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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. (5 results) Download as CSV

Title
Group Sales Manager- Jefferson CVB
Description
Position reports to Director of Sales. Responsible for the promotion and selling the destination to groups within assigned markets by achieving lead and room night goals by influencing respective meeting planners and local organizers.

Job Requirements:
Four year degree from an academic institution and/or minimum of two to five years group sales experience or equivalent combination
Ability to deal effectively with potential clients, members and the public
Professional appearance
Consistent and reliable presence at work
Strong & consistent ability to prioritize activities within specific time guidelines & handle multiple tasks
Ability to write and initiate targeted sales plans and related budgets
Applied knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to use required office equipment
Frequent travel required
Some use of personal vehicle
Some evening and weekend hours required
Ability to handle physical activity for extended periods of time such as computer work, keyboarding, telephone use, sitting and/or standing
Ability to lift, push, or pull objects of 50 lbs. or more
Contact Information
Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc.
Rebecca Buras, Director of Finance
Rebecca@visitjeffersonparish.com
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.