Virginia's Blue Ridge is now open in the Phase Three stage of the Commonwealth's Forward Virginia plan. Learn more about the program and what it means for various types of businesses & experiences in the region with our Phase Three Guidelines page. Phase Three >
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is currently hiring for the following position:
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge currently has an opening for a Sales & Sports Development Manager. This full-time position is responsible for managing and servicing Meetings and Sporting events in Virginia’s Blue Ridge.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree, in Business Management, Marketing, Hospitality & Tourism, Sports Management or a related field, with a minimum of two years’ experience in sales, preferably in convention, sports or travel-related fields. Must have excellent interpersonal skills to meet with clients, hospitality industry partners, elected officials, and dealing in-house with co-workers.
Must be highly organized and have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-tech environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office and CRM systems. Some travel required. Valid driver’s license required in order to perform responsibilities related to job functions.
Full time position, with competitive pay and benefits package.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references no later than March 10, 2021 to:
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge
ATTN: Heidi R. Bowling, Director of Operations / Assistant to the President
101 Shenandoah Avenue NE
Roanoke, VA 24016
Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.