Manager – Inbound Tourism

  • Job Reference: Kn1629
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Strong Recruitment
  • Website: http://www.strongrecruitment.co.uk
  • Location: Dublin, County Dublin
  • Salary: 40,000 to €44,000
  • Sector: Tour Operators/Wholesale, Tourism Board
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Award winning Inbound Tour Operator seeks a Manager to oversee all product development, operations and business development to continue the success of this well established company. You will manage a number of teams and ensure the smooth operations of all group tour business to Ireland. As part of the senior management team you will build on the strength and efficiency of selling, operating and buying processes.  

Key responsibilities include : 

  • manage the Account Development process in Ireland and work with key overseas tour operators and wholesalers

  • manage the Operations team to ensure the smooth operation of all Ireland tours and excellence in customer delivery

  • identify new product opportunities, build relationships and promote the company

  • contract all non-accommodation services and develop new product and itineraries

  • To represent the company in Ireland at supplier, client and Tourism Ireland/Failte Ireland/ITOA events.

  • To take on the role of office management

  • Manage department heads in all departments and continue to train, motivate and manage the Dublin based team

  • Liaise with Heads of Departments including contracting, operations, product development and sales  

Ideal candidates should have experience in : 

  • Proven track record within the Irish inbound tourism sector

  • Self starter and ability to manage time effectively

  • Strong negotiation and communication skills

  • Commercial awareness

  • Experience of managing a team

  • Appetite to succeed and take the Irish business to the next level 

    Successful Inbound Tour Operator Manager candidates will be contacted within 2 working days – we will arrange to meet you to discuss the role and company in full to ensure this is the right career move for you. This is an exciting time to join the company who have been established for many years and have grown over a period of time. They have a happy and motivated team and have won many awards. All candidates applications are treated in the utmost confidence.