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Titanic Belfast is recruiting with Leisure Opportunities
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Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job location: Belfast, UK
Belfast
Belfast
United Kingdom
09 Apr 2018
Job description:
Background

TBL International is an umbrella organisation that operates attractions and venues across the tourism, business and leisure sectors. Its flagship venue Titanic Belfast, located on the exact spot where the RMS Titanic was built and launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has welcomed approx. 4.5 million visitors since opening in 2012 and was crowned the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction in 2016. Encompassing a nine-gallery interpretative visitor experience, dedicated conference and banqueting facilities, an exhibition gallery, education facilities, retail outlets and three dedicated themed eateries, Titanic Belfast has transformed the tourism landscape in Northern Ireland.

TBL International’s portfolio of venues also includes SS Nomadic, the last remaining White Star Line vessel in the world which operates as a unique heritage event space and visitor attraction, as well as the Titanic Exhibition Centre, a 6,000 square metre space for exhibitions, sporting events and large-scale banquets. All three venues are located in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, a thriving part of the city full of industrial and maritime heritage.

Role Description

Role: Director of Operations
Responsible to: The Chief Executive
Role Purpose:

The Director of Operations, part of the TBL International Directorate Team, has responsibility for the smooth and profitable operations of Titanic Belfast, SS Nomadic and the Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC). As well as the development and mobilisation of any new ventures that TBL enter into.

As part of the senior leadership team you will lead the Operations and Fulfilment Department, you will drive standards whilst challenging operating costs and ensuring all teams deliver best value. You will also have direct responsibility for the following core departments within the organisation: Venue Management, including Facilities and IT, Visitor Attraction and Hospitality.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities:

- Direct Management responsibility for the following sections: Visitor Attraction, Facilities Management (through the TB Venue Manager), IT, Hospitality, TEC (through the Venue Manager).
- Work alongside the Divisional CEO and the Divisional Director of Finance and Sales as part of the Directorate Team, in a collaborative manner, ensuring effective flow of information that will inform strategic planning.
- In conjunction with the Operation and Fulfilment Senior Executive Team (SET), to develop and deliver an annual operations plan and budget for Titanic Belfast, Nomadic and TEC.
- To drive departments to meet secondary spend, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and Mystery Visit targets while controlling labour costs, costs of sale, and other expenses. Assist with the implementation of cost control measures in all commercial spend areas, to ensure the maximisation of profit at all times.
- To set and monitor service standards across all areas of operations.
- To work with the facilities department in the planning and implementation of a building system and fabric life cycle replacement programme.
- Overall responsibility for the development and maintenance of the organisation’s Customer Service Strategy to include – Customer Charter, Complaints procedure, Customer Service Training, Ensuring that the core products meet the 5-star standards set out in the strategic plan.
- Lead officer in regards to the organisations strategies for Health and Safety, Security, Risk Management, emergency and incident handling.
- Responsible for supporting members of SET and the Venue Manager in ensuring legislative compliance across the organisation.
- Responsible for ensuring Business Continuity and disaster recovery plans are developed and reviewed in line with up to date industry information, intelligence and best practice.
- Responsible for leading new business set-up and organisational integration in relation to operations and fulfilment.
- Developing and reviewing Disability Access Strategies in line with industry best practice.
- Responsible for contract management and best value across all venues – Cleaning, Security in conjunction with the site venue managers.
- Work alongside the Divisional Director of Finance and Sales in the areas of IT, system development and management across the organisations.
- Maintaining an awareness of external factors which impact the business.
- To collaborate with internal stakeholders to create, develop and implement ideas, events and initiatives to drive revenue growth.
- To conduct staff performance review meeting and identify training needs.
- To maintain the company time and attendance system for your department.

