The German National Tourist Office is the central sales, marketing and public relations organization for Germany as a tourist destination. Its tasks are to maintain the positive image of Germany as a travel destination, make an international contribution through the representation of German cultural values and increase the travel volume to Germany. Since 1952, the German National Tourist Office has been established in North America with an office in New York, and representatives in Los Angeles, and Toronto. Since 2004, the German National Tourist Office New York has become the regional representation for North America and Israel.

We are presently looking for a

Sales Coordinator

for our office in New York.

Primary Duties may include but not limited to:

  • Assist the Sales Manager in the organization of travel trade events in the USA and in Germany
  • Participation in the development of the annual action plan of the sales department
  • Monitoring, analysis and evaluation of all Germany products of US tour operators including updating and maintenance of sales database
  • Coordination of joint marketing promotions with tour operators, travel professionals and German partners
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for the travel industry (tour operators, travel advisors, etc.)
  • Assist the Sales Manager in the organization of the Germany Travel Mart and the Destination Germany Marketplace and Roadshow
  • Tendering procedures for procurement (flights, rail travel, hotels, venue)
  • Coordination of the travel arrangements of the participants
  • Telemarketing and sending invitations to the travel trade.
  • Coordination and place orders of promotional material and interface with head office in Frankfurt and US customs
  • Support the planning and delivery of entertaining and informative webinars, sales calls (virtual and in person) and training programs with travel distribution partners and German suppliers.
  • Budget preparation and update
  • Reporting and updates on the success control

What we offer:

  • Exciting and challenging projects in a dynamic industry
  • International exposure and experience
  • A front row seat to the North American tourism industry
  • Ownership of your own projects
  • A great and very reliable team

What you offer:

  • Ability to work in USA ( Green card, Visa, US-Citizenship)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and in German
  • Associate’s degree in marketing, tourism, communications or public relations
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in the fields of sales support, training, marketing or event management (preferably in the tourism industry)
  • Knowledge of tourism destination sales and marketing either via education or job experience preferred
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to develop and adhere to independent deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and handle several projects at one time on tight deadlines
  • Highly organized and willing to manage numerous administrative functions
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Workspace

Job-Type: Full time

Salary: from $52,000 per year


  • 401K matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Please forward your application materials along with your salary requirements to: george.vella(at)