Job Openings at the New Mexico Tourism Department

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Financial Specialist

The NM Tourism Department is hiring a Financial Specialist for the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful grant program in the Tourism Development Division.  The financial specialist is primarily responsible for administering the reimbursement process of the NM Clean and Beautiful grant program.  The NMCB grant is a statewide competitive grant for Counties, Municipalities, and Tribal Governments that provides funds for litter clean up events, recycling and beautification projects, and youth employment.  The reimbursements are processed quarterly, involving spreadsheet reconciliation, document expenditure review, and invoice processing. The NMCB Financial Specialist is also responsible for coordinating with the NM Tourism Department Administrative Services Division to ensure that all NMCB financial records are current and accurate. The position also provides programmatic and administrative support related to the Tourism Development Division and to the Deputy Cabinet Secretary of the NM Tourism Department.

If you are interested or have questions, please feel free to contact David Griscom:, (505) 690-8160.  You can apply for the position online at the State Personnel Office website by clicking here


Marketing Communications Specialist​

We’re looking for a person who can manage the voice of the New Mexico Tourism Department. The person who fills this position will manage the bulk of the marketing team’s external communications, which fall into three main buckets: social media, email marketing, and site copy. 

NMTD’s editor will spend about 30% of his or her time managing the social media accounts for the department. This includes a regular posting schedule dictated by analytics and best practices, monitoring social conversation, and providing customer service to locals and travelers alike. The job will require about 30% attention to creating an email marketing schedule as well as a strategy for frequency and audience. The final 40% of this job is dedicated to improving and editing existing site copy, as well as writing original pieces as dictated by marketing and public relations priorities. 

For more information, contact Erin Ladd at You can apply for the position online at the State Personnel Office website by clicking here


Senior Editor

New Mexico Magazine, the state’s award-winning 97-year-old regional publication, is looking for a senior editor to join its team. The magazine, published through the Department of Tourism, seeks an experienced writer that can help grow its editorial properties, through high quality storytelling, both digitally and in print. 

The Senior Editor will support the Executive Editor by writing for the magazine and the web site; managing sections in the magazine and the corresponding categories online; developing feature stories and packages; developing and editing writers; managing assignments and deadlines; cultivating relationships on behalf of New Mexico Magazine; representing New Mexico Magazine at events; managing the intern program; and managing the production of the True Adventure Guide; supporting social media efforts and areas of digital growth.  

If interested, please apply here.