Overview

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.

Salary:

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

Information:

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

Applicants:

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.