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Job: Destination Development Manager FT (Polk County) - Travel Salem

Travel Salem is seeking a professional with strong product development, project management, fundraising and collaborative skills and experience. Knowledge of the tourism industry a plus. Position will facilitate and coordinate product development (e.g. cycling, agri-tourism, attractions, tours) in Polk County.

Other mandatory skills and experience needed include:

  • Fundraising (e.g. grants, sponsorships)
  • Leadership and consensus/team building
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Technical and creative writing
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication
  • Organization
  • Public speaking
  • Customer service skills
  • High-end user of database and contact management programs
  • Proficient with all Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of Polk County and the Willamette Valley

Vehicle required.  Unencumbered Oregon drivers license. Ability to lift and carry 25#.   Travel and evening and weekend hours.  Full-time position, salary wage, benefits.  E-mail, mail or deliver resume by June 29, 2018 to: Attn: Irene Bernards, Ibernards@TravelSalem.com or Travel Salem, 388 State St., Salem, OR  97301.

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