The Business Development Manager is responsible for effectively soliciting the Reno, Sparks, and North Lake Tahoe area as a convention destination and for achieving the lead generation goals as developed by Director Business Development and Vice President of Sales. The Business Development Manager is responsible for establishing relationships with prospect accounts. Responsible for the development and execution of business development plans that generate incremental production from targeted priority industry segments and territories. This position is also responsible for interfacing with the RSCVA Marketing and Sales department, various “stakeholder” and property owners ensuring that the RSCVA’s activities are coordinated and meeting their requirements.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 1. Bachelor’s degree in Business Development, PR, Marketing or related field;Master’s degree preferred. 2. Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in Travel, Tourism and or Hospitality. 3. Familiar with a variety of the Convention and Tourism concepts, practices, and procedures. 4. Excellent verbal and written command of English, with ability to easily develop customized, creative follow-up and captivating, sales driven correspondence. 5. Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships, foster trust and cooperation among team members as well as customers. Must have an outgoing personality and able to make instant connections. 6. Proficient with computers and MS office.
Internal Number: BMD2019
About Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority
The Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority, RSCVA, was established in 1959 as the Washoe County Fair and Recreation Board. The RSCVA acts as a marketing organization for the county to promote convention and tourism business.
Unlike other convention and visitor bureaus across the country, the RSCVA owns and operates several facilities designed to draw out-of-town visitors.
The mission of the RSCVA is to attract overnight visitors to hotels and resorts throughout Washoe County through effective marketing, productive meeting, convention and event sales and efficient and effective facility operations, thereby enhancing the economy- and quality of life- of Northern Nevada.
Reno Tahoe USA is a friendly, four season resort destination - in a spectacular natural setting - that offers world class attractions, activities and events to excite the passion of almost anyone.
All seasons ~ 1,000 reasons
Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority
P.O. Box 837
Reno, NV 89504