As the global trade association for official destination organizations and convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), Destinations International is about serving destination marketing professionals first and foremost. Together with our members and partners, Destinations International represents a powerful forward-thinking, collaborative association; exchanging bold ideas, connecting innovative people, and elevating tourism to its highest potential. Destinations International’s membership includes over 600 official destination organizations with more than 5,000 professional members in over 15 countries. Membership is open to all official destination organizations recognized by their respective governments from the smallest town to the largest country, including convention and visitor bureaus, regional tourism boards, state tourism offices and provincial tourism offices and national tourism boards. Destinations International strives to make our members and their destinations successful. As the world's largest and most reliable resource for destination organizations, we inform, connect, inspire and educate our members with the goal to drive destination economic impact, job creation, community sustainability and quality of life through travel.
The Marketing Coordinator is a part-time position that will work a minimum of 15 hours per week to assist the Marketing Department in project managing and trafficking all aspects of production related to the master communications calendar inclusive of the coordination of collateral development (internally and externally), campaign implementation, copy writing and editing, data tracking, maintaining promotional materials inventory, planning meetings, trade show activations, maintaining necessary databases and preparing reports.
JOB RELATIONSHIPS Reports To: Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
Manages vendors, works across departments internally for all production coordination.
Member of: Marketing Department
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Assist with all coordination of print and digital communications, including website, new media, direct marketing, public relations, media partnerships, online marketing, event marketing and internal creative services.
Maintain and track internal Master Marketing Production Calendar to track and schedule all production needs from start to delivery.
Assist with marketing and communication campaigns by assembling and preparing necessary marketing assets (text, images, graphics, etc.) and creative/assignment briefs.
Assist with editing and writing for various collateral materials such as membership kits, promotional brochures and event programs.
Assist with editing and updating web content.
Assist with research as needed, to support marketing campaign preparation and post reporting.
Track promotional materials by coordinating requirements with vendors; inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Support marketing staff by gathering internal marketing services requests.
Coordinate (in collaboration with other departments) meeting and trade show activation by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments; coordinating mailing lists, etc.
Liaison with external production vendors for project estimates, material submission and approval tracking.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field required
1-2+ years’ experience. Hospitality or direct destination marketing experience a plus
Experience in project management coordination, creative production trafficking and client service
Excellent written, editorial, and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and computer skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to unforeseen circumstances
Attention to process improvement and detail, displays initiative skills
Must be highly adaptable to new information
Passion for Destinations International’s mission and belief in the power of marketing and communications
An entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative working style
Understanding the dynamics of a membership or association-style organization
Additional Salary Information: Compensation based on experience
About Destinations International
Destinations International is about serving destination marketing professionals first and foremost. Together with our members and partners, Destinations International represents a powerful forward-thinking, collaborative association; exchanging bold ideas, connecting innovative people, and elevating tourism to its highest potential.