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Investment Incentive Officer


Port-Of-Spain or Newtown, North West Full time Posted On 02.14.2020 Expire On 02.29.2020 Employer

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Investment Incentive Officer

Reporting to the Manager of Investment and Business Development, the incumbent would be responsible for growing the Trinidad Tourism sector by working collaboratively with relevant stakeholders, to identify new tourism opportunities, develop business cases, negotiate partnerships and champion the execution of new responsibilities.


This role is held accountable for: 
  • Identifying opportunities for investing in Trinidad Tourism through the hosting of meetings, conventions and other events.
  • Using the incentive programme outlined in the Tourism Development Act/other government policy documentation such as the Annual National Budget to attract potential investors to Trinidad.
  • Making business cases for investing in viable projects in Trinidad and for increasing the number of visitors to local tourist attractions.
  • Working collaboratively with other Divisions in TTL to ensure the Trinidad Tourism brand is appealing and marketable. 

Key Areas of Responsibility 
  • Participates in the development of the business strategy for Trinidad Tourism, the annual tourism business plan and budget and works with assigned budget.
  • Attracts potential investors to Trinidad using the incentive programme outlined in the Tourism Development Act/other Government policy initiatives and promotes Trinidad as a premier destination for meetings, conventions and other events.
  • Delivers activities that promote Trinidad as a business events, meetings and conventions destinations.
  • Assists in developing Trinidad as a destination for major sporting events, cultural events and eco-tourism.
  • Builds and sustains meaningful relationships with relevant local, regional and international bodies to advance the cause of Trinidad Tourism.
  • Deliver industry briefings and communications to build awareness and understanding of business development and investment opportunities in Trinidad Tourism.
  • Evaluates investment project performance using various tracking and direct consumer response channels. 
  • Supports and represents Trinidad’s business events industry at international business events, trade shows and give the Trinidad Tourism brand a strong foundation from which to grow.
  • Conducts workshops, networking events and other training and awareness events which provide information on Trinidad Tourism offerings.
  • Develops commercial partnerships that extend the Trinidad Tourism reach and targets nontraditional markets.
Ensures compliance to incentive conditionality by liaising with relevant government agencies and visiting stakeholders to ensure that incentives were utilized according to stated agreements. 


Qualifications and Experience Requirements 
 
  • Minimum - Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or Economics or other related discipline from an Accredited Institution. 
  • A Master’s Degree in Tourism, Business, Marketing, International Relations or another related field would be an asset 
  • A Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience of which three (3) years must be in a business environment at a professional level. 
  • Experience in project management, business development and public policy.
Desired Competencies
  • Service Excellence     
  • Partnering
  • Creativity & Innovation 
  • Accountability
  • Analytical Thinking 
  • Research and Analysis
  • Relationship Building 
  • Critical Judgement Negotiating   
  • Global Perspective  

If you meet the above requirements for this opportunity and wish to be considered, kindly email your cover letter and resume to: recruitment@visittrinidad.co.tt 

Cover Letter must be addressed to:  
 
Manager, Corporate Services 

Tourism Trinidad Limited  Level 18, Tower D  International Waterfront Centre  1A Wrightson Road  Port of Spain.  
 
All applications must be emailed. No late application will be considered. 
 
Deadline for Receipt of Applications:
 
2020 February 28 at 1500 hrs. AST  

We thank you for your interest; however please note that we will only acknowledge those persons who meet the above criteria. 


Overview


Tourism Trinidad Limited
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Job ID:

74308

Title:

Investment Incentive Officer

Location:

Port-Of-Spain or Newtown, North West

Category:

Accounting, Business Development, Marketing

Salary:

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Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.14.2020


Tags


Accounting-Finance : General-Other: Accounting-Finance
Business-Strategic Management : General-Other: Business-Strategic Management
Marketing-Product : Market Research, Marketing Communications


Job Requirements


Qualifications and Experience Requirements 
 
  • Minimum - Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or Economics or other related discipline from an Accredited Institution. 
  • A Master’s Degree in Tourism, Business, Marketing, International Relations or another related field would be an asset 
  • A Minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience of which three (3) years must be in a business environment at a professional level. 
  • Experience in project management, business development and public policy.

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