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Director of Administration / CFO

Charleston

The West Virginia Tourism Office is seeking a Director of Administration and CFO to oversee all administrative functions of the agency in its Charleston headquarters. Sample duties include:

  • Oversee budget and finance, including funding requests, inquiries, statements, expenditure schedules and amendments, accounting system, and closing books.
  • Work with procurement officer to manage purchasing, contracts, and vendor payments.
  • Support payroll and human resources functions as they overlap with budget and finance.
  • Accounts payable and receivable, including cooperative advertising program and remaining grants on the Matching Advertising Partnership Program
  • Facility management, including overseeing the agency’s contract for office space and coordinating with general services
  • Oversee computer equipment in coordination with Office of Technology
  • Monitor all agency programs to ensure fiscal responsibilities are met and are in accordance with statutory guidelines.
  • Attend Tourism Commission meetings to provide data and financial reports to the commission.

The successful candidate will have five years or more experience working in business or finance or a related field and have a thorough understanding of state administrative rules and procedures. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, finance, accounting or a related field is required. Candidates must be able to maintain confidentiality of proprietary information. Candidates should also possesses strong knowledge of accounting principles and policies and have strong supervisory skills.

The position will report to the Tourism Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner and work with other agency directors to support strategies developed by those teams. The position is located at the capitol complex in Charleston and works full-time, regular business hours. Competitive pay and benefits. Some travel required.

Please email resumes to Tom McClure at [email protected]

 

Welcome Center Customer Service Representative

Huntington, Bruceton Mills, and Morgantown

The West Virginia Tourism Office is seeking Customer Service Representatives for several West Virginia Welcome Centers.  These positions are exempt from the State Division of Personnel’s Classified Service. Samples of duties include:

  • Promote West Virginia as a premier tourist destination.
  • Greet travelling public, assist in the creation of travel itineraries, lodging accommodations, driving directions/mileage, emergency situations (personal and mechanical), etc.
  • Assist with inventory of printed material/brochures.
  • Assist with monthly reports defining visitor counts, inventory, hotel reservations made and collect visitor demographic information through surveys.
  • Assist and provide information to service employees and vending companies located at the Center.
  • Attend training, conferences and meetings as required.
  • Must have the ability to retrieve information electronically in performing research on various tourism related attractions and destinations.
  • Position requires the ability to maintain a positive, empathetic and professional attitude toward customers at all times.

At least six months full-time experience in customer service or experience in marketing a service/product that involves direct customer interaction is desirable.  A high school diploma or the equivalent is required. Competitive pay and benefits.  Some travel may be required.

Please email resumes to Tom McClure at [email protected]