Economic Development & Tourism Specialist

Nelson County Board of Supervisors   Lovingstone, VA   Full-time     Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
Posted on July 14, 2021

Economic Development & Tourism Specialist Part-time

The Nelson County Board of Supervisors is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position:

Position: Part-Time Economic Development & Tourism Specialist
Department: Economic Development & Tourism
Hourly Rate: $14.84 - $17.15
Closing Date: Until filled
Beginning Date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include managing daily operations of the visitor's center, analyzing various data elements relative to economic development, researching potential sources of grant funding, preparing grant applications including facilitation of programmatic requirements for successful grant projects, and other duties as assigned. Experience is necessary in standard office methods, record keeping, spreadsheets, and budgeting. Must have knowledge of general marketing with knowledge of management of social media campaigns and website platforms, economic development and advertising principles, and basic business plan development. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form. Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience is desirable. The successful candidate must have a valid/unrestricted driver's license. Employment will entail approximately 24 hours per week.