Account Executive

MMGY Global LLC - Los Angeles, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $50,000 - $71,000 a year
At MMGY Global, we have one mission that gets us up every day: to inspire people to go places. As the largest integrated travel marketing firm, with offices in the US, Spain and Taiwan, we're proud to work exclusively for the world's largest and most iconic travel brands - hotels, cruise lines, airlines, cities... even countries.

MMGY Global is the largest travel marketing firm of its kind, we work exclusively with premier travel, hospitality and entertainment brands to create progressive marketing strategies based on research and apply these insights to measurable channel marketing plans and creative work that inspires action.

Myriad International Marketing specializes in marketing, advertising and publishing for the travel and tourism industry. Our clients include tourist clients, airlines, tour companies, hotels and cruise lines.

We have an immediate position available for an Account Executive with Myriad International Marketing, a MMGY Global company.

This is a mid-level account management position involving a high degree of client interaction, stakeholder and partner engagement and project management skills.

Responsibilities include:
Develop trade relations with tour operators, consortiums, travel agents, wholesalers, airlines and other industry partners
Conduct sales calls and training programs with tour operators and travel agents
Develop and implement annual sales and marketing plans, with strong focus on online outlets and opportunities
Manage sales and marketing budget
Create and implement on and offline trade and consumer marketing campaigns
Campaign reporting with strong focus on conversion metrics
Client and stakeholder presentations
Develop marketing programs and partnerships to encourage special interest travel
Work with the client head office to execute global campaigns in the North
American market

Develop marketing partnerships and training programs with tour companies
Manage timelines and implementation of projects
Manage and work with a team to develop new ides and concepts for the client
Handle all administrative aspects of the account

Required Skills:
Extensive knowledge of on and offline marketing outlets for the tourism sector
Understanding of advertising metrics and reporting
Ability to think strategically about sales and marketing activities
Ability to provide direction and input to account team and support staff
Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills
Budget management experience
Ability to work with minimum supervision and with excellent time management skills
Suitable tertiary qualifications
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

Preferred Skills:
Previous experience in the travel industry with understanding of travel distribution channels
Experience with marketing long-haul destinations such as South Pacific, Africa, Asia or Middle East
Experience in integrated sales and marketing campaigns across disciplines