Submitted by efields on Fri, 04/05/2024 - 15:33
Job Type
Full Time
Company Name
City of Pikeville
Date Posted
Job Description


The Assistant Tourism Director will assist the Director of Community Relations in the overall management and administration of the Tourism department. This position will provide professional and analytical support in a variety of areas, including developing strategic, marketing, and social media plans; establishing and enhancing tourism initiatives; enhancing the City’s online tourism marketing presence and building higher awareness; working with regional partners; and assisting in developing the department’s direction, priorities, goals, and objectives.

Required Education, Certification, & Experience

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • High school diploma or equivalent including a GED certificate required
  • Three years of experience in economic development, hospitality, marketing, tourism, or related field required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Hospitality or a related field is preferred
  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screen

Required Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of graphic design to develop advertisements and marketing
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and professional with all persons, even in stressful situations
  • Knowledge of strategies for marketing the City on a local, state, and federal level
  • Proficient public speaking skills and effective presentation skills
  • Knowledge of marketing/advertising/promotion
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, takes initiative, and able to work independently
  • Willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays

Qualified candidates may apply for this opportunity by submitting an application on the City of Pikeville’s website, and submit a cover letter, resume, and references to


The CITY OF PIKEVILLE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy/child birth related medical conditions, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, an individual’s status as a smoker or nonsmoker, genetic makeup or any other status or condition protected by applicable local, state or federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.