Director of Tourism

Job Description: 

The Director of Tourism is responsible for: 
Developing a visionary tourism marketing plan for the Town based on existing or newly developed programs, resource allocation and industry trends & data;
Directs the development of all tourism & travel marketing & creates strategic plans based on increasing travel to the town Reviewing visitor data and conducting market research to develop plans for programs & advertising;
Developing & managing an all-inclusive public relations program using all types of media in the effort to reach as many groups & individuals as possible;
Managing website & social media;
Developing, organizing, and promoting special events & activities for the Town
Researching, writing, & administering available grant opportunities to assist funding for tourism & economic development projects 
Directing & managing the Abingdon Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Tourist Information Center;
Establishing & maintaining effective working relationships with local & regional community organizations & business groups

This job has a deadline.
Job Deadline: 
Friday, March 31, 2017
Position Type: 
Full Time
Salary: 
DOQ
Benefits: 
Yes, Full Benefits
Job Category: 
Economic Development
Job Location: 
Abingdon, VA
City, Town, or County: 
Town of Abingdon