Career Opportunities at Siyabona Africa

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As one of Africa's leading Destination Management Companies, we are always seeking people who have a passion for travel, have an in-depth knowledge of Africa's holiday destinations, and take satisfaction from helping people have that "holiday of a lifetime".

Siyabona Africa specialises in booking scheduled and tailor made game lodge safaris, hotel reservations and adventure tours to Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, Kenya, Tanzania and Indian Ocean Islands.

Siyabona Africa also handles reservations for Kruger Park and all major game reserves in South Africa.

Job Vacancies

Destination Specialist
We are looking for qualified and experienced Destination Specialists with extensive knowledge of inbound African travel destinations and products.

Reservation Consultant
This position requires a Reservation Consultant with excellent sales skills, who is detail oriented and is good at communicating, and providing efficient customer service.Website Content Assistant
We are looking for junior assistants to our website team. Duties include inputting new content on our websites and updating existing info on our websites.

Travel Writer
We are looking for an experienced travel writer or website copywriter to write original African travel articles and rewrite marketing text for accommodation listings.

The Application Process

1. Your Application

E-mail your up to date Resume, accompanied by a motivation letter to Careers, presenting reasons why you think you are person to fill this position.

If after our standard 1 week selection process, you have not been contacted, you should consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

2. Assessment Interview

If your application is successful, you will be requested to attend an assessment interview with the leader of our Sales Division and prospective Team Leader. This will give us the opportunity to find out about you and your career work experience. At this interview, you will find out more detailed information regarding how our Company operates, as well as the post you will fill. At this time we will also answer any questions you might have.

3. Competency Review

Your successful assessment will possibly require a Competency Review (For sales positions) At this review you will be required to:
  • demonstrate how you would handle an enquiry.
  • demonstrate your destination and product knowledge
You will be provided with a Client Request which has been generated specifically for the level or type of position you have applied for. From this, you will create a detailed itinerary as well as a "soft" quotation on costs. Your choices will require justification.

Assessment and Interview

You will be judged on your attention to Client needs and preferences. Your travel knowledge and attention to detail will determine the itinerary you create. To simulate the real environment you will be working in, this review will be conducted via the internal internet. This will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your computer and program skills, as well as your writing and persuasive selling skills.

4. Management Interview

At your personal meeting with Siyabona Africa's Managing Director, you will discuss your current and past work experience. Your motivation for wishing to join our Company will also be part of this discussion.At the end of this process, you may be offered the post. If you accept, welcome to a step up in your career opportunities with Siyabona Africa.

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