President & CEO, Gatlinburg Convention & Visitors Bureau
Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 3551
The Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB) has retained SearchWide Global to find a collaborative, creative, and innovative leader to serve as the new President & CEO. This role is the strategic and visionary leader of GCVB and is responsible for developing, directing, and overseeing the implementation of the strategic plan, operations/financials, staff supervision, community and governmental relations, and board governance. The President & CEO serves as lead spokesperson and must be a passionate and involved advocate for the tourism industry locally, regionally, and nationally.
Gatlinburg is the gateway community for Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited national park in America. With three park entrances right in town, Gatlinburg serves as a basecamp for many of the 11 million park visitors each year. For more than 7 decades, the little mountain town of 3,900 residents has welcomed millions of Park visitors with warm Appalachian hospitality.
SearchWide Global is a full service executive search firm primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, lodging, convention, trade association, venue management and experiential marketing industries. We specialize in C-Level and Director level executive searches for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized public and private companies and associations.