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Senior Market Manager, Regional Chains
The Senior Market Manager’s responsibility is to have ownership and revenue accountability for a portfolio of hotel partners in Ireland.
A person who can develop and grow relationships with executives and partners as well as collaborate, communicate and influence Expedia teams to execute and deliver.
What you will do:
Exceed major market management critical metrics for key regional chain portfolio
Identify key strategic growth levers and opportunities to help partners grow their business, increase revenue and shift share across destination portfolio
Lead key updates with critical teams
Initiate and orchestrate market management growth initiatives, driving partner growth across market/destination portfolio, working with global, regional and local partners
Understand and implement creative and sophisticated deals and financial models
Initiate and coordinate contract renewals in close partnership with market management and LSP (Lodging Strategic Partners)
Day-to-day internal and external relationship management, including senior-most executive and operational levels
Establish close interaction with key partners' teams including regular HQ and market visits
Develop positive relationship with internal partners to drive growth initiatives execution, strategic partner plan implementation and new business opportunities
Who you are:
Bachelor's in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience
4-6 years’ experience
Proficient in English language and other relevant language skills
Strong project management skills
Proficiency with Project Management and CRM tools such as Salesforce (Microsoft Project is a plus).
Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Finds opportunities of growth, and collaborates in a constructive and consultative manner
Laser-focus on achieving a variety of important metrics (targets, goals and/or strategic objectives) set by leadership team
High impact personality: intellectual agility, entrepreneurship, emotional intelligence, standout colleague
Results-oriented, motivated and willing to take action
Highly developed organization and time leadership skills, attention to details
Steadfastly works to meet or exceed results-oriented goals; derives happiness from goal achievement and continuous improvement
Able to work independently (as well as be a strong standout colleague), lead a wide variety of projects and partners simultaneously
Drives high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment
Ability to develop creative insights and innovative solutions to help the team win
Upbeat, motivated with a can-do attitude
Ability to travel up to 25-50% within Ireland and the UK
Outstanding analytical and critical thinking skills and partner influence capabilities
Proven problem-solving skills and a curiosity to identify emerging business trends, use data and drive strategic growth opportunities
Appetite for innovative technology, constantly evolving business environment, decision making
Provide ongoing input to Senior management and contribute to cross functional Expedia business initiatives to proactively anticipate market impact and craft optimized roll out plans
Excellent customer service and sincere relationship-building ethic, strong social intelligence; earns the confidence of others; bridges and sustains solid partnerships based on mutual support through a collaborative style
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Able to represent Expedia in local markets
Build Expedia’s company profile with key influencers (e.g. tourism bureau, hotel association, etc.) and provide expertise to the local industry
Knowledge of hospitality and technology industries highly desirable
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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Ireland - Dublin
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