Weekend Tourism Specialist

Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce
Job Description
The Weekend Tourism Specialist promotes the Quiet Resorts as a tourist and leisure destination by providing visitor and resident information with a high degree of customer service.  This position oversees the daily operations of the Information Center, requires a strong working knowledge of the Quiet Resorts Area and the ability to fulfill tourism requests in a timely manner.  We are looking for someone interested in a flexible job share position, working every other weekend, with additional shifts available working at our downtown Kiosk during the summer.

Major Duties & Tasks
• Oversees the Daily Operations of the Information Center.
• Enthusiastically greet visitors and provide needed assistance as requested. 
• Answer tourism/information phone requests, retrieves and respond to voicemails and emails. 

• Ability to use the computer to process Delaware State Park Passes and look up information for guests.
• Represent the Information Center/Chamber of Commerce in providing tourism
  information to visitors, local residents and all other customers.
• Provides excellent customer service at all times, taking responsibility for answering  
  inquiries in person, by telephone and by email and via the website.
• Retrieves, date-stamp, and disseminate incoming mail.
• Tracks all visits and communication to the Information Center on a daily basis.
• Maintains information materials: discards outdated brochures or contact member for
• Opens and closes the Information Center.
• Provides referrals via phone calls, walk-ins, emails from chamber membership database,
  external resources and website resources.
• Responds to complaints from visitors per policy.
• Sells tickets for community events and other entities at front desk.

Skills and Competencies
• Working knowledge of the Chamber service area, member businesses and the State of Delaware.
• Work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Great attitude and customer service.
• Proficient in payment processing (cash, credit cards, checks).
• Ability to lift 20 lbs.
• Professional appearance.
• Flexible and able to multitask.
• Excellent telephone and personal communication skills.

Computer Proficiency/Ability to Learn
  • Chambermaster (Chamber of Commerce software)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Social Media Platforms
  • Internet search engines
  • Delaware State Park Passes software

Working Hours
April – September: 
     Alternate Saturday / Sunday > 9:00 – 3:00 p.m.
October – March:   
    Alternate Saturday> 9:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Flexibility to cover other shifts in the Tourism Office and Information Kiosk (summer) as needed is desirable.

Key Performance Measures
• Performance will be measured by evaluating execution of the key functions particularly as related to advancing the strategic goals of the organization.

This job description includes, but is not limited to, the duties and responsibilities as noted above. The essential functions of this job description are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

Interested applicants can send a cover letter, resume and list of three references to Lauren Weaver at lauren@bethany-fenwick.org or 36913 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944.   

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