The mission of the San Francisco Travel Association is to enhance the local economy by marketing San Francisco and the Bay Area as the premier destination for conventions, meetings events and leisure travel. We are the economic engine for the city, and travel is our fuel.
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Current Staff Openings:
Director, Sponsor and Member Services
Position Summary: The Director, Sponsor and Member Services will lead the sponsor fulfillment and member services team. The individual will be responsible for developing and executing strategy for increased engagement, renewal, and private revenue from San Francisco Travel sponsors and members. She or he must develop and lead a team to perform at the highest levels; establishing and building relationships with top sponsors and members. The Partnership department is tasked with developing new opportunities for our more than 1,200 sponsors and members, helping them reach their fullest potential within San Francisco's tourism industry, or everything in between.
Director, Sponsor and Member Sales
Position Summary: The Director, Sponsor and Member Sales will lead the sponsor and member sales team. The individual will be responsible for cultivating, negotiating, and closing high value sponsorships while developing and executing strategy for increased member investments. She or he must develop and lead a team to perform at the highest levels; establishing and building relationships with top sponsors and members. The Partnership department is tasked with developing new opportunities for our more than 1,300 members, helping them reach their fullest potential within San Francisco's tourism industry, or everything in between. This position has the opportunity to shape the evolution of our membership model by lending expertise and experience in corporate sponsorships, as well as providing leadership to the established sales team.
Associate, Convention Sales
Position Summary: The Associate, Convention Sales - provides intensive administrative support to three Convention Sales Managers and contributes as part of a team with ultimate responsibility to the Convention Sales Division. The individual must be capable of working with others, taking direction, prioritizing and exhibiting flexibility when divisional projects take precedence over daily workload.
Vice President, Special Events
Position Summary: This position leads and manages the Special Events department of San Francisco Travel which is responsible to develop, produce and execute approximately 40 annual events on behalf of the various departments of the company (Sales, Tourism, Marketing, Partnerships). The events to be managed primarily include major meetings (with 300 – 1000+ attendees), client receptions, sales missions and trade shows. The Vice President, Special Events must ensure that all events are appropriately and consistently branded, produced and delivered with high quality, and at agreed budget levels. This is a new department and the Vice President, Special Events will be charged with redefining the department’s roles, work processes, operating practices, and management structure.
Associate, Visitor Experience (On-Call/As-Needed)
Position Summary: The Associate, Visitor Experience drives results and enhances the visitors' experience by providing exceptional service that supports San Francisco Travel’s mission by acting as an ambassador at our Visitor Information Center. Please note that we accept applications year round, but will contact applicants on a rolling basis dependent upon seasonal availability of shifts. On average, on-call employees work two shifts per week as needed.
Current Volunteer Openings:
San Francisco Volunteer Ambassador
Looking to share your knowledge of San Francisco with others? Love helping others have a wonderful experience? Volunteering at the San Francisco Travel Visitor Information Center may be just what you're looking for. View more information including benefits and volunteer opportunities here.
Current Internship Openings:
Do you love San Francisco? Are you interested in tourism? Have you heard of a destination marketing organization in class, but still aren’t quite sure what it all means? SF Travel hosts students from SF Bay Area universities year round. Click here to learn more.