Development Counsellors International (DCI) is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive to join our Business Events team within our Tourism Practice in New York City. DCI was named one of Outside Magazine’s “Best Places To Work” in 2014 and 2016.
This position will lead development and implementation of business events sales and marketing programs for travel destinations. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of sales experience in the business events segment (conventions and/or meetings & incentives) and experience working with destination marketing organizations; agency experience is a plus.
Competitive base salary with unique “open book” management system that delivers performance-based incentives
Annual professional development and health & wellness budget
Flexible start times and summer hours program
Place “SAE – Business Events” in subject line. Send cover letter stating why you are a good match for DCI and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Strong understanding of the meetings & conventions industry and the ability to craft, present and defend a marketing strategy to clients
Proof of established relationships with meeting planners in the U.S. and Canada, and success in landing business events business
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and knowledge of Salesforce.com and Cvent
Experience organizing sales calls and site inspection trips
Ability to travel 1-2 weeks per month if required
Excellent business writing skills and presentation skills
Highly self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Applicants must be US citizens or have all necessary approvals to live/work in the US
Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing and 3-5 years of relevant work experience in the meetings & conventions industry
Experience working at a convention bureau/tourism board is a plus
Fluency in either French and/or Spanish is a plus but not required
Development Counsellors International (DCI) is the leader in marketing places. Our agency was established in New York City in 1960 and has worked for more than 450 places in the past 56 years.
Today, DCI employs 50 place marketers from our offices in New York City (headquarters), Denver, Los Angeles and Toronto. We are laser focused on increasing tourism arrivals and spending.
Each day we s...trive to implement programs that not only increase visitor arrivals and spending, but create jobs in local communities.