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NYC's Economic Development Corp. seeks cruise vp

The job entails managing three city-owned properties including the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, pictured here The job entails managing three city-owned properties including the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, pictured here (Photo: NYCruise)

The New York City Economic Development Corp. is recruiting for a vice president of cruise in its asset management revenue division.

The position uses the NYCruise brand to market and develop new lines of cruise business. Other duties include negotiating agreements and managing and modernizing the infrastructure and operations of three properties owned by the City of New York: the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal, the Manhattan Cruise Terminal and Piers 92/94.

The job also entails representing the city in all cruise-related matters.

In 2015, cruising's overall economic impact in New York City was $217m, a 10% increase from 2014.

The job posting is here.

Posted 10 January 2017

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