Visitor Information Specialist
Hours: Part-time, 10 – 20 hours week
Position Summary: VisitNorfolk is looking for a dynamic, outgoing individual to represent Norfolk and the surrounding Coastal Virginia area to tourists, visitors and local residents alike from our brand new, state-of-the-art Mobile Visitor Center. This position requires the operation of a company owned motor vehicle and extensive knowledge of the local area; specifically, the amenities and attractions that the City of Norfolk has to offer. Work involves providing detailed and accurate directions to area hotels, restaurants, attractions and businesses with the use of maps and/or the internet, as well as preparing, stocking and selling merchandise.
This position requires daytime, evening, weekend, and holiday availability based on event, festival, and conference schedules.
Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years old to apply and have a valid driver’s license. Good communication skills and an outgoing personality are necessary as well as the ability to lift up to 50lbs and stand for extensive periods of time. General knowledge of Apple i-products and other basic technology preferred. Customer Service skills and retail experience also preferred.
To Apply: Send your current resume and cover letter to Sarah Carroll, SHRM-CP, Director of Talent Development & Morale at email@example.com or fax to 757-622-3663 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510.
Internship Opportunities Available
This position is a hands-on role that works directly with the Communications Manager, Marketing Manager, Content Creator and Director of Marketing and Communications. The intern will assist the team with adding events and editing pages on the VisitNorfolk.com website, in-design projects for the sales team, research on journalist and bloggers, asset gathering for social media and more.
Norfolk Tourism Foundation Intern
The focus of this internship will be the solicitation of the NTF Annual Gourmet Golf Tournament and procurement of in-kind donations for the silent auction packages, raffle items and other giveaway prizes. Additional duties will include working with the Convention Services & Visitors Information departments. Our goal is for the intern to gain a breadth of knowledge about non-profit fundraising, the Hospitality and Tourism industry, and the City of Norfolk.
Opportunities are available in Convention Services, Marketing, Public Relations and Sales Departments.
VisitNorfolk is always looking for talented people. Check here often for fantastic opportunities to become a part of the team!
To Apply: Send your current resume and cover letter to Sarah Carroll, SHRM-CP, Director of Talent Development & Morale at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 757-622-3663 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510