Community Builder – part-time
2 postitions available: Towns of Haysi and St. Paul; City of Norton and Dungannon
UVa-Wise Office of Economic Development & Engagement is hiring two Opportunity SWVA community builder positions that will work alongside residents and local officials in four Southwest Virginia (SWVA) communities to advance economic strategies that build upon the region’s outdoor recreation, cultural assets, and unique opportunities in technology and health. One position will work in the City of Norton and town of Dungannon, while the other position will work in the towns of Haysi and St. Paul. As part of a regional network of local leaders, candidates will take part in physical improvement and business development strategies including Opportunity SWVA’s Rally entrepreneurial communities program, the Friends of Southwest Virginia’s Appalachian Spring initiative, and specific local projects funded in part by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development and the Appalachian Regional Commission.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu and complete an online staff application, attaching a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references.
Term of Service: October 1, 2017- September 30, 2018
Vice-President, Bristol Convention & Visitors Bureau Division (Discover Bristol) – or when tourism industry standards dictate – Executive Director, Discover Bristol
*Note that Discover Bristol represents/markets both Bristol, VA and Bristol, TN
The Executive Director of Discover Bristol (CVB) also serves as a Vice-President of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of the CVB in a manner that is consistently in the best interest of the CVB and its stakeholders. Top candidates must be energetic, self-motivated, and imaginative. The successful candidate must have the skills to work collaboratively with community stakeholders to build strong, productive relationships capable of leveraging the considerable community assets in Bristol. The CVB Executive Director should play a critical role on such a team. More information.
Position Open until filled
Send resume and cover letter to:
Beth D. Rhinehart
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
20 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN 37620
Department of Parks and Recreation
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