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Destination Manager South/East Africa

Remuneration:R440000 - R480000 per month To be discussed 
Benefits:Medical care, Parking, Team events
Location:Cape Town
Job level:Mid

Job description

Our sales team is international with offices in all corners of the globe. With our continued growth, we are expanding our Cape Town office and looking for you to join the team. This person will be responsible for some regions in South and East Africa.

Are you an enthusiastic sales person with a great passion for our product who is ready for a new challenge? Are you interested in supporting our continued growth in the market? Do you want to become an expert in helping our customers turn trips into amazing experiences? Then join us!

Your tasks include but are not limited to:
  • Owning your destination(s) and its key performance metrics including;
    • Strong Revenue Growth
    • Product Inventory
    • Customer Satisfaction
  • Responsible for the entire sales funnel from start to end: from acquisition and on-boarding, negotiating with key attractions and tours for best conditions, closing deals and account management
  • Keeping up with, and being the contact person for your destination’s market landscape - including tourism trends and competition
  • Constant presence in the field; experiencing our products in order to discover where customers’ pain points are, implementing solutions and working closely with our suppliers to test new ideas that will wow our customers.

Company Description

GetYourGuide is on a mission to transform ordinary trips into extraordinary experiences and we come to work every day because we are passionate about turning customers'? travel dreams into reality.

Through our online marketplace and vast catalogue of traveller experiences, we’re revolutionizing the tours and activities space by changing how people discover and book things to do in their destinations.

Since our founding in 2009 we continuously help travellers find the best things to do wherever they’re headed — including skip-the-line tickets to the world’s most iconic attractions, walking tours by top local experts, immersive food and beverage tours, cooking and craft classes, bucket-list experiences and niche offerings you won’t find anywhere else.

We are truly international as travellers from more than 155 countries have booked over 15 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through

And our team consists of over 400 experts, 50+ nationalities, working from our Berlin headquarters in Germany and global offices across the world in cities like Zurich, Paris, New York City, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, and Hong Kong to name a few.

Join our journey by checking out our latest career opportunities( and get to know us better through our blog (


Your profile:
  • Ideally two+ years of B2B sales experience, tourism/e-commerce industry experience is a plus
  • English, French or any other African languages are a plus
  • Independent, creative, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Enjoys overcoming objections and closing deals with challenging clients
  • Passionate about travelling and visiting top destinations on a monthly basis
  • Likes data - a working proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent and natural ability to establish and build great business relationships with clients
  • Confident, approachable and solution-oriented with good organisational skills
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets
  • Result-focused and self-driven
  • A positive “can-do” attitude and a strong inner drive to succeed!
Why work with us?
  • Grow with a large degree of freedom; set your own goals and how to achieve them by having full ownership and responsibility from day one
  • Live the life of our customers by experiencing and improving our products for yourself
  • Be an integral part of the company’s growth
  • Work in an international team with varied experience levels where you are constantly learning and growing
  • Enter a fun, exciting industry and work with one of its technology leaders
This is a regular full-time position based in Cape Town and you would report directly to the Regional Manager of Southern smf Eastern Africa.

Please note that in order to apply you need to be eligible to work in South Africa. GetYourGuide won't be able to sponsor a work visa for this role. 

Ready to help us chart some new territory? Please send us your application via our career page. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

For more information on the recruitment process be sure to read "Recruitment Step by Step - What You Can Expect" on our blog.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us via !

Posted on 18 Jun 09:22