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Visit Seattle is now hiring for the following positions:
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Partner Services Manager
Office Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. 
We offer a friendly, fun, team-oriented work environment in a downtown office tower connected to the Washington State Convention Center, a competitive benefits package which includes a Paid Time Off program, 10 paid office holidays, employer-paid medical, dental and vision, plus 401k with employer matching.


MARKETING MANAGER

This position works in collaboration with members of the Marketing department to effectively promote Seattle as a destination.

We are looking for a polished professional who has strong experience in social media and website content development, is organized and timeline driven who can be depended upon to meet deadlines, and consistently delivers top-level service to both internal and external customers.   The main responsibilities of the Marketing Manager are to manage Visit Seattle social media channels and to create innovative and effective marketing programs that build brand awareness and drive visitors to Visit Seattle message outlets.  The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of marketing and public relations as they relate to the hospitality industry and an understanding of the role of Visit Seattle as a destination marketing organization in the community. 

List of Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with creative agency to manage multi-channel leisure advertising campaign
    1. including media plans, creative, budget, reporting, etc.
    2. track all campaign activities for reporting purposes
  • Act as marketing and creative liaison for special events such as Taste Washington, 20something, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, etc.
  • Be an active member of the social media team:
  • Be the voice of the city and Visit Seattle when appropriate
  • Identify new opportunities to grow fans and followers
  • Look for ways to integrate different channels of social media into all aspects of the business
  • Be a brand steward, ensure continuity in our marketing message and voice
  • Work with team members and partners to create strategic partnerships
  • Utilize research to provide perspective on market opportunity growth
  • Stay up-to-date on marketing, advertising and social media trends to ensure marketing department stays inspired and current
  • Research and stay current on competitive landscape – provide perspective on creating points of differentiation

Core Competencies:

  • Four-year degree from an academic institution required
  • Two plus years of related experience required
  • Experience managing advertising campaigns either from client-side or agency-side preferred
  • Experience in event marketing preferred
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations as they relate to the hospitality industry desired.
  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry and its importance to the local economy; ability to understand the role of Visit Seattle in the community.
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, judgment, diplomacy and maintain confidentiality in a wide variety of internal and public situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook

To apply: Send cover letter and resume to resumes@visitseattle.org or apply online HERE.
 


MARKETING COORDINATOR

This position provides general administrative support for a busy Marketing department.  Support includes managing and tracking internal projects, business plans, marketing services budgets and forecasts; proofing all items for quality assurance, creating organization-wide presentations, assisting in consistent messaging and branding, managing electronic mailings and invitations, and actively participating in development of brand strategy and execution.

The successful candidate will be a polished professional who consistently delivers top-level service to both internal and external customers.   We are looking for someone who is a self- starter who takes initiative, is extremely organized, who exhibits excellent and consistent follow through, creativity and maturity.   There are lots of moving parts in this position and the department depends on this position to keep them organized and moving forward, so the candidate must be able to handle multiple projects and priorities with poise, dedication, accuracy, efficiency and reliability.  More than an administrative super star, we are looking for someone with a sincere interest in marketing as a career as there will be plenty of opportunity to learn and grow with this position.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Manage job intake process for all internal marketing projects.
  • Manage and track Business Plan execution.
  • Create and assist with presentations for all departments.
  • Act as contact for publications pertinent to media buys and placement.
  • Administer email marketing platform Informz, training new users and serving as liaison between departments. Create and assist with electronic mailings and invitations.
  • Assist Marketing team in the daily management and maintenance of web, email, print and other miscellaneous items.
  • Help ensure consistent messaging and branding in all giveaways, promotional materials and gift closet items.
  • Proof all produced items from the Marketing department for quality assurance.
  • Stay up-to-date on social media, marketing and advertising trends to ensure marketing department stays inspired.
  • Manage ad insertions.
  • Reach out monthly to all internal customers with updates on current projects and requests for new projects. Maintain rolling business plan reflecting workflow, deadlines and budgets.
  • Assist in managing and delegating work to department interns.
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.
Core Competencies:
  • Knowledge of the hospitality industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • 2-3 years relevant experience required
  • Strong background using computers; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook programs
  • Ability to handle diverse colleagues, multiple projects and priorities at the same time with poise and efficiency.
  • Able to work efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter, takes initiative, exhibits follow through and reliability.
  • Strong service approach with both internal and external customers.
  • Consistently positive attitude and professional demeanor.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, the primary language used in the office.
To apply: Send cover letter and resume to resumes@visitseattle.org or apply online HERE.


PARTNER SERVICES MANAGER

This position is responsible for recruiting new partners, partner services and retention. The successful candidate will be a polished professional who is able to demonstrate excellent communication and relationship-building skills.   We are looking for someone with a solid background in sales with experience and passion for Seattle history, culture, tourism and the food scene.

Key Job Functions:
  • Recruits new partners through personal sales calls and prospecting.
  • Direct-partner contact and relationship building.
  • Retention, collection and revenue generating responsibilities.
  • Maintains involvement in community, industry meetings and activities to foster partnership services and retention.
  • Executes Visit Seattle Partner Events to better engage partners and maximize partnership renewal.
  • Effectively utilizes Visit Seattle lead database for the accurate tracking of sales leads.
  • Provides regular feedback on partner activities, views, ideas and concerns.
  • Sells additional marketing opportunities to partners.
  • Attends all Visit Seattle events.
Education, prior work experience and specialized skills and knowledge: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or related work experience required
  • Experience and passion for Seattle history, culture, tourism and food scene is required
  • Hospitality/tourism industry experience preferred
  • Owns car and is able to travel throughout Puget Sound region
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook programs
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Able to work efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision
  • Strong service approach with both internal and external customers
  • Consistently positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Demonstrates initiative and self-motivation
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language, English, used in the workplace.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: 
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work involves working alone on the computer, collaborating as part of a team or working closely with others by computer or over the phone. 
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, ten key, multi-line touch phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, scanner and other office equipment as needed.
  • Position will require occasional travel, early morning and evening hours.
  • Most work tasks are performed indoors.
  • Attendance at after-hours events will be required on occasion.

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter to resumes@visitseattle.org or apply on our Career portal by clicking here.  



EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT Visit Seattle is an equal opportunity employer. It is Visit Seattle's policy that employees and prospective employees be treated with respect and without discrimination because of their age, marital status, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, or any other legally-protected status. It is our policy to conform to all applicable laws and regulations affecting all protected classes. It is Visit Seattle’s policy to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws prohibiting discrimination against applicants or employees with disabilities. Visit Seattle will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities in all the terms and conditions of employment, including the recruitment and hiring process.