Membership & Marketing Sales Manager

Alaska Travel Industry Association


OVERVIEW:
ATIA is Alaska’s only statewide membership trade association for the travel industry and represents over 600 members and businesses in Alaska tourism. ATIA promotes Alaska’s visitor industry as one of the state’s major economic forces and advocates for the growth of the industry, while remaining attentive to Alaska’s natural environment, diverse cultures, and unique quality of life. ATIA conducts advocacy, education, and administers the State of Alaska’s destination marketing program.

ATIA’s membership is the core of who we are, and this key position will provide consistent engagement with the industry we serve. The Sales Manager will be responsible for state-wide promotion and sales of ATIA’s cooperative marketing programs and ATIA membership. The ATIA sales manager is responsible for retaining and/or enhancing current business relationships and creating new business sales within the travel and tourism industry. This position will share information about the ways ATIA’s programs can support their business by communicating about member benefits and marketing opportunities.

The ATIA team is comprised of eight dynamic individuals with a passion for the travel industry. Hospitality, enthusiasm, kindness, collaboration, and support are the core of our culture. ATIA offers a flexible work environment and supports hybrid remote work opportunities. We are looking for a team member to join us who has strong written/oral communication skills, proven sales management skills and the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. Prior experience in Alaska tourism is preferred, however not required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• The ATIA sales manager is responsible for maintaining and bringing in new businesses within the travel and tourism industry and is accountable for closing sales with current and new customers for membership and the cooperative marketing program.
• The ATIA sales manager will provide creative solutions and present recommendations for businesses seeking assistance regarding ad placements or additional advertising opportunities.
• The ATIA sales manager will be responsible for the content management system (CMS), supporting the marketing sales and membership databases.
• Participates in the recruitment of new members via outreach, presentations, sales calls, and print or electronic media.
• Plan/coordinate sales outreach efforts (emails, telephone calls) promoting cooperative marketing programs to interested travel related businesses.
• Monitor program sales monthly to reach revenue goals.
• The ATIA sales manager is part of a collaborative team and may perform other duties in support of association services, including the annual ATIA convention and trade show and membership support.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Two or more years of in-depth sales experience with skills in a tourism focused and/or membership driven organization or other relevant experience.
• Demonstrated effective time management skills, organizational skills, self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to manage multiple projects.
• Excellent oral communication skills and the ability to speak one-on-one or to groups, in person as well as by the phone.
• Position requires commitment to, knowledge of, and passion for travel & tourism in Alaska.
• Some travel is required to Alaska communities outside of Anchorage, AK.

SALARY AND POSITION TYPE:
This is an exempt position and reports to the Membership Director. ATIA promotes flexible work schedules, including working from home.

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 DOE

Location: ATIA’s team works from 610 E. 5th Avenue in downtown Anchorage, AK.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit, by email only, your letter of interest, resume and up to three references, to: tclayton@alaskatia.org. This position is open until filled.

ATIA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. ATIA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ATIA expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ATIA’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Anchorage, AK

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