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Camp and Safari Operation in Botswana
We are looking for a self-starter Concession/Technical Manager to drive and deliver the desired service, maintenance and project excellence required to support the effective and efficient operation of the Concession and its assets in part or whole.
Provide service and customer support during field visits or dispatches
Tie workflow to schedule
Maintain all vehicles, roads, watering holes, air-strip and other concession areas
Manage all on site installation, repair, maintenance and test tasks
Diagnose errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions
Draw up and maintain an annual concession maintenance budget
Produce timely and detailed service & maintenance plans & reports
Operate vehicle in a safely manner and use field automation systems
Follow all company's filed procedures and protocols and develop new ones to support the operation
Manage the Concession Technical/Maintenance team to derive maximum value and output
Comprehend Camp specific requirements and make appropriate recommendations/briefings
Salary / Package
Highly negotiable depending on qualifications and experience
We work a leave system of 8 weeks ON and 3 weeks OFF Camp based so accommodation and meals provided
Ability to troubleshoot, test, repair and service technical equipment English literacy Ability to work flexible shifts and to adapt to changing work schedules Familiarity with mobile tools and applications Experience in the Tourism & Hospitality field will be preferred.
Technical Degree or Certification or Relevant Experience in Lieu. Proven field and technical experience (welding, plumbing, electrics, carpentry, building, mechanics etc - at least 5 years
· Salary: Negotiable depending on experience · Location: Botswana · Date Posted: 11 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: A company that manufactures wet and dry ingredients and does product development.
Main purpose of the job:
Presentations and demonstrating the company's products to customers and clients.
Food preparation to demonstrate company's products.
Liaise with customers.
Be actively involved in demonstrating and promoting sector specific products.
Assist with presentations and training of customers and sales staff.
Execute marketing plans set by senior management.
Seek new business.
Identify market opportunities for products developed and manufactured.
Track market trends with regards to our product range.
Participate in sales meetings to obtain and share information on promotional activities and new products.
Be involved with the product development program.
Develop solutions, in collaboration with the sales, R&D, and marketing departments.
Develop the brand through involvement on recipe design, new product applications, research and promotional action.
Be prepared to travel.
Cooking skills Kitchen management skills Sales ability Presentation skill Product knowledge Practical application of product (ingredient) range Computer skills, incl Syspro Passion for food Service orientation High level communication Planning and organizing Creativity
Academic Grade 12 Culinary/Hospitality or related qualification 3 Years experience
· Salary: R 35 000 basic · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 28 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Catering Company
A Group, Conference and Events Coordinator is responsible for maximizing rooms, groups, conference and events revenue for the hotel through pro-active selling and commercial management techniques. You will also be responsible for managing the GC&E activities from initial bookings through to managing and coordinating the event on site as well as post event follow ups as well as:
Attending to all aspects of reservations for tour operators, travel agents and groups.
Adequate and accurate information provided to guests & interdepartmental liaison
Ensuring accurate up to date reservation administration is maintained
Process bookings for groups and functions
Ensuring maximum guest satisfaction and adhering to the Standards required
Excellent written and oral communications skills Presents information in a concise, well-organized manner Supports the team & helps others when needed Develops constructive relationships at all levels within the organization Maintains effectiveness in situations of disappointment or high pressure Adapts willingly to change Identifies priorities effectively, balancing importance, urgency and resources Manages time efficiently within tight schedules Works effectively and accurately with minimal direction Reacts quickly with determination and energy, whilst remaining calm and level headed in order to deliver results. Able to negotiate and ‘close’ a sale Able to develop positive business relationships
Matric Hospitality qualification will be a bonus.
· Salary: Market related · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 09 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
As Cluster Marketing Manager, you will develop and implement the marketing and activities for the hotel to increase brand awareness, communicate promotions to all relevant target markets and address hotel business needs. Specifically, a Marketing Manager will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
Lead the marketing function on cluster level and be the marketing Hub for all key functions such as, regional communications, regional marketing, revenue management, sales, finance, hotel operations, F&B and eCommerce
Develop and implement an annual bespoke marketing plan by segment in line with budget requirements to ensure the hotels meet their objectives including revenue and non-revenue targets.This should include an analysis of key source markets and acting as the liaison with any source market agencies.
Ensure effective market positioning of the hotels is in place, with a focus on driving brand awareness Proactively drive and identify new marketing initiatives to keep ahead of evolving market trends
Ensure effective strategies are in place for the entire team, with a focus on driving positive media coverage and building key media relations
Independently manage and implement marketing initiatives whilst ensuring all activity is aligned with regional and global activities.
Awareness of the Group’s Worldwide global story – along with brand and corporate key messages which must form the backdrop of all communications
Develop, proactively manage and implement the annual cluster marketing plan to include media relations, social media, internal communications, eCommerce, brand recognition and loyalty marketing within budget guidelines
Responsible for measuring key performance indicators relating to all marketing activities, promotions and campaigns, and producing performance reports for all key stakeholders.
