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  • Posted: May 15, 2019
    Deadline: May 19, 2019
  • Elective Africa is a leading organizer of educational and expedition travel programs to Africa. Our mission is to provide unique experiential learning trips with a global perspective. We strive to connect our participants with meaningful learning opportunities that will have positive impact to all stakeholders. Our programs include Business scho...
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    Communications Internship

    Job Details

    The selected candidate will be expected to be a team player, a creative thinker and a fast learner.

    They will also be expected to assume the communications tasks with great ownership and zeal and deliver optimum use of the digital platforms for enhanced leads generation efforts.


    • Responsible for all leads generation initiatives
    • Collaborate with the team to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience
    • Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, blogs, website content, weekly reports and other marketing material that communicates the organization’s activities, products and/or services
    • Respond to media inquiries from clients on various platforms and direct them to the relevant persons
    • Manage and regularly update the company’s website as well as maintain metrics for optimization related to SEO & Social Media platforms
    • Design the various promotional materials to be used in the various sites to promote the brand.
    • Work with the operations team in client’s management and ensuring on ground clients satisfaction.
    • Work with the operations team to obtain photos, testimonials and blogs from program participants.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, PR, marketing or related field. Added advantage if from a tours and travel sector
    • Minimum of 1-year relevant experience in a communication, PR or marketing role
    • Proficiency in design and publishing software
    • Good knowledge of digital marketing
    • Strong editorial skills, with experience of editing content for digital publication and distribution
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.
    • Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
    • Good time management and organizational skills.
    • Photography skills will be an added advantage

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    Business Development Internship

    In line with the company’s growth we seek to recruit a Business Development Intern to undertake a 3 months intensive training with a possibility of employment upon successful completion of the internship.

    The selected candidate will be expected to be a team player, a creative thinker and a fast learner.

    They will also be expected to assume the business development tasks with great ownership and zeal.


    • Research and develop the tours & travel business for the local and international market
    • Effective handling of all aspects of tour operations such as developing tour packages itinerary planning, reservations, customer service and tour costings that are competitive in the industry through various contracts negotiations
    • Explore and identify new business opportunities in a competitive and rapidly changing travel industry
    • Achieving sales targets and managing client’s accounts
    • Liaise with tour operators/ partners, hotels and airlines bookings for partnerships and further promotion of the brand.
    • Carrying out product research and overall business requirements in the industry and identifying emerging opportunities in the experiential travel industry
    • Leads generation and sales for the safari product


    • Bachelor’s degree in tourism/tours & travel management or a diploma in tourism management/tours and travel managemet with 2 years experience
    • Diploma in IATA (IATA certified) with a minimum of 1 year experience in an IATA established firm
    • Experience in using tours reservations systems ,flight booking systems ( Amadeus) and flight ticketing
    • Good writing skills with keen attention to detail
    • Must be reliable, responsible, and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
    • Experience in liaising with international travel agents/partners
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills
    • Should have a thorough knowledge of the East African tourism product & designing of international itineraries and costing
    • A team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Sales, networking and prospecting skills
    • Knowledge on digital marketing will be an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    If you possess the above qualifications and would like to be considered for this job, please visit the Careers page on  to apply by 5pm on Sunday 19th May ,2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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