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Employment Opportunities

Aloha and Welcome! 

Thank you for your interest in working for the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA).  HTA is an equal opportunity employer. For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to info@gohta.net.

Only qualified candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and experience will be contacted.  No walk-ins and/or telephone inquiries will be accepted.

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BUDGET & FISCAL OFFICER

POS Number:         107904
Job Type:              Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Civil Service
Salary:                  $80,000-$90,000 annually commensurate with experience
Division/Agency:   Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA)
Location:              Honolulu, Hawai‘i   
Note:                    Relocation costs will not be paid   

Essential Functions:
Performs duties and responsibilities appropriate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

- Providing support and project management for the HTA Vice President of Finance.
- Overseeing the daily accounting transaction processing, including cash receipts, disbursements and contracts.
- Preparing monthly and annual closing entries.
- Reporting transactions to the State of Hawai‘i’s accounting division.
- Reconciling various reports of accounting activity.
- Preparing and summarizing monthly financial statements.
- Reviewing travel expenditure documentation.
- Coordinating preparation of annual audits.
- Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures of the State of Hawai‘i and HTA.
- Supporting the organization’s internal control structure.
- Other duties as assigned

Ability to:
- Communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization using clearly organized thoughts, proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar.
- Effectively communicate instructions and information both verbally and in writing.
- Be committed to teamwork and to quality in everyday work.
- Work independently and without direct supervision.
- Perform complex and confidential assignments.
- Make complex mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions.
- Provide thoughtful and thorough analysis.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-works and leadership team

Education and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited educational institution.
- Minimum of four years progressively responsible experience of related experience are highly desirable.

Skills:
- Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
- Attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organizational and planning skills
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office

Work Environment:
- Work is performed in a normal office environment.
- Travel to/from meetings.
- Operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, telephone, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm hand and eye movement.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

POS Number:         118356
Job Type:              Full-Time, Exempt, Non-Civil Service
Salary:                  $40,000-$43,000 annually commensurate with experience
Division/Agency:   Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA)
Location:              Honolulu, Hawai‘i   
Note:                    Relocation costs will not be paid   

Essential Functions:
Performs duties and responsibilities appropriate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:

- The incumbent of this position has responsibility and duties for providing administrative support for the HTA Communications Officer.

- Researches, coordinates, and conducts follow‑up, as needed, in the activities related to the implementation of the Communications & Outreach Strategic Initiative in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan (TSP) and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority action plans.

- Researches, drafts, finalizes and coordinates materials as needed, in the implementation of HTA’s communication activities, as needed, to support the Communications Officer, in the development of comprehensive plans for HTA’s Communications Program.

- Manages HTA’s two websites including the development of website content, maintenance of the websites and oversight of additional website projects designed to make these tools ADA compliant and more user-friendly.

- Coordinates the development, printing and distribution of informational materials such as agency newsletters, press releases, reports, presentations and correspondence; and establishing and maintaining key contact lists.

- Responds to inquiries and requests from the community, public or media, providing referrals, data, or other assistance as needed.

- Maintains all calendars; schedules and coordinates all meetings as directed by the Communications Officer.

- Establishes and maintains contract files for each contract which includes procurement and departmental approvals, draft contracts and any other pertinent documents for Communications.

- Assist with the prioritization of processing contracts, Letters of Agreement (LOA), Memoranda of Understanding (MOU), etc.

- Researches, coordinates and conducts follow-up, as needed, to support the Communications Officer, in the planning and implementation of HTA’s community relations activities.This includes arranging special events like HTA familiarization trips, press conferences, media briefings and outreach meetings throughout the State.

- Researches, drafts and finalizes all travel related forms and arrangements for the HTA Communications Office.

- Develops, maintains and supports administrative processes and procedures for the Communications Office, including maintaining calendars for the Communications Office, establishing and maintaining files related to legislative, communications and community relations materials; and handling travel arrangements.

- Researches, transcribes, finalizes, coordinates, distributes minutes for the Communications Office.

- Assists in the rotation of receptionist coverage during the absence of the receptionist.

- Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including but not limited to, attending and participating in meetings of the HTA board and committees and other groups and organizations as needed and directed, and to execute the policies, goals and objectives adopted by the HTA Board.

- Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director, HTA or the Chief Administrative Officer.

Ability to:
- Communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization using clearly organized thoughts, proper sentence construction, punctuation and grammar.
- Effectively communicate instructions and information both verbally and in writing.
- Be committed to teamwork and to quality in everyday work.
- Work independently and without direct supervision.
- Perform complex and confidential assignments.
- Make complex mathematical calculations and draw logical conclusions.
- Provide thoughtful and thorough analysis.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and leadership team

Education and Experience:
- Minimum of four years progressively responsible experience of related experience are highly desirable.

Skills:
- Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
- Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organizational and planning skills
- Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office

Work Environment:
- Work is performed in a normal office environment.
- Travel to/from meetings.
- Operate a variety of standard office equipment, including a computer, telephone, copy and fax machine requiring continuous and repetitive arm hand and eye movement.

 

 

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Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
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