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Vice President of Marketing

The Vice President of Marketing will effectively oversee the development and implementation of all RACVB marketing, public affairs, and advocacy programs. This position serves as a member of the RACVB’s senior leadership team. The Marketing and Communications team is responsible for planning, executing and measuring RACVB’s MarCom brand management, group sales, leisure marketing and community and stakeholder relation activities. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Identifies, develops, and evaluates overall marketing strategy based on knowledge of established objectives, market characteristics, and cost and margin factors. 
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates all internal and external marketing, communication, and public affairs programs. 
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates regular and strategic communication to/with stakeholders to ensure awareness, engagement, and support for RACVB and the destination.  
  • Creates strategies to use electronic/digital and social media to promote RACVB and the destination; establishes metrics to measure the effectiveness of marketing messages. 

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Creative Services Manager

Recognizing the vital role that marketing and communications plays in many of the activities that RACVB tackles, the position of Creative Services Manager is of critical importance. Because of the scope of projects and the pace of the RACVB work environment, the selected individual will need a unique combination of project management and interpersonal skills combined with graphic design, web and brand development experience. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of hands-on marketing/communications and graphic design experience within a business marketing department or in an advertising agency or marketing communications firm. Involvement in developing and executing annual marketing/communications plans is a must.

Primary duties include working closely with the Vice President of Marketing to oversee creative services within the organization including, but not limited to:

  • Graphic Design
  • Website Management
  • Brand Development & Management
  • Marketing & Communications Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Management of Marketing Related Contracted Partners
  • Management and Co-creation of Eblasts and Newsletters
  • Professional experience or partner management in areas of photography and videography

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Marketing Coordinator

Recognizing the vital role that marketing and communications plays in many of the activities that RACVB tackles, the position of Marketing Coordinator is of critical importance. Primary duties will be to work closely with the VP of Marketing to oversee all data management within the Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) and Content Management Systems (CMS).

Because of the scope of projects and the pace of the RACVB work environment, the selected individual will need a unique combination of project management and interpersonal skills combined with competency to interpret data and manage data, proofread documents, and provide clerical assistance in support of team functions. Vital to this role is the ability to think creatively on ways to integrate to showcase the value of the tourism industry and RACVB to stakeholders using data.

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Servicing Manager

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As the region’s destination marketing and management organization, the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (RACVB) is working to increase tourism to the region and produce experiences that residents and visitors enjoy.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a  Servicing Manager  that supports the sales team with a goal of securing repeat sporting events and meetings to the Rockford region. The position will help the tournament directors and meeting planners with servicing needs such as, but not limited to, volunteer recruitment, arranging social events, opening ceremonies, on-site event needs, welcome gifts, registration assistance and acting as a liaison to the planner and the community. 

Ideal candidates will have experience in project management, event planning and a high level of customer service.  The servicing manager will provide support to group events during the planning phase, on-site execution and after the event. 

 


Volunteer

RACVB is involved with several sports tournaments and events that need volunteers! A wide variety of volunteer opportunities come up each year, so be sure to check back frequently to see what you can get involved with!

 

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