Apply for 2 Marketing Job Opportunities at Uganda Tourism Board

Job Title:   Marketing Officers (2 Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Marketing
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. It’s objectives are:
·         To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both within and outside of Uganda.
·         To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:  The Marketing Officers will be responsible for marketing Uganda as an attractive preferred tourist destination of choice domestically, regionally, and globally.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Take part in the implementation of UTB marketing strategy.
·         Ensures UTB’s participation in Tourism promotional events locally and internationally.
·         Ensure destination brand development and enhancement in all key source Markets and activations.
·         Ensures marketing surveys, data collection, dissemination and use of marketing intelligence in strategic decision making.
·         Process all customer care inquiries with timely feedback.
·         Actively participate in Departmental Budget planning and Development processes.
·         Carry out online marketing on different platforms to market destination Uganda.
·         Support in capacity development for the private sector and tourism clusters.
·         Performs any other official duties assigned by the superiors from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicants should hold an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Tourism, OR Leisure/Hotel and Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Commerce or Entrepreneurship.
·         A minimum of five years’ experience in tourism marketing operations, three of which should have been at senior level in Government or equivalent from a reputable Organization.
·         Keen interest and understanding of the tourism and marketing fields.
·         Possession of a postgraduate training  in one of the above disciplines is mandatory
·         Knowledge of at least one foreign language besides English is an added advantage
·         Computer proficiency
·         Self-starter, results driven and commercially aware.
·         Highly innovative and creative.
·         Ability to work in a team environment with colleagues, with limited supervision.
·         Age: Below 35 years of age
How to Apply
All interested and eligible Ugandans who meet the above requirements are invited apply by sending an application with detailed CVs (with email, telephone contact and postal address) plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, testimonials, copy of valid identity card, contact details (telephone, postal and email addresses) of the three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand deliver to the address below;
The Chief Executive Officer,
Uganda Tourism Board,
Plot 42, Windsor Crescent, Kololo,
P.O. Box 7211, Kampala
Deadline: Friday 25th September 2015 by 5:00 pm


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