Careers

Role Overview:

As a Booking Specialist at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will be instrumental in managing the intricate process of flight and hotel reservations. Your role involves not only the accurate processing of bookings but also ensuring an exceptional experience for our clients through meticulous attention to detail and proactive communication.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tailored Travel Itineraries:
    • Engage with clients to understand their travel preferences, interests, and specific requirements.
    • Craft personalised travel itineraries that reflect the unique desires and expectations of each client.
  • Accommodations, Transportation, and Activity Booking:
    • Utilise your destination knowledge to secure the best accommodations, transportation, and activities for each itinerary.
    • Negotiate favourable terms and rates with service providers to enhance the overall value for our clients.
  • Logistics Coordination:
    • Coordinate with tour guides, hotels, and transportation providers to ensure smooth execution of each itinerary.
    • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to address any issues or changes that may arise during the travel experience.
  • Client Communication:
    • Maintain ongoing communication with clients, providing updates on their travel plans and addressing any inquiries or concerns.
    • Proactively gather feedback to continuously improve the quality of our tour planning and coordination services.
  • Destination Expertise:
    • Stay updated on the latest travel trends, emerging destinations, and unique experiences.
    • Leverage your in-depth knowledge of popular travel destinations to enhance the richness of each itinerary.
  • Customised Cruise Itineraries:
    • Engage with clients to understand their cruise preferences, interests, and special requirements.
    • Craft customised cruise itineraries that align with client expectations and showcase the unique offerings of different destinations.
  • Partnership Management:
    • Negotiate and establish strong partnerships with cruise lines and service providers.
    • Maintain positive relationships with partners, ensuring favourable terms and exclusive offerings for Akenn Travels and Tours clients.
  • Onboard Experience Coordination:
    • Coordinate all aspects of the onboard experience, including dining reservations, excursions, and special events.
    • Collaborate with cruise lines to ensure seamless execution of planned experiences for clients.
  • Market Research and Trends:
    • Stay informed about cruise industry trends, new destinations, and emerging experiences.
    • Conduct market research to identify opportunities for enhancing cruise offerings.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Degree Graduate (BSc/HND).
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years in travel reservations or booking services.
  • Attention to Detail: Demonstrate precision in processing reservations and ensuring timely confirmations.

Hiring Criteria:

  • Seeking candidates with a solid background in travel reservations, showcasing a proven track record of meticulous attention to detail.
  • Applicants should possess a higher diploma or degree in Travel and Tourism or a related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in travel reservations or booking services.
  • Proficiency with travel booking systems and platforms – GDS (Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre)
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Be between age 23 – 32 years old

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.

Role Overview:

As a Visa and Admissions Specialist at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will be a key player in facilitating seamless travel experiences for our clients. This role involves navigating the complexities of visa processes, ensuring compliance with admission requirements, and providing expert guidance to individuals seeking international travel and education opportunities within the travel services industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Visa Processing:
    • Guide clients through the visa application process, ensuring all required documents are accurately prepared and submitted.
    • Liaise with embassies, consulates, and relevant authorities to facilitate visa approvals.
  • Admissions Assistance:
    • Assist clients in applying for educational programs, including universities, language schools, and vocational institutions.
    • Stay informed about admission requirements and procedures for various educational institutions.
  • Documentation Management:
    • Maintain accurate and organised documentation related to visa applications and admissions.
    • Track and manage application timelines, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Client Consultation:
    • Conduct in-depth consultations with clients to understand their travel or education goals.
    • Provide expert advice on visa options, admission criteria, and potential challenges.
  • Compliance and Regulations:
    • Stay updated on visa regulations, immigration policies, and changes in admission criteria.
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations governing travel and education.
  • Communication and Follow-up:
    • Communicate regularly with clients to provide updates on the status of their visa and admission applications.
    • Facilitate effective communication between clients and relevant authorities.
  • Problem Resolution:
    • Address any issues or challenges that may arise during the visa application or admissions process.
    • Provide solutions and alternatives to overcome obstacles.

Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as International Relations, Travel Management, or a related discipline.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in visa processing, admissions counselling, or a similar role within the travel services or education industry.
  • Skills:
    • In-depth knowledge of visa application processes, immigration policies, and admission procedures.
    • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.

Role Overview:

