COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (with event management background)

Company: 
Cyprus Inform
Main info
February 2, 2018
Location: 
Limassol
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Company Description: 
Cyprus Inform is an established group that encompasses multiple companies - Cyprus Inform, Kiprinform Tours & Travels, Russian radio, Cypinform Real Estate and Cyprus Land . Although diverse in their operations, all the companies are intricately woven to forge a sense of unity under one umbrella - The CYPRUS INFORM GROUP. Since its inception in 2011 the CYPRUS INFORM has striven to create a ‘One Stop Shop’ internet portal where valued information about Cyprus and its wide range of services can be found in both the Russian and English languages. Our mission is to provide that. All at the click of a button. We have evolved naturally into an innovative group of companies. Our credentials are the people who have through the years, trusted our honesty in providing cost effective services. These values provide the benchmark for the highest standards and with a technological infrastructure firmly in place, we are well poised for the challenge of growth and development in new business areas of INFORMATION, ONLINE MEDIA, TOURISM, ENTERTAINMENT AND PROPERTY.
Contact Details: 
Contact person: HR Phone number: 96380824 Email address: hr@cyprusinform.com
Vacancy Description: 
A rapidly growing Cyprus-based theme park is looking for a COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (with event management background) to join its team in Limassol. We are looking for a highly driven, passionate and dedicated colleague to plan, execute and oversee activities relating to Cyprus-Land expansion, propose, market and oversee execution of both internal and external events. The ideal candidate is both creative and independent, and has the ability able to manage a project from blueprint to execution; moreover, the candidate is to have a healthy commercial appetite.
Main Responsibilities: 

STRATEGIC 

  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs;
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction;
  • Identify trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements;
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives;
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers;
  • Enhance organization reputation through customer service and continuous collaboration with partners, customers and service providers;
  • Continuously focus on improving customer satisfaction to create customer loyalty and deliver a positive event experience;
  • Be active member of the hospitality and event planning industries, and pursue new market opportunities to increase event sales;

 OPERATIONAL 

  • Locate and propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities;
  • Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials;
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; develop and negotiate contracts;
  • Responsible for all elements of event planning, including identifying event logistics and negotiating contracts (includes providing accurate and timely information to clients, vendors, and meeting planners);
  • Coordinate event logistics, proactively communicate event information, and set clear expectations for event delivery;
  • Analyze and reconcile different event details, and consolidate the information into actionable event plans;
  • Prepare detailed event reports, including sales data worksheets, cost projections and other financial metrics;
Main Requirements: 
  • BA required;
  • 3+ years related work experience required;
  • Fluent English, Greek – written and spoken; Russian – would be a plus;
  • Proven track record of executing successful, polished events that are on-time and on-budget;
  • Strong project management and organizational skills;
  • Forward-thinking attitude and ability to effectively solve unforeseen situations as they arise;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal;
  • Ability to work under time pressures and extended hours (weekends as needed);
  • Marketing experience would be considered a strong advantage.