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One of the roles of the Louisiana Travel Association is to network members of the tourism industry. Please send qualified candidates for job postings. (6 results) Download as CSV

Title
Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo
Description
Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo has an opening for a Membership & Events Manager. This position will work closely with both FOZ staff and Zoo staff. Attached is a job description.
Contact Information
Randy Haddad, Development Director at rhaddad@brzoo.org
Title
Natchitoches Tourism Sales Manager
Description
Report to: Executive Director

Job Summary: Plan, organize, and execute sales efforts and actively promote Natchitoches Parish as a tourism destination including conventions, meeting, seminar, sports and motor coach through personal contact, telephone calls, direct mail, sales blitzes and industry trade shows that will generate an increase in overnight stays. Degree of Supervision: Weekly staff meetings or individually as needed. Annual performance appraisal by Executive Director.

Responsibilities:
- Receive and facilitate all group, meeting & special event inquiries.
- Report on Hotel/Motels, Events Center, and other entities to compile and maintain monthly report on group visits, conferences and special events and calculate economic impact for each group, conference, special event.
- Assist travel agents, planners and special events with on-site registration, area information, etc.
- Maintain and update information in our Group Tour Manual and Business profile.
- Assist Director and Marketing Director with newsletters and updates to groups and travel planners.
- Maintain a database of Group Operators, Travel Planner, and Group inquiries.
- Organize and plan group FAM tours and site inspections.
- Attend sales missions, trade shows, meetings, etc. relative to promotion of Natchitoches Parish as requested by the Executive Director.
- Responsible for all follow-up to travel planners, itinerary planning and leads.
- Responsible for programs to reach travel agents, planners, and individual visitors through travel shows, blitzes, and personal contacts.
- Maintain calendar coordinated with all entities regarding groups, meetings and special events in regards to the number of rooms being occupied.
- Maintain an on-going log of daily activities.
- Prepare monthly and annual reports on sales, services activity and performance and insure timely submission.
- Meet with hotels/motels/attractions to keep informed of new products/services offered.
- Establish specific goals and track performance.
- Other activities as necessary directed by the Executive Director.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four year college in the field of HMT, Marketing, Public Relations, History or Geography or any combination of education and experience to equal three years related experience.

Special Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices required in tourism planning services. Considerable knowledge in the fields of advertising, marketing, public relations, and business administration. General knowledge of office procedures. Must be available for travel. Considerable knowledge of Louisiana history and geography. Must have good writing and oral communication skills.
Contact Information
Title
Natchitoches Tourism Sales Manager
Description
Report to: Executive Director

Job Summary: Plan, organize, and execute sales efforts and actively promote Natchitoches Parish as a tourism destination including conventions, meeting, seminar, sports and motor coach through personal contact, telephone calls, direct mail, sales blitzes and industry trade shows that will generate an increase in overnight stays. Degree of Supervision: Weekly staff meetings or individually as needed. Annual performance appraisal by Executive Director.

Responsibilities:
- Receive and facilitate all group, meeting & special event inquiries.
- Report on Hotel/Motels, Events Center, and other entities to compile and maintain monthly report on group visits, conferences and special events and calculate economic impact for each group, conference, special event.
- Assist travel agents, planners and special events with on-site registration, area information, etc.
- Maintain and update information in our Group Tour Manual and Business profile.
- Assist Director and Marketing Director with newsletters and updates to groups and travel planners.
- Maintain a database of Group Operators, Travel Planner, and Group inquiries.
- Organize and plan group FAM tours and site inspections.
- Attend sales missions, trade shows, meetings, etc. relative to promotion of Natchitoches Parish as requested by the Executive Director.
- Responsible for all follow-up to travel planners, itinerary planning and leads.
- Responsible for programs to reach travel agents, planners, and individual visitors through travel shows, blitzes, and personal contacts.
- Maintain calendar coordinated with all entities regarding groups, meetings and special events in regards to the number of rooms being occupied.
- Maintain an on-going log of daily activities.
- Prepare monthly and annual reports on sales, services activity and performance and insure timely submission.
- Meet with hotels/motels/attractions to keep informed of new products/services offered.
- Establish specific goals and track performance.
- Other activities as necessary directed by the Executive Director.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree from an accredited four year college in the field of HMT, Marketing, Public Relations, History or Geography or any combination of education and experience to equal three years related experience.

Special Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices required in tourism planning services. Considerable knowledge in the fields of advertising, marketing, public relations, and business administration. General knowledge of office procedures. Must be available for travel. Considerable knowledge of Louisiana history and geography. Must have good writing and oral communication skills.
Contact Information
Contact Arlene Gould, Executive Director, director@natchitoches.com.
Title
Riverfront Center Marketing/Sales Manager
Description
The Alexandria Riverfront Center is accepting applications for a Marketing/Sales Manager. The ideal candidate will need strong marketing, communications, and sales experience.
Contact Information
Please send resume to sherry@apacvb.org if interested in applying for the position.
Title
Director of Online Engagement - Lafayette CVC
Description
The Director of Online Engagement will be responsible for creating, implementing, maintaining, analyzing and reporting an annual digital engagement strategy to grow Lafayette Travel’s online audience utilizing social media, creative content, email marketing and web.

Roles & Responsibilities
- Create daily digital routines to monitor, listen and respond to users in an engaging way that creates a unique identity/voice for each of Lafayette Travel’s social media accounts.
- Develop, maintain and monitor a multi-year comprehensive social media strategy to create an engaging online presence using analytics and metrics to drive success.
- Define key performance indicators based on the Communication departments overall goals to develop monthly measurement, analytics, and reporting to gauge success of overall strategy.
- Monitor trends in online tools, applications, channels, design and strategy.
- Develop and expand online media contacts, influencers and partnership outreach efforts.
- Assist in the development of planning blog content and editorial calendar as well as deadlines.
- Work with Creative Director to conceptualize creative collateral needed.
- Lead the development of organization-wide social media management standards, policies and rules of engagement for employees.

Experience
- BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university.
- Experience in advertising, communications, marketing, or public relations.
- Advanced knowledge of how social media is developed, managed and used in brand reputation.
- Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing related to tourism.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms.
- Experience developing and launching email and social media campaigns.
- Ability to work effectively under deadlines and juggle several assignments simultaneously.
Contact Information
Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and work samples to Jesse Guidry, VP of Communications via email jesse@lafayettetravel.com.
Title
APACVB Tour & Travel Manager/Trails Coordinator
Description
The Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for a Tour & Travel Manager/Trails Coordinator. The ideal candidate will need strong communication skills and sales experience.
Contact Information
If interested, please send resume to sherry@apacvb.org.