As a Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will take a leadership role in orchestrating our comprehensive digital marketing strategy. This multifaceted position encompasses content marketing, social media management, email marketing, community management, digital strategy formulation, and the oversight of social advertising initiatives. Your expertise will be pivotal in driving brand awareness, customer engagement, and conversions across various online channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Digital Marketing Campaigns:
    • Plan and execute comprehensive digital marketing campaigns to drive customer acquisition and engagement.
    • Utilise a data-driven approach to optimise campaign performance and achieve set KPIs.
  • SEO Optimization:
    • Optimise website content for search engine visibility and performance.
    • Conduct thorough keyword research, on-page optimization, and technical SEO enhancements to enhance organic search rankings.
  • SEM Management:
    • Oversee and manage SEM (Search Engine Marketing) activities, including paid search campaigns and Google Ads.
    • Monitor, analyse, and optimise ad performance to maximise ROI and drive relevant traffic.
  • Content Marketing:
    • Develop and execute a content marketing strategy that aligns with the brand’s voice and resonates with the target audience.
    • Create compelling and relevant content for various platforms, including blogs, articles, videos, and infographics.
  • Social Media Management and Marketing:
    • Oversee all social media channels, ensuring consistent brand messaging and engagement.
    • Develop and implement social media marketing campaigns to drive brand awareness and audience growth.
    • Utilise analytics to measure the success of social media efforts and adjust strategies accordingly.
  • Email Marketing:
    • Plan and execute email marketing campaigns, including segmentation, A/B testing, and performance analysis.
    • Design and optimise email templates to enhance open rates, click-through rates, and overall campaign effectiveness.
  • Community Management:
    • Foster and engage with online communities related to travel and tourism.
    • Respond to customer inquiries, reviews, and comments across various platforms, maintaining a positive brand image.
  • Digital Strategy Formulation:
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive digital strategy, aligning with overarching marketing and business objectives.
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and competitor strategies to inform the digital strategy.
  • Analytics and Reporting:
    • Utilise advanced analytics tools to measure the success of all digital marketing efforts.
    • Generate detailed reports, providing insights and recommendations for continual improvement.

Required Skills:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Marketing, Digital Marketing, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in digital marketing.
  • SEO and SEM Expertise:
    • Proven expertise in SEO strategies, including keyword research, on-page optimization, and technical SEO.
    • Demonstrated success in managing SEM campaigns, including Google Ads.
  • Social Media Management:
    • Proficiency in managing and creating content for various social media channels.
    • Experience in implementing and optimising social media advertising campaigns.
  • Digital Marketing Tools:
    • Proficiency in marketing automation tools, SEO software, and social media management platforms.
    • Ability to leverage technology for efficient campaign execution and analysis.
  • Analytical Skills:
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights, and make data-driven decisions.
    • Familiarity with Google Analytics and other analytics tools.

Hiring Criteria:

  • Seek candidates with a minimum of 5 years of experience in digital marketing, focusing on SEO, SEM, and social media marketing.
  • Applicants should possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Marketing, Digital Marketing, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.

Role Overview:

As a Creative Designer at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will be the visual storyteller shaping our brand identity and enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal of our marketing materials. This role involves translating concepts into visually engaging designs for both digital and print media, contributing to the vibrant and innovative image of Akenn Travels and Tours within the travel services industry.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Visual Branding:
    • Develop and maintain a consistent visual identity for Akenn Travels and Tours across all materials and platforms.
    • Create captivating designs that align with the brand’s personality and resonate with our diverse audience.
  • Marketing Collateral:
    • Design marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, banners, and digital advertisements.
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to bring campaigns to life through visually compelling graphics.
  • Digital and Social Media Graphics:
    • Generate graphics for social media posts, website banners, and other digital platforms.
    • Ensure graphics are optimised for various digital channels, maintaining a high level of visual appeal.
  • Print Design:
    • Create visually striking designs for print materials, including travel guides, promotional materials, and event collateral.
    • Collaborate with printers to ensure high-quality output.
  • Brand Consistency:
    • Enforce brand guidelines and standards to maintain consistency across all design elements.
    • Conduct regular audits to ensure compliance with established visual identity principles.
  • Collaboration and Ideation:
    • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, providing creative input and insights.
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions to generate innovative design concepts.
  • Interactive Prototyping:
    • Create interactive prototypes to demonstrate the functionality and flow of digital designs.
    • Use prototyping tools to simulate user interactions and test design concepts.
  • Motion Graphics and Animation:
    • Incorporate motion graphics and animations to add dynamism and interactivity to digital designs.
    • Create engaging transitions and effects that enhance the user experience.
  • Responsive Design:
    • Design interfaces that are responsive and adapt to different screen sizes and devices.
    • Ensure a consistent and optimal user experience across various platforms.
  • Stay Updated on Design Trends:
    • Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and design best practices.
    • Incorporate innovative and cutting-edge design elements into projects.
  • Documentation:
    • Create design documentation, including style guides, design specifications, and interaction guidelines.
    • Ensure clear communication of design decisions and rationale to the development team.

Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 2-5 years of professional experience in graphic design, preferably in the travel or hospitality industry.
  • Skills:
    • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign).
    • Strong understanding of design principles, colour theory, and typography.
    • Ability to translate ideas into visually appealing designs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful design portfolios.

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply to careers@akenntravels.com.

