VISIT FLORIDA shares Florida sunshine with the world. As the state’s official tourism marketing organization, VISIT FLORIDA has been charged with selling an extraordinary vacation product since 1996. As we expand our industry servicing team, we are seeking a customer and team-focused individual with experience driving new customer growth, retention, and engagement for the tourism and hospitality sector in the Central West Florida* region. Candidates will possess demonstrated success and history of building and maintaining relationships with tourism businesses and selling advertising and marketing programs.
What you’ll do:
Meet with existing and prospective VISIT FLORIDA Partners (Florida tourism businesses) to build, foster and maintain relationships. Educate Partners on program benefits and services that would benefit the Partner.
Work diligently to ensure VISIT FLORIDA retains its Partnership base by making monthly renewal/retention calls and identifying new contacts at businesses as needed.
Develop plans to meet partnership revenue and advertising sales targets. Identify and target immediate and potential revenue opportunities with an established client list.
Represent VISIT FLORIDA by frequently speaking at industry events, meetings, and conferences in your respective region.
Maintain and update information in the Salesforce database relating to Partner accounts, contacts, and key activities to ensure accurate database account management.
What you’ll need: Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field (preferred) and more than five years of equivalent work experience. Must reside in the regional territory the position services. *Central West region includes: Citrus, Hernando, Sumter, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Sarasota, Hardee, DeSoto, Highlands, and Charlotte.
You will stand apart if you have: Experience working with clients in a marketing or membership organization; strong presentation and organizational skills; and experience in Salesforce CRM.
You will be a cultural fit if you: Thrive in the fast-paced, dynamic work environment of VISIT FLORIDA Live the values that drive our business: Make an Impact, Work Purposefully and Live Passionately, Persist Embody VISIT FLORIDA’s team principles: Empathy, Respect, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun
You’ll receive: Opportunity to work remotely (Corporate Office is in Tallahassee, FL) Knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits Package 401K program with company match Vacation time + Volunteer hours
About VISIT FLORIDA - Tallahassee, FL
VISIT FLORIDA, the state's official tourism marketing corporation, serves as Florida's official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. VISIT FLORIDA is a not-for-profit corporation created as a public/private partnership by the Florida Legislature in 1996.