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Full-Time Job - Hospitality: Market Specialist - Tourism (Windhoek, Namibia)

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Type: Full-Time | Industry: Hospitality | Location: Windhoek, Namibia | Closing Date: 02 May 2017

Market Specialist - Tourism

Hiring Organisation: Square Peg Recruitment

Key Responsibilities:


Secure business and effectively cost products.
Understand the market and margin control.
Build up and maintain agent / supplier relationships.
Source new products.
Develop own sales strategy to secure more business through existing and new agents.
Work closely with the team to achieve goals.


Quote and design successful, creative itineraries and proposals for all market related ADHOC groups, Tour Series and FIT requests.
Capture and confirm bookings in our in-house booking system.
Negotiate with suppliers for better rates, cancellation policies and FOC’s.
Find new suppliers that offer a good service and better rates.
Follow up on quotes that have been sent out.
Successfully run groups / tour series / FIT booking.
Compile welcome packs itineraries.
Create co-pilots according to itinerary.
Handling the 24hour emergency phone.
Prepare guide documentation and brief guide before travel date.
Work closely with tour guides whilst on tour.


Instruct debtors to raise invoice.
Reconcile supplier invoices for processing.
Assist debtors clerk with invoicing / collection queries.
Reconcile tour guide expense sheets on completion of tours / check guide salary invoices.

Additional responsibilities:

Participate in supplier training and workshops.
Reduce the transaction turnaround time.
Demonstrate good communication skills and customer care.
Stay current on events and changes of suppliers / product.
Travel on “educational s” and familiarization trips

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:
market specialist: 2 years

Required language:

Job Experience Level

Mid - Senior Level

Salary Range

Market Related Salary

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