TOURISM BRANCH LEAD

  • Limassol
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On request
Category Hospitality & Travel
City Limassol
Job description, tasks STRATEGIC • Analyse market trends in the travel industry, make recommendations for improvement and implement the recommendations; • Work together with leadership team to develop and execute strategy for the tourist season to raise the profitability; • Oversee the smooth running of the business and hold responsible for developing strategies to hit or exceed sales targets; • Create revenue generating and value adding travel products to meet the demands of the travel market; • Manage budgets and maintain statistical and financial records; • Develop and grow the network of partner organizations outside of Cyprus to ensure tourist inflow and demand for Cyprus Inform services; • Take part in familiarisation visits to new destinations to gather information on issues and amenities of interest to customers. • Plan, execute, attend industry tradeshows, events to meet with partner key decision makers; ROUTINE • Plan, organize and direct the activities and functions of the respective Department; • Administer the daily department operations, and ensure adherence to standards; • Communicate both verbally and in writing to provide clear direction to all internal departments that the travel branch co-operates with to ensure high quality of service to customers; • Oversee and control back to back processes from tourist arrival to departure; • Manage and motivate the team to increase and close sales; Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management; • Verbal and written fluency in English, Russian. Proficiency in Greek will be considered an advantage; • Impeccable track record in the hospitality/tourism administration or marketing field, to include development and administration of complex programs and budgets; Track record in Cyprus Tourism sector will be considered a major advantage; • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively; • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities; • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills; • Ability to deal with internal / external customers and team members, collect accurate information and to resolve conflicts. Additional information Please submit a CV in English to hr@cyprusinform.com A letter of motivation (in English) is not a mandatory requirement for application however will be considered an advantage. Job interviews will be held in February 2018.