Director Marketing

Full Time

ZAMBIA TOURISM AGENCY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

VACANCY ADVERTISMENT NO. REF HRA-UNIT.ZTA 27/10/2020

MARKETING DEPARTMENT

DIRECTOR MARKETING

The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) is a Statutory Body established through an Act of Parliament No. 13 of 2015. The Act mandates the Zambia Tourism Agency to effectively market and promote Zambia as a tourism and travel destination of choice and to regulate the tourism industry.

The Zambia Tourism Agency is an Equal opportunity Employer. The institution seeks to recruit a high profile, self-motivated, innovative, honest, committed, best qualified and appropriately experienced person to fill the position of Director Marketing which will fall vacant effective 15th December, 2020. The Director shall be the head of the Marketing Department.

Job Purpose:

To manage the marketing and promotion of Zambia’s tourism products in order to facilitate increase in tourist arrivals.

Principle Accountabilities:

Manages effectively the formulating and implementation of marketing plans in order to facilitate increase in arrivals.
Manages regularly the conduct of research on tourism marketing and related matters in order to facilitate decision making.
Manages periodically tourism promotion programmes in order to increase awareness and visibility in the source markets.
Ensures effectively the implementation of performance management in order to monitor, evaluate and enhance performance.
Ensures effectively management of human, financial and other resources in order to facilitate achievement of set objectives.
Qualifications and Experience:

Full Grade 12 School Certificate
Masters in Tourism Marketing or equivalent
10 years’ experience with 4 at management level
Able to write technical and analytical report
Able to commu nicate effectively in English
Other Skills/Attributes:

Candidate must score highly in the underlisted

Computer literacy
Analytical skills
Interpersonal skills
Research skills
Integrity
Confidentiality
Initiative
Interested candidates should submit their applications electronically or handwritten accompanied by latest Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of qualifications duly certified by the Zambia Qualifications Authority, contact numbers and three traceable referees to the undersigned

Human Resource and Administration Office

Zambia Tourism Agency

Petroda House

Corner Great East Road and Kalembwe Close

P.O. Box 30017

LUSAKA

Closing date: 13th November, 2020 at 17:00 hrs.