Managing Director - downeast destination management (ddm)

August 3, 2016


downeast destination management (ddm), a leading Atlantic Canadian destination management company, is seeking a seasoned professional to assume responsibility for the growth, strategic direction and overa ll management of the company.


Reporting to the President of Fraser and Hoyt Incentives, you will lead a strong team in offering meeting and conference services of the highest calibre throughout Atlantic Canada to clients from across Canada and the United States. To do this, you will build  strong working relationships with clients and business partners, manage an aggressive sales and marketing campaign, ensure the needs of clients are fully met, and maintain a supportive community-based culture  within  the team.


What qualities  are needed for this role?


The Managing Director  of downeast destination management must be a multi-talented person who brings a blend  of leadership talents, business development skills and personal qualities to the table. Someone who can think  long-term yet, at the same time, deal with the "hands-on", day-to-day operations of running a demanding business.


To be considered, you should have proven experience in sales and marketing- ideally in the event management or hospitality


industries- and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of c lients. Beyond sales expertise,your wide-ranging skills in business planning, operations, c lient service, account management,  supervision,  quality control  and budgeting  equip you well for the challenges of running this organization.


If this is you, please forward your resume and a thoughtful

letter explaining how your background and experience meet the needs of downeast destination  management.  Applications  can

be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at, quoting project number 1697 in the subject line. A job description is available upon request.

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