Senior Account Executive - Sales & Marketing

Los Angeles, CA

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Myriad, an MMGY Global Company is an established tourism marketing company with headquarters in Los Angeles and offices in New York City.  We represent international tourist offices, such as Macao, Australia’s Northern Territory, Kenya and Papua New Guinea. We are looking for a dynamic addition to our team to manage the responsibilities for international tourist board clients. Applicants should have strong consumer marketing and travel trade marketing skills. The candidate must possess 3-5 years of marketing and tourism experience.

We are looking for candidates with a creative outlook who can find, build and maintain relationships with travel suppliers, airlines and partners to find new and innovate ways to increase visitor numbers via tactical sales and marketing activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Implement on-and-offline trade and consumer marketing campaigns, including content, native and digital OTA campaigns
  • Develop trade relations with tour operators, consortiums, travel agents, wholesalers, airlines and other industry partners
  • Conduct sales calls and training programs with tour operators and travel agents
  • Maximize reach and effectiveness of trade marketing and educational programs
  • Assist to develop and implement annual sales and marketing plans, with strong focus on integration and maximizing budget
  • Effectively track and manage budgets that contribute to the larger profitability and on-budget delivery of work for the account
  • Steward campaign reporting with a strong focus on securing conversion metrics
  • Draft client and stakeholder presentations
  • Ideate with the Account Director marketing programs and partnerships to encourage special interest travel
  • Liaise with client contacts to execute ad-hoc reports, assessments and required campaign and activities reporting
  • Manage timelines and implementation of projects
  • Assist with administrative functions of the account, particularly brief development, trafficking, tracking, coding and organizing sales, marketing and travel expenses and billing on an ongoing basis.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Superb organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to travel and work with minimum supervision
  • Project briefing, management and trafficking skills
  • Extensive knowledge of on-and-offline marketing outlets for the tourism sector
  • Understanding of on-and-offline digital advertising metrics and reporting
  • Ability to think strategically about sales and marketing activities
  • Ability to provide direction and input to account team and support staff
  • Budget management experience

Suitable tertiary qualifications

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally; must possess valid passport

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in the travel industry with understanding of travel distribution channels
  • Experience in integrated sales and marketing campaigns across disciplines
  • Experience in digital media and consumer marketing campaigns
  • Experience with marketing long-haul destinations such as South Pacific, Africa, Asia or Middle East 

Travel Required (one week per month on average) 

Reports to:  Director of Client Services

Please send cover letter, resume, five reasons why you would be great for this role, along with salary requirements to:

Theresa Thornhill

Recruiter

tthornhill@mmgyglobal.com

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