Careers at Naturally McHenry County

Join Our Team!

Naturally McHenry County is hiring! We are the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for McHenry County, Illinois. Our work focuses on balancing a thriving visitor-based economy with community well-being. If you or someone you know is passionate about this mission and growing our organization, consider an exciting career with Naturally McHenry County!

Current Job Opening:

Destination Engagement & Programs Manager

Job Description

Naturally McHenry County seeks a dedicated and skilled Destination Engagement & Programs Manager to foster relationships with partners, stakeholders, and the community. Key responsibilities include:

  • Shaping strategic and marketing plans.
  • Developing new business partnerships.
  • Managing special initiatives like Restaurant Week and the Craft Beverage Trail.
  • Supporting local tourism through various programs and events.

This position prefers McHenry County residency and involves a flexible combination of office, remote work, and traveling throughout the county. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in destination tourism/community marketing & communication and/or non-profit program & development work.

Joining our team of two requires a self-motivated and self-managed individual who can work collaboratively with our fourteen-member Board of Directors representing various areas of McHenry County.

Salary: $58,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Equal Opportunity Employment

Naturally McHenry County is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We ensure that all employees and prospective employees are treated with respect and fairness, regardless of age, marital status, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other legally-protected status. Our policy aligns with all applicable laws and regulations to protect these classes.

We comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws prohibiting discrimination against applicants or employees with disabilities. Naturally McHenry County provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with known physical or mental disabilities throughout the employment process, including recruitment and hiring.

How to Apply

Qualified applications are being accepted until June 10, 2024. Please email your confidential cover letter and resume to, Jaki Berggren, President & CEO. All applications will be responded to by June 10th.

  1. Cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications (attach as PDF).
  2. Resume (attach as PDF).
  3. Upon finalist qualification, we will request and reach out to three professional references.

If you would like a brief call to clarify any questions prior to applying or wish to send an email, please feel welcome to contact Jaki Berggren, President & CEO at

Thank you for your interest in Naturally McHenry County!