Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Convention and Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody Hiring for Executive Director

The newly created Convention and Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody (CVBD) is recruiting for its first Executive Director. The Executive Director will be responsible for providing enthusiastic and professional assistance to a cohesive and dedicated Board of Directors.

Created in 2009 by the City of Dunwoody, the Convention and Visitors Bureau is responsible for the promotion of tourism for the City of Dunwoody. The CVBD manages a $750,000 annual budget which shall be utilized for the creation, execution, leadership and direction of tourism all tourism activities in synergy with the City of Dunwoody, the Perimeter Center Community Improvement District and the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce.

A few of the top tourism features of Dunwoody include:
• 5 exceptional hotels (20% of all hotel revenue in DeKalb County)
• Perimeter Mall, great restaurants and Fortune 500 corporate environment
• Premier live, work and play urban community
• 40,000 residents
• MARTA heavy rail line station
• Great school system
• Stable and family friendly neighborhoods and parks
• Historic neighborhoods
• Neighborhood shopping
• Ideal location between with easy access to I-285, I-85, I-75 and GA 400.
• Easy drive to Buckhead, Midtown and downtown.

Challenges include establishing the organization, brand development for the City of Dunwoody, selling Dunwoody hotels and tourist attractions and partnering with the community, businesses and restaurants to promote Dunwoody.

The Executive Director will be a dynamic, passionate and experienced professional with the ability to create new ideas and implement the vision of the Board of Directors. To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter along with your salary history to jobs@calvin-giordano.com Job is open until filled.

For more information about this professional opportunity, please contact Roma Rowland at roma.rowland@dunwoodyga.gov. For press inquiries, please contact Edie Damann at edie.damann@dunwoodyga.gov.

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