Position Vacant: Regional Manager (Thailand)

6 Dec


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JOB TITLE:  Regional Manager (Thailand)

DEPARTMENT: Sales & Field Services

REPORTS TO: Manager, Field Services

We are seeking a Regional Manager (Thailand) to join our PADI Asia Pacific team.  In this role you will be responsible for providing localised support to PADI Members. You must possess a thorough understanding of PADI’s products and services whilst meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide localised support to PADI Members.
  • Provide customer service to the membership and act as a liaison to answer Member enquiries
  • Promote and sell PADI products to retailers during store visits and consumer contact
  • Promote PADI education system and philosophy.
  • Direct involvement in the development and implementation of product promotions and campaigns.
  • Function as instructional specialist in consultation/seminars with PADI members.
  • Maintain regular contact with PADI Dive Centres and Resorts
  • Provide public relations for PADI and represent PADI before governments and official agencies as needed.
  • Present at and actively participate in follow up programs associated with Business of Diving programs, including Management Training Workshop and Con Ed Workshop.
  • Represent PADI at Business Academies, dive shows and events as required.
  • Perform all reporting and paperwork functions as required.

 EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or other relevant Sales qualifications preferred.
  • PADI Instructor, Course Director preferred.
  • 2 years’ experience within the Recreation Diving Industry, Dive store retail experience preferred.
  • Experience in sales with a proven track record.

 OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Strong commitment to serve the goals and direction of PADI Asia Pacific
  • Working knowledge of the PADI Educational System and its products
  • Excellent computer skills: working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs.
  • Thorough understanding of social media platforms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective customer relationships
  • Excellent organisational, multi-tasking and prioritising abilities.
  • Ability to function in a non-structured situation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Political astuteness
  • Goal oriented.
  • Must be able to travel when required.

The Regional Manager is required to live and operate within Thailand therefore ability to secure relevant visa/work permit is essential.

Applications closing date:   13th December 2013

 To apply:

Please send your CV to:

Alison Vasek

Manager, Human Resources

PADI Asia Pacific

Email: alison.vasek@padi.com.au

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