Core Directorate Responsibilities

- Responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organisation.
- Developing, reviewing and monitoring company policy.
- Responsible for the generation and development of business development opportunities.
- With support from Senior Executive Team, the Directorate Team will approve and oversee the implementation of any necessary capital investment programmes.
- To provide strategic leadership, total business direction and tactical decision making.
- To review business results and monitor KPIs across all areas of the organisation.
- In conjunction with the Senior Executive Team, to be responsible for the development, monitoring and delivery of the Strategic Business and Marketing Plan for all TBL business.
- Monitoring overall expenditure against approved budgets.
- To challenge existing operating models and explore new company policy initiatives.
- To provide gap analysis for all areas of operation.
- To inform the chairman and board when required.
- To manage the relationship with Titanic Foundation Ltd. And Titanic Belfast’s Stakeholders.
- To provide external context within the operating environment.
- The above reflects the main elements associated with this position. It is not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive.

Person Specification

Essential Criteria

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the following, by the closing date:
1. A third level qualification or equivalent
2. Experience of successfully leading an operations / facilities or commercial function within a fast-paced multi-disciplined commercial organisation
3. A proven track record of working collaboratively with senior management in successfully achieving challenging corporate objectives and KPIs
4. A proven track record at senior management level of business planning, setting financial targets and managing associated budgets, with a demonstrable understanding of the commercial realities.

Core Competencies

1. Leadership and Relationship Management
2. Communication and Influencing
3. Strategic Thinking
4. Results Driven
5. Decision Making and Problem Solving

Desirable Criteria

- Knowledge of the Northern Ireland hospitality, exhibition, and leisure and tourism sectors.
- Previous track record of working with Tourism Agencies.
- Proven experience of capital investment programme roll out.

Competitive salary and benefits package. For more information and details on how to make an application please click 'Apply Now'

The deadline for return of completed applications is strictly 9am on Monday 14th May 2018.
First Interviews will be held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 with any additional interview arrangements to be advised.

TBL International Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Competitive
Job location: Chessington, UK
Chessington
Greater London
United Kingdom
12 Apr 2018
Job description:
We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park.

Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We require a Technical Lead to join the Merlin Digital – F21 Programme team. This role will be based primarily within the Surrey / Hampshire area. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and thrilling environment.

Reporting into the Global Finance Transformation Manager and liaising closely with the Group Programme Director, the Technical Lead will be responsible for delivering the Finance21 integration solution which will be key in optimising new global finance processes supported by quality data. This role will drive the technology initiative for integration through assisting stakeholders in defining needs and opportunities.

Serving as Project Manager for the Digital work stream, you will work in partnership with business and IT disciplines to lead the project from initiation through to implementation and rollout, overseeing strategy, structure, budget, and schedule and staffing requirements; whilst ensuring the work stream is completed in accordance with PMO and technical governance needed relevant to Merlin guidelines.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
* You will have gained extensive experience of SOA/EAI/Middleware architecture, design and implementation. In addition, MuleSoft full life cycle implementation experience from requirements gathering/analysis to Go-Live and Post production support would be highly beneficial.
* With key project management / project execution experience, you will have a strong track record of managing teams in driving complex integration projects.
* Finance ERP knowledge, preferably NetSuite or similar is also key.
* You will be a motivated, results driven problem solver who works well in team environment.
* Demonstrating good presentation and communication skills, you will have the ability to work cross - functionally with international teams and management on all levels.
* Experience in Stakeholder Management is key.
* Regular travel to London and our other business sites will also be required.

The Benefits…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
Competitive
Job location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort One, United States
Florida, USA
United States
12 Apr 2018
Job description:
Do you want to work in a fun and energetic environment with the core value of having fun in everything you do? Then apply to work at LEGOLAND Florida Resort! Be a part of building long-term relationships at a world class destination. Here, you will work in an imagination land built for kids to take the lead and geared towards family fun! As the newest player in the theme park capital of the world, LEGOLAND would love to bring in your excitement and energy for becoming number one in the league!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is looking for a Head of Marketing to join the LEGOLAND Florida Resort Team.

About the Role:
Create and deliver the marketing strategies and tactics to increase awareness and drive business volume, revenue, and brand strength to ensure annual EBITDA targets are met. Oversee advertising and media, event marketing, promotions, consumer insights and digital strategy and execution and relative budgets and policies. Develop and lead a professional, efficient, and effective Marketing team and partner with other teams with a focus on quality of service and the delivery and development of the guest experience.

