Director of Tourism

Reports to the Alliance fror Dade President & CEO

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A self motivator with excellent organizational skills, including the ability to implement Alliance plans and programs.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and positively with others of diverse backgrounds, opinions, and needs.
  • Sound problem solving skills and ability to make decisions that reflect the best interest of the organization.
  • Computer literacy and ability to work with software functions such as email, word processing, spreadsheets, and accounting systems.  Knowledge of basic bookkeeping.
  • Ability to schedule and host videoconference meetings (Zoom, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Professional and positive image to members and the greater community through appropriate appearance and grooming, demeanor, and comments.
  • Minimum high school diploma with some college recommended.
  • Must pass Georgia Regional Visitor Information Center (RVIC) certifications test.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Tourism Promotion

  • Work collaboratively with third-party marketing firms to develop an annual plan for tourism promotion.
  • Manage the Alliance for Dade Welcome Center and engage visitors.
  • Ensure compliance with all State of Georgia Regional Visitor Information Center (RVIC) requirements.
  • Attend training meetings required to maintain compliance with RVIC guidelines.
  • Administer all workflow within the Alliance operations, to include daily administration, meeting notices, schedules for activities and special events.
  • Manage all incoming mail, phone calls, and emails and make appropriate responses.
  • Ensure that the Alliance for Dade website reflects current information.
  • Assist with press releases and articles for newsletters.
  • Maintain and regularly update all Alliance social media accounts
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of media contacts.

Investor Services

  • Maintain an up-to-date list of all Alliance Investors and ensure their information is correct.
  • Receive all Investor applications, check for accuracy, and receive payments.
  • Prepare and deliver new Investor packets.
  • Arrange training and networking opportunities for Investors and assist in implementation.
  • Assist with Investor retention and growth.
  • Coordinate Investor milestone events – ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, anniversaries, etc.
  • Use relevant data and information to monitor the programs and services of the Alliance for Dade and maintain accurate records.

Accounting and Reporting

  • Enter receipts for investments and event registration in financial software system.
  • Prepare deposits and ensure copies of checks are filed appropriately.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Ensure monthly visitor information is reported to the President & CEO and forwarded to Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Office Operations

  • Ensure adequate level of office supplies, brochures and other information and promotional materials are maintained.
  • Coordinate Welcome Center maintenance and place appropriate service calls.
  • Recommend and ensure approved office procedures are followed and manage overhead costs within the approved budget.
  • Maintain organized paper filing system and back up files online.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to any part-time Welcome Center staff and volunteers.
  • General housekeeping duties in the Welcome Center.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The Director of Tourism will primarily work in an office-based setting in the Alliance for Dade Welcome Center.
  • Travel required to annual RVIC conference and six hours of cross-training meetings annually.
  • Attendance required at Alliance for Dade sponsored events.

TIME DEMANDS

  • Forty hours per week, some Saturdays required.
  • Some evening or weekend special events as needed.

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Commensurate with experience.

 

Are you the person we’re looking for?  Submit your resume:

careers@alliancefordade.com