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Job Code: EM55-1416
Title: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Base Salary: $350,000+ to $450,000+ (USD)
Relocation: Company Paid
Reports To: Chairman of the Board
Misc: 2 Year Contract Guarantee + Many Perks
Note: Preference is American residing Overseas


This company is a diversified travel conglomerate in the Travel Industry for over 20 years.


The CEO is accountable for the overall development, negotiation and performance of the Company that makes up its diverse portfolio of travel. This position will oversee an Executive Team. Unique to this Search is that our organization (P. Jason King Associates, Inc.) also has exclusive contracts to fill additional executive team members.


  • Developing Stratagem
  • Providing the proper Tactics
  • Personnel
  • Ensuring quality
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Administration and Finance.


  • 15+ years developing and maintaining worldwide travel programs
  • Strategic ability to effectively work with a high-level product team
  • Strong familiarity with European Travel Products and Cruises
  • Expertise in pricing foreign tour products
  • Familiarity with co-op funding development
  • Strong familiarity with consumer and trade travel sales
  • Highly skilled in racking financial performance of various travel products
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills


Reports directly to Chairman of the Board. Will be a Member of the Executive Committee and a Company Director.


  • Strategically minded with the ability to bring new business concepts to life.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, executive presence and relate well with all levels of employees as well as external clients and vendors.
  • Participative management style-advocates team concept.
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive with ability to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities.
  • Results and profit-oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations.


The preferred candidate will hold and MBA or Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from a four year College or University; or 15+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent of education and experience in the travel industry business.


The preferred candidate possesses the following competencies:

  • Integrity and work commitment (trust, confidentiality, fair process, positive attitude, honesty)
  • Able to influence other (gain support, influences commitment to business/customer, vendors/suppliers and all staff members)
  • Oral communication (face to face, telephone, giving/getting information, listening)
  • Sales skills (presentation of products)
  • Self reliance (works independently, gets things done, takes responsibilities)
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible (adjusts to multiple demands, work area/organization needs/change)
  • Results orientation (quality, quantity, efficiency, performance, high expectations)
  • Thinks strategically (future oriented, adjust to trends, thinks in strategic terms)
  • Establishes and tracks projects and plans against goals and budget (sets and monitors budget, forecast resources, establishes measurements, controls costs)
  • PC skills (windows, off-the-shelf software as related to business), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Must possess a corporate wardrobe
  • Effective communication (oral, written, behaviors, actions, and inspires confidence)
  • Personal organization (time management, prioritization, neat, orderly focused, plans).


While performing this job, it will require:

  • Eight (8) hours or more a day of sitting; walking; standing; bending; answering the telephone; entering data into the computer; retrieving data from the computer or analyzing data from reports.
  • This position may require overnight travel up to 40% (including travel by car and by airplane).
  • Must have a valid driver's license and willingness to fly on commercial airplanes and private corporate aircraft.



Please Note:
If you have filled out an Application (Form B) with Yours In Travel Group (within this year) please DO NOT fill out an Application on this site (Executive Registry). Yours In Travel Group is owned by P. Jason King Associates, Inc. and we utilize the same proprietary database. Thank you.