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Manager, Strategic Growth Initiatives

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Manager, Strategic Growth Initiatives

Expedia's Strategy team is looking for a Strategy Manager to help us deliver the best travel experience on the web. Do you want to help people go places? Come travel with us!

In this role, you will bring skills in critical thinking, detailed analyses, business case development, and executive storytelling to help us solve the next generation of online travel challenges. Sitting within the Product & Technology organization, this role supports core product experiences that drive long-term traveler engagement across the EG platform, including areas such as app, personalization capabilities and whole trip experiences. The role will support product teams in setting objectives and priorities, including providing product direction, investment priorities, progress reporting, competitive analysis, and long-term planning.

The Strategy team works with local and global teams to set strategy and drive business goals. You will play a key role in leading company-wide strategic projects while working across divisions with senior members of the Marketing, Product, Technology, Account Management, and Finance teams. We will help you grow as a problem solver, relationship builder, and communicator with skills to drive projects successfully across a broad range of topics and personalities.

What you'll do:

  • Help craft and deliver strategic product plans and resulting roadmaps using data, imagination, and understanding of customer experience, industry, and ecommerce

  • Lead strategic projects and investigations to drive the business forward

  • Establish and own relationships with key internal partners

  • Frame strategic tradeoffs both orally and in writing, while considering inputs from others - especially differing viewpoints

  • Work as part of a team of strategists embedded with product owners and technologists

  • Drive decision-making and alignment by working directly with senior leadership across Expedia Group

  • Work closely with product leads to help define core App Growth & Engagement capabilities to build and enable a successful GTM launch

  • In partnership with finance and planning, help allocate resources appropriately against key initiatives and estimate financial benefit & returns.

  • Track highest priority initiatives through OKRs QoQ, ensuring line of sight to commercial realization across teams

Who you are:

  • You are a team player who actively promotes & encourages diversity of thought

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, or a related technical field preferred or equivalent related professional experience; MBA is a plus

  • 5+ years in consulting, product management, or corporate strategy preferred

  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills

  • A demonstrated record of independently defining and conducting key analyses with light oversight

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate issues, including experience communicating complex information to senior leaders

  • You are kind

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About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Illinois - Chicago

  • Strategy

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 11/21/2022

  • ID # R-75047

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