Job Description / Skills Required
Driven by our team of over 200 people from 40+ different countries, GoEuro is changing the way we travel across Europe. Our search and booking tools provide the best options for you by train, bus or flight to any city, town or village in Europe, all tailored to your individual budget and schedule.
In less than four years, we have integrated over 500 rail, bus and air transportation providers in 14 countries to become one of Europe's fastest growing online travel businesses. Our success to date has enabled us to raise more than $140m from leading investors including Battery, NEA, Atomico, Goldman Sachs, Silver Lake and Kleiner Perkins.
As our new Commercial Director – Adverts & Referrals, you will:
Develop and grow our advertising and lead-generation business in adjacent markets, including accommodation
Develop, test and grow the sale of ancillary products and services to complement our core product offering to travellers throughout Europe
Work closely with our COO and other members of management to evolve and implement our revenue growth strategy
Own and consistently achieve ambitious growth targets.
5+ years of experience in a leading role in advertising and third-party lead generation for a major B2C platform, ideally with a strong mobile component
Solid analytical skills, including the ability to develop robust business cases for new revenue streams
A clear sense of business opportunities and the ability to negotiate new forms of partnerships, independently and successfully
A keen sense of online B2C products and the importance of user experience and product quality
Excellent people and communication skills
A self-starter who can think outside of the box and get things done
Advanced degree in business or a related field
Travel industry experience a strong plus
Fluent in English. Other languages are a plus
Join one of Europe's most exciting tech startups and help hundreds of millions of travellers find and book their best travel options by train, bus and flight
Become a key part of a fast-growing team of over 200 people from 40+ countries working together in the heart of Berlin's thriving startup scene. Work with colleagues who've joined us from Facebook, Google, Amazon, Ebay, Spotify, Skype and many other successful companies
Contribute significantly to the growth of a company that has achieved a lot in four years but still has only just started
An attractive compensation package including stock options, and benefits ranging from German classes to yoga lessons and Friday lunches