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Executive Director, Tourism & Hospitality Practice

Fuseideas LLC Portland, ME

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position: Executive Director, Tourism & Hospitality Practice

Fuseideas is looking for an experienced destination marketing professional to lead and manage our agency's tourism practice. This individual will work with clients and agency staff across all departments to develop comprehensive marketing and business strategies designed to help them achieve increases in visitation, brand visibility and other industry metrics.

This individual would be responsible for leading direction across varying channels, including web/interactive, traditional media, print, branding, broadcast, and content/social media. We're looking for a motivated individual who is ready to apply previous experience and focus on contributing to the business from day one. In this role you will:

  • Manage a high profile of client accounts with a focus on Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
  • Be the vertical expert, providing rich thought leadership content for Fuseideas and your clients
  • Drive the new business efforts while pitching prospective clients within your vertical
  • Oversee your client's book of business, their goals and manage expectations
  • Efficiently and effectively drive the strategic direction and execution of client work
  • Keeps client satisfaction top of mind
  • Responsible for leading direction across varying channels and having a thorough understanding of creative development and production process for both traditional and interactive media-based programs
  • Responsible for ensuring that all creative work follows our established agency process
  • Estimate, track, and manage multi-phase project budgets for your clients
  • Responsible for the development of client and new business presentations
  • Resolve and/or escalate project issues in a timely fashion
  • Be a strategic partner, offering solutions that solve multiple levels of client needs
  • Travel as needed

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related field preferred, CDME certification a plus
  • 7+ years of DMO experience and/or agency experience
  • Understanding and ability to network within the DMO landscape
  • Able to think strategically, offering solutions that solve multiple levels of client needs
  • Experience with full, integrated campaign development and media budgets
  • Experience working on web and digital products a plus
  • Experience estimating, tracking, and managing multi-phase project budgets
  • Exceptional time management, attention to detail, proofreading and organizational skills
  • Superior communication skills verbal, written, presentation, phone and email
  • Travel as needed
  • "Can do" attitude and ability to roll-up your sleeves and contribute

Fuseideas is a mid-size independent full-service advertising agency, which prides itself on providing high-level account management, strategy, brand development, creative, media, experiential and digital services. With practice areas in Travel & Hospitality, Higher Education, Energy, Health & Wellness, Government, and Consumer Brands, we are constantly raising the bar for our clients and our industry.

With an independent spirit that combines the best of left brain and right brand thinking, we are relentless in the pursuit of success and glory for our clients. We strive to ensure that we help them increase market share and at the same time, make their brand memorable. As we say, SUCCESS makes waves. GLORY leaves a footprint.

Our people are and always will be our most important asset, which is why we have created an agency culture that centers around performance, career development, flexibility, and transparency. If you enjoy the fast-pace and constant switching of gears- then you will love what Fuseideas has to offer. From a full benefits package, WFH days, unlimited PTO, and a company-wide profit-sharing plan, we have many things for many people!

Location Because we are a national agency, candidates will be considered regardless of location, although candidates living near our offices in Greater Boston, Portland, ME or Buffalo, NY may receive special consideration as we have existing offices in these locations.

Salary All Fuseideas salary ranges are commensurate with experience.

Fuseideas is an equal opportunity employer and we greatly value diversity within our establishment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Fuseideas LLC


Portland, ME
04101 USA



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