Position Title: Director of Communications
Company: Visit SLO CAL
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Functional Area: Communications
Employment Type: Full-Time Exempt
Education Required: Four-Year Related Degree (or equivalent experience)
Experience Required: 5+ Years

Position Description:

You will have the great responsibility of developing and implementing proactive communications strategies, respond to in-bound requests, anticipate communications needs and prepare for the unexpected. Anyone able to pivot around that many priorities will be a valued member of our team! You will work with the Vice President of Marketing and others to achieve these tactics, and your expected time commitment will be over 50 hours each week, including some nights and weekends. Don't let that scare you off: you will be compensated generously for a workweek in excess of 40 hours. You will write press releases and materials, copywrite for our website and blog, and develop relationships with the press/media - all while promoting a positive public image for Visit SLO CAL and representing the SLO CAL destination. Read the full job description here.

If this could be a great opportunity to extend your professional reach, please respond though the SearchWide website or email your resume to the following SearchWide Executive:

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Position Title: Executive Director
Company: Paso Robles Destination
Location: Paso Robles, California
Employment Type: Full-Time, Salaried
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree, preferably with concentration in tourism management, marketing, sales or business and/or commensurate experience

Organization Description:

Paso Robles Destination is a private, not-for-profit 501c (6) marketing organization funded solely through assessed funds from Paso Robles lodging accommodations. Its mission is to promote Paso Robles, California as a premier year-round destination of choice for targeted leisure, family, meeting and group travelers resulting in more frequent visitation, longer stays and increased revenue. The organization promotes Paso Robles through advertising, marketing, public relations, group sales and its community partners.

Position Description:

The Executive Director manages operations for the organization including strategic planning, budgeting, marketing and events promotion as directed and governed by a nine-person Board of Directors. The experienced professional will manage the day-to-day operations of the first-year budget; $1.28 million. The Executive Director manages consultants, agencies and supervises a small staff (2 persons). The ability to collaborate with elected officials, city staff, Visit SLO Cal, key stakeholders and tourism
partners (i.e., Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce, Paso Robles Event Center, etc.) is essential. The candidate for this position must understand tourism development, its economic impact and the importance of its contribution to the Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo County communities. View full job description here.

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