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Job Title: Visitor Information Specialist/Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator
Category of Employment: Intern (Part-time, temporary)
Summary: The Outreach Coordinator develops, implements, monitors and evaluates annual partner sales and retention programs. The Outreach Coordinator leads the SPACVB’s local marketing efforts and acts as the principal liaison between the SPACVB’s tourism and hospitality partners. The Outreach Coordinator develops and/or coordinates special events, presentations, seminars and partnership promotions within the community that highlight the efforts and accomplishments of the SPACVB and its local partners.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Writing press releases, writing editorial copy for print and web-based use, maintaining clip files, maintaining a community calendar of events, maintaining photo and video library, entering member/public relations related information into database management system. Administrative and clerical duties are also a part of this position including but not limited to the following: Coordinate mailings and collateral fulfillment, answer and route phone calls and emails, greet & assist walk-in visitors & provide knowledgeable information on Portage County and Wisconsin destinations and maintain information displays.
Education and/or Experience: Well versed on the Stevens Point Area/Portage County, highly organized, adaptable, excellent customer service skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office Software. We are a busy organization with diverse opportunity for practical, hands-on experience in tourism PR. Graphic design, videography and photography knowledge a plus.
A successful employee may experience the following physical demands for an extended period of time:
- Viewing computer monitors
- Visually inspect and review graphic designs, written scripts, text, and photography
- Sitting at desk or conference table
- Carrying equipment/literature up to 40lbs. is required
- Able to work an occasional night or weekend
- Must be a “People Person” – feel comfortable talking to strangers
- Must be comfortable working alone and with little supervision
- Have a valid driver’s license; access to a car a plus
About the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Who We Are
The mission of the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is to lead the region's tourism industry and aggressively market the Stevens Point Area as an attractive destination for leisure and business travel in order to create a positive economic impact and, thus, enhance the area's quality of life.
What we mean by Stevens Point Area
We represent and promote all of Portage County, Wisconsin, including the communities of Stevens Point, Plover, Park Ridge, Whiting, Almond, Amherst, Amherst Junction, Junction City, Nelsonville, Rosholt and the Lake DuBay area. Learn more about the region here.