Paid Positions

Available at this time:


The President/CEO of Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism Bureau provides exemplary leadership in the tourism industry by advocating for tourism development that matches our community objectives and our tourism brand; demonstrates professional management of the bureau’s business by overseeing a staff of 8+ people, administration of annual budget and execution of the board of Director’s Strategic Goals; and ensures the success of our local tourism product through creative, strategic and innovative marketing techniques.

See link to job description PDF below. To apply, send Cover Letter and Resume to Board Chair Lisa Karlberg by January 06, 2016.

BWCT President/CEO Position Description


Volunteer Positions

Bellingham Volunteer & Ambassador Program:  The main task and mission of Bellingham Ambassadors is to greet visitors at points of arrival in Whatcom County.  Ambassadors will act as liaison between arrival and attractions in the area to make travel convenient and encourage visitors to extend their stay and return to Whatcom County for future visits.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Be available from 12-4pm once a week for three months plus initial training.
  • Complete training in hospitality and visitor services as well as Whatcom County and Port familiarization.
  • Ability to stand or walk up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.

Apply Now

Get started by filling out the Bellingham Volunteer & Ambassador Application online.

Please review the Ambassador Download for information on desired skills, training & expectations, evaluation, and benefits for the Bellingham Ambassador Volunteer position:

Ambassador Information Download

Ambassador Application Download

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