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 

 

 

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 


 

Communications Coordinator, Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber and Visitors Bureau

The primary responsibility of the Communications Coordinator is to regularly promote Discover Dahlonega and the Dahlonega Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce, its members, and Dahlonega and Lumpkin County tourism assets, special events, and festivals to visitors and residents. This employee will also assist staff in generating non dues revenue in designated program. Full job description and requirements. 


Discover Dunwoody Seeking Executive Director For Destination Marketing Organization: (Dunwoody, Georgia) Discover Dunwoody, the Destination Marketing Organization and convention and visitors bureau for the City of Dunwoody, Georgia, has initiated a search for an Executive Director.  The Chason Group has been retained to lead the process. The mission of Discover Dunwoody is to generate economic development by effectively marketing the facilities of the community and 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. 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.  Experience in marketing will be key for the position as the world emerges post-COVID. Led by an eleven-member Board of Directors and professional staff of three, Discover Dunwoody had a pre-COVID annual budget of approximately $1.7 million generated by hotel/motel tax revenues. For the complete position announcement, please click here.


City of Norcross, Event 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. Department: Welcome Center / Downtown. Full position description and application process. 


 

Executive Director of the Marietta Visitor Bureau

The primary goal for the Executive Director of the Marietta Visitors Bureau (Marietta Welcome Center, Inc.) is to encourage traveler engagement within the Marietta city limits by collaborating with community and metro Atlanta partners to create and promote desired traveler experiences resulting in increased visitation and visitor spending. Full job description and requirements. 


 

 

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


 

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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