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Senior Strategic Initiatives Analyst

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Senior Strategic Initiatives Analyst


Expedia's Strategy team is looking for an analyst 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 and detailed analyses to help us solve the next generation of online travel challenges. Sitting within the Product and Technology organization, this role supports Expedia's Lodging Partner product line 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 with senior members of the Marketing, Product, Technology, Account Management, and Finance teams and senior executives. 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 Product Line strategic 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 effective 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

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics, Business, or a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 3+ 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

  • Passion for big challenges and a good sense of humor

  • You are kind

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The total cash range for this position in Chicago is $77,000 to $107,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $123,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Austin is $84,000 to $117,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $134,500, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $82,500.00 to $115,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $132,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

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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  • United States - Illinois - Chicago

  • Strategy

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 01/23/2023

  • ID # R-78977-2

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