Safari Company Sales and Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Sep 9, 2016

Our client, a luxury Safari Company, is looking for a creative and passionate Sales and Marketing Manager for their office in Nairobi. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the total sales & marketing efforts of the Luxury Safari Camp.

He/She MUST have at least 8 years of experience in the luxury SAFARI industry.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Prepare an efficient and effective sales & marketing strategy and yearly business plan.
  • Direct, manage and coordinate the implantation of the sales & marketing strategy developed – for both the local and international markets.
  • Directing, managing and coordinating the sales team for the camp.
  • Manage inventory and yield management.
  • Guide the team on issues concerning pricing, branding, and product enhancements.
  • Recruit and provides appropriate support to sales employees.
  • Customer relationship and responds to customer reviews and feedback in a
  • timely and professional manner.
  • Provide guidance in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Coordinate the camp’s participation in local and international campaigns.
  • Efficiently manages the sales budget.
  • Strongly involved in business community and trade organizations.
  • Manage relationship between the camp and account base, including embassy and
  • government accounts.
  • Achieve best rates for the camp through active negotiations with sales and marketing
  • related suppliers.
  • Lead the sales meetings, reporting on activities, market trends and business leads, etc.
Qualifications:
  • 8 to 10 years of luxury hospitality experience, at least 5 of which have been managing sales personnel and leading sales and marketing activities.
  • Formal University / College education, preference given to those with a sales &
  • marketing related degree with a focus on the hospitality / travel & tourism space.
  • Proven organizational and communication skills – Micros Fidelio literacy an asset.
  • Understanding and prior experience of working in the African luxury safari market.
  • Understanding of the local & international markets,
  • Ability to prioritize, organize work assignments and follow up.
  • Ability to execute a multitude of tasks on a timely basis.
  • Ability to promote positive relationships with guests and staff.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision as well as cohesively in a team.
  • Ability to be a clear thinker, analyze and resolve problems with good judgment.
  • Outstanding writing and oral communication skills; ability to interface confidently with high profile customers and media.
Monthly gross salary:  Competitive salary depending on skills & experience.

Deadline: 21st September 2016     
    
Applications:
 
To apply, please follow the link:

http://bit.ly/2cKyXZD
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 
Karen 

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