Careers

Posted: May 25th, 2021

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and the New River Gorge CVB are looking for a dedicated and passionate employee to serve as an assistant to the Director of both organizations.  This individual will combine computer work with member/partner communication, as well as coordinating various events in the area, including Bridge Day.  The successful candidate will be friendly, flexible, hard-working, team-oriented, organized, have strong communication skills and a love for Fayette County and the New River Gorge area.

Responsibilities

CVB– mission is to promote tourism in the Fayette County area

  • Manage company website and event updates and making sure photos are sized correctly and information is directing visitors to the appropriate place
  • Greet travelers in the Visitors Center with correct information about the New River Gorge area
  • Assist with brochure rotation and distribution
  • Record meeting notes and deliver to the director in a timely manner
  • Attend travel for conferences and travel shows as needed
  • Be an advocate for all tourism entities in the Fayette County region
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Chamber– promotes, connects and supports the growth and success of Fayette County businesses

  • Connect with community business leaders to continue to grow Chamber membership and retain current members
  • Assist in event planning for large and small events, including Bridge Day
  • Work with ChamberMaster database software for monthly invoicing, various events, and member communication 
  • Manage the Chamber’s social media account (Facebook only)
  • Create and publish monthly newsletters through Constant Contact
  • Responsible for creating and updating images for the Visitors Center TV
  • Record meeting notes and deliver to the director in a timely manner
  • Be a positive representative of the Fayette County community
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Requirements

  • Strong communication and public relation skills paired with the ability to make a positive impact in the office and community at large
  • Strong organizational and time management skills or experience in event management
  • Able to be self-motivated and work independently and within a team environment
  • Excellent ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of community members and visitors
  • Writing, editing, and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarization with Square point of sale, or similar system and strong cash handling skills
  • Experience with best practices for social media, email marketing, and print material is helpful
  • A creative spark and ability to use a program such as Canva or Adobe Creative Suite preferred
  • Proficient in Office, Google Suite and project management software.

Salary and Benefits

  • The position is a full time, salaried position. Salary depending on experience
    • Hours are Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm with some evenings and weekend days required

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Becky@FayetteCounty.com.  Application will be immediately considered upon submission. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021.