August 8, 2018

 Applications are being accepted for a Tourism Coordinator for Danville Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Position is open until filled.

The Coordinator performs high-level administrative and marketing duties for Danville Pittsylvania County ( Work involves marketing the region to foster a good public image and promote travel/tourism and tourism product development within the County. This includes continuing or creating advertising campaigns for implementation in, but not limited to, print, social media, or digital marketing channels. Work also involves collaborating with neighboring localities. The Coordinator is responsible for meeting with business and civic leaders, the general public, tour operators, meeting planners, and a variety of groups and commissions. The Coordinator prepares the annual budget, write grant applications and develops the departmental annual report on tourism. The Coordinator must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with business leaders, tourism industry professionals, industrial representatives, government officials, and the general public. The Coordinator will report to the President & CEO of the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, working closely with the region’s Tourism Advisory Committee.

Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, marketing, tourism, or related field and a minimum of two years of experience in the field of tourism promotion, marketing, and product development are expected. Grant writing experience is preferred.

 Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, résumé/CV and three professional references to:

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 99
Blairs, Virginia 24527