Town and Tourism Development Manager - £24,000-£30,000

Our clients in Hertford are recruiting for a Town and Tourism Development Manager to manage the Tourist information Centre and be responsible for driving tourism to the town.

Key Responsibilities as the Town and Tourism Development Manager:

  • To manage the daily running of the Town & Tourist Information Centre (T&TIC) including the supervision of staff, to be responsible for ticket sales, stock taking, ordering and all associated daily tasks. 
  • To develop and facilitate growth in the tourism sector in Hertford through the implementation of the Hertford Town Council Tourism Strategy. 
  • To work with Hertfordshire and nationwide Tourism partners to build on existing initiatives to support the increase in footfall within the county town attracting locals, visitors and tourists. 
  • Develop visitor information and packages to support visitors and improve the range of experiences available to attract new markets. 
  • To work closely with partners delivering tourism related initiatives and strategy within the county. 
  • To be responsible for the production of reports and statistics. 
  • To manage and maintain the council’s visitor website and proactively promote tourism related activities and social media accounts. 
  • To take a lead on promoting town centre activities and non-council upcoming events to raise the profile of Hertford as the County Town. 
  • To organise plan and implement various events to increase footfall within the town centre and support local organisations. Events include guided walks, Town Council Surgeries, and Volunteer Fairs. 

The right Town and Tourism Development Manager will have

  • A Background in working within the Tourism Sector
  • Experience working with Events
  • Understanding and experience of Marketing
  • Self motivated and able to motivate others
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent IT Skills

Please note this role’s working days are Monday-Saturday with occasional evening and event function working required – Time Off In Lieu will apply. 

If you are interested in this Town and Tourism Development Manager please apply now!