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Job Title: Business Development Manager (Arabian Adventures)
Added on: Aug 10, 2015
Employer Details
Employer: Emirates Airline & Group
Employer description:

The Emirates Group is a highly profitable business with a turnover of approximately US$ 12 billion and over 50,000 employees. The Group comprises of Dnata, the successful Airport Ground Services and Travel Industry division, and Emirates, the Groups rapidly expanding and award winning international Airline. Emirates global network now sees it flying to over 110 destinations across 6 continents, operating a modern fleet of over 150 wide-bodied aircraft. Today the Airline has orders worth over US$ 68 billion for 200 more of the latest aircraft, with plans to operate to many more destinations in the months and years ahead. Essential to our continued business success as we expand will be the ongoing employment of high quality people to join our multi-cultural team of over 150 nationalities.


Dubai, a tourism centre and modern cosmopolitan city with high standards of healthcare, education and leisure pursuits for residents offers those we hire one of the most desirable lifestyle locations in the world. In addition to lifestyle and tax free salary benefits, the Emirates Group also offers professional development opportunities to help employees develop new skills and grow their careers successfully. Discover your future!

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Location: Dubai
Job description:

The Position: To research, analyse and summarise market and product intelligence on the global leisure, incentive, cruise, conference and exhibition market segments, for use by the department\'s senior management to define long-term strategies.

The jobholder will also define and recommend AA\'s short-and-medium-term product and business development strategies that will support the long-term plans, aimed at consistently increasing Emirates\', Arabian Adventures\'(AA) and Dubai\'s profitable shares of these market segments.

Job requirements:

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.


Specialised Knowledge

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.


To be discussed at interview

Job type: Part-Time
Contract type: Permanent

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