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Athens CVB Jobs and Internships

Now receiving applications for:

 

Director of Sales

Full time, exempt position
Posted August 23, 2022. Open until filled.

This position creates and implements all of the strategies and tactics of the CVB sales department to target, solicit, and attract meetings, convention, and sports business to Athens to increase general hotel occupancy, thereby enhancing the economic impact to Athens. The position also manages and mentors all sales positions within the CVB and reports to the CVB director.

See the complete job posting and application information here.

Digital Marketing & Communications Intern

Summer 2022 & Fall 2022 Semesters are filled; Spring 2023 is available and will be filled in October or November 2022

Hours: 10 hours/week
One position filled each semester
$12 per hour

Seeking Athens' biggest fans to apply to promote the city to visitors. The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the official tourism marketing organization for Athens-Clarke County and is searching for a Digital Marketing & Communications intern.

This multi-faceted internship will provide real-world experience with B2C use of social media and email marketing, as well as creating owned content such as blog articles. All blog articles and press releases authored will include the student's byline-- great opportunity to develop a professional portfolio!

Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in any press visits scheduled during the internship period.

The CVB markets Athens as a destination for leisure travel, meetings & conventions. We play a key role in economic development, as we draw visitor dollars to a wide segment of local businesses.

Early applications are encouraged as cover letters & resumes will be reviewed as received and interviews with highly qualified applicants scheduled.

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


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

Restaurant Week Planning Intern

Summer 2022 intern position has been filled; Summer 2023 position to be filled in March 2023

Hours: 10 - 15 hours/week
Summer Semester, May 31 - August 3
$12 per hour

Athens Restaurant Week is returning this July!  The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), the official tourism marketing organization for Athens-Clarke County, collaborates with participating restaurants to organize and promote this event.

The intern will assist the CVB's marketing & communications team with activating this community-wide event, including:

  • Recruiting restaurants to participate (at no cost to the restaurant).
  • Obtaining restaurant week menus and photo-video assets from participants.
  • Ensuring that all information and assets from participating restaurants is accurately and completely reflected in a CRM database for display on the front-facing event website.
  • Assisting with development of promotional materials.
  • Assisting with social media leading up to and during the event.
  • Assisting with media relations to secure coverage of the event.

Seeking a reliable self-starter with great attention to detail and creative flair. This internship is a great opportunity for students interested in event planning and management in addition to marketing and content creation.

Early applications are encouraged as cover letters & resumes will be reviewed as received and interviews with highly qualified applicants scheduled.

All majors considered, Sophomore-Senior year.

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

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