Destination Marketing Manager (South Pacific)

Location - Pleasant Holidays

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Job Summary

Department: Marketing
Reports to: VP Marketing

Pleasant Holidays is one of the largest travel wholesalers in the United States specializing in vacation travel to the Hawaiian Islands, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Mexico, Middle East, South Pacific, the United States & Canada, and cruise vacations worldwide. Pleasant Holidays is a subsidiary of the Automobile Club of Southern California a diversified insurance, roadside assistance, financial services and travel organization serving more than 15 million AAA Members across 21 states. We are looking for a Destination Marketing Manager specific to the South Pacific.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Develop and execute Cooperative Marketing Plans, for Pleasant Holidays and Journese, with key hotels, cruise lines, visitor bureaus/tourist boards, transportation companies, activities and airlines to the South Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand
  • Negotiate and secure Cooperative Marketing funds with designated suppliers
  • Develop and execute marketing strategies, campaigns and promotions to drive incremental revenue for the South Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand
  • Work with the Product Team to ensure proper product support and exposure while supporting cooperative marketing revenue goals
  • Work with the Sales Team to ensure necessary tools are provided to generate and increase sales
  • Work with the Training Specialist to ensure training materials properly support the destination(s) while focusing on educating travel agents/key accounts
  • Ensure all Sales & Marketing initiatives, print and digital, support the revenue goals of Pleasant Holidays
  • Perform other duties as assigned

PREREQUISITES:

  • BA in Business Administration/Marketing or a minimum of 3 years' experience in travel related marketing
  • Destination knowledge of Tahiti, Fiji, Cook Islands, Australia & New Zealand
  • Additional destination knowledge preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to travel as required

LOCATION: Westlake Village, CA

Pre-Employment background check and drug screen required

Pleasant Holidays LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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