Explore Charleston and the Lowcountry Hospitality Association (LHA) announced a hospitality and tourism hiring event, taking place Wednesday, May 12 at the Cooper River Room. The first 100 candidates hired from the event are eligible for a $500 bonus.
“We are fortunate to live in one of the most popular destinations in the world,” said Helen Hill, CEO of Explore Charleston. “As the travel and hospitality industry rebounds from the pandemic, we’re excited to offer this unique opportunity for people to learn about the rewarding jobs and careers available with some of the most impressive hospitality-related businesses in the industry.”
Over 20 employers from hotels, restaurants, tours and hospitality-related services will be represented, with business locations from Summerville to Isle of Palms. Job openings for all skill levels will be available, including part-time and full-time positions. Examples of openings include kitchen manager, night audit, tour guide, chauffeur team and maintenance technicians. Employers such as The Restoration Hotel, Indigo Road Hospitality Group, Bulldog Tours and GCT-Chauffeured Services look forward to meeting with prospective employees.
“Jobs in the travel industry allow individuals the flexibility to gain experience, prepare for higher education, pursue career advancement within the industry and develop transferable skills,” added Michelle Woodhull, President of Charming Inns and Circa 1886 Restaurant and LHA President. “Candidates attending the event will find many types of opportunities and organizations to consider, all within one of our region’s most popular industries.”
LHA’s Hiring Event will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Cooper River Room at Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park, located at 99 Harry M Hallman Jr. Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. For more information, follow LHA on Twitter and Facebook, or visit chshospitalityworks.com.