Delaware County Tourism Director

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DELAWARE COUNTY TOURISM DIRECTOR

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, January 24th to the attention:  Delaware County Economic Development (DCED) Executive Director at 200 East Main, Manchester Iowa 52057.

Delaware County Economic Development will provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates as set forth in state and federal laws.

Job Type: Part-Time 15-20 hours/week. Not to exceed 1000 hours/year.

The Director is responsible for the day in and day out operations of Delaware County Tourism on a part-time basis. Enhance the experience of visitors, the quality of life for residents, and the economic vitality of the county by promoting the county’s tourism sites and attractions while offering extraordinary adventures and experiences. The Director serves under the direction of Delaware County Economic Development Commission (DCED) and reports to the DCED Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relationship building and community engagement
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Sales, marketing, event planning and social media experience
  • Customer service skills
  • Leadership and management experience
  • Managing and creating a budget
  • Ability to interface, influence and communicate (written and verbal) will all levels of management, groups and media
  • Strategic thinking
  • Organization skills and the ability to manage numerous projects
  • Ability to work occasional weekends, evening and tradeshows as needed
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and ability to lift 50 lbs on occasion
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

DUTIES:

  • Daily correspondence via email and phone
  • Organize, plan and partake in bus groups
  • Create and organize visitors itineraries
  • Manage social media, website, and other online directories
  • Oversee development of annual publications (event calendar & activity guides)
  • Attend weekly and monthly meetings
  • Deliver monthly event calendars throughout county
  • Network with local businesses and organizations
  • Develop innovative and effective funding sources including grants, sponsorships, etc.
  • Create marketing materials (ads, fliers, press release, etc)
  • Provide support, leadership and correspondence with the Delaware County Tourism Committee, city officials and county supervisors

Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, January 24th to the attention:  Delaware County Economic Development (DCED) Executive Director at 200 East Main, Manchester Iowa 52057.

Delaware County Economic Development will provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates as set forth in state and federal laws.

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