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[Job Opening] KTO Singapore Office MICE Manager

  • Date07/24/2019
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JOB OPENING

 

Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) is the National Tourism Organization of the Republic of Korea, with offices located worldwide to promote and boost tourism to Korea, so as to make it one of the top destinations in the world.

The KTO Singapore Office is looking for enthusiastic and hardworking individual for the following position:

 

Korea Tourism Organization MICE Manager.

1-year contract (including 2-months probation) | S$3,600~S$5,400 (commensurate with experience)

 

As a Korea Tourism Organization MICE Manager, Your key responsibilities on the job include :

l  Contact point and handling enquiries for trade, consumers, organizers with regards to MICE related products and services

l  Regular contact with consumes, MICE planners, travel agencies and other trade partners to explore new opportunities to promote Korea

l  Execute and follow through incentive claims and operational support for MICE events (eg working with HQ on site inspection, subsidy support, incentive support from other bureau offices and etc)

l  Monitor competitor destinations MICE products offer and development

l  Manage and coordinate ITB Asia or other ad hoc trade fair invites

l  Encourage trade partners and consumers to improve itineraries through adding new festivals/events/destinations

l  Invite and arrange travel agents and media to fam trips and trade shows

l  Arrange and execute presentations to trade and consumers

l  Solicit new trade partners through data mining and networking sessions.

l  To maintain and ensure cordial relationship with all trade partners and organizers

l  Organize and execute regular MICE workshops and seminars to trade partners and consumers.

l  Maintain (mainly print media) advertising planning for MICE department

l  Ad-hoc MICE campaign promotion (eg Inspiring & Sharing MICE campaign)

 

Overall

l  Contact point and handling enquiries for trade, consumers, organizers with regards to MICE related products and services (eg hotels, meeting venues, site inspections, Koreastay, activities, programs and etc)

l  Regular contact with consumes, MICE planners, travel agencies and other trade partners to explore new opportunities to promote Korea

l  Execute and follow through incentive claims and operational support for MICE events (eg working with HQ on site inspection, subsidy support, incentive support from other bureau offices and etc)

l  Monitor competitor destinations MICE products offer and development

l  Manage and coordinate ITB Asia or other ad-hoc trade fair invites (eg KME, International Luxury Travel Mart and etc)

l  Encourage trade partners and consumers to improve itineraries through adding new festivals/events/destinations

l  Invite and arrange travel agents and media to FAM trips and trade shows

l  Arrange and execute presentations to trade and consumers (eg CTC Eduism, external presentations to consumers and schools, etc)

l  Solicit new trade partners through data mining and networking sessions.

l  To maintain and ensure cordial relationship with all trade partners and organizers

l  Organize and execute regular MICE workshops and seminars to trade partners and consumers.

 

Marketing and PR

l  Maintain (mainly print media) advertising planning for MICE department

l  Ad-hoc MICE campaign promotion (eg Inspiring & Sharing MICE campaign)

l  Manage KTO Singapore MICE Facebook account

l  Recommend right advertising platform.

l  Work with GM or Manager to develop and execute promotions with business partners.

l  Complete monthly report

 

Business Development

l  Solicit business opportunities with 3rd parties and organizers to promote Korea eg. Working with MICE planners, event organizers, travel agencies, consumers through networking session, workshops, regular contacts

l  Ensure KTO’s brand is visible in the event collateral.

l  Data mining and research work

 

Others

l  Ad-hoc tourism research work

l  Arrange ad-hoc business appointments between visitors from Korea (HQ, Province) to Singapore tourism bodies

l  Other ad-hoc duties (assisting Director, General Manager and Manager)


Applicants should possess at least the following requirements:

l  Diploma in tourism or any related fields

l Experience in MICE field would be added advantage

l Excellent written and spoken English language

l Basic skill in conversational and written Korean would be an added advantage

l Service-oriented, quick learner, team player, IT-savvy

l Knowledge of MICE Industry in Korea would be an added advantage

l Able to commence employment in August 2019

 

 Recontract opportunities are available based on assessment after 1 year.

 

Send your detailed resume with a recent photograph of yourself to us at kto.recruitment@gmail.com by 7 August 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for an interview. Overseas applicants will be interviewed via video conferencing.