Director, Visitor Experience
Best Friends Animal Society

Warm, Welcoming Hospitality

Haven nestled in between the sprawling red rocks of Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon & Zion National Parks


Director, Visitor Experience

Best Friends Animal Society
Kanab, Utah
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Feb 14, 2020)

Location:  Kanab, Utah (Relocation Assistance Available)

The Director of Best Friends’ Visitor Experience is responsible for modeling and sharing our Best Friends culture of warm, welcoming hospitality with our visitors and guests at every touch point. The director leads the visitor experience teams to welcome, engage and build relationships with our visitors and guests to connect them with the heart of our mission.

Our ability to welcome visitors and guests into the Best Friends family and connect them with our lifesaving work by providing positive visitor experiences is critical to Best Friends’ vision, mission and goals.

The director manages the day-to-day visitor operations of multiple departments including the visitor center, welcome center, lodging, and cafeteria.  This role manages a staff of 50+ along with growing support from volunteers.  These departments welcome visitors and guests, conduct tours, promote memberships, and drive adoptions and other lifesaving work for the animals in our care.  Ideally, we provide personalized experiences and engagement for every visitor and guest responding to all inquiries for information, tours, adoptions and fostering.   Every visitor and guest presents an opportunity for us to educate, motivate and inspire them to become ambassadors for our cause and to help us Save Them All.


▪ Proven positive leadership skills with the ability to motivate, educate and inspire staff

▪ Demonstrated leadership experience in non-profit management preferred.

Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.

How to Apply

Apply on our Careers page via the link provided or interested candidates can email questions to 

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