Main Responsibilities:
- Partner with the guest experience team to ensure that the guest experience is aligned with the core brand experience and guest expectations.
- Adopt an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to guest service, and demonstrate key company values at every opportunity.
- Oversee the delivery of optimized media campaigns across all suitable platforms, and creative copy that successfully communicates our core messages. Measure campaign success and adjust strategy and tactics to increase effectiveness.
- Develop and implement strategic online activities (including digital advertising, CRM, website development, etc.) in line with the resort and parent company’s web and brand strategy. Measure activity success and adjust strategy and tactics to increase effectiveness.
- Oversee all of the resort’s social media presence, including strategy development and execution across all key platforms.
- Develop and maintain effective strategic partnerships and working relationships with partners, staff from the parent company and from other parks, the tour and travel industry, community groups and external resources and agencies.
- Manage the development and execution of key promotions and partnerships, including with multiple strategic partners.
- Advise on new events and attractions through research with guests and analytical insight, and ensure events are marketed properly to deliver an awesome guest experience.
- Monitors competitor programs and practices, industry trends, target audience and guest behaviors, and ensure the resort’s competitive position in the marketplace through optimized pricing, annual pass strategy, and innovative plans, campaigns, and offerings.
- Ensure on-going market research tracking activities are carried out throughout the year, and support the Vice President of Marketing and Sales in product development research and other ad hoc research requirements.
- Oversee the marketing team, leading a professional and efficient team aligned with the corporation’s values, culture, and engagement objectives, through hiring, training and development, performance management and team building.
- In conjunction with Human Resources, ensures a succession management program is in place able to meet the current and future organizational objectives.
- Functions as stakeholder in terms of climate survey results and implements an action plan to improve YOY with monthly reviews.
- Ensure adherence to policies and procedures, effectively managing and documenting employee relation

About You:
- Minimum of 10 years of experience with at least 2 years at management level managing a team across relevant sales and marketing disciplines such as advertising, media, promotions, partnerships, project management, and digital.
- The ability to network and influence across the leisure, tourism and business sectors.
- A passion and drive for sales and marketing with the ability to motivate and engage others to meet or exceed targets.
- Powerful presentation skills and the confidence to represent the business at senior level both internally and externally.
- Commercially astute with strong budget management, forecasting abilities and ROI focused planning abilities.
- Requires demonstrated ability to develop programs to accomplish key revenue objectives.
- Requires strong leadership and strong negotiation skills.
- Requires excellent judgment, the ability to self-initiate and develop, implement, and execute short, medium, and long-term plans.
- Must possess strong analytical and communication skills (both verbal and written).

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications and/or advertising preferred.

About the benefits:
In addition to a fun and friendly environment, you will also find a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to medical, vision, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a range of voluntary benefits, 401(k) matching plan offering, paid time off, share program opportunities, bonus profit sharing program, tuition assistance, free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extends to family and friends, free unlimited usage of the local transit system, and much more. Furthermore you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career within LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments plc.

About us:
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of Merlin Entertainments plc. A business built on fun, Merlin is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate of the best known names in global leisure.

We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply now’.
Competitive
Job location: Madame Tussauds Orlando, United States
Orlando, FL, USA
Orange County
United States
12 Apr 2018
Job description:
SEA LIFE Orlando. Where your career goes swimmingly!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at SEA LIFE Orlando at the Orlando Cluster (Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE)!

About The Role
Manage a team of fun driven and enthusiastic magic and memorable experience makers. We are now looking for an exceptional Guest Experience Manager to oversee the smooth and safe running of our exciting attraction on a daily basis. The Guest Experience Manager will be the first point of contact for all guest issues. The will help to lead the Operational and Commercial Teams in their goal of delivering unique, memorable , and rewarding experiences to all our guests.

Responsibilities:
* Creates, defines and leads a consistently positive and enthusiastic approach to all aspects of guest interaction at all times.
* Takes an active role in devising and implementing Customer Service strategy.
* Ensure that the attraction is presented and maintained to Merlin Entertainments, plc acceptable standards in all areas at all times.
* Monitors standards of service and guest response to overall product, through observations and guest comments.
* Monitors team performance in regards to achieving Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and Mystery Visit targets.
* Recommends short and long term changes through feedback, daily reports and proposals.
* Coaches and motivates staff to provide best possible guest experience, to maximize sales opportunities and to ensure admission and commercial spend targets are achieved.
* Demonstrates strong service and sales approach; leading by example throughout the Attraction to maximize up-sells, product excellence, event delivery, etc.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
* Perform other duties as assigned.

