• Tourism Marketing & Events

    Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
    Job Description
    Join an energetic team committed to promoting the Hastings area!

    The Tourism Marketing & Events Coordinator will be responsible for oversight of the Hastings Tourism marketing plan, programs and budget.  The role reports to the Chamber President and is responsible for managing volunteers on the Tourism Board of Advisors.

    The primary roles of this position include: 1) implementing strategies to strengthen the Visit Hastings, MN brand and visibility; and, 2) continuing to improve the overall visitor experience in Hastings.
    Status & Salary:        
    This is a part time nonexempt position. (20 office hours and 10 flex hours a week)
    Salary is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include 4 paid holidays, retirement matching program, reimbursement of business travel and professional development.

    Responsibilities
    • Develop strategies to increase visitor frequency and duration-of-stay in the Hastings area in coordination with Hastings Tourism Board of Advisors and local partners.
    • Coordinate all tourism advertising, press releases and content for travel writers.
    • Manage social media sites for Visit Hastings MN and Rivertown Days.
    • Coordinate engaging social media campaigns to drive tourism traffic to the Hastings Area.
    • Management of the Hastings Tourism Bureau website.
    • Management of the Hastings Tourism Bureau budget.
    • Create and manage distribution of Visit Hastings MN tourism brochures.
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of Rivertown Days and the Chamber Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner.  Must be able to work the third full weekend in July.
    • Serve as the primary liaison with Explore Minnesota Tourism.
    • Prepare grant applications for tourism product development.
    • General administrative tasks including answering the phone, providing information to visitors and mailing travel brochures.
    • Other Chamber projects as needed determined by the Chamber President.
     
    Knowledge and Experience:
    • Minimum of two years professional experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent leadership, project management and organizing skills
    • Social media expertise
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong ability to work independently
    Application Requirement:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume by April 12th, 2019 to:
    Kristy Barse, president

    kristy@hastingsmn.org

    Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau
    314 Vermillion Street, Suite 100
    Hastings, MN 55033

    PH: 651.437.6775

     
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