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Destination Sustainability Manager

Posted over 1 year ago by Acre
Location London (Greater)
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Sector Sustainability
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Friday, 29 April 2016
Acre has been engaged by a leading travel association and membership body to identify a Destination Sustainability Manager.The Destinations and Sustainable Tourism team works with the UK and international governments, NGOs and key stakeholders to enable the well-being of destinations. They provide best practice in strategic and operational solutions on a range of destination matters, focusing on sustainability, environmental responsibility and location safety.Responsibilities include:Building effective relationships with key stakeholders in the field of sustainable tourism to create harmonious relationships for the good of the industryManaging the assessment and delivery of the sustainable tourism committee's objectives and reactive issue response in a strategic mannerEncouraging wider participation amongst the members of the association through developing communications and building sustainable tourism into the brandAssisting in the representation of joint industry views and member companies' positions in relation to sustainable tourism strategy and activities affecting their businessUndertaking presentations at meetings, conferences and other public events to promote the interests of members on destinations and sustainability as appropriateThe successful candidate, reporting directly to the Head of Destinations and Sustainability, will be responsible for the strategic management of destination issues to build destinations appeal and help members manage their response to complex supply chain issues. You will provide operational support and guidance on a range of issues, specifically for successful businesses, thriving destinations and responsibility in a finite world.Skills and capabilities:Proven track record of project management and building robust stakeholder relationshipsExperience and understanding of the wider travel and tourism sector with an excellent knowledge of sustainability and the key issuesExperience of delivering against measurable objectives, deadlines and quality measuresWorks well under pressure combined with a professional manner and attitude resulting in service excellenceAbility to travel nationally and internationally at short noticeThis role will give the successful candidate the chance to get a 360 degree view of the market and strategically coordinate joint industry actions to impact the sustainability of destinations around the world. You will be part of an energetic team that supports member businesses in their sustainability plans and sustainable tourism agendas.

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