Company Description
Swisscontact, the Swiss non-profit organisation engaged in co-operation for private sector development, will implement the Regional Tourism Development Program WISATA Phase II as part of the Indonesian Swiss Development Cooperation. The program aims at increasing competitiveness of selected tourism destination in order to create income and job opportunities for the local population in the tourism sector.

Open Position
For program activities in South Sulawesi, Swisscontact is looking for enthusiastic and independent professionals in the following field of expertise: 

Program Officer External Destination Marketing 

Main task: Responsible to assist the destination to have platform and be able in promoting and marketing the destination by preparing attractive tourism objects and make available high quality local Tourism info for regional and local promotion purposes; provide to local stakeholders on the job training in tourism attraction assessment and development; support local Destination Management Organization to develop concept and structure for a local Tourism Info Centers incl. responsibility and operation of the info center.

In addition responsible for skills training and capacity building of local tourism associations and businesses to improve the quality of services; Relationship management between the private sector, public institutions and the Destination Management Organization.

Requirements: At least 3 years experiences in tourism businesses (preferable tour operator), have background related to marketing approach, understand the development working area, have strong interpersonal skills, pro-active, assertiveness.

General requirements:
  • Team player with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; 
  • Good command of written and spoken English, excellent computer skills (MS office)
  • University degree in relevant field of study (those lacking the stated educational requirements but having an excellent track record are encouraged to apply); 
  • Interest in development work and eco-tourism;
  • Excellent work ethic, self-starter and flexibility in schedule
  • Background experiences dealing with small-medium enterprises as well as community involvement
  • Preferred applicants from the local area (South Sulawesi) 
  • Willing to relocate to Toraja, South Sulawesi for selected applicants who are not residing in South Sulawesi
Contact us: We can offer you an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of mutual respect and the opportunity to play a vital role in the project. If you are interested in joining our team where your talent will contribute to the program outcomes, please apply for this position until 7 April 2016 to Please indicate place and position on the application title.