Job Description / Skills Required
Fancy a foot in the door career in e-commerce? If you're enthusiastic, driven and looking to progress your career in the fastest growing global ecommerce company, then read on!
At Groupon Travel, we’re not your typical online travel platform. We work to create packages that delight both hotelier and Groupon subscribers alike. We focus on independent and boutique properties as well as large hotel chains; we listen to their needs and craft a deal that is going to deliver the customers they want – when they want them. Out with the old ways of features that serve as price comparisons – we’re in the business of featuring the hotels for everything they are – opportunities for our subscribers to make life less boring.
Our Travel team is responsible for sourcing compelling getaways including hotels and unique travel experiences. As a Market Executive, you will also play a key role in driving new business for our global travel platform across ANZ and the wider APAC region.
You will focus on new product offerings, establishing and building new relationships with suppliers, listening to their needs to craft a compelling bespoke campaign and to present Groupon as a unique marketing and distribution channel.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities include
New business development securing new Hotels merchants and accommodation providers to expand our subscriber base and depth of inventory
Build and maintain long term relationships with a portfolio of new partners to grow their business, and to maximise repeat feature business
Proactively call & meet with potential clients, leverage off verified research leads, proactively utilise your existing networks
Identify emerging trends and apply this knowledge to leverage sales
Develop familiarity with hotel partner’s business, including but not limited to: products and/or services, consumer demographics, consumer ratings, points of competitive differentiation, economic model, and revenue and profit drivers as it relates to driving