Upmarket Safari Company Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (250K)

Marketing Manager (Safari Company)

Our client, and Upmarket Safari Company based in Nairobi, is looking to recruit a Marketing Manager.

The ideal candidate MUST have experience in a similar marketing role in the safari industry. 
She/he will be in charge of supervising marketing, reservations, bookings and social media.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate all marketing, advertising and promotional activities.
  • Analysis of customer research, current market conditions and competitor information.
  • Expand and develop marketing platforms.
  • Set up and implement reservation systems.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and projects.
  • Implement and update the social media and website strategy.
  • Maintain and supervise agent, ground handler, media and client databases.
  • Ensure bed night occupancy remains above 3,400 bed nights per year.
  • Lead weekly Nairobi office coordination meetings.
  • Report on return on investment and key performance metrics.
  • Monitor, review and report all cash/credit accommodations & bookings each month to the director.
  • Determine, manage and deliver marketing activity within an agreed marketing budget.
  • Agree with directors on PR and market representation services overseas.
  • Develop & maintain all marketing materials.
  • Ensure representation and membership in relevant industry bodies i.e. ATTA, KATO, KTF etc.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field.
  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in similar role and in the safari industry.
  • Must be computer literate – Microsoft office & Adobe.
  • Excellent communication & organization skills.
  • Must be socially linked in, capable self starter and energetic.
  • Administration and numeracy skills.
  • Good time manager.
  • Must have a passion for safari, upmarket travel & wildlife.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 200,000 – 250,000/= (Approx. 2,000 – 2,500 USD) depending on experience

Deadline: 26th February 2016   

To apply, please follow the link:  
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen road, 

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be consider for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.
****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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