Description: To oversee and manage administration of Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB) destination marketing, communication, visitor services, retail and creative services departments; coordination of publicity and communication efforts, special events, oversight of websites, social media and creative services, advertising and promotion for the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Applications may be completed online at: LRjobs.net
The City of Little Rock Human Resources 500 West Markham Street, Suite 130W Little Rock, AR 72201-1428 501-371-4590 HR-Employment@littlerock.gov
Required Licenses and/or Certifications: A valid AR Class D Non-Commercial Drivers License before employment and maintain licensure for the duration of employment in this position.
Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements: These knowledge, skills, and abilities are acquired through the completion of Bachelor's Degree in Advertising, Business Administration, Public Administration, Marketing, Management, Journalism, Hospitality Management or a related field and eight (8) years of experience working in the tourism/hospitality or marketing/communication industry to include budget experience with demonstrated experience fostering and developing relationships with industry leaders and development of information channels for visitors and residents about current and upcoming events and activities; four (4) years of experience supervising professional-level employees. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Additional Requirements: Must have access to a properly licensed and insured, reliable automobile for reimbursable assigned business travel. Must obtain a personal credit card for fully reimbursable business expenses. Must be available to travel, both in state and out of state, work evenings, holidays, and weekends as required.
Application Requirements: *Online applications ONLY *Submission of application with complete job history and supplemental questions required by closing date. Resume and Cover Letter is preferred, but not required. Applicable experience must be included in the on-line application/electronic work history. Please do not leave the work history section of the application "blank" or with a "see resume" statement. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications.
The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau is a publicly funded organization. It serves as the primary source for Little Rock meeting and tourism information. They are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the full-service convention bureau, the Statehouse Convention Center, the Robinson Center, the Robinson Center Music Hall, 4 full-service visitor information centers, 2 parking decks, 1 parking garage, 2 surface lots, River Market Indoor Food court and event space, Riverfest Amphitheater, and a Retail Shop. The funding comes from a hotel and restaurant tax and the State of Arkansas. The CVB is governed by a 7-member commission, and they serve a four-year term.