We are searching for an enthusiastic Events Coordinator with a "can-do" attitude to assist our organization in hosting events that create a memorable visitor experience.
The Gilmer Chamber is looking to hire a new Director of Tourism to join our team. This position is essential to our program of work which includes tourism marketing for all of Gilmer County. The Director of Tourism oversees two visitor centers and manages the Information Specialists and our destination brand, marketing content, and campaign strategies. We are looking for a tourism professional who will enthusiastically market our area with a sense of pride and ownership. The Director of Tourism will be the brand ambassador for Pick Ellijay and the face of Ellijay within state, regional, and national destination marketing industry events.
On May 6th, a local tourism promotion committee of the Gilmer Chamber made up of representatives from Ellijay, East Ellijay, the Gilmer Chamber, and Gilmer County awarded $41,764 in grants to support local tourism events and programs.
Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce leaders have selected an experienced chamber and tourism professional as the new president and chief executive officer of the business organization. Jennifer Grimmer was unanimously approved by the chamber’s board of directors on Friday, January 15 to lead the 650 member chamber which serves as the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for East Ellijay, Ellijay, and Gilmer County.