the contact information below. Please do not call or drop-by, all resumes received via email will be reviewed. No recruiters, principals only. Cathryn Bowyer Director of Sales SpringHill Suites Savannah Historic District Cathryn.Bowyer@marriott.com

Sales Manager - (7/09/2012)
Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
Full-time Hire Date: TBD - New position - Hire date has not been determined. This individual reports to the President and is responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities for the CVB. Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in designated markets and contributes to the industry related development, training and educational opportunities for staff and volunteers when appropriate. Resumes accepted: jobs@lakelaniercvb.com Or FAX to 678-696-2498

Marketing and Media Coordinator - (6/27/2012)
The purpose of this position is to provide marketing, media and promotional support to the Executive Director and assigned departments. Duties will include: administrative activities; website and social media marketing and data input. Additional duties include: assistance to citizens and the general public; support of departmental functions and staff; assisting in coordinating special events to include planning, information dissemination at community events and other duties as assigned. This position will offer an 18 to 20 hour work week. Qualifications include Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience; 3 plus years sales and/or marketing experience, hospitality industry preferred. Reports to: Executive Director; FLSA: Non - Exempt - Part Time; Effective Date: July 25, 2012. For more information, contact Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism; 5920 Roswell Road, Suite A-118; Sandy Springs, GA 30328; 770-206-1447; 770-206-1439 (fax) www.visitsandysprings.org

Executive Director - (6/18/2012)
The Lawrenceville (Georgia) Tourism and Trade Association (LTTA) is seeking a full-time executive director who will be responsible for the following; event planning; membership development; the administration of the Visitor Information Center in historic downtown Lawrenceville; maintaining and developing the LTTA budget; marketing greater Lawrenceville as a destination point; hiring and developing qualified staff; and all other tasks necessary in the promotion of tourism and trade in the greater Lawrenceville, Georgia area. A bachelor's degree is required for this position. A degree in tourism, hospitality, public relations, marketing or related field is preferred. Prior experience in event planning is required. Candidate must be a team player, results oriented and display strong communication skills. Three to five years of experience in tourism, destination marketing and/or economic development is required for this position. Please submit a cover letter and resume with qualifications to visitlawrenceville@gmail.com by July 13, 2012.

Public Relations Manager - (6/14/2012)
The Charleston West Virginia Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking a full-time communications/PR manager to coordinate the development and delivery of the CVB's messages through traditional and new media channels, including actively identifying, pursuing and securing editorial coverage for the Charleston tourism experience and the CVB. Strong social media skills are required. This position also will oversee special projects as needed. A bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field is desired. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Charleston CVB, 200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston, WV 25301; or by email to Jama.Jarrett@charlestonwv.com by June 30, 2012. (salary range $28-$32K) Entry level candidates encouraged to apply.

Vice President of Sales - (6/14/2012)
The Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking a full-time vice president of sales who will be responsible for supervising and managing the operations and staff of the sales department, including identifying and developing sales strategies that promote Charleston as a prime destination for meetings, conventions and events. Candidate must have knowledge of sales principles and practices, and a proven sales record in the destination industry. A bachelor's degree in tourism, hospitality marketing or related area is desired. Candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Charleston CVB, 200 Civic Center Dr., Charleston, WV 25301; or by email to Jama.Jarrett@charlestonwv.com by June 30, 2012. (salary range $45-$60K, with potential for incentive bonus).

Executive Director, Tourist Development Department - (5/24/2012)
Okaloosa County, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
Executive Director: Plans, organizes and directs the activities and functions of the Tourist Development Department. Develops and manages a staff to facilitate the tourism related affairs of the county, department and related entities. Directs, coordinates and monitors activities of all companies under contract to the department. Works collaboratively with the State of Florida Commission on Tourism/Visit Florida, and related tourist development agencies, councils and organizations toward providing a cohesive regional and statewide effort in promoting economic activity through tourism. Implements and provides administrative direction for improved tourism participation through special events and festivals. Plans and administers beach restoration, maintenance and improvement programs in collaboration with environmental officials to ensure the development of additional public access ways; accommodates preservation of natural dunes, beach areas and related natural resources, and beach restoration projects. Formulates, assembles and administers annual marketing/promotional/advertising/research objectives and strategies. Directs the overall administration of the Emerald Coast Convention Center through the General Manager and his or her staff. Prepares, implements and administers budgetary allocations under established county ordinance and guidelines and state law for the appropriate expenditures of the Tourist Development Trust Funds. Full Job Description & Application: http://goo.gl/FTC7I

Golf Resort General manager - (5/22/2012)
Golf Club and Resort in North Georgia seeking a General Manager to oversee operations for all areas of the resort. The successful candidate will have the ability to grow the business while focusing on membership value and satisfaction. This individual will work with the Board of Directors to plan, implement and evaluate strategic issues. The ability to establish excellent relationships with members, guests, employees and Board members is required. Successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with good follow-through who will develop a collaborative team.Previous experience in golf club and resort management, marketing and computer skills required. Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume with qualifications to: golfgafl@hotmail.com

Travel & Tourism Executive Director - (3/31/2012)
Plans, develops, organizes, supervises and directs the operation of the Henderson County Travel & Tourism Department; develops long-range strategic plan & marketing strategies to increase area tourism; supervises departmental staff and volunteers; prepares and administers departmental budget ; supervises and operates an in-house advertising agency; oversees festivals and special events; represents the department at meetings, travel and trade shows, and conducts presentations to various organizations; works closely with public officials and community leaders to support tourism in the area. Functions as a department head within the County organizational structure. Reports to the Chairman of the Travel & Tourism Board of Directors. Requires thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of travel and tourism and public relations; of technical process, procedures and methods used in producing publications and other printed material; of video production equipment and publication-related software; excellent communication skills. Requires education/experience equivalent to a four-year degree in tourism or related field and considerable management experience in the travel and tourism industry, preferably at the director level. Salary $50-70,000. Submit county application and resume with salary history to Henderson County HR Department, 211 First Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792, www.hendersoncountync.org/hrd

Senior Sales Manager - (3/31/2012)
The Macon-Bibb Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for the position of Senior Sales Manager. Promote Macon-Bibb County as a destination for conventions, meetings, trade shows, and other defined activities by soliciting assigned sales accounts and markets. This position requires travel and occasional weekend and after hours works. Please send resume to: Irish Hubbard at ihubbard@maconga.org. No Phone Calls, please.

Customer Service / Sales Support - (3/31/2012)
VIP Travel is looking for someone to handle Customer Service / Sales Support in Cleveland, Georgia - positions to start immediately and will be 32 hours minimum. Minimum Skills: Ability and desire to provide exceptional customer service, excellent organizational skills and detailed oriented with ability to handle multifaceted projects. Will need to work well independently and under pressure. Prior experience in sales or managing travel a plus. Complete training as required to remain on the job. Would like someone with 36 Months Experience and 16 Years Education (or proof of other relevant experience and / or education to equal. Preferred Skills - Travel Industry Experience. Job Description: Job duties of customer service / sales support include responsibility for greeting customers in courteous, friendly and professional manner. Maintaining accurate and complete client profiles, e-mail and mailing list information. Will be responsible for accurate invoicing of all reservations including but not limited to air, car, hotel, cruise, tour etc is required as well as interfacing with multiple online systems while speaking with customers. Candidate will be expected to participate fully as a team member to assist as needed in completing all functions related to servicing the client, including ticketing processing, clerical functions and finalizing travel details. Researching and negotiating travel arrangements will be a part of the duties as well as providing solutions to travel-related problems clients encounter by customer service referral. Knowledge of Georgia and local region would be preferred. Send resumes to info@vipalpinetours.com or fax to 706-348-7792.

Manager - (3/31/2012)
The Village at Indian Springs (TVAIS) has an exciting opportunity for an energetic, personable, organized Manager experienced in the hospitality marketing, staff management and budget management. TVAIS is entering its sixth year as a unique nature and history oriented, high-end destination for families, weddings, and events. The position will begins March 15 with responsibilities to plan and oversee marketing and management of functions and events, personnel, and facilities. Events range from weddings, music concerts, fashion shows, and special sales promotions within the 5 boutiques on site, the gardens, and the Holloway rental cottages. Reporting directly to the Owner, additional expectations will include assisting in strategic planning, outreach to local, state, national and international agencies and potential clients, as well as financial reporting and budgeting. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send resume and salary requirements to Frankie@TheVillageatIndianSprings.com

Manager, National Council Relations - (2/21/2012)
Manage the daily operations of U.S. Travel's National Council of State Tourism Directors (NCSTD), Destination Council (DC), Meeting and Incentive Travel Council (MIT) and support the National Council of Attractions (NCA) as needed. Duties include but are not limited to: managing the daily activity of the three councils; provide project management support for ESTO; manage the council awards programs; maintain the online presence of the councils and ESTO; oversee the composition of two email newsletters; develop content and manage the online council community; and other duties as assigned. Prospective candidates should submit resume and cover letter to kreinhard@ustravel.org.


 
 

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