The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring a marketing assistant.  Details for this position and how to apply are below:


Provides general support to the marketing department through the coordination of marketing publications, special events, research programs and the maintenance of partner and event data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.
  • Manages data related to Springfield travel listings and events for CVB and third-party publications.
  • Coordinates the bidding, production schedules, and inventory management for all collateral material.
  • Oversees “Discover SGF” online hospitality training program and assists with participant recruitment.
  • Secures gift basket items, comp tickets/discount policies and trip giveaways for public relations and in-kind advertising opportunities.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and itineraries for travel writers and marketing department staff.
  • Tracks advertising effectiveness through CRM system and runs reports as needed for the director of marketing.
  • Works with the director of marketing to conduct necessary advertising research to fulfill cooperative marketing requirements.
  • Serves as backup for the advertising sales assistant.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong attention to detail needed for proofreading website content, reports and correspondence.
  • Excellent organizational skills are required to maintain meticulous files.
  • Ability to set goals and prioritize tasks to maintain workload.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner.
  • Ability to recall information such as dates, names, files, and projects.
  • Ability to work well within a membership organization and participate in committee decision-making.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience:

  • Desktop publishing experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Springfield area.
  • Experience in a tourism-related organization a plus.
  • Or any combination of education, training and experience that would qualify the individual for the position.

Resume Submission

Email your resume and references to Sean Dixon, Assistant Marketing Director, at

About the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau was formed in 1979 as the hospitality arm of the Chamber of Commerce. The Bureau was incorporated independently as a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of the State of Missouri in 1989. The CVB is a marketing and service organization which contracts annually with the City of Springfield to promote economic development through travel and tourism.