Head of Sales and Marketing

Head of Sales and Marketing Manager position in Cairns for a leading tourism company

Your new company
Based in the vibrant tropical city of Cairns, Sunlover Reef Cruises and Hides Hotel employ around 100 people and have introduced more than 1.3 million guests from around the World, to the magnificent beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef since 1991.

With two 400 seat vessels, an Outer Barrier Reef Pontoon location, day trips to Fitzroy Island and a 100 room Hotel in the Cairns CBD, it’s fair to say the Sunlover team hold an impressive footprint here in Cairns. With significant growth expected throughout 2022/23, including the acquisition of a third reef vessel to complement their growing fleet, the Head of Sales and Marketing will be an integral part of the companies next phase of growth.

Your new role
The Head of Sales and Marketing will develop and coordinate sales and marketing strategies for Sunlover Reef Cruises and the Hides Hotel - both of which are located and operated from their office in Cairns. Whilst ensuring the smooth operation of the Sales and Marketing Department, you will be an innovated individual, who thinks outside the box, excited to challenge and grow the team and the business.

The Head of Sales and Marketing will report directly to the General Manager and will provide efficient, professional, and friendly service while competitively promoting the company – this exciting position is looking for the right individual to develop an understanding of the company’s values, aims and objectives, projecting the business further.

What you'll need to succeed
We seek to appoint an experienced and well-established individual, who is hands on, highly ambitious, and thrives within the demands of a growing and fast-moving company. We are able to consider applications from various business sectors however senior sales experience in the tourism and hospitality industry is essential, with a genuine enthusiasm for working within a sales environment.

The successful candidate will have previous Sales and Marketing experience from a commercial setting and relevant skills and working knowledge of Sales & Marketing strategies to gain new business. With natural problem solving and stakeholder engagement skills, this position would appeal to those who are seeking to make a real difference to the onward success of this thriving business. This position will require travel so you must have the ability to travel both internationally and domestically, sometimes on short notice

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will work closely with a highly skilled and knowledgeable team who will complement this position. Work in a collaborative team, who together maintain common goals of success and aspirations as they navigate together through 2022 into the New Year.

The opportunity to promote this business is unique and offers an attractive salary and incentives. The Sunlover offices are based centrally, looking out to the beautiful Cairns Marina.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. Equally, please do not hesitate to direct questions to Grace Dunn - 07 4049 2969 or email grace.dunn@hays.com.au

LHS 297508 #2678311


Job Type
Travel, Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism
QLD, Cairns

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Grace Dunn, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Cairns
Level 2, Suite 64, 20 Lake St

Telephone: 0740492969

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