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Do you see Tourism as a force for good? Do you want to play a role in making tourism better and more sustainable for everyone involved, including communities, , workers, employers and travellers? If you have a passion for meaningful work and putting your skills to use solving multi-stakeholder, international challenges which impact organizations’ triple bottom line, then this might be the role for you.
With a stated purpose ‘To build a more prosperous and resilient world for all’, ICF is at the forefront of tackling some of the world’s toughest challenges, in areas as diverse as climate, education, healthcare, transportation and energy. Tourism touches on all of these, as we are seeking a qualified and versatile consultant to join our ‘Aviation, Travel and Tourism’ division.
At an experienced consultant level, this role combines business development with project delivery and you will be responsible for working collaboratively with ICF colleagues to grow our tourism practice and to successfully deliver a diverse range of projects around the world. You will also be expected to contribute to our IP and business development efforts by building a network of client relationships, working on proposals, attending conferences, and contributing to ICF’s thought leadership.
Grow ICF’s business with tourism clients, primarily in Europe, Middle East and Asia, with resulting revenue pipeline and sales conversion in line with divisional growth targets
Develop a network of tourism-related subject matter experts from across ICF’s diverse areas of expertise; collaborate successfully on joint initiatives
Participate as a member of a consulting team on client-based projects and eventually lead projects.
Interface with clients to gather data and present results of studies and analyses
Write reports and presentations to synthesize and explain analyses
Support development of intellectual property development projects
Support ICF corporate growth and business development initiatives, such as the development of proposal responses, intellectual capital, white papers, and marketing materials
5+ years of work experience in relevant fields such as destination management, tourism product development, tourism data, tourism branding/media/comms or tourism consulting
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word & Excel);
Strong analytical aptitude and working knowledge of analytical or quantitative methods;
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written English communication skills;
Team player with the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to work for multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams and clients spread across different countries and time zones;
Ability and willingness to travel abroad extensively for work as necessary;
Additional languages, particularly Spanish, a plus (but not necessary)
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals.
The benefits of joining ICF:
Our people at ICF are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment they arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.
We offer a hybrid working policy, which will provide you with the flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, ensuring you are able to successfully deliver the requirements of your role.
To support you, our employee wellbeing hub is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.
We enjoy celebrating success, which is why we have a competitive recognition program called ‘You Matter’, which awards points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements. These can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.
ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include:
- Single Private Medical Insurance cover with no restrictions on existing conditions.
- Dental insurance and an online GP service.
- 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
- Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution
- Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long-term sick.
- Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.
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