Role Overview:

As a Finance Associate at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will play a vital role in ensuring the financial health and stability of the company within the dynamic travel services industry. This position involves managing financial transactions, reconciling accounts, assisting in budgeting and forecasting, and contributing to the overall financial well-being of Akenn Travels and Tours.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Financial Transactions:
    • Process day-to-day financial transactions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and expense reimbursements.
    • Ensure accuracy and completeness in all financial records and transactions.
  • Reconciliation and Reporting:
    • Reconcile bank statements, credit card transactions, and other financial accounts regularly.
    • Prepare and generate accurate financial reports for management review.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
    • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, working closely with the finance team to ensure alignment with business goals.
    • Monitor financial performance against budgets and provide insights on variances.
  • Financial Audits:
    • Support external and internal audits by providing necessary documentation and explanations.
    • Implement audit recommendations to enhance financial controls.
  • Compliance:
    • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and standards.
    • Stay updated on changes in financial regulations and communicate potential impacts to the finance team.
  • Process Improvement:
    • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of financial operations.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to streamline financial workflows.

Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in finance or accounting roles, preferably in the travel services industry.
  • Skills:
    • Proficiency in financial software and tools.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.

Job Overview:

As the Business Development Manager at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will play a crucial role in driving the growth and expansion of our business. This dynamic position involves identifying new business opportunities, fostering strategic partnerships, and contributing to the overall development and execution of the company’s business strategy. As a key member of our team, you will be instrumental in shaping the future of Akenn Travels and Tours.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • New Business Development:
    • Identify and pursue new business opportunities, expanding our client base and market reach.
    • Develop and implement strategies to achieve revenue and growth targets.
  • Strategic Partnerships:
    • Cultivate and manage strategic partnerships with key industry players, suppliers, and other stakeholders.
    • Negotiate and establish mutually beneficial agreements that contribute to business growth.
  • Market Research and Analysis:
    • Conduct market research to identify emerging trends, customer needs, and competitive landscapes.
    • Analyse data to make informed business decisions and recommendations.
  • Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and nurture relationships with existing clients, ensuring satisfaction and identifying opportunities for upselling and cross-selling.
    • Serve as a point of contact for high-value clients, addressing their needs and concerns.
  • Proposal Development:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop compelling proposals and presentations for potential clients and partners.
    • Customise offerings to meet the unique needs of different target segments.
  • Revenue Optimization:
    • Implement strategies to maximise revenue streams, exploring new avenues and optimising existing ones.
    • Monitor sales performance and implement corrective measures as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in business development, preferably in the travel and tourism industry.
  • Skills:
    • Proven track record of success in business development, with demonstrated achievements in revenue growth.
    • Strong negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills.
    • Strategic thinking and the ability to align business objectives with market opportunities.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • Employee Travel discount
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

About Akenn Travels and Tours:

Akenn Travels and Tours is a leading travel agency based in Lagos, Nigeria, committed to delivering exceptional travel experiences. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, we have established ourselves as a trusted name in the industry. Joining Akenn Travels and Tours means becoming part of a brand that values excellence, creativity, and a shared passion for travel.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com.

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.

Role Overview:

As the Growth and Operations Manager at Akenn Travels and Tours, you will play a pivotal role in driving the company’s expansion and optimising operational processes. This position requires a strategic thinker with a strong background in both growth initiatives and operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning:
    • Develop and implement growth strategies in alignment with the company’s objectives.
    • Identify opportunities for market expansion and revenue growth.
  • Market Analysis:
    • Conduct comprehensive market research to stay informed about industry trends, competitor activities, and customer preferences.
    • Provide actionable insights to guide decision-making.
  • Operations Optimization:
    • Streamline internal processes to enhance overall operational efficiency.
    • Identify and implement improvements to reduce costs and improve service delivery.
  • Performance Metrics:
    • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of growth initiatives and operational enhancements.
    • Utilise data-driven insights for informed decision-making.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with various departments to ensure alignment between growth strategies and operational capabilities.
    • Foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks associated with growth initiatives and operational changes.
    • Implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure business continuity.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Lead a cross-functional team, providing clear direction, feedback, and professional development opportunities.
    • Nurture a positive and high-performance work culture.
  • Financial Management:
    • Oversee budgeting and financial planning, ensuring resources are allocated effectively.
    • Monitor financial performance against targets.
  • Technology Integration:
    • Leverage technology solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
    • Implement systems that support growth and streamline processes.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Encourage a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the organisation.
    • Adapt strategies based on evolving market dynamics.
  • Client Relationship Management:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring operational processes align with customer satisfaction goals.
  • Reporting:
    • Provide regular reports to senior management on growth metrics, operational performance, and areas for improvement.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably in the travel and tourism industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities.
  • Proficient in using technology to drive operational improvements.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • Employee Travel discount
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

About Akenn Travels and Tours:

Akenn Travels and Tours is a leading travel agency based in Lagos, Nigeria, committed to delivering exceptional travel experiences. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, we have established ourselves as a trusted name in the industry. Joining Akenn Travels and Tours means becoming part of a brand that values excellence, creativity, and a shared passion for travel.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the specified criteria are invited to submit their resumes along with a detailed cover letter. The cover letter should highlight relevant experiences, showcase successful business development initiatives, and outline strategies for driving growth. Submit to careers@akenntravels.com.

Akenn Travels and Tours is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds who meet our jobs requirement to apply.