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, Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce

The Darien-McIntosh County Chamber of Commerce is seeking applications for the position of president. The position reports to the Chairman of the Board of Directors and is the paid executive of the Chamber.  The president is responsible for establishing and executing major goals and objectives for the Chamber and Regional Visitor Information Center.  The president is responsible for providing recommendations, leadership, direction and guidance to coordinate Chamber and Visitor Center activities.  The president is responsible for the daily operations of the Chamber as well as the Regional Visitor Information Center. Applicants must have strong communication skills, knowledge of basic computer programs including but not limited to Micro-Soft Word, Excel and Quickbooks. Those who are interested in the position should have a degree in administration, finance, marketing or the equivalent experience.  They should have thorough knowledge of the community and an understanding of business, and the economic climate in McIntosh County as well as the state of Georgia. They should also have a thorough knowledge of tourism and marketing. Applications can be printed from McIntoshchamber.com or you can be requested by emailing [email protected]

Tourism Program Coordinator, Douglasville CVB

This position is responsible for welcoming visitors to the Douglasville Welcome Center.  The person in this position provides accurate information on the local and regional tourism product to include way-finding, hotels, attractions, merchants, and events.  Ensures the Welcome Center is kept in organized, neat condition. Full job description and requirements link here or attached PDF City of Douglasville. 

 

President & CEO, Explore Newnan-Coweta (ENC)

(Newnan, Georgia) Explore Newnan-Coweta, Inc. (ENC) is a newly formed 501c-6 and has been designated as the community’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO). ENC is seeking a tourism professional to serve as the organization’s first president and chief executive officer. The newly appointed president will have the opportunity to build the organization and team from ground up. As a salaried full-time employee, the professional reports to the chair of the board and serves as the spokesperson for tourism in Newnan and Coweta County. The Chason Group has been retained to lead the executive search.

 

Tourism, Marketing and Special Events Coordinator, Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center

The Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization serving as the Welcome Center for Eatonton / Putnam County. The Tourism & Special Events Coordinator is a full time, salaried position holding a dual role: promoting Eatonton-Putnam County as a tourist destination thus creating heads in beds, as well as fundraising for the Chamber through events. Promoting Eatonton-Putnam County as a tourist destination includes creating a marketing plan that encompasses participating in state, regional and local organizations; designing and distributing brochures on local attractions; creating advertising; and always serving as a gracious host to tourists, travel writers, tour groups and the local community. The fundraising efforts include complete execution of the annual events: A spring Golf Tournament and the Taste of Eatonton. The Tourism & Special Events Coordinator also assists in promoting any other annual events that bring in tourists, such as the Dairy Festival etc.  Full job description and requirements.    Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce, 108 West Marion Street, P.O. Box 4088, Eatonton, GA 31024, 706-485-7701 | [email protected] , www.visiteatonton.com

 

Manager of Marketing & Communications, Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau

Summary of Position:  The purpose of this position is to promote and market Albany as a tourism and film destination.  This is accomplished by proactively coordinating marketing, public relations, film and sales programs through website and material management; events and activities production; and partner and information resources maintenance and management. Full job description and requirements.  

 

Marietta Welcome Center Manager, Visit Marietta GA

Do you enjoy helping people, making connections and take proud ownership of what you do? Do you find yourself dreaming of your next vacation destination or weekend warrior road trip? If you answered yes, then keep reading. The Marietta Visitors Bureau and Welcome Center is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to promote Marietta as a premier destination for visitors traveling to the metro Atlanta area. Located in a historic train depot on the Marietta Square, the Welcome Center traditionally sees over 25,000 visitors a year. We are looking for a new manager to help us with greeting guests and providing regional travel information (lodging, dining, attractions, and travel route directions). This role is also responsible for coordinating volunteers, managing the gift shop and seeing our center is presentable for our guests. The new manager will have the opportunity to build relationships with our Marietta community and state tourism partners, plan/attend special events and learn all there is do throughout our beautiful state of Georgia! Full position announcement, requirements, and application information here. 

 

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. 

 

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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