Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication

The Department of Tourism is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, experienced, and educated professional to fill the following function:

Marketing Officer

Tasks consist of the following, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the execution of marketing and public relations activities and facilitate an active relationship with our stakeholders and partners;
  • Managing and overseeing international source markets alongside the planning and management of marketing campaigns with the aim to stimulate economic development and promote tourism;
  • Develop relationships with on- and off-island publications, writers, tour operators and travel agents;
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and trends to identify new opportunities;
  • Create and maintain tourism budget for source markets;
  • Create destination presentations and conduct webinars;
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and trends to identify new opportunities;
  • Write project reports.

    ** Candidates with direct ties to St. Maarten are preferred**

Knowledge and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing research, Statistics, Math, or related field;
  • Minimum of 5 years hands in the field;
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal in English, Spanish, Dutch;
  • Fluent in French is a plus;
  • Knowledge and expertise in the tourism industry;
  • Knowledge of St. Maarten as a destination;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Computer skills – MS Suite ( Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint);
  • Creative content writer;
  • Being resourceful and Analytical;
  • Ability to translate complex concepts and methodologies into easily understood language;
  • Must be a team player, service minded, result-oriented, accurate and confidential.


Depending on the level of knowledge and experience the salary will vary between, minimum NAf. 3.751,00 and maximum NAf. 7.627,00.


For additional information about this function, please contact the Head of Receivers Ms. Minerva Gumbs via e-mail: [email protected].


If you are interested in this function, please send your application letter, CV and copies of degrees to the following email address: [email protected] and Soualiga Road #1, Pond Island, Great Bay, before October 13th, 2022. Please state the job title in the subject.