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German-Speaking MICE Consultant

Remuneration:R27500 - R30000 per month negotiable Negotiable depending on experience 
Benefits:Bonus and Gap Cover, 13th cheque - based on good performance
Location:Cape Town, Sea Point
Education level:Matric
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Type:Permanent
Reference:#MICEConsultant
Company:SALT Concepts


Job description

We are looking for a German-speaking MICE Consultant.

We are a small, family-run and owned business that has been operating for 11 years.

We we are a DMC (Destination Management Company) and Travel agent - and operate predominately within the German-speaking markets. 

We currently have five employees.

We’d like for somebody to join from 1 June or 15 July 2019.

Normal work days - Monday to Friday plus sometimes (operational reasons) on weekends (weekend days will be re-imbursed) 

Normal work hours 9am to 6pm oder am to 7pm oder 11am to 8pm incl. breaks.

Review after six months and then every year.

Leave:

15 days - firsy year.

15 days plus five days educational leave - from second year.

20 days plus five days educational leave - from third year.

Applicants to consider that our offices are in the Atlantic Seaboard - as traffic ist ein issue these days.

We do not offer home office work.

We do offer a permanent contract.

We look for somebody that appreciates to work in a rather small, owner run firm with high standards.

Requirements

  • Applicant must be German speaking (fluent), and should have lived in the country for at least three ears
  • Intermediate to Senior Level
  • Independent Work permit in place
  • Position: MICE Consultant (pref specialist in Incentive Groups)
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication skills)
  • Matric (is not needed, for instance if an applicant went through a hospitably apprenticeship)
  • Min. two to three years' experience as Tour Consultant, Travel Agent or or MICE Consultant in South or Southern Africa
  • Good knowledge of all Southern African countries (adv.)
  • FIT experience (incl. preparation of itineraries for individual travelers and small groups) (adv.)
  • At least two years' experience in handling Inbound incentive groups (and MICE business) into South Africa, or ideally into Southern Africa 
  • Good supplier knowledge in the field of Group- and Incentive suppliers, at least in South Africa 
  • Ability to work under pressure and reach deadlines
  • Ability to work individually - without a team leader, as company runs flat hierarchies
  • Interest in working in a small owner run business with high standards
  • Working hours: 9am to 6pm or 10-7 or 8-5 (normal office hours cannot always be guaranteed)
  • Operations might require work over weekends from time to time (days worked will be granted as extra leave)
  • Team player and flexible
  • South African work permit
  • Drivers licence and own transport 
  • Knowledge of the following computer programs:  PowerPoint (ideally three years’ experience, adv.), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and any other graphic programs are a bonus
  • There are no requirements towards system knowledge such as Tourplan & Co.
Responsibilities and requirements:
  • Prepare Budgets and Itineraries from A to Z for MICE groups
  • Operational handling from A to Z of groups and inbound incentives in South and Southern Africa, guided within the first year
  • Preparing proposals (mainly PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Writing proposals and program descriptions in both German and English
  • Liaising with clients and suppliers, in both German and English
  • Negotiating with suppliers, mainly English
  • Reconciliation (financially) of own projects
  • Handling all invoices and payments regarding clients and suppliers
  • Research suitable services for MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events)
  • Familiarising with products used for MICE groups (plus five days educational leave from second year within company, can be used for travel in South and Southern African if company approves)


Posted on 03 May 07:29

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