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Jobs with Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge

Jobs & Careers with Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge 

Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is currently hiring for the following positions:

Senior National Sales Manager
(Mid-Atlantic Region Remote Office)

Seeking qualified candidate to act as a representative of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) in a remote sales capacity for the greater Washington, DC area, I-95 corridor, and other areas as directed by the Vice President of Sales & Services. This position will be primarily responsible for booking city wide, association and corporate business for Virginia’s Blue Ridge and its industry partners. Responsible for maintaining a highly efficient and effective sales effort in the designated region as well as handle day-to-day operational management, which will include specific definite bookings and lead goals. Accountable for assigned regional market including all market segments (Visit VBR may choose to include and exclude specific segments).

Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Hospitality & Tourism or a minimum of five years’ experience in convention and visitor promotion, business promotion and/or travel-related activities requiring sales and marketing skills. Must have direct contact skills (meeting with clients, hospitality industry, and dealing in-house with co-workers) as well as excellent interpersonal relationship skills. Travel and flexible hours required. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Full time position, with competitive pay and benefit package.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references no later than October 14, 2016 to:

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge
101 Shenandoah Avenue NE
Roanoke, VA 24016
ATTN: Heidi R. Mowry, Director of Operations / Assistant to the President
hmowry@visitvablueridge.com


Convention Services Manager

The Convention Services Manager is responsible for servicing all conventions, meetings, and events. The manager will also be responsible for distributing leads and referrals through the CRM system. This position will be responsible for assisting with development of presentations and other sales-related activities.  This position requires an independent, problem-solving manager who will carry out servicing and one-property sales functions for Visit VBR with limited supervision.  This position may require overnight travel.

Preferred Associates Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Hospitality & Tourism or a minimum of five years’ experience in convention and visitor promotion, business promotion or travel-related activities requiring sales and marketing skills.  Direct contact skills involve meeting with clients, hospitality industry, and dealing in-house with co-workers.  Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills.  Travel and flexible hours required. Valid driver’s license required.  

Full time position, with competitive pay and benefit package. 

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references no later than September 26, 2016 to:

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge
101 Shenandoah Avenue NE
Roanoke, VA 24016
ATTN:  Heidi R. Mowry, Director of Operations / Assistant to the President
hmowry@visitvablueridge.com


Sales & Services/CRM Manager

The Sales & Services/CRM Manager is responsible for solicitation of groups and organizations in pursuit of future business for the Virginia’s Blue Ridge region through various marketing and sales channels.  Servicing responsibilities include working directly with meeting planners and event organizers to determine servicing requirements and other support needed by the organization and attendees.  This position also oversees all Simpleview CRM activities for the Sales department, including maintaining accounts, contacts and information reporting.  The person occupying this position must maintain a valid driver’s license in order to perform responsibilities related to job functions.  Travel and flexible hours are required.

Bachelors degree preferably in Business administration, Economics, Marketing, or Hospitality & Tourism with a minimum of five years’ experience in convention and visitor promotion, business promotion or travel-related activities requiring sales and marketing skills.  Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills.  Direct contact skills involve meeting with clients, hospitality industry, elected officials, and dealing in-house with co-workers.  The ability to carry out job requirements without supervision.

Full time position, with competitive pay and benefit package. 

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references no later than September 26, 2016 to:

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge
101 Shenandoah Avenue NE
Roanoke, VA 24016
ATTN:  Heidi R. Mowry, Director of Operations / Assistant to the President
hmowry@visitvablueridge.com


Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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