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  • Posted: Mar 2, 2015
    Deadline: Not specified
  • President Olusegun Obasanjo has lived a life committed to service of humanity. The Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation is a UK based charity established with the vision of advancing human security in Africa. There are close to 239 million people (source: world hunger education service) in Africa living in extreme poverty. They suffer from chronic shortages of ba...
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    Tourism Manager

    Job description

    1. Produce  tourism strategies and implementation plans for each of the strategies, to develop and promote tourism in the centre;
    2. Manage the tourism unit and budgets, supervise tourism assistants and tour guides; plan and conduct training for unit staff members;
    3. Carry out market research, write business plans, develop tourist development initiatives/campaigns with the aim of generating and increasing revenue;
    4. Develop tourism products, services and facilities to attract visitors; prepare tourist and visitor information booklets, guides, newsletters, brochures etc; provide  a range of information about the tourist attractions at the office complex;
    5. Plan tours and arrange itineraries for tourists and visitors; participate in ordering products and services as well as gift items for visitors;
    6. Organize special and seasonal events and festivals
    7. Assist to develop e-tourism platforms, including websites , build and maintain database of tourism contacts;
    8. Establish and maintain a tourism information centre;
    9. Prepare and submit variety of status reports on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

    Desired Skills and Experience

    1. First degree in English, additional qualifications in travel, leisure, business studies, marketing or business management.
    2. Minimum of ten years relevant experience in tourism or related fields, preferably gained in an international or tourist organization in Africa;
    3. Knowledge of how to develop information products and materials such as brochures, newsletters, guides etc;
    4. Ability and experience on how to develop and implement a marketing strategy;
    5. Able to take responsibility and demonstrate high level of integrity in working with all stakeholders;
    6. Ability to build effective working relationships both within and outside the organization;
    7. Target-driven, initiative-taking and entrepreneurial skills, self motivated and result oriented;
    8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Very good presentation skills;
    9. Strong networking, inter personal and organizational skills;
    10. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; must understand internet communication strategies.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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