Ocean City, Maryland is the premier regional coastal resort in the mid-Atlantic region which annually draws over 8 million visitors from all 50 states and several provinces in Canada. Ocean City is very proud of its family friendly traditions and desires to attract groups, events and teams that promote this image.
The Town is seeking an experienced, high energy marketing and sales professional to head up Ocean City's efforts to attract visitors that will enjoy our family friendly atmosphere. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop and execute comprehensive short and long term plans to attract visitors, special events, trade shows, and sports tourism that promote Ocean City. This person will be the "quarterback" for the sales efforts of multiple Town departments including the Convention Center, Marketing and Special Events. This position will be directly accountable for increasing year-round room stays, mid-week room stays and attracting groups, sports teams and events which reflect the values of Ocean City.
Amongst other duties and responsibilities, this position will be responsible for the following. Develop the sales and marketing strategies for the Town and for all applicable Town departments. Directly sell to groups, events, sports leagues and teams to bring them to Ocean City. Travel to shows and other venues where Ocean City can be promoted to sports leagues and groups. Work with other levels of government and the private sector to develop an indoor and outdoor sports complex near Ocean City. Work with local, county and state tourism related organizations to strengthen tourism in and around Ocean City. Work directly with our private partners in the hospitality industry.
Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in marketing, sports tourism, business administration, or related field with at least eight years of directly related experience. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and must have a valid driver’s license in good standing. And pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.
The Town offers a competitive benefit package. Salary will be based on qualifications, experience and achievements. Salary range $120,000 – $130,000.
Applications accepted until filled.
Apply at oceancitymd.gov
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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $120,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Bachelor's (Required)
- One location