Job Summary

Identify and cultivate new travel agencies or agents that can cost effectively grow product distribution

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Type:    Full-time
Qualification:    Degree/Diploma
Experience:    5 years with leading tour company with proven performance record
Location:    Virtual
Job Field:    Kenya & Tanzania Tours and Travel
Salary:     Commensurate with experience

THIS ROLE INVOLVES:
•    Identify and cultivate new travel agencies or agents that can cost effectively grow product distribution
•    Generate new business relationships with innovative and non-traditional affinity groups such as retirement communities, non-profit organizations, etc.
•    Manage existing relationships with key accounts
•    Develop a calling strategy to achieve the sales targets for the company that prioritizes agencies by productivity and potential; generate 50 outbound sales calls per week
•    Manage the creation of sales presentations, marketing collateral, emails, newsletters and trade shows
•    Develop a quest for knowledge to master our destinations: Kenya, Tanzania, & Zanzibar
•    Taking initiative: You will be proactive in generating business by following up on incoming leads from our sales and marketing campaigns.
•    Prepare and translate itineraries to clients for the various destinations of interest and make sure that all travel arrangements run according to the program.
•    Researching, developing and creating interesting tour packages to clients to meet market demand.
•    Contribute to writing dispatching email marketing campaigns and promote social media engagement and brand awareness campaigns

KEY QUALITIES NEEDED TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE
•    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a busy Tours and Travel agency environment
•    Tourism Management degree / Tours and Travel degree or related degree
•    Excellent planning and organizational skills
•    Qualified, Experienced and Detail Oriented
•    Confident, Self-starter, highly motivated to grow and
•    Ability to multi-task and get things done.
•    A team player with excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Keen attention to detail.
•    Goal oriented and ambitious
•    Competent proficiency in Wetu.com, MS Office products including Excel and Outlook and able to master new technologies.

ARE YOU ...
• Customer service oriented: You have a desire to anticipate, recognize, and exceed guests’ needs.
• Attentive to details: Providing quality is important to you - you know that being accurate and thorough contributes to a positive guest experience.
• Enthusiastic: You are ready to tackle any challenge with a positive attitude.
• Balanced: You can maintain focus while prioritizing a multitude of tasks.
• Tech savvy: You welcome the opportunity to learn new software programs.
• A top performer: You have high standards and hold yourself accountable to your work.

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