Convention & Tourism Promotion Specialist 1

Grade 18

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Convention & Tourism Promotion Specialist 1

    Grade 18

  2. Convention & Tourism Promotion Specialist 2

    Grade 23

  3. Convention & Tourism Promotion Specialist 3

    Grade 25

Summary of Job Description

As a Convention & Tourism Promotion Specialist 1, you would:

·Coordinate festivals, concerts, conventions, meetings and other special events, overseeing the use of resources, financial planning, and scheduling of personnel.

·Supervise vendor operations, including recruitment and retention.

·Implement agreements for approved food service providers for specified events.

·Act as program coordinator for large scale events.

·Serve as liaison for summer and winter farmers markets.

·Schedule the event calendar and oversee market operation including invoicing and receipting payments, and verifying application and insurance coverage procedures.

·Provide site location assistance, securing parking and entry documentation, and site preparation.

·Assist higher level staff and Legal Services with permit agreements and contracts, including creating document language and participating in contract negotiations.

·Assist higher level staff in drafting budget proposals, providing annual reports and projections for vendor activity, and reviewing financial reports and client bills for accuracy.

·Develop, administer, and maintain sponsorship and marketing programs for events and programs, including social media and website postings.

·Attend meetings, representing higher level staff as necessary.

·Maintain various databases to track, confirm, and produce work orders for program activities.

·Perform additional duties and operational support tasks as assigned.

·May supervise lower level staff and volunteers.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

There is currently no Min Qual details available for this title.

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How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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