Job Opening - Executive Director

Position: Executive Director

River Parishes Tourist Commission

Full-Time Employment

Deadline to submit Application & Resume – November 17, 2017 by 3:00 PM

Application can be picked up at River Parishes Tourist Commission office,

2900 Hwy 51, LaPlace, LA  70068 

Please submit resume and application to or the River Parishes Tourist Commission office at above address.

  •  He or she must have relevant experience in fundraising, sales and/or marketing, and be able to write effectively, speak in public and has a demonstrated track record of leadership and success.
  • Must have demonstrated negotiating skills and be able to act as a forceful advocate in promoting both the river parishes tourism industry as a whole and the interests of individual entrepreneurs. Proven talent in developing and marketing both project ideas and products are essential.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to include report writing, presentations, experience with and strong working knowledge of Internet, social media, electronic communication media and Microsoft Office applications.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Communications, Business Administration, or  Hospitality. Master’s degree preferred but not required.
  • A highly detail-oriented individual, who has the capability to multitask and who possesses an advanced degree of organizational, interpersonal, financial and communicational skills.
  • Knowledge of board-led, not-for-profit governance and operation; policy development and/or government relations experience is an asset. Familiarity with tourism and hospitality industry is essential.
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends as deemed necessary; must have a car and a valid Louisiana driver’s license and travel as assigned.
  • Must be a resident of the River Parishes or establish residency within six months of employment.

Download Application Form 1 Here

Download Application Form 2 Here