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Convention Sales Manager - APACVB
Description
The Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for a Convention Sales Manager. The ideal candidate will need strong communication skills and sales experience.
Contact Information
Please send your resume to sherry@apacvb.org if interested in applying for the position.
Title
Director of Digital Strategy and Online Marketing
Description
Visit Lake Charles is seeking a Director of Digital Strategy and Online Marketing. This position is responsible for articulating the strategic direction of digital channels (mobile apps, web, and owned social media platforms) with a focus on innovation, user experience, organizational transformation and productivity, and revenue generation. This role works across internal teams, external agencies and vendors to identify the capabilities and technology that will best deliver the destination message to target audiences, while increasing the brand authority within the digital ecosystem to keep Lake Charles and SWLA at the forefront of business and leisure travelers through usability, discoverability, destination appeal and monetization initiatives.
Contact Information
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Angie Manning, Communications Director, at amanning@visitlakecharles.org.
Title
Website & Social Media Manager - Monroe-West Monroe CVB
Description
Discover Monroe-West Monroe is searching for the right candidate to join our team as the Social Media and Website Manager. This is a full time position in our Communications Department. This individual will manage the online user experience with Discover Monroe-West Monroe through website and social media channels for planners, travel professionals, leisure travelers and all persons who interact with Discover Monroe-West Monroe online.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, execute, and implement a social strategy to include development and integration of content across multiple MWMCVB channels including website, social media, e newsletter, sponsored content, and partner content.

Manages all social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Linked In, etc., including publishing posts, responding to comments/messages, monitoring for inappropriate comments/spam, and socializing with audience in a friendly, personable manner and a timely fashion. Some interactions may take place outside of normal business hours.

Develop, execute, and manage a rich content editorial calendar.

Utilize web and social media statisics to measure effectiveness of content and plan accordingly.

Work with sales and event staff as well as meeting and event planners to develop digitial and social media strategies to boost attendance and ecomomic development storylines.

Using brand standards, design graphics for social media posts, website content, printed materials, and presentations as needed.

Capture and edit unique aspects of the Monroe-West Monroe area to enhance the perception online, using camera equipment provided by CVB.

Schedule, research, write and distribute original content in a unique consistent voice across target markets.

Edit, format, and post submitted work from team members to ensure cohesive voice.

Through on-going, first hand research and interviews with industry partners write entertaining and informative content for distribution across multiple channels through photo and video.

Apply SEO best practices to content housed on website along with integration of key words.

Post or produce a minimum of 1 piece of content for website each week.

Promote website content via social channels.

Explore new tools and capabilities to drive innovation in social media and content distribution to increase online engagement and conversion.

Submit monthly and annual report highlighting content-related accomplishments and KPI's to the VP of Communications.

Assist with planning and coordinating National Tourism Awareness Week and other industry related events.

Plan and coordinate any special communications projects.

Collect, catalog and negotiate terms for use of photography and videography to be used for promotional and media relation purposes; assist in hiring photographer/videographer; take photographs and video; reproduce and distribute photography and videography.

Assists the President/CEO and Vice President of Communication as requested and assumes any other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.

Requirements & Skills:
Four-year degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or journalism
Excellent oral and written skills
Excellent Computer Skills and Knowledge
Proficient Microsoft Office Products – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel
Photo editing and design experience using Adobe Creative Suite
Experience and understanding of SEO, keyword and web page optimization, and Google Analytics.
Extensive understanding of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Blogs, etc.
Knowledge of cutting-edge social media tactics
Contact Information
If you are interested, please submit your resume to Sheila Snow by email at ssnow@monroe-westmonroe.org.
Title
General Manager Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria
Description
Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria is the premier convention hotel in central Louisiana that reopened with much fanfare in 2016. Over the last five years HIDA has established itself as a host to many statewide and regional meetings as well a nightly stop for many corporate guests traveling to CenLa. For our new General Manager, we are looking for the following:

Functions as the primary strategic business leader of the property with responsibility for all aspects of the operation, including guest and employee satisfaction, human resources, financial performance, sales and revenue generation and delivering a return on investment. Verifies implementation of service strategy and initiatives with the objective of meeting or exceeding guest expectations, increased profit and market share.

Holds property leadership team accountable for strategy execution, and guides their individual professional development. The position verifies that sales engines are leveraged and initiates independent and proactive sales activities, when appropriate, to generate demand. Verifies that the objectives and goals of Sharpco Hotels Group to work to achieve long term success.

General Manager experience in limited or full-service property.

Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and late nights.

Property industry work experience, demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance.

Contact Information
please send resumes to hr@sharpcohotels.com and/or msmith@sharpcohotels.com
Title
Visit Baton Rouge - Director of Finance
Description
Visit Baton Rouge is currently looking for a Director of Finance. As a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana funded by public tax dollars, the Director of Finance must maintain transparency for Visit Baton Rouge.

This position requires a thorough knowledge of financial accounting principles relating to governmental accounting and reporting. This position manages Visit Baton Rouge’s financial and accounting operations, including responsibility for:
• Computerized accounting and financial reporting system
• Processing of all monthly payroll, accounts payable/receivable
• Monthly and annual governmental financial reporting (including oral presentation of such reporting to officers and the Board of Directors)
• Annual financial and operational audit
• Annual budgeting process

In addition to the core responsibilities of the position listed above, the Director of Finance is responsible for maintaining Visit Baton Rouge’s Accounting Policy and Procedure Manual to ensure compliance with Louisiana state law and for coordinating maintenance and projects for Visit Baton Rouge’s office.

A successful candidate for this position must have the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
• Minimum of five years in a responsible public or managerial accounting position
• Experience with governmental accounting preferred
• Advance knowledge in Excel and Sage Accounting programs

Visit Baton Rouge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit resume to lauralyn@visitbatonrouge.com.
Contact Information
Please submit resume to lauralyn@visitbatonrouge.com