The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring an Interactive Content Coordinator.  Details for this position and how to apply are below:

Summary: The Interactive Content Coordinator will be responsible for creating and curating content for online marketing programs for the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Maintains public website content, including: online calendar, monthly newsletter, Bureau documents and other relevant information.
  • Creates original written content for use on and connected social media channels. Updates existing content as needed.
  • Curates content from external sources for and connected social media channels.
  • Works with the Interactive Media Manager to monitor CVB social media channels for questions and notable comments posted by users regarding social media postings.
  • Photographs attractions and events for use on partner listings, events calendar, social media channels and micro-campaigns.
  • Maintains an editorial calendar for event promotion on and related social media channels.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with local media organizations and content creators.
  • Contacts and works with third-party websites and social media channels to correct errors, provide additional information, improve placement and otherwise maintain an accurate and positive image of Springfield.
  • Researches and develops new digital media strategies for use in CVB marketing efforts.
  • Assists Interactive Media Manager with the administration of interactive applications as needed.
  • Provides monthly reports about social media channels, blogging and other tasks for use in board reports.
  • Be cross-trained and able to serve if needed as a backup for public relations functions, including press releases on VOCUS, assisting with promotions and FAM tours.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing skills including a command of grammar, usage, vocabulary and Associated Press Style
  • 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:

  • A passion for social media and a thorough knowledge of leading social networks
  • Knowledge of public relations, journalism and marketing principles
  • Desktop publishing experience a plus
  • Experience with media relations
  • Familiarity with the Springfield area
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, business communications, marketing or computer information systems, or three years of related experience
  • 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, Interactive Media Manager, 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.