Trade Training Specialist

  • by Work Advisor
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary not disclosed
  • 144 days ago
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Job Description:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Trade Training Specialist to join the UK office in Central London. If you are passionate about South Africa, travel and tourism and possess the required qualifications and skills, we invite you to apply.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Provide input into the development of trade training strategy and roll out plan
  • Conduct a training needs analysis to understand trade training requirements
  • Co-develop market-specific online and face-to-face training material per needs analysis (together with Trade officer & Communications specialist)
  • Monitor training execution, reception and facilitate feedback
  • Attend travel shows
  • Capitalise on lead generation, and use various opportunities to drive market growth and new business acquisition
  • Compile and submit monthly training reports measuring performance against set targets and KPIs
  • Coordinate marketing campaigns with trade activities
  • Execute trade engagement plans for the market region
  • Execute training and trade specific activities of joint management account (JMA) partnerships
  • Leverage on current and future trade relations to continue building SA brand awareness in the market
  • Identify trade partners participating in trade shows and platforms i.e. Indaba.
  • Coordinate trade engagement projects and activities, providing the necessary support as and when required
  • Present trade sales at seminars, trade shows, workshops etc.
  • Engage with the Trade Officer, Brand, Trade and Marketing Manager, and other business unit heads to provide an advisory trade training role to business.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to promote the South African brand through collaboration and partnerships with business heads, trade and broader industry/sector players, and the world
  • Engage with the Trade Officer, Brand, Trade and Marketing Manager, and other business unit heads to provide an advisory trade training role to business
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to promote the South African brand through collaboration and partnerships with business heads, trade and broader industry/sector players, and the world

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Diploma in PR/Marketing/Journalism/Tourism Management or equivalent
  • Trade sales and training experience
  • Marketing / Tourism or related tertiary qualification will be an advantage
  • Minimum 2 years marketing experience or related knowledge of South Africa
  • Competent with MS Office, Internet, Social Networking and related IT environment.

 QUALITIES:

  • Good communication and computer skills
  • Structured thinker with ability to organise information
  • Ability to work under pressure and follow process
  • Open, honest and cooperative
  • Good interpersonal relations and a team player
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Travel, Leisure, Tourism
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level Vocational