Destination Business Development Manager - English | Undutchables
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Destination Business Development Manager - English

Amsterdam, reference 2021-01533

Job description

  • Create the destination and partner network strategy
    • Determine KPIs for growth in key destinations, track progress, and drive successful completion, course-correcting where necessary
    • Develop and implement growth plans to help high potential local partners scale on the platform
    • Identify, recruit, onboard, and build strong relationships with additional exceptional local inbound tour operators to best serve our travelers’ needs
    • Flag key gaps in our product offerings to travelers aligned with the overall strategic objectives, and collaborate with local partners to fill them
    • Leverage the roadmap for destination development, and share lessons learned to help the team improve future efforts
  • Help the local partners be successful
    • Train partners on best practices and how to use the platform and its tools
    • Monitor behavior and share regular feedback to help local partners improve their performance on the platform
    • Identify local partner needs, and work with internal teams including Customer Support and Product and Engineering to develop solutions
  • Improve our destination marketing and optimize demand and supply
    • Map out the destination marketing approach, both through paid advertising and published content to improve SEO
    • Collaborate with local partners, writers, and editors to create new content and improve existing content
    • Increase partner capacity to meet forecasted demand
    • Work with internal teams to leverage SEM and other channels to optimize demand
    • Monitor destination-level and partner-level volume, maintain quality thresholds, and ensure appropriate distribution of inbound requests across the network

Requirements

  • Have 5-10 years of relevant experience
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset and are eager to learn, experiment, and continuously strive to improve
  • Are highly adaptable and able to operate effectively in a rapidly changing startup environment
  • Have a track record of developing creative solutions to unstructured challenges and taking ownership of large initiatives
  • Are highly organized and able to prioritize and track multiple projects at once
  • Have solid analytical skills, and are able to leverage data to drive key decisions
  • Have excellent English communication skills—both written and verbal
  • Are able to build strong relationships with both partners and colleagues
  • Are comfortable not knowing all the answers and are good at asking questions
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Have a strong track record of delivering what they set out to do (and letting colleagues know when unexpected delays happen)
  • Are able to work independently, as well as be a great team player
  • Are eager to proactively take on new projects and more responsibility
  • Have traveled to multiple countries and have a good intuition for travel planning
  • Leverage their personal experience to maintain a traveler-centric mindset
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree
  • Familiarity with key destinations such as Greece, Croatia, Italy, France, Spain or Portugal is a bonus



Working conditions

  • Long term position with an initial 1 year contract
  • Salary: 5'000 - 6'600 monthly gross (excluding 8% holiday allowance)
  • Annual bonus program
  • Pension scheme
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Based in Amsterdam with hybrid working possibilities
  • Please note that this role will require some work outside of normal hours and on weekends. It's not on a 9-5 hour workweek basis
  • Extensive opportunities for career growth in a fast-growing startup environment



Salary from: €5000,-
Salary to: €6600,-

Work location

Amsterdam

Company description

Our client is a fast growing US company with an online platform in the travel industry. For the European office in Amsterdam they are currently looking for a Destination Development Manager.

Good to know

A writing assessment will be part of the recruitment process.


Recruiter contact

Caterina Lamberti, Undutchables Amsterdam
caterina.lamberti@undutchables.nl
+31 618093397
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Recruiter contact

Caterina Lamberti
Undutchables Amsterdam
E: caterina.lamberti@undutchables.nl
T: +31 618093397

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