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 sponsored by GACVB Ally, 'Champion' Level partner The Chason Group, Inc. 

 

 

MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES 

 

President and Chief Executive Officer, Uptown Columbus, Inc. 

The President and CEO of Uptown Columbus, Inc., which includes the Business Improvement District and Whitewater Management LLC, will provide direction and leadership to fulfill the organization’s mission: Plan, manage, maintain and develop Uptown to make it an inviting, accessible, livable and perpetually active urban space ... that enhances living, working, entertainment, shopping, the arts and learning. With guidance from the Board of Directors, the President and CEO supervises, directs and manages the day-to-day business and management of each organization and makes the necessary decisions for effective and efficient management of the organization. The ideal candidate will have a business mindset and will be able to see the “big picture” in a variety of settings. They will take actions to enhance the company’s cash flow while keeping the human factor in perspective. The goal is to drive the organization’s development and guide it towards long-term success. TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected]  Full description and requirements 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. 

 

Executive Director, Discover Dunwoody

Discover Dunwoody, the convention and visitors bureau for the City of Dunwoody, Georgia located on the northside of metropolitan Atlanta, has launched a search for an Executive Director. The Search Committee is seeking a professional with a proven tenure in sales strategic planning; demonstrated knowledge of standards and best practices for destination marketing organizations; as well as a history of involvement in relevant professional organizations. The Discover Dunwoody mission is to generate economic development by effectively marketing the facilities of the community and the surrounding areas as a preferred business, convention and tourism destination. Discover Dunwoody is the visitor’s and meeting professional’s trusted partner – the heart, soul and energy of the destination. Click here for the full position announcement, requirements, and how to apply through The Chason Group, Inc. executive search. 

 

President, Covington Newton County Chamber of Commerce 

General responsibilities: Directs activities of Chamber of Commerce to promote business, industrial and job development, and civic improvements in community by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. For essential job functions, membership responsibilities and tourism industry-related duties. See full Chamber President job description.   Position posted until 3/31/2020. Direct Inquiries [email protected]

 

 

 

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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