Tired of marketing magnolias and mimosas? Do you ever wonder what it’s like to advertise anteaters, internet comedians and war heroes? Are you looking for a chance to put your creativity and curiosity to the test? Then, we have the job for you!
The Hattiesburg Convention Commission has an immediate opening for a Marketing & Advertising Manager.
The Marketing and Advertising Manager is responsible for developing and executing compelling and innovative marketing strategies for the Hattiesburg Convention Commission’s diverse attractions, including the Lake Terrace Convention Center, the Historic Saenger Theater, the African American Military History Museum at the Historic USO Club, the Historic Eureka School Museum, the Oseola McCarty House Museum and the Hattiesburg Zoo. As part of the executive team and leading a team of professionals, you will drive growth, build brand awareness and reputation, and support overall corporate strategic plans that range from business-ordinary to the downright whimsical. The Marketing and Advertising Manager will create, review, measure and recommend marketing initiatives and activities that leverage existing strengths while integrating new approaches including more robust digital, social, data-based and guerilla marketing strategies. You will create cohesive programs and campaigns that grow the Hattiesburg Convention Commission’s facilities and audiences through innovative, fun and effective facility-specific brand and advertising programs.
As the ideal candidate, you are a visionary and strategic marketing leader, possessing an insatiable curiosity and the ability to communicate and implement innovative, creative and effective advertising strategies across all media. You are a recognized marketing innovator who brings a track record of successful brand stewardship and a deep understanding of traditional, digital and social media to engage consumers and improve brand awareness. You are a collaborative leader who enjoys working with a diverse group of products and professionals, all committed to the vision and success of the organization as it grows the tourism industry and quality of life of the Greater Hattiesburg area.
For more details, visit: http://www.hattiesburgconventioncommission.com/index.cfm/employment-opportunities/marketing-and-advertising-manager/
The Hattiesburg Convention Commission was created as an economic development agency in 1991 to construct and operate a convention center and other tourism-related facilities for the purpose of growing the value of tourism to Hattiesburg’s economy. Since that time, the Commission has been a powerful contributor to this effort by developing, marketing and operating numerous tourist facilities, inclu...ding the Lake Terrace Convention Center, the historic Saenger Theater in Downtown Hattiesburg, the African American Military History Museum at the historic USO Club, the historic Eureka School Museum, and the Hattiesburg Zoo. The Commission continues as a leader in Hattiesburg’s vibrant visitor industry, which contributes over $233 million annually to the local economy.