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Network of PR Professionals Formed by TourismOhio

This year TourismOhio is creating a network of industry public relations/communications professionals to coordinate key messages and resources (economic impact data, news releases and images) for earned media opportunities throughout the state. Interested PR professionals and those serving as spokespersons for tourism organizations may contact Tamara Brown at tamara.brown@development.ohio.gov.

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Ohio Voters Support a Later and more Unified School Start

Ohio voters want more time in the summer to spend with families and to earn money, and they want less time in hot classrooms.   In response to Senator Gayle Manning’s introduction of Senate Bill 34, a bill which would make starting school after Labor Day the default unless local school boards hold public hearings, the Ohio Travel Association worked with a renowned public opinion polling firm to explore how Ohioans feel about the issue. Public Opinion Strategies conducted a statewide survey of 800 registered Ohio voters in September.

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Scholarships Available for those Aiming for a Career in the Travel Industry

Through a partnership with TourismCares and NTA, an Ohio scholarship is being awarded to a deserving student studying for his or her travel industry career.

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COSI Partners with American Museum of Natural History to Offer Hands-On Exhibit

The Center of Science and Industry in Columbus (COSI) opened a new, permanent dinosaur gallery. Learn how COSI became the first museum to open a permanent gallery with the nationally-recognized American Museum of Natural History. From a team of scientists and newly formed partnership, look at how an already strong state attraction could work to grow the experience offered to visitors.

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Employment Opportunities

04/17/2018

Graphic Designer

Cedar Fair

The graphic designer will be responsible for conceptualizing, creating and executing artwork for printed and digital materials in the field of graphic arts for Cedar Fair under the general supervision of the art department manager. This also entails effective communication with the Cedar Fair parks marketing, sales, HR, food & beverage or operations teams.

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04/17/2018

Operations Associate

The Ohio State University's Stone Lab

Under the direction of the dining and residence hall manager and Stone Lab’s program manager, this position assists with and coordinates all aspects of dining hall operations and housekeeping for all residence halls; performs specific hands-on duties related to dining hall operations, including but not limited to menu and food preparation for groups up to 100 individuals at a time and more!

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04/17/2018

Partner Engagement Manager

Athens County CVB

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau is searching for an amazing person to fill a newly-created position on their team. The Partnership Engagement Manager will play an integral role in advancing the tourism economy in Athens County and Southeast Ohio.

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