Looking For A Rewarding Career In The Hospitality Industry?

One of the things that makes DeKalb such a great place to visit is our wonderful hotels and attractions.

Whether you’re looking for full-time, part-time or seasonal job opportunitites, we’ll be continually updating our job portal with positions.

Discover DeKalb is Hiring!

Director of Marketing

The Director of Marketing is responsible for collaborating with DeKalb hotels, attractions, arts organizations, retail and restaurants on strategies to promote DeKalb as a destination, design, builds, manages and maintains all websites, social media platforms, video production and manages the digital advertising and marketing programs for Discover DeKalb.


  • Develop, implement and assess strategic public relations plans
  • Maintain database of travel writer, editors and related media
  • Research, write and place stories with national media and travel writers
  • Write and distribute press releases, news bulletins, features and editorials
  • Plan and conduct media trips
  • Create copy and generate story ideas for all Discover DeKalb publications including monthly newsletter
  • Prepare news releases and media pitches for print, online and broadcast outlets; monitor media and editorial calendars for potential coverage opportunities
  • Provide media relations support. Create and maintain press kits, media photo and online press rooms
  • Develop and deliver strategic effective media pitches while providing effective, frequent, and positive lines of communications with national, regional, local and trade media; respond to information requests from media.
  • Develop itineraries for visiting media and establish relationships with public relations professionals from destination assets
  • Maintain media database
  • Assist in the creation and monitoring of website content, including blogging and all social media
  • Support other marketing programs


  • Excellent organizational, sales and time management skills
  • Demonstrated written and oral sales presentation abilities
  • Flexible work schedule including ability to travel
  • Computer proficiencies
  • Demonstrated technical competence
  • Display consistent and regular professional relationship skills
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining multiple websites
  • Designing and updating multiple social media sites
  • Able to create new social media platforms as they become available


Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, journalism or public relations; or three or more years of progressively responsible experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Possession of a valid Georgia Driver’s License

Please submit cover letter, resume, writing samples and salary expectations to: Dorcas@discoverdekalb.com

Government Association Sales Manager


Identify, pursue, develop and promote leads resulting in booked room nights for DeKalb County as a destination in conjunction with, associations and government markets and related decision makers.  Provide leadership to market strategies and development.       


  • Develop client base working with local, state, regional and national meeting planners/decision makers as appropriate to market, establishing a relationship with each. Enhance market knowledge by conducting personal sales calls, site visits, trade shows, familiarization trips and other activities related to each     market.
  • Establish working relationship with DeKalb County hotels, facilities, meeting facilities, attractions, retail businesses and travel/tourism resources that will positively impact the visitor experience.
  • Provide qualified leads for DeKalb Hotels and Conference Centers.
  • Develop and carry out specific marketing plans/promotions related to market segment.
  • Provide industry leadership to meeting professional associations, groups and activities in the county, state and region.
  • Maintain and complete appropriate sales reports relative to market segment.
  • Maintain a continuing leads database.


  • Excellent organizational, sales and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated written and oral sales presentation abilities.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Flexible work schedule including ability to travel.
  • Computer proficiencies including Microsoft word, windows applications, outlook, excel and database management.
  • Demonstrated technical competence.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to maintain composure under stress.
  • Displays consistent and regular professional relationship skills.
  • Display a committed passion for the hospitality industry.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, business administration, hotel management, destination sales or related hospitality field.
  • Three or more years of account sales experience preferably in destination or hotel group sales.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation, which does not create undue hardship, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to regularly stand, walk, talk, sit, and hear as well as frequently climb, balance, reach with hand as well as the frequent use of close and distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust and focus.  Employee must regularly lift or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds.


Possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary expectations to:  dorcas@discoverdekalb.com

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