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Marketing Manager

Written by  Dec 14, 2013

At Avian Safaris, we want to add to our staff a marketing Manager- should be based in Uganda. This vacancy’s responsibilities can vary enormously, but below describe its central objective.

  • Monitoring and analysing market trends
  • Study birdwatching literature extensively
  • Exploring ways of improving existing products
  • Identifying target markets and developing strategies to communicate with them
  • Preparing and managing marketing plans and budgets
  • Managing the production of promotional material
  • Liaising with other internal departments such as sales and field guides’ department
  • Producing reports to monitor results
  • Presenting findings and suggestions to superior
  • Travelling to trade shows, conferences and sales meetings
  • Supporting and managing Avian Safaris marketing team

 

Skills and personal qualities

  • Have knowledge of Uganda’s tourism industry- East Africa in general is an added advantage
  • Have knowledge of tourism marketing techniques and concepts
  • Have excellent Communication Skills
  • Should be able to respond well to pressure
  • Should be able to think creatively
  • Work well in a team and with a wide range of people
  • Be organised and methodical
  • Be able to motivate and inspire a team
  • Be well presented with a professional manner
  • Be persuasive and diplomatic
  • Be able to work within a budget.
  • Strong Internet and computer skills

 

Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in marketing or business administration, in addition to extensive experience in marketing and advertising

Please send your application and enclosure to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last modified on Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:04

Saddle-billed Stork 

(Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)

Diet: Mainly feeds on fish, frogs and crabs, but also on small birds and reptiles.

The Saddle-billed Stork breeds in forested waterlands and floodlands in tropical lowland. The female lays one or two white eggs weighing about 146g each. The incubation period is 30–35 days, with another 70 – 100 days before the chicks fledge.

Birds grow to 150 cm height,142 cm length and 2.4–2.7 m wingspan. The male is larger and heavier than the female, with a range of 5.1–7.5 kg. The female is usually between 5 and 7 kg. It is probably the tallest of the Storks. 

The long bill measures from 27.3 to 36 cm. 

Sexes can be readily distinguished by the golden yellow iris of the female and the brown irises and dangling yellow wattles of the male.

  1. Uganda
  2. Kenya
  3. Rwanda