Pay Rate: $100k-$115k DOQ
The City of South Padre Island is seeking a CVB/DMO Director who will lead the Convention and Visitors Bureau; responsible for management, organizational development, planning and direction of the department. The CVB/DMO Director’s duties require significant leadership, knowledge in tourism and forward perspective in sales and marketing of South Padre Island.The CVB/DMO Director reports to the City Manager and works closely with the City’s Leadership Team.
The CVB/DMO Director must be a personable, accountable, and collaborative professional that is team oriented with the goal of promoting tourism to South Padre Island. The desired candidate will have the ability and experience in effectively working with people, exercising initiative, judgment, tact and diplomacy in a wide variety of public contact situations while conveying ideas clearly and concisely.
The candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of destination marketing, convention, meeting, trade-show, consumer shows, tourism and group meeting industry; and be skillful in the utilization of modern and innovative marketing methods., specifically digital marketing knowledge and skill of the latest technology and data analytics are preferred.Possession of a Bachelors degree from an accredited school in Business, Public Administration or Marketing is required; Masters degree is preferred. In addition, candidates must have a minimum of seven (7) years work experience in the convention, tourism, hospitality or public assembly facility industry and five (5) years in marketing and advertising with extensive knowledge of digital marketing; equivalency to be determined by the City of South Padre Island.Please refer to the position brochure for more information.
This position is open until filled.
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