About You
* Minimum of 2-3 years of service industry experience with 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment; or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* Experience of maintaining flexibility and the highest level of service in high-pressure and/or stressful situations.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
* A natural team leader with a confident, assertive but approachable personality.
* Enthusiastic, boundless and infectious energy about the business and the ability to enthuse others.
* Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

Education:
High School Diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
SEA LIFE is the world’s biggest aquarium. From sharks to sea turtles, and jellyfish to seahorses, SEA LIFE Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures worldwide.

Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply now’.
Competitive
Job location: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Columbus, United States
Columbus, OH, USA
Franklin County
United States
12 Apr 2018
Job description:
Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus!

Opening in Fall 2018, join the exciting New Openings team as the Operations Manager for the brand new LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus.

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus!

Your Magical Role
Lead a team of fun driven and enthusiastic Playmakers! We are now looking for an experienced Operations Manager to ensure the day-to-day smooth and profitable operation of the attraction through a proactive approach to driving sales, guest service, and running quality shifts.

During pre-opening, you will work closely with the New Openings team on operational activities leading up to the successful launch of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus. Post-opening, you will aim for high levels of guest satisfaction by ongoing people management including training and development, operation cost control, and health and safety management.

* Responsible for the management of the attraction and all commercial areas of the business including retail and food and beverage, ensuring the delivery of a seamless visit consistent with corporate brand image
* Meet secondary spend, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), and Mystery Visit targets while controlling labour costs, costs of sale, and other expenses
* Assume responsibilities of the General Manager in their absence, liaising with Senior Management when appropriate
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace
* Manages up to 5 direct reports; up to 70 indirect reports

Your Magical Ingredients
* Passionate about LEGO
* Highly self–motivated strong leader with proven success managing operational teams
* Embraces the idea of encouraging and empowering Playmakers to provide inspirational guest experiences
* Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant service industry experience; preferably with strong retail management knowledge
* Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word

Education:
High School Diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions worldwide - which also extend to family and friends, and much more. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply now’.
Competitive
Job location: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago, United States
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County
United States
12 Apr 2018
Job description:
Build yourself a more exciting future at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago!

About The Role
As a dynamic and innovative Operations Trainer, you will help to create lifelong memorable experiences in our attractions for our guests. You will work closely with the Operations Management team to create and implement to drive, maintain, and exceed guest experience and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for the attraction.

Responsibilities:
* Lead the Operations team in its goal of delivering unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to all our guests.
* Leads by example. Coaches and motivates staff to provide best possible guest experience, to maximize sales opportunities and to ensure secondary spend targets are achieved.
* Recommends short and long term changes through feedback, daily reports and proposals.
* Work with management team to develop a staff incentive schemes to increase individual motivation and promote teamwork.
* Monitor performance in achieving Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Mystery Visit targets.
* Assist with the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising of team members. Ensuring all team members are trained in resolving guest concerns, upselling, and providing accurate attraction information.
* Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to guest service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity.
* Ensure all public areas have well stocked displays and point of sale, ready for the attraction opening and that the areas are maintained and kept in a clean and tidy manner throughout the day.
* Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).

About You
* Minimum 1-2 years supervisory experience in the service or entertainment industry; including a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment
* A natural team leader with a confident, assertive but approachable personality.
* Fun, dynamic, and friendly personality.
* Cash handling experience.
* Excellent communication, listening, and motivational skills.
* Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
* Desire to work in fast-paced environments.

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college course work preferred.

About The Benefits
* Flexible hours
* 30% discount in the retail store
* Merlin Magic Pass which give you free admission to all Merlin attractions worldwide
* Employee Assistance Program
* Discounts through the Merlin Marketplace Website – on almost anything you buy online
* Discounts through Plum Benefits – on tons of ticketed events
* 30% discount at Skechers.com and Skechers stores
* FUN working environment and much more!

