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Sales & Tour Manager

Company Information

Company: Sumner County Tourism

Location: Gallatin, TN

Company Website

The Tourism Board of Sumner County, Inc., also known as Sumner County Tourism, is a 501(c)6 destination marketing agency overseen by a board of directors.

Job Description

Sells and markets Sumner County as a destination for group tours, consumer market, sports events, meetings and other activities.

Contacts and delivers presentations to potential customers at travel shows, sales missions and other networking opportunities
Plans, organizes and executes tour itineraries and gives tours for groups
Travels to conferences, professional development activities and meetings
Assists with recruitment of sports events, festivals and meetings
Solicits sponsorships and in-kind donations for events
Sells ads for publications or website
Plans & organizes FAM tours for tour operators, industry partners & media
Works special events, such as festivals, tournaments, etc.
Gathers and inputs data
Attends community meetings to connect with the community at large
Builds strong relationships with tourism staff, industry partners and colleagues
May write blogs, press releases and follow-up correspondence
Stays informed about tourism activities in Sumner County and Middle Tennessee
*SCT reserves the right to add or change duties at any time

Job Type: Full time

Work Hours: Flexible

Compensation: Negotiable - Depends on Education & Experience

Start Date: February 24, 2018

Requirements

Initiative
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to present oneself as well as the SCT in a professional manner
Public speaking
Organizational
Research
Problem solving
Interpersonal
Customer Service
Persuasion
Active listening
Ability to travel extensively
General office skills
Computer and corresponding programs

Physical Requirements
Ability to sit for extended periods of time in the input and retrieval of computer data and using telephones. Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, kneel, push, pull and stoop while performing various tasks. Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).

Work Environment
Work performed indoors in climate-controlled and non-climate-controlled areas, as well as outdoors.

Education: High school

Experience: 1 year

Contact Information

Barry Young
barry@visitsumnertn.com
(615) 230-8474

Date Posted: January 25, 2018