Job Announcement–Director of Tourism

The City of Warrensburg (population 18,838) is located 45 minutes east of Kansas City, and is a rapidly developing community with tremendous growth potential. Warrensburg is home to the University of Central Missouri and is located near both Whiteman Air Force Base, home of the B-2 Bomber, and the Lake of the Ozarks. We are looking for an energetic, professional Director of Tourism with well-developed skills in attracting, selling, overseeing the development, implementation and coordination of all City tourism (sports, conventions and conferences) related activities including marketing, advertising, financial reporting and coordinating and overseeing the budget; with a commitment to best practices and problem-solving in a team-oriented environment.

Warrensburg operates under a Council/Board/City Manager form of government and this position will report to the Warrensburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (WCVB) and City Manager.  The successful candidate must possess the following:

(1)  Working knowledge and experience in the tourism industry, public relations, advertising and marketing.

(2)  Outstanding customer service skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, common-sense, and a willingness to work independently across a variety of tasks.

(3)  The ability to address conflict, research alternatives and recommend solutions in a collaborative and problem solving approach.

(4)  Project management experience taking a project from conception to completion including contract administration, supervising consultants and volunteers.

Bachelor’s degree in Tourism, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing or a closely related field required and 1-3 years of Supervisor experience required.

Employment applications are available on-line at  Submit a cover letter, completed application and resume to Human Resources at the City of Warrensburg, 102 S. Holden St., Warrensburg, MO 64093.  Original signatures required on applications.  Position will remain open until filled.  A review of the applications will be conducted on May 26th, 2017 at 5:00pm. Annual salary range $38,000 – 42,000 D/O/Q.  Subject to background investigation. Questions, contact:  Human Resources @ 660-262-4607 or E.O.E.

Director of Tourism Application

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