Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Looking For Deputy Director General & Director Of Membership
Applicants must have proven successful experience in association membership development and membership retention strategies including the ability to develop and market membership programs.
"The successful candidate must be a strategic and global thinker with proven leadership skills in a demanding and multicultural environment," said Enrique De Marchena Kaluche, president of CHTA.
The position description says: "The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal, entrepreneurial, financial, organizational and functional technology skills, and have the ability to communicate and respond to the needs of a diverse and multi-cultural range of stakeholders, including, hotel and allied members, national hotel and tourism associations, Caribbean governments, and multi-lateral and international funding agencies."
Previous Caribbean tourism experience along with an in-depth knowledge of the Caribbean region and substantial association management experience are required.
The opening is to work out of the Coral Gables office in Florida and therefore candidates must be able to work legally in the U.S. The position requires extensive travel within the Caribbean region, North America and Europe.
Compensation is commensurate with experience and ability and would also be a blend of salary and an incentive membership development plan. Retirement and health benefits are also included.Applications should be forwarded either by E-mail, fax or letter to arrive by July 31, 2009, for the attention of: Linda Green, 2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 910, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Telephone: 305 443 3040; Fax: 305 443 3005; E-mail: Linda@caribbeanhotelandtourism.com.
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Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA) is a federation of 32 National Hotel Associations, with morethan 600 member hotels and over 300 allied members. CHTA is the largest representative of the private sector in the Caribbean hotel and tourism industry. We are the voice of the Caribbean hospitality industry for the development of the region in the highly competitive and sophisticated environment of international tourism. Today, tourism is widely recognized as a pivotal industry in the economy of the region - and CHTA functions as the common denominator for this industry in a region of diverse nationalities, languages and styles, identifying mutual problems and marshaling the resources of the active and allied members to devise solutions. CHTA represents all facets of the hospitality industry with more than 600 member hotels and over 300 allied members.CHTA, including the events staged by the association, is supported by Strategic Partners AskMe Inc., Clear Channel Airport Division, HVS, Interval International, JetBlue Getaways, MasterCard, OBM International, Tambourine and Travelzoo. For more information, visit http://www.caribbeanhotelandtourism.com.