VISIT FLORIDA, the official tourism marketing corporation for the State of Florida, has an opening for a Chief Marketing Officer. The ideal candidate would possess a degree in marketing, business administration, advertising, communications, or related field and a minimum of ten years executive level management experience in destination marketing. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic marketing plan and programs in support of VISIT FLORDA Partners and the Florida tourism brand. The position oversees brand marketing, content, creative services, research, public relations, promotions advertising and digital marketing, sales, meeting and events as well as multiple vendor relationships. Knowledge of destination marketing, exceptional and proven leadership skills, strong management and interpersonal skills, budget management and cooperative marketing experience required. Experience with Florida’s visitor industry, government funding and accountability preferred. Exceptional written and oral communications skills, negotiation and organizational skills required. Position located in Tallahassee, FL and requires frequent travel. Deadline for application is February 5, 2017. Qualified candidates will need to apply for position through VISIT FLORIDA’s web page http://www.VISITFLORIDA.org/jobs.