• Employment Opportunities

    Virginia Tourism Corporation Jobs 

    Tourism Relations Manager

    Caroline Welcome Center

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is seeking a Tourism Relations Manager for the Caroline Welcome Center. The Tourism Relations Manager will manage the operations and administrative responsibilities of the welcome center; supervise staff; provide comprehensive travel information and assistance to the traveling public; and serve as a liaison with members of the Virginia tourism industry.

    Candidates must have solid experience in management and supervision, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively interact with staff and co-workers, tourism industry, local and state government officials and the public-at-large. The successful candidate will instill an environment that cultivates superior customer service. Public speaking experience is a plus. Overnight travel to Virginia destinations is required. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment and exercise sound judgment in decision making. Work schedule flexibility is a must, as holiday and weekend work is required. A strong knowledge of the region’s tourism assets is preferred. A college degree or 5+ years of relevant experience required with at least 2 years in the hospitality industry. College level classes in management, communications, and/or hospitality is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, is a plus. A valid driver’s license is required. Salary minimum: $41,100.

    Please apply online @ https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19198182

    Assistant Manager

    Caroline Welcome Center

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is seeking an Assistant Manager for the Virginia Welcome Center at Caroline. This individual will provide comprehensive travel information and assistance to the traveling public; assume full responsibility for the operation of the Welcome Center in absence of manager; assist manager with daily operations; manage brochure distribution program; review new brochures, news and event releases and feature articles; and perform general office duties.

    Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to effectively interact with staff and co-workers, tourism industry, local and state government officials and public-at-large, and have the physical ability to lift up to 30 pounds. The successful candidate will instill an environment that cultivates superior customer service. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as within a team environment and exercise sound judgment in decision making. Work schedule flexibility is a must, as holiday and weekend work is required. A strong knowledge of Virginia’s travel product, roads and highway system and travel industry experience is preferred. Bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of relevant experience required with at least 2 years in hospitality industry. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, is a plus. A valid driver’s license is required. Salary minimum: $25,900.

    Please apply online @ https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19198222

    Application deadline: February 3, 2017.

    Tourism Counselor (Part-Time)

    Caroline Welcome Center

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is seeking a Tourism Counselor for its Caroline Welcome Center. This individual will provide travel information and assistance to the traveling public, restock brochure racks, assist the welcome center manager with daily operations and perform general office duties.

    The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and lift up to 30 pounds. Holiday and weekend work is required. Knowledge of Virginia’s travel product, roads and highway systems and travel industry experience preferred. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet is a plus. High school diploma required. Salary minimum: $11.15/hour.

    Please apply online @ https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19198162

    Application deadline: February 3, 2017.

    Tourism Counselor (Part-Time)

    Fredericksburg Welcome Center

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is seeking a Tourism Counselor for its Fredericksburg Welcome Center. This individual will provide travel information and assistance to the traveling public, restock brochure racks, assist the welcome center manager with daily operations and perform general office duties.

    The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and lift up to 30 pounds. Holiday and weekend work is required. Knowledge of Virginia’s travel product, roads and highway systems and travel industry experience preferred. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet is a plus. High school diploma required. Salary minimum: $11.15/hour.

    Please apply online @ https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19198102

    Application deadline: February 3, 2017.

    Tourism Counselor (Part-Time)

    Rocky Gap Welcome Center

    The Virginia Tourism Corporation is seeking a Tourism Counselor for its Rocky Gap Welcome Center. This individual will provide travel information and assistance to the traveling public, restock brochure racks, assist the welcome center manager with daily operations and perform general office duties.

    The candidate must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and lift up to 30 pounds. Holiday and weekend work is required. Knowledge of Virginia’s travel product, roads and highway systems and travel industry experience preferred. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet is a plus. High school diploma required. Salary minimum: $11.15/hour.

    Please apply online @ https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=19197912

    Application deadline: February 3, 2017.

    Intern Openings in VTC's Public Relations

    VTC's Public Relations department has a limited number of intern openings in the Richmond office for public relations/journalism students throughout the year. All positions are unpaid and must be used for school credit, flexible hours are available. Interns can expect a variety of public relations and basic office experiences, including the opportunity to work on public relations projects. For more details, contact VTC's Andrew Cothern at 804-545-5570 or acothern@virginia.org

    Please contact Andrew Cothern regarding unpaid public relations internships only

     

    Questions on employment with Virginia Tourism Corporation should be directed to the Human Resources office at swood@yesvirginia.org or 804-545-5632.

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