Experience and Qualifications:
Degree or Honours (12+3 or equivalent) Degree in Marketing or Business Administration, alternatively, seven to ten years experience with a proven track record in the travel or leisure industry, in a marketing or sales capacity, with General Certificate level education.
A proven ability to exercise judgement and decision making in the promotion of travel related services, airline and DMC products. An excellent knowledge of the tourism markets and of the players (Tour Operators, Incentive Houses). Clear knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Additional languages will be a distinct advantage. Excellent presentation, analytical and report writing skills. Computer literate.
Minimum of 5 years in the Travel or Tourism Industry, in a Marketing or Sales capacity, Marketing & Media Communication. Market/Customer Research.
Any airline or leisure related courses are an advantage, particularly in the areas of sales and marketing.
Systematic and logical approach to problem solving and a capability to work around problems. Good creative and lateral thinking skills. A strong team player, capable of seeing and understanding the bigger picture and actively contributing to that result. Self-motivated, highly organised, pro-active and flexible.