Job Openings at the New Mexico Tourism Department

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The New Mexico Tourism Department will begin the process for hiring the following positions this month. All positions, with the exception of Public Relations Director, will be asked to apply online via NeoGov (the state’s online application system). Please submit your CV or resume to the contact below to be notified when that position is posted on NewGov and open for applications.

Brand Marketing Director
The Brand Marketing Director will be responsible for leading the New Mexico Tourism Department through creative development and execution that deliver on the New Mexico True brand promise of “adventure steeped in culture,” while ensuring strong adherence to brand standards and guidelines. The Brand Marketing Director must be able to lead a team of marketing professionals to deliver on maximum quality and efficiency while achieving the highest level of creative output in paid, owned and social/shared media. Estimated hire date: June 2017. Please send resume or CV and letter of interest to Rebecca Latham, Cabinet Secretary, to be notified for further details.

Public Relations Director
The Public Relations Director (PRD) will be responsible for the proactive pursuit of earned media that drives increased awareness and favorable opinion of New Mexico as a travel destination. Through an aggressive PR strategy focused on national, regional, and travel trade media, the PRD will oversee incoming and outgoing messaging related to travel and tourism in New Mexico. The ideal candidate will possess stellar communication skills and writing ability, and be able to identify the “story behind the story” to maximize media interest in a destination or attraction. The PRD is responsible for all public relations contracts and initiatives, as well as managing the department’s industry relations efforts. The PRD will serve at the pleasure of the Cabinet Secretary of Tourism and the Governor of the State of New Mexico. Estimated hire date: May - June 2017. Please send resume or CV and letter of interest to Rebecca Latham, Cabinet Secretary, to be considered.

The Accountant & Auditor position is vital to the daily functions within the Administrative Services Division. This position supports the division and department financial operations by performing independent analysis and daily functions related to department-wide needs of accounts receivable (desktop deposits), accounts payable (fleet vehicle expenses, IT services, etc.), operating transfers, warrant cancellations, internal reconciliations and general clerical duties. This position also works in partnership with their manager during the annual external audit (PBC list to include document research and preparation of schedules, etc.). This position executes the daily mail distribution, deliver/retrieve documents from other state agencies, such as Department of Finance and Administration and Taxation and Revenue. Estimated hire date: June – July 2017. Please send resume or CV and letter of interest to Georgette Chavez  Financial Manager, Administrative Services Division, to be notified for further details.