Careers at L.A. Tourism
We recognize that our success as an organization is dependent on the success of our individual team members.
The mission of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (LATCB) is to advance the prosperity of L.A.'s visitor economy and the livelihoods that depend on it. A 501(c)6 non-profit organization, LATCB works globally to promote Los Angeles to the meetings and convention industry, the individual leisure traveler and the travel trade/media.
We recognize that our success as an organization is dependent on the success of our individual team members, and our goal is to recruit, develop and retain employees of the highest caliber. We invite talented professionals seeking a career in destination sales and marketing to submit their resumes for any of the open roles listed below.
When applying for a position, please note the specific job requirements for each role, including education, prior experience and specific skill sets.
To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, noting the position title in the subject line.
Due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are unable to respond to each individual submission and cannot accept phone inquiries. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to hearing from you. Current opportunities at LATCB include:
The Staff Accountant will assist in a variety of financial projects and activities, including financial audit and analysis, preparing journal entries, monthly general ledger closing, reconciliation of credit card charges and other responsibilities.
You are a film-making machine — capable of shooting, directing, lighting, sound-recording, editing, and animating motion graphics to create polished, professional video content of all types, with an artful eye. You are always staying current with cinematic, editorial and technological trends in broadcast, digital video, and social media.
Discover Los Angeles is looking for smart, collaborative creatives who are passionate about making inspiring, beautiful, award-winning work. Los Angeles, the creative capital of the world, is our brand — and we represent it to visitors around the globe. We’re building a new in-house creative agency and now is an exciting time to join us.
Regional Director, India
The Regional Director will act as L.A. Tourism’s key contact and spokesperson in India and oversee in-country operations and activities. This position will be responsible for strategic development and market development, working with the Vice President and Senior Director to support L.A. Tourism’s strategic direction and priorities and driving the development of outbound tourism to LA through travel trade programs and industry/government relations.
The Coordinator, Administration will report to the Manager, Tourism and provide administrative support to the International Tourism department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and submitting expense reports, processing invoices, reconciling American Express payments, running monthly budget reports, coordinating internal and external meetings, utilizing the CRM database as well as financial and project-management systems and other administrative and project-related duties.
Manager, International Tourism
The Manager, International Tourism will be responsible for managing travel trade programs including trade shows, training, local sales calls and events, and FAM visits. The Manager will also collaborate with internal departments to ensure integration of tourism activities in key markets and a variety of other tourism marketing related duties.
Manager, Social Media
The tourism board is seeking a Social Media Manager with at least three to five years’ experience with Social Media. The ideal candidate will be familiar with all relevant social networks, measurement tools, local and national online communities, and demonstrate their ability to manage the tourism board's extensive digital networks. The tourism board connects with locals, domestic travelers, international visitors, media, meeting professionals and travel professionals through nearly 20 social media channels. The official Los Angeles Facebook page reaches a community of more than one million people, and the popular @discoverLA Instagram platform is the top destination account in the country with over 800k engaged followers.
Coordinator, Client & Destination Services
Reporting to the VP, Client & Destination Services, the Coordinator, Client & Destination Services will support the Directors and Managers of both departments with planning, organizing and coordination of all conventions and self-contained meetings. Key responsibilities will include addressing all administrative duties as it applies to FAMS, Special Events, Global Sales Meetings, GM Sales Missions and Tradeshows, handling related billing and expense processing and organizing and managing the Event Calendar and related meetings. Sharp project management, communication and coordination skills in a fast-paced environment are key to your success. Experience in the Travel & Tourism, Sales and/or Hospitality industries are preferred and most helpful.
Director, Western Region Convention Sales
The Director, Western Region Convention Sales will manage an account portfolio within their geographic region and provide hands on management of group sales activities to achieve individual and team lead, room night and revenue goals. The primary goal of this position is to maximize targeted booking opportunities for the city and the Los Angeles Convention Center. We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, revenue driven, strong hospitality sales professional to be accountable for Los Angeles Tourism’s mission to promote and sell the destination to strategic organizations to increase convention and visitor business while maximizing the economic impact on the area.
The Coordinator, Asia will provide administrative support for the International Tourism Department and manage the day-to-day tasks with direction from the Director. This is a highly administrative position including processing weekly expense reports, data entry, month-end reporting, and email correspondence. The ideal candidate must be detailed oriented and manage multiple projects at once. This position is Los Angeles based and does not require travel outside of Los Angeles; however, minimal travel within Los Angeles is required on occasion.
Coordinator, Business Operations
The Coordinator, Business Operations will provide executive administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer and Manager, Business Operations. The Coordinator will assume day-to-day coordination and management of business operational activities such as performing complex calendar management, preparing/coding invoices, making travel arrangements, handling meeting logistics, and assisting with various project management duties. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized.
The Coordinator, Sales will provide administrative support to Sales Directors to ensure department goals are met. The Coordinator will assist with managing schedules, making travel arrangements, coordinating customer meetings and site inspections, preparing expense reports, check requests, and purchase orders in addition to other administrative support duties. The ideal candidate will have previous administrative support experience, be highly detail-oriented and have strong interpersonal and organizational skills.