Market Manager – France

Recruiter
Agoda Europe
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About working at Agoda:Agoda is one of the world’s largest online hotel and accommodation booking platforms.Founded in 2005 and now part of the Priceline group of companies, Agoda offers travelers a fast, easy way to book hundreds of thousands of properties in almost every country on earth.In every department – from market management to operations – Agoda provides an environment rich with creativity, collaboration, and experimentation, and the tools to work faster and smarter than almost anyone out there. Responsibilities: As Market Manager, your key objective will be to help expand Agoda’s room supply network and establish and manage hotel relationships. Ideally you should be experienced in the hotel industry and / or travel industry, especially online travel. You will be taking care of the hotel market and assisting market partnership related functions, as well as identifying trends and defining potential sources of supply to satisfy consumer demand on the Agoda website.Evaluate partnerships & determine actions to optimize productionExecute strategies and promotional activities with partners to enhance productivity and opportunities to manage room availability and competitiveness of the Agoda websiteIdentify regional supply requirements in terms of product offerings and promotions to match with market demandsIdentify, qualify, contact, counsel and visit the important hotel and accommodation suppliers to grow the portfolio of key destinationsManage listing processes for new suppliers and renewals with existing partnersManage all supplier data in distribution systemsImprove team operation processes and manage supporting resourcesTrain and inform partners on our technologies, tools and modelParticipate in market research as requiredPrepare presentations and materialsManage regular weekly and monthly supplier and internal reportsLeadership:Work/Project Leader”: answers general questions and provides assistance; maintains assignment completion schedules; performs the same tasks as others.Independent Judgment and Decision-Making:Very General Supervision:Resolves most questions, accomplishes most tasks without guidance. Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, in any relevant fieldSignificant experience in hotel or travel industry, especially OTA channelsStrong interpersonal skills & ability to influence external / internal stakeholdersExcellent command of both French and English is requiredAbility to travel to France 1 week per month to meet hotel partners in the French marketProficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPointAbility to communicate various proposals to potential partnersBe a Team player with a Professional “get it done” attitude and work ethicSuccess in acquiring, mentoring & building long term customer relationshipsAdapts well to and is energized by changeIs creative and Innovative

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