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc. is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply now’.
Competitive
Job location: LEGOLAND Florida Resort One, United States
Florida City, FL, USA
Miami-Dade County
United States
16 Mar 2018
Job description:
Do you want to work in a fun and energetic environment with the core value of having fun in everything you do? Then apply to work at LEGOLAND Florida Resort! Be a part of building long-term relationships at a world class destination. Here, you will work in an imagination land built for kids to take the lead and geared towards family fun! As the newest player in the theme park capital of the world, LEGOLAND would love to bring in your excitement and energy for becoming number one in the league!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is looking for a Trade Sales Executive to join the LEGOLAND Florida Resort Team.

About the Role:
Plans, develops, implements and directs marketing and sales activities and programs for the Hospitality industry clients. Generates sales through hotel, timeshare and in-market ticket agencies. Contributes to marketing and advertising strategies through the utilization of research information and contact management. Assists in the development of sales materials for targeted markets and special projects. Develops promotions within the industry to increase visibility, increase sales, and maintain a high profile in the tourism community locally and domestically.

- Formulates, plans, develops and implements a strategic multi-level sales and marketing campaign targeted to the hospitality industry. Develops budgets and aligns programs and activities to support marketing and business objectives through effective program development, coordination, and utilization of internal and external resources.
- Sets sales targets and negotiates marketing placements with each client. Conducts frequent visits to make sure targets are being met. Develops strategies to increase sales and meet targets.
- Actively participates in industry trade shows, seminars, product launches and sales missions on a domestic level. Stays abreast of competitive set activity, market trends and industry matters and recommends adjustments to all market segment programs.
- Ensures via liaison with the Field Sales Support Executive that in-market collateral is up to date and locations have materials to promote LEGOLAND Florida effectively.
- Conducts sales presentations for clients to make sure they are current on current park information and events.
- Conducts sales calls and regular business reviews to existing client base to ensure marketing and sales objectives are met or exceeded. Develops new clients in market.
- Develops and participates in all qualified fam tours to make sure staff is current with park information.
- Coordinates all aspects of special events/projects/promotions as it relates to the local market, including planning, developing, and implementing programs, budget management and evaluation of the success of each event.
- Works closely with events coordinator or staff assigned to project.
- Ensures that accurate CRM for the hospitality clients is developed and maintained and that materials are properly distributed to clients on a timely basis.
- Actively represents LEGOLAND FLORIDA in travel industry organizations.
- Serves as a contributing member on the Marketing Team.
- Additional duties as assigned

About You:
- Requires at least two years of progressive experience in the tour or travel field with a theme park, hotel/resort, travel agency or related industry.
- Requires a track record of success in developing and implementing multi-level tour and travel industry campaigns, with demonstrated ability to utilize local, regional, and national markets to accomplish key sales objectives.
- Requires strong tour and travel contacts (local, regional, national) with an in-depth understanding of the travel industry.
- Requires demonstrated experience and strategic skills in all market segments of the tour and travel industry from initial start-ups to plans for succession after opening.
- Ability to set and achieve promotional and sales objectives, and effectively coordinate and manage contacts in domestic market segments is required.
- Requires professional selling skills, demonstrated skill in making speeches and presentations, and outstanding organizational, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Strong leadership, people management, team building and project management skills required.
- Computer proficiency with ability to use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and database software is required.
- Requires the ability to build positive relationships and linkages with the travel industry to position and promote LEGOLAND FLORIDA. Knowledge and understanding of electronic ticketing systems a plus.

Education:
A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) is required. About the benefits:
In addition to a fun and friendly environment, you will also find a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to medical, vision, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a range of voluntary benefits, 401(k) matching plan offering, paid time off, share program opportunities, bonus profit sharing program, tuition assistance, free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extends to family and friends, free unlimited usage of the local transit system, and much more. Furthermore you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career within LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments plc.

About us:
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of Merlin Entertainments plc. A business built on fun, Merlin is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate of the best known names in global leisure.

We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it. Click on ‘apply’.
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