The County of Brunswick is seeking an experienced Tourism Coordinator to perform administrative work establishing and maintaining communications with a variety of groups, individuals and commissions, developing and assisting in promotion of tourism products, marketing the County’s attractions, developing and maintaining a marketing plan, attending events, and related work as apparent or assigned.
Duties include but not limited to:
Facilitates the development, planning, organization and implementation of tourism programs for the County in coordination with Towns and other localities.
Implements and updates the Tourism Plan; works closely with communities to enhance existing tourism products and develop new products.
Establishes and maintains ongoing communication with government, business, civic and cultural institution leaders, convention and event planners and the local tourism industry.
Works with State and regional tourism agencies and recreation departments to advertise the area and promote special events.
Develops and raises funds for special events.
Prepares and submits applications for external funding including grant writing.
Develops and implements the annual operating and marketing plan to promote the County to local, State, regional, national and international audiences.
Prepares and administers marketing programs; develops and places advertisements promoting the area; speaks at various community and civic organizations, events and meetings.
Directs the preparation of and maintains the department’s annual budget; monitors expenditures; oversees the creation of financial and annual audit reports.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, preferably with coursework in business administration, communications, marketing or related field and considerable experience in grant writing, tourism, promotion, marketing and product development, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Interested applicants should visit our website at www.brunswickco.com for full job description and application packet or obtain an application packet during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) at the Department of Human Resources, 228 North Main Street, Suite 200, Lawrenceville, VA 23868. Applications must be submitted by the deadline to email@example.com. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.