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Director of Marketing

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau is hiring a Director of Marketing. Details for this position and how to apply are below. The deadline for resumes is June 19.

Summary: Responsible for overseeing all Marketing Department functions and operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing plan for the Bureau including, but not limited to, annual marketing budget and campaigns targeting all sectors of the travel and tourism industry.
  • Develop cooperative advertising with local attraction partners and the Missouri Division of Tourism, including all required applications and reporting.
  • Coordinate production and distribution of collateral and marketing materials for the Bureau and the Bureau website.
  • Oversee and increase Bureau advertising revenues.
  • Interprets visitor surveys and other research to provide the basis for directing the Bureau’s marketing strategy.
  • Represents Bureau at industry and community events to encourage the regional collaboration of tourism marketing.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven ability in leadership and management.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of marketing analytics and tools such as Google Suite. 
  • Ability to recall information, set goals and prioritize tasks to maintain workload.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle stressful situations in a calm, professional manner.
  • Ability to represent the CVB professionally and articulately in public and social settings.
  • Ability to work well within a membership organization and participate in committee decision-making.

Desirable Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, communication or related field.
  • Five years marketing-related experience.
  • Familiarity with the Springfield area.
  • Experience in a tourism-related organization a plus.
  • Or any combination of education, training and experience that would qualify the individual for the position.

Resume Submission

Email your resume, references and salary expectations to Tonia Castaneda, Director of Finance and Administration, at [email protected]

About the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau was formed in 1979 as the hospitality arm of the Chamber of Commerce. The Bureau was incorporated independently as a not-for-profit corporation under the laws of the State of Missouri in 1989. The CVB is a marketing and service organization which contracts annually with the City of Springfield to promote economic development through travel and tourism.

The Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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