GACVB Career Center

Job opportunities with destination marketing organizations and industry partners in tourism, hospitality, and economic development. Please direct inquiries regarding these positions to the contact information provided by these organizations.

This Career Center is sponsored by "Promoter" Level Ally and corporate member-partner, The Chason Group, Inc. 

 

 

MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES 

 

President & CEO, Gilmer Chamber / Ellijay, Georgia 

Overview: The Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce in Ellijay, Georgia has launched a search for a president and chief executive officer. The Chason Group has been retained to lead the executive search. Applicants interested in the president’s position should have experience in the tourism, specifically outdoor recreation and agritourism, industry. Key Skill Sets: The search committee is seeking professionals with excellent communications skills. Written, verbal, listening and digital media communication skill sets are vital for the position. A collaborative leadership style is preferred by the committee. The successful candidate will be working with small and large groups on a continuous basis – including a board of directors, members, internal team, government entities on the local, regional, state and national levels, other non-profit groups and the general public. Candidates will be responsible for developing an organizational culture that exudes partnerships for the global success of the chamber. The candidate chosen for the position will serve as the key resource in relating policies, strategies and various courses of action – internal and external. Full position announcement, requirements, and application information here. 

 

 

Conference Sales Director, Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Conference Center & Tourism Authority

The Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Conference Center & Tourism Authority is looking for a Conference Sales Director to oversee the implementation and evaluation of all revenue-producing programs for the Rainwater Conference Center. This individual will act as the strategic business leader of the Sales Department, overseeing the development, implementation and management of sales strategies and performance to ensure sales goals are achieved. Full position overview, qualifications, and submission information. 

Marketing Manager, Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Conference Center & Tourism Authority

The Valdosta-Lowndes Co. (Ga.) Conference Center & Tourism Authority has an immediate opening for Marketing Manager. This full-time, salaried position requires an individual with strong advertising placement and public relations skills, exemplary graphic design skills, social media experience, organizational skills and enthusiasm for generating results. Ideal candidates will have 3 years of destination marketing and public relations experience or comparable experience. Strong communications skills and willingness to take initiative is a must. Some travel is required and candidates must be comfortable on a trade show floor. Computer skills, including Excel, Adobe Suite products and PowerPoint are essential. Interested candidates should e-mail resumes and salary requirements to [email protected] no later than June 5. No phone calls. Click here for full requirements and more about Valdosta-Lowndes County. 

Banquet Chef, Valdosta-Lowndes Co. Conference Center & Tourism Authority

The Valdosta-Lowndes Co. (Ga.) Conference Center & Tourism Authority has an immediate opening for Banquet Chef. This full-time, salaried position requires an individual with a strong work ethic and ability to assist the Executive Chef in directing, managing and supervising Catering staff. The ideal candidate can maintain the highest standards of food and beverage quality and service to maximize profits. The individual must be capable of monitoring food, beverage and labor budgets and objectives and ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards. Strong communications skills and willingness to take initiative is a must. Interested candidates should e-mail resumes and salary requirements to [email protected]. No phone calls. Click here for full requirements and more about Valdosta-Lowndes County. 

 

 

Georgia Department of Economic Development Tourism Division

For career opportunities to join the tourism team, please visit these current openings at Explore Georgia, Tourism Division of GDEcD 

 

The Chason Group, Inc. 

For positions in community and economic development, tourism, destination attractions, government affairs, and more, please visit these executive search opportunities through The Chason Group

 

 

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