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Posted Date February 15


Job Title Exectuive Director
Company Utah Tourism Industry Association
Job Type Full Time
Job Number 0215201-1
Level Management

Position Details

Administration/Communication: Accounting functions using Quickbooks (A/R, A/P, banking, financial reports, etc.); coordinate with contract bookkeeping service to ensure timely filing of reports (taxes, employment, liability insurance, worker’s compensation, etc.).

Membership development and retention: procure, organize and execute UTIA membership, Executive Committee & Board meetings; website update & development to serve as communication tool for the industry; produce bi-weekly Tourism Ticker and e-letters as needed; procurement of organizational sponsors.

Legislative Affairs:  tracking, reporting and assisting UTIA’s legislative strategist to protect and enhance Utah tourism industry interests; coordinate efforts for funding appropriation request to advertise & market Utah tourism; participate in annual legislative session: attend hearings, committee meetings; testify on behalf of UTIA, preparation of position statements; attend legislative events, fundraisers, register as a lobbyist for UTIA; participate in interim session committee meetings & hearings; solicit for funds & support for “Tourism Works” PAC; attend legislative fundraisers; coordinate PAC expenditures, complete and file required reports.

Communication:  coordinate with the Utah Office of Tourism, Destination Marketing Organizations, tourism associations, private sector tourism businesses, elected officials and legislators.


Program & Project Planning & Execution:
○ Annual Utah Tourism Conference
  Full execution of multi-day conference, including but not limited to: sponsor and exhibit procurement, attendance registration, event promotion, development of Keynote speakers and workshop tracks, full event production (eg. catering, design/decor, audio visual, destination discovery activities, evening events, rooming lists) and a comprehensive silent auction; work with Tourism Conference committee to assign duties as needed

○ Destination Capitol Hill, Washington D.C.
  Work with US Travel and delegation to register for event; communicate all aspects of event to

○ Utah Tourism Day on the Hill
  Procure Utah State capitol rotunda space, procure sponsors and exhibitors to meet financial expectations; organize all logistics including but not limited to catering, promotion and elected official attendance promotion

○ Legislative Familiarization Tours (2x annually)
Sort all aspects of a multi day familiarization (FAM) tour including but not limited to: sponsorship procurement, itinerary planning and elected official/delegation attendance promotion


Oversees contract program manager responsible for:
Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Tourism & Hospitality High School Curriculum: administer all aspects of curriculum updates & management; train administrators; arrange all guest speakers per curriculum guidelines; manage funds via Utah State Board of Education (USBE); execute and administer focus groups as needed; manage digital textbook orders Utah Office of Tourism Year-Round Education Management: manage all events (registration, location logistics and materials) as contracted with the Utah Office of Tourism Guest Service Gold Certification: promote and sell program to destination marketing organizations, front-line staff and Industry at-large; train educators as appropriate; manage all financials as related to the program

Professional Development:
Attend Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO) annual seminar, assist with US Travel Association’s (USTA) development of council/working group of state associations (STAN) for more effective grass-roots legislative network

This position can work remotely. Other duties as requested by UTIA Executive Committee.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required for
this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and/or
skills required.

Position  Available 

Available now

Salary Range $65,000 - $75,000 plus car, bonus, & health benefits
Contact Executive Committee
Company Utah Tourism Industry Association
Address PO Box 1163
City, Zip Kamas, UT  84036


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