Director of Sales, Marketing & Touring
Job Title : Director of Sales, Marketing & Touring
Location: Cape Town
Salary : Market Related
Must have luxury safari sales experience, preferably director of sales
Our client, a very well-known safari company, with three luxury safari lodges in Botswana, is searching for an experienced Sales & Marketing Director to establish sales and marketing strategies for the group, and lead the department.
The ideal candidate should have a relevant degree or diploma with a minimum of 8-10 years senior management experience within the Sales and Marketing function
If you have proven experience, and the ability to be innovative, creative and aggressively drive sales, please apply!
Required Qualifications & Experience:
Relevant degree (preferred)/ diploma from a reputable institute. A minimum of 8-10 years senior management experience within the Sales & Marketing function. Proven experience in leading successful and motivated Sales and Marketing teams. Demonstrated ability to be innovative and creative in approach to Sales & Marketing. Proven ability to aggressively drive sales and reach targets. Extensive knowledge and exposure to the luxury travel sector both locally and internationally. Thorough knowledge of modern sales & marketing tools and techniques. Knowledge and experience of the hospitality industry in the local and international sectors. Excellent public relations and communication skills. High degree of computer literacy. Exceptional people management skills. Revenue/yield management techniques Possess the following leadership skills: coaching & mentoring a team, strategic thinking, analytical approach, network & relationship building, proactivity and results orientation. Good knowledge and understanding of the Safari business. Experience at major international travel and tourism trade shows.