Visit Knoxville Careers

Be a part of the VK Team! Below are the current open positions with the Visit Knoxville team.  Check back periodically for updates on the latest job postings. 

 

AVAILABLE JOB OPPORTUNITIES:


Part-Time Visitor Center Associate

The Visitor Services Department is in search of an outgoing individual for a part-time front desk position in the Visitor Center. This individual must be positive, very reliable, organized, and computer savvy. Excellent communication skills are a must. A flexible schedule is required; all shifts are weekend, with occasional weekday opportunities. All inquiries should be sent with resume and cover letter to Michelle Murry at mmurry@knoxville.org.

 

AVAILABLE INTERN OPPORTUNITIES:


Convention Services Intern

The Convention Services Department is looking for the perfect candidate(s) to come aboard our team in the form of an unpaid intern to assist us within a variety of areas: 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Event Research & Development
  • Assist with Familiarization (FAM) Tour development and execution
  • Event Fulfillment
  • Visitor Information Distribution
  • Event Operational & Logistics Assistance
  • Event Concept and Creativity Assistance
  • Requesting bids for various event services (transportation, catering, etc.)
  • Soliciting partners to participate in programs and events

The internship position is offered during the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer months and is open to students and non-students alike.  ALL applicants must be available to work two (2) or three (3) days out of the week, with the possibility of some evening and weekend work.  If you possess all of the requirements listed above and are interested in working with our team, please send your resume, the days, and the hours of your availability to: Christina Clayton Sullivan, Director of Convention Services at cclayton@Knoxville.org

 


Housing Services Intern

The Visit Knoxville Housing Department is looking for the perfect candidate(s) to come aboard our team in the form of an unpaid intern to assist us within a variety of areas: 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Learn and utilize hotel management software to book room reservations
  • Assist with reservation phone calls, voicemails, and emails
  • Monitor reservation special requests and hotel pick-up
  • Collect and record hotel updates in system
  • Create informational housing documents

The internship position is offered during the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer months and is open to students and non-students alike.  It is preferred that applicants be available to work at least two (2) days out of the week for several hours at a time, though specific hours are somewhat flexible based on applicants’ schedules. Customer service experience of some kind is highly preferred. If you are interested in working with our team, please send your resume, along with the days, times, and total hours of your availability to: Erin Simcox, Senior Manager of Housing at esimcox@knoxville.org.

 

 


Sales Intern

The Sales Department is looking to find a fun, hard-working individual to join our sales team in the form of an unpaid internship.  This person will have an opportunity to hit the ground running by:

  • Researching lead lists for sales director solicitation
  • Learning and utilizing the sales database system for various projects
  • Assisting sales directors in preparation for sales blitzes, trade shows, site visits, and bid package development
  • Assisting the Sales & Services team in Familiarization (FAM) Tour development and execution
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Sr. Director of Sales

The internship position is offered during the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer months.  ALL applicants must be available to work two (2) or three (3) days out of the week, with the possibility of some evening and weekend work.  If you possess all of the requirements listed above and are interested in working with our team, please send your resume, the days, and the hours of your availability to: Pearl Dorsey, Sr. Sales Director at pdorsey@Knoxville.org

 


Visitor Services Intern

The Visitor Services Department is looking for a qualified candidate to join our team in the form of an unpaid intern to assist in a variety of ways including (but not limited to):

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Volunteer Fulfillment, Schedule Management, Coordination, Facilitation, and Appreciation
  • Gotta Know Knoxville Program Logistics Assistance (seasonal)
  • Event Set-Up & Breakdown
  •  Visitor Information Center Management Assistance
  • Requesting bids for various event services (Tour & Travel FAMs; Gotta Know Knoxville transportation, catering, etc.)
  • Retail Facilitation Assistance
  •  Front Desk Visitor Engagement

This internship position is offered during the Fall, Spring, and/or Summer semesters and is open to students and non-students alike. All applicants must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week, with the possibility of some evening and weekend event needs. If you possess all of the requirements listed above and are interested in participation with our team, please send your resume with cover letter to: Michelle Murry, Senior Manager of Visitor Services at mmurry@knoxville.org.