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 ac-credited 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.
To Apply If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.myspi.org to apply. This position is open until filled. To apply for this position please submit a cover letter , resume, and salary history by fax, email or mail to: email@example.com Fax: (956) 761-3888 City of South Padre Island Attn: Human Resources 4601 Padre Blvd. South Padre Island, TX 78597 The detailed job description is available at www.myspi.org.
Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to: Wendi J. Delgado Administrative Services Director City of South Padre Island firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 956-761-8102
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary will be based upon the relevant qualifications, knowledge and experience of the can-didate selected. The City of South Padre Island offers an excellent benefit pack-age that includes participa-tion in the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
(2:1, 7%, 5/20 years)
About City of South Padre Island
City of South Padre Island - Convention and Visitors Bureau - Destination marketing to Convention groups and General Tourism. The CVB currently has approximately 25 employees.