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Welcome Center / Tourism Specialist

Qualified Staffing
Forsyth, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are you the type of person who enjoys meeting new people on a daily basis? How about welcoming people to the local community? Or working with a team of people to make our neighborhood more inviting to visitors, including those who grew up here or are brand new to the area?

We have a Welcome Center / Tourism Specialist opportunity available!

The ideal candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of the city and surrounding area’s tourism inventory including accommodations, retail, restaurants, attractions, events, exhibits, and other related tourism services
  • Respond to inquiries and the needs of walk-in visitors, telephone, and website requests
  • Keep an extensive record of daily visitation, reservations, and referrals to local tourism partners for the purpose of completing State-required reports and maintaining the “Regional Visitor Information Center” status
  • Maintain updated hotel, event, and attraction information for the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau’s publications, website, etc.
  • Assist the Executive Director in developing content for the web, newsletters, and social media
  • Prepare reports as needed by the Executive Director
  • Keep the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Hospitality & Tourism information current on various websites
  • Keep the Welcome Center stocked with brochures and other informational materials, manage brochure fulfillment requests, and the hospitality email account
  • Support the Executive Director’s sales efforts by preparing welcome/wedding/group promotional items in a timely and organized manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
  • Some travel, evening and weekend hours, as required
  • High School Diploma or GED, plus additional studies
  • Three (3) years of secretarial or administrative experience
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees, volunteers, public officials, media, and the general public
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift and carry materials and office supplies up to 25 pounds
  • Knowledge of office procedures, methods, and equipment; must have a thorough knowledge of proper phone etiquette, basic business letter writing, and administrative procedures affecting inventory, purchasing, accounting, and personnel/payroll transactions
  • Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license and reliable transportation

This is a Part-Time Opportunity


Qualified Staffing


Forsyth, GA



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