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City of Harlingen

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Job title: Convention & Visitors Bureau Director
Job location: Harlingen, TX 78550 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 11/23/15
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, health and life insurance, a retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Job Classification

Job Category:Parks/Recreation/Tourism

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Harlingen is seeking to fill the position of the Convention & Visitors Bureau Director. The incumbent is responsible for guiding the corporate affairs of the Harlingen Convention and Visitors Bureau. Make recommendations to the Board of Directors and Advisory Committee; represent the HCVB through continuous contact with membership, outside individuals, public agencies and officials, various organizations, and groups with the general public. Work directly with the Development Corporation Board of Harlingen, Inc. and the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce to support strong business conditions, benefit members and provide a positive impact on business, community, hotels and visitors as a whole. Works closely with Tourism and Foreign Governmental Agencies to attract tourism to the City of Harlingen.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field from a college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of marketing, advertising, public relations and brand management; both large and small business operations; preferably with non-profits, hotels/motels, tourism related industries and institutes of higher learning.

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