Oversee the execution of all promotional activities, whether local, regional or global, across all available channels, ensuring brand adherence and effectiveness
Oversee media visits and develop key media contacts, manage press conferences on site and be aware of media events and activities in the local area and community
Ensure sales and F&B teams receive full marketing support including collateral
Always be the brand champion ensuring all collateral conforms to agreed brand standards and content is compliant of corporate guidelines and within budget guidelines across all activities
Support individual brand initiatives and ensure hotel brand campaigns are rolled out effectively and communicated using the right tone and voice for each segment
Manage internal communications in the hotels and take responsibility for updating regional office of any local stories, awards and sponsorship events to promote locally, regionally and globally
Develop, manage and grow a tailored social media strategy to drive engagement and grow loyalty
Previous experience of working in a PR role in the hotel industry Qualifications in project and time management Able to speak further key business languages Knowledge of computer design/graphic software Master’s degree in Business, Communications or Marketing Qualifications or courses relating to creative, descriptive or effective writing Experience of working with key marketing partnerships, media and design agencies
Matric College Degree in Marketing, Communications, or Hotel Management Previous Marketing experience in a similar environment Experience of developing, creating and managing promotional campaigns and activities with associated costs and working to budget restraints Complete understanding of key functions relating to cluster strategies and initiatives whilst managing multiple work streams
· Salary: Market related · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 09 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Maintenance of effective control systems and procedures
Management and improvement of staff productivity
Effective planning of rosters for all kitchen staff
Achievement of budgeted food cost for all areas
Overseeing food purchases in line with needs of the operation
Drafting and implementation of departmental strategies, profit improvement plans and promotions
Extensive menu planning and costing
Knowledge and implementation of operational standards and procedures
Effective management of Operating Equipment
Staff management inclusive of IR, performance management, training, etc
Managing and improving staff productivity
Ensuring that monthly appraisals are conducted on all employees and submitted to Human Resources
Accommodation, meals, Medical aid contribution
Related experience at senior management level. Exposure to menu engineering and food costing. Working knowledge and understanding of all cooking techniques. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills Effective dispute resolutions
Matric Formal chef qualifications
· Salary: $2,000 – $2,200 · Location: Seychelles · Date Posted: 01 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
As the Sales and Marketing manager you will be expected to manage opportunities through a preparation of sales action plans and strategies and developing sales proposals. Most importantly, you will have a key role in a sales team which has as a key objective of sales activities, sourcing of new business and to ensure continuous good client relationships.
Generate and qualify leads
Sourcing and develop client referrals
Prepare sales action plans and strategies
Schedule sales activities.
Develop and maintain a customer database
Plan and conduct direct marketing activities
Develop and maintain sales and promotional materials
Negotiate with clients
Develop sales proposals
Conduct product training
Follow up on all sales activities
Ensure customer satisfaction and good client relationships
Perform quality checks on product and service delivery
Conduct market research and surveys
Monitor competitors, market conditions and product development
Source new business through telesales/cold calling within the allocated market segment
Ensure service clients at regular intervals to keep Top of Mind awareness
Network within the industry and market segment
Interact with relevant stakeholders in the industry
Conduct weekly site inspections
Negotiate rates and availability in conjunction with the Sales and General Manager where necessary.
Achieve monthly and quarterly targets
Attend to, follow up on and reply to all enquiries, offers, quotes and confirmations timeously
Process corporate rate agreements and quotes
Conduct Powerpoint presentations of property to Clients
Record all appointments and calls on Sales Database and submit weekly and monthly Sales Reports accordingly
Execute all plans and projects within the required timeframe as allocated by the Sales Manager.
All other ad hoc tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management
Dynamic Networked Target Driven Negotiation Friendly and engaging Analytic Resilient Organised Proactive and Innovative Attention to detail Goal oriented Inquisitive
Matric Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing/related Honours will be an added advantage
· Salary: R18K – R21K · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 May 2017 · Employer type: Conference Venue
To sell The Venue to prospective clients across all markets with a focus on the corporate market segment in the events and conferences/meetings side. This will include calling on PCO's, in-house event companies and corporates directly.
Source new business through telesales and cold calling
Maintain existing clients
Negotiate rates in order to secure business in consultation with senior management
Host site inspections with prospective clients
Assist in collection of advance deposits and signed contracts
Generate and implement targets & specific sales action plans
Perform competitor analysis
Attend and exhibit at trade shows
Attend networking events
Attend and exhibit at travel workshops
Percentage of revenue
Strong network in the corporate events, meetings and conferences field Good Communication & report writing skills Planning & organising Deadline driven Fast Learner Positive Attitude Must be able to work in a team Assertive and energetic person Analytical Sense of urgency/result orientation Orderly and structured record keeping
Matric Higher Diploma / Degree in Sales, Marketing or a related field At least 3 years in similar position
· Salary: R10K – R16K · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 May 2017 · Employer type: Conference Venue
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