Special Alert

Athens CVB Jobs and Internships

Current jobs available at the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB):

  • Director of Sales
  • PR-Communications Intern
  • Film-Video Production Intern
  • Sports Marketing Intern

Director of Sales

The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Director of Sales's primary task is to target, solicit, and attract meetings, convention, and sports business to Athens to increase general hotel occupancy, thereby enhancing the economic impact to our community.  Focus is on group business.  The position also manages and mentors any and all sales positions within the CVB and reports to the CVB director.   

Full job description & responsibilities here.

Position posted June 29, 2018. Open until filled. 
Send resume and cover letter to Brittany Clarke, brittany@ClassicCenter.com. No phone calls.


PR-Communications Intern

PR-Communications Internship 

Hours: 10-12 Hours/week (up to 20 for Summer Semester)
One-Two Positions filled each semester

  • contributing to the VisitAthensGA.com blog,
  • drafting press releases to promote Athens as a travel destination,
  • making pitches to targeted media,
  • maintaining content on travel websites,
  • social media,
  • email marketing,
  • assisting with media requests and press visits, and
  • other promotional and marketing activities.

All majors considered, Sophomore-Senior year.
Detail-oriented, professionalism, and reliability a must. Exceptional writing skills. Particular interest in social media; New Media certificate program a plus.

How to Apply: Send Cover Letter and Résumé to:
Hannah Smith, Director of Marketing and Communications
No phone calls, please.

Open until filled. Apply 2-3 months prior to start of the semester. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.   

Film-Video Production Intern

Film-Video Production Intern

One Position filled each semester

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking storytellers to capture the unique flavors of Athens on film. Great opportunity to be in on the start of a new video series to promote Athens as a travel destination. Finished video product would be of a variety of lengths and uses, including blog, social, and our YouTube Channel, in addition to instream and connected TV advertising. You'd help shape the content calendar of the series, from "sweeping vistas" to "small, personal profiles."

All majors and years considered

Detail-oriented, professionalism, and reliability a must. 

How to Apply: Send Cover Letter, Résumé, and links to work samples to:
Hannah Smith, Director of Marketing and Communications
No phone calls, please.

Open until filled.

Sports Marketing Intern

One position available each semester
Salary:  Unpaid
Hours: 10-12 per week

Job Description: The Athens CVB Sports Marketing intern will assist in new initiatives to promote Athens as a destination for amateur sporting events. Under the direction of the CVB Sports Sales Manager, the intern will compile a database of sports venues within Athens-Clarke County and gather specifications on facilities and amenities provided at each venue. The database will provide content for the Sports section of the VisitAthensGA.com website and be used for sales and marketing activities. Additional responsibilities will include assisting the Sports Sales Manager with prospecting for new sports business and working on the development of a new Sports Council.

Qualifications: Detail-oriented, professionalism, and reliability a must. Comfortable with technology. Able to work independently.

To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter of interest to:
Jay Boling
Athens CVB Sports Sales Manager

No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline:
Apply as early as possible, 2-3 months prior to start of semester.