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

 

 

Partner Relations Manager, Visit Henry County

Visit Henry County, Georgia (VHCG) is the tourism promotion arm of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce. VHCG is seeking an outgoing individual to build relationships with VHCG’s tourism partners. The partner relations manager is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the VHCG stakeholders, developing, and implementing training and educational programing and assisting the Visitors Service Manager with the operations of the VHCG Mobile Visitors Center. This person will professionally and pleasantly interact with a variety people and, as appropriate, will represent VHCG at designated functions. Full Job Description. 

Visitors Services Manager, Visit Henry County 

Visit Henry County, Georgia (VHCG) is the tourism promotion arm of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, charged with marketing the cities of Stockbridge, Hampton and Locust Grove and the unincorporated parts of Henry County. In January of 2023, VHCG launched a mobile visitors center to welcome guests to Henry County and provide them with local information. The Visitors Services Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Mobile Visitors Center both locally and outside Henry County. The Visitors Services Manager is also responsible for all visitor level servicing such as distribution of visitors guide, visitors center programs and group services. Full Job Description. 

 

Vice President of Tourism Development, Discover FoCo (Forsyth County)

The ideal professional candidate for Vice President of Tourism Development for the Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce a/k/a Discover FoCo must be innovative and experienced in the tourism and/or hospitality sector(s); have a proven track record for brand acceleration; possess excellent collaboration and relationship building skills; understand the role of government in tourism; and knowledgeable in tourism marketing and messaging. The individual will be accountable for building brand relevancy, developing alliances with hotel, dining, catering, and venue operators, and communicating at all levels with leaders in the industry sector. Full Job Description / The Chason Group 

 

 

Sales Service Coordinator, VisitColumbusGA

The Columbus Georgia Convention & Visitors Bureau - VisitColumbusGA - is currently hiring a sales service coordinator. The Sales Service Coordinator will support the sales department in achieving the overall mission and purposes through support, events and project management while possessing a sincere interest in destination partners and visitors. Full Position Description.

 

Economic Development Team Member

This position is located with the Georgia Center for Workforce and Economic Resilience and works with state agencies, local governments, development authorities, regional commissions, and other similar organizations to provide applied research and technical assistance focused on economic development and related topics. The main role of this economic development position is to develop and lead technical assistance and applied research projects for state and local government partners. This position will serve as an educational resource for economic development strategy information and best practices in Georgia. The position involves consulting with local government and state government officials; conducting analyses; facilitating planning and public engagement sessions; developing reports; and preparing monographs, reports, datasets, webinars, and other presentations that address practitioner/policymaker needs, with an emphasis on economic development. Link to the job description and application portal for the economic development positions: CVIOG Economic Development Faculty [ugajobsearch.com]

 

E-Mobility Engagement Lead

This position is a leadership position within the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and part of UGA’s overall E-mobility Initiative. This would be great opportunity for the right person to come in and build a team and program around ways that CVIOG and UGA can continue to assist the state and local communities on all things e-mobility (e.g., economic development, workforce development, community development, infrastructure, etc.).  We are looking for someone who can be out in the state, participating in these important conversations, and then connect our resources in a way that can truly inform decision-making (both on the state and local levels). The location of the position is flexible, although it would need to be in Georgia. Link to the application portal CVIOG E-Mobility Engagement Lead [ugajobsearch.com

 

 

Tourism Manager, City of Thomasville

This position is responsible for marketing Thomasville to promote tourism to the area and support the growth of film which will create a positive economic impact for the community. Work involves managing the operations of the Visitors Center and overseeing group travel to Thomasville and Thomas County. The position requires working with tour group leaders, building their itineraries, creating FAM tours as well as overseeing Visitors Center full time and part time employees. It also involves working with film producers, location scouts, and film crews becoming a liaison between the City and the film industry. Full position description.  Job description.  

 

Finance & HR Manager, Gilmer Chamber of Commerce  

The Gilmer Chamber of Commerce seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented Finance and HR Manager to join our team! Under the direction of the CEO/President, the Finance and HR Manager is responsible for ensuring that internal accounting and financial operations comply with Gilmer Chamber’s standards and policies as well as state and federal regulations. This position is also responsible for HR duties including but not limited to processing new hires, onboarding, payroll, insurance, and benefits. The position is full-time/PT negotiable. To Apply for this position: Please send resume, cover letter and references to [email protected]. See more online at https://business.gilmerchamber.com/jobs. The Gilmer Chamber of Commerce is an equal opportunity employer. https://business.gilmerchamber.com/jobs/info/financial-services-finance-and-hr-manager-3584

 

 

 

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 

 

Director of Sales, East Point Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Director of Sales leads initiatives to drive tourism and promote the City of East Point as a world-class destination to group markets. This individual implements sales strategies to generate leads and secure bookings; manages department budget; and directs sales operations to ensure the highest standards for revenue and economic impact goals are met each year. Full position descriptionDirect Inquiries to: [email protected]

 

Events Manager, City of Norcross 

The City of Norcross is looking for a full-time Events Manager. The purpose of this position is to develop and implement tourism-generating strategies including event coordination, planning, research, communications, and related activities for the city. The incumbent in this position will support and organize events for the City of Norcross, ensuring event related tasks are delivered in a professional manner in accordance with organizational goals. Full position description. 

 

EMPLOYMENT & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN ATLANTA, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau

Employment opportunities with Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.. Job descriptions. 

 


 

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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