Executive Director

Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Executive Director of the Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) works closely with the county’s tourism partners to create opportunities for continued growth, furthering the  organization’s mission of impacting the area’s economy by promoting it as a premier tourism destination.

Responsibilities include:

  • Building community and partner relations, group sales, and advocacy
  • Reporting directly to the Board of Directors who are members of the tourism industry of Wayne County
  • Developing relationships and assisting in building programs to address the needs of the area’s tourism industry
  • Sustain and strengthen relationships with partners
  • Continue promoting Group tours to Wayne County
  • Collaborate with hotels and event venues to secure group bookings
  • Participate in industry shows and sales missions
  • Develop, implement, and manage a sales strategy
  • Collaborate with marketing staff in maintaining sales materials
  • Represent the CVB on local and state committees and boards
  • Be the CVB contact at tourism industry events
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Participate in continuing education activities
  • Remain current on tourism trends
  • Prepare monthly reports for the board of directors
  • Review and create the annual CVB’s budget
  • Complete other duties and special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: business, hospitality and tourism, marketing, communications, or public relations
  • Five (5) years of experience in hotel, hospitality and tourism, economic development, CVB sales, and management
  • CVB experience is preferred but not required
  • Possess demonstrated knowledge of the tourism industry, its vocabulary, and its unique sales and marketing needs
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, such as MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work and make decisions proactively, take the initiative, prioritize, plan, and meet deadlines
  • Enjoy collaborating and working with a team
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends and be able to travel as necessary

The Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Resumé and references should be sent to: Email: WCCVB Board President Todd Imhoff at or USPS: Attn: Matt Martin, P.O. Box 3, Wooster OH 44691

Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.

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