Executive Director

Mahoning County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Responsible for the development and execution of marketing initiatives to promote Mahoning County as a tourism destination through strategic planning and execution of marketing and developmental programs, and serves as the primary spokesperson for the Bureau. Represent the County in regional and state-wide tourism organizations; attend trade shows, networking events and conferences. Plan and direct activities of staff to create a variety of marketing and outreach policies and programs. Track, enforce and process payments for the County’s Lodging and Excise tax rules and regulations; monitor hotel occupancy and gross sales. Responsible for department’s annual budget development and administration.


Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising, management or public relations, with a minimum of five (5) years successful experience in destination marketing, tourism development, integrated communications or public relations; or any combination of training and experience which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability for occasional overnight travel. Benefits include medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage; health savings account; defined benefit pension plan; defined contribution plans available; life insurance; paid leave; and Section 125 cafeteria plans.

How to Apply: 

To be considered, an Employment Application, along with a resume and cover letter must be received. Interested individuals may obtain an Application on-line at, or at the Commissioners’ Office, 21 West Boardman Street, Suite 200, Youngstown, Ohio. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to or mailed to:

Board of Mahoning County Commissioners
Attn: Human Resources Department
21 West Boardman Street, Suite 300, Youngstown, OH 44503

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