Sales and Business Development Officer - Tours & Travel

Closing Date: Oct 17, 2021

Description

Elective Africa is a leading organizer of travel expeditions. In line with growing the company’s travel brand, we seek to recruit a Sales and Business Development Officer for tours and travel. The position will be located in one of our partner boutique hotels.

The selected candidate will be expected to be a proactive individual with a knack for strategy and an ability to build iron-clad business relationships. Experience in the travel industry is required.

Basic Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in tourism/tours & travel management or a diploma in tourism management/tours and travel management with 2 years experience.
  2. Diploma in IATA (IATA certified) with a minimum of 1-year of experience in an IATA-established firm.
  3. Experience in using tours reservations systems, flight booking, and ticketing systems.
  4. Good communication & writing skills with keen attention to detail.
  5. Reliable and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and targets.
  6. Experience in setting up travel partnerships will be required.
  7. A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  8. Proficient with computers and Microsoft packages.
  9. Knowledge of digital marketing.

Responsibilities

 

  1. Effective handling of all aspects of tour and travel operations including:
    • developing tour packages for hotel guests and other local and international clients.
    • itinerary planning, reservations, customer service, and competitive tour costs.
    • coming up with appropriate costings by using knowledge of the East African tourism product & designing of international itineraries.
  2. Exploring and identifying new business opportunities in the rapidly changing travel industry.
  3. Identify and cultivate partnerships with international agencies, hotels, and airlines.
  4. Oversee the creation of tour and travel sales presentations and marketing collateral,
  5. Attending trade fairs as well as pitching our products to clients.
  6. Provide management reports as required.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Details


  Sales and Business Development Officer - Tours & Travel
  Nairobi, Kenya
  Oct 17, 2021

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