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Convention Services Assistant

Employment Type:  Part Time

Department:  Convention & Visitor Services

Reports To:  Convention Services Managers, Visitor Services Manager, Director of Convention & Visitor Services

Position Summary:  The Convention Services Assistant is responsible for assisting the Convention Services & Visitor Services team.  The work involves assisting managers with design, information dissemination, convention services, and speaking with the general public.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Administrative Duties to include filling, faxing, printing, information gathering, computer assignments, etc.
  • Brochure Management; bulk mailings, collection and distribution, brochure room maintenance, tracking, ordering.
  • Visitor Guide Fulfillment
  • Sets up, monitors, mans, and takes down information tables.
  • Assist in the production and distribution of monthly marketing pieces and department reports
  • Assist Services Department on special projects (special events, familiarization tours, festivals, etc.)
  • Prepare group needs as directed (name badges, gifts, etc.).
  • Occasionally required to work at the Tourist Information Center as an Information Specialist.
  • Assist in weekly reception desk coverage.
  • Required to operate the Mobile Visitor Center
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Experience, Competencies & Education:

  • High School diploma with work experience, preferably in an office setting or customer service.
  • Familiar with the City of Norfolk and the Coastal Virginia region.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to learn Adobe products (InDesign and Photoshop) as well as database management systems (iDSS, empowerMINT)
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, strong initiative and work ethic.
  • Valid driver’s license with dependable transportation.  Must have and maintain a clean driving record.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds


To Apply:  Send your current resume and cover letter to Sarah Carroll, Office Manager at scarroll@visitnorfolktoday.com or fax to 757-622-3663 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

 


 

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 weekend, evening, 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, Office Manager at scarroll@visitnorfolktoday.com or fax to 757-622-3663 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

 


Internship Opportunities Available

2017 Fall Semester (August – December)

Opportunities available in Convention Services, Marketing, Public Relations and Sales Departments.

 


VisitNorfolk is always looking for talented folks.  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, Office Manager at scarroll@visitnorfolktoday.com or fax to 757-622-3663 or mail to 232 E Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510