Special Alert

Athens CVB Jobs and Internships

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

  • Sports Marketing Intern (Spring 2017)
  • PR-Communications Intern  (Summer 2017)

Sports Marketing Intern

Dates: January 9 – April 26, 2017
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 sections 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 with the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services department on updates to County parks and recreation facilities.

Qualifications: Detail-oriented, professionalism, and reliability a must. Comfortable with technology. Able to work independently and compile information for sports tourism research.

To Apply:

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

No phone calls, please.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled. Prompt response is key, as applications will be reviewed as they are received.

PR-Communications Intern

PR-Communications Spring Internship applications now being accepted. 

Salary: Unpaid
Hours: 10-12 Hours/week.  
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
hsmith (at) VisitAthensGA.com 
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.