Zanzibar CIty

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Application period ended: General Manager

We are a tour operator company specialized in sustainable tourism. Our office is located in Mlandege district in Zanzibar City. We are looking for a general manager to join our team for a permanent, full-time position. Colors of Zanzibar was established in 2011 and has a stable presence in Zanzibar. You would be working with a local team and report directly to the Managing Director.


• Provide leadership and direction to a team of office staff, guides and drivers • Manage the everyday operation of the business • Drive the development of employees • Ensure the quality of sustainable tourism services • FIT/B2B communications • Preparations of itinerary and hosting trips/tour leading • Maintaining good relationship with all partners • Finding new opportunities and partnerships • Working with different booking platforms • Customer experience and product development • Participating in preparation of newsletters and handling social media platforms • Sales of tours and excursions, safari and hotels bookings

Qualifications • Passion for Zanzibar, Tanzania and sustainable tourism • Management and customer service experience • Demonstrated ability to lead • Strong communications skills • Relevant education or long experience from the field • Experience in tourism or other relevant business field • Professional fluency in English, fluent/native Swahili a big plus (Russian, German, French and any other language skills are very appreciated)

What we Offer • Interesting workplace with a lot of possibilities for professional growth • Opportunity to impact the business • Bonus for work well done • 1 month annual leave • Opportunity for distance working at times • 10 days off for the use of family visits, office needs etc. Not more than 2 consecutive days. • Competitive salary based on experience • For possible international candidates, visa and permits will be arranged

Please send your application and CV to Managing Director Khamis Rashid as soon as possible, latest on 21st of February. We will finish recruitment as soon as we have found a good candidate. Email:

For questions, you can contact Khamis in daytime through +255 676979796