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Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. Vacancies – Director & Senior Business Development Officer

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.  is seeking highly motivated individuals who are skilled in marketing and business development to fill the posts of Director and Senior Business Development Officer within its global team. The successful candidates will commence with initial assignments in the Caribbean and Latin America, and Europe respectively.

Director

The Director will lead the BTMI’s efforts to continuously increase the incremental business opportunities for Barbados in the assigned market in keeping with the strategic plan and stated objectives of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI).

To be selected for this position the successful candidate must possess strong leadership skills and must have previous experience at a senior level in a marketing or sales environment.   The ability to converse in Spanish, French, or Portuguese is preferred.

Success in this role will be measured by the ability to:
– Formulate and implement strategies aimed at business development in the assigned market.
– Effectively represent brand Barbados in the market.
– Oversee the implementation of the BTMI’s public relations and promotional initiatives.
– Establish and maintain effective relationships with the travel trade and tourism partners.
– Successfully lead the business development team assigned to the market.
– Develop positive relationships with the tourism and travel trade.
– Achieve objectives while ensuring the most cost effective deployment of human and financial resources.

The ideal candidate should possess, among other things:

– A post graduate degree in marketing or a marketing-oriented discipline and at least five  years’ experience at a senior level in a sales and marketing environment
– An established reputation in marketing
– Strong leadership capabilities
– Proven ability to create and innovate
– Highly developed interpersonal skills and evidence of excellent networking capability
– The ability to effectively articulate ideas
– Solid negotiation skills with a proven record

Senior Business Development Officer

To be selected for this position the successful candidate must have contributed at a supervisory level in a Marketing and Sales environment.  The ability to converse in Italian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese is preferred.

The Senior Business Development Officer is expected to:

– Work collaboratively with the Director in the assigned market.
– Assist in the generation of new business that will result in increased tourist arrivals to Barbados.
– Contribute to the development of effective business plans for the market.
– Ensure the effectiveness of sales and promotional campaigns to meet agreed targets.
– Establish and maintain positive relationships with the travel trade and tourism partners.
– Supervise the business development team to achieve agreed objectives.

The ideal candidate should possess:

-A degree in marketing, tourism management, business administration or a relevant discipline and three years’ experience in a supervisory position in a sales or marketing environment OR
– A diploma in any one of the above-named disciplines and five years’ experience in supervisory position in a sales or marketing environment
– Strong sales and marketing skills, supported by presentation skills
– Highly developed interpersonal skills and evidence of excellent networking capability
– The ability to effectively articulate ideas
– Proven ability to deliver results by meeting agreed targets

Suitable candidates interested in these opportunities are invited to submit their application and curriculum vitae to the Director Human Resources and Corporate Services via email humanresources@visitbarbados.org no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016.  Please reference the job title in the subject line.

We appreciate your interest, however unsuitable applications will not be acknowledged.

 

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