Visit Seattle has retained SearchWide Global to find a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as their new President and CEO. Seatle is a world-class city tucked into a natural wonderland. Visit Seattle has served as the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Seattle and King County for more than 50 years. A 501(c)(6) organization, Visit Seattle enhances the economic prosperity of the region through global destination branding along with competitive programs and campaigns in leisure travel marketing, convention sales and overseas tourism development.
The new President and CEO will be responsible for the leadership and management of all daily operations of the destination marketing organization (DMO) in its mission to brand, market, and sell Seattle and King County as a must-experience destination for meetings, events, and leisure travelers. This leader will responsible for creating a culture that inspires the team to carry out the organizational goals and strategies that meet or exceeds partner and client expectations. This position also advocates for tourism as a shared community value to elected, business, and industry leaders.
SearchWide Global is a full service executive search firm primarily for companies in the travel, tourism, hospitality, lodging, convention, trade association, venue management and experiential marketing industries. We specialize in C-Level and Director level executive searches for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to mid-sized public and private companies and associations.