DIRECTOR OF TRAVEL & CONFERENCE SALES
This position is responsible for the sales and marketing duties of the Museum’s wide array of signature educational programs which include Normandy Academy, Student Leadership Academy, WWII history battlefield affinity-based tours for adult audiences, the annual International Conference on WWII, endowed lectures, and symposia. See more here.
A strong emphasis of this position will be streamlining current sales efforts along with establishing new sales channels for these products. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record in successful program sales as well as in-depth experience in forming partnerships with universities, tour operators, educational institutions and travel related organizations. Experience in the affinity travel market is preferred. The Director will work closely with the Associate Vice President of Travel & Conference and the Travel Marketing Manager on refining existing annual sales efforts and creating new and highly effective sales plans. This position shall also foster a productive and collaborative relationship with the Museum’s marketing team to improve upon current branding, collateral, website, and e-communications.
This position is supported by a team of five full-time staff and reports to the Associate Vice President of Travel & Conference.