Group Business Development Manager: (Full-Time)
Pay Rate: $55,000K/annual
Provide direction to sales staff and monitor sales activities for the Convention Centre, all meetings and conventions and group sales division. Ensures that contact is maintained with all market segments on a local, state, regional, and national basis. Oversees and participates in sales initiatives to ensure that sales quotas are met and goals and objectives are achieved. The objective of the Sales Division is to market South Padre Island as a Meeting and Convention destination to potential and established accounts and increase hotel occupancy tax by being a liaison between event planners, organizations, hotels, businesses and clients, as an ideal site for group tours, especially on offseason weekends. This position has additional involvement with religious group tours, youth group tours and motor coach tours. Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in marketing, tourism or a closely related field preferred. Certification of any hospitality programs preferred. Must possess a valid state driver’s license. Five (5) years of closely related sales experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience to be determined appropriate by the City. Please refer to the position description for complete job details and requirements.
This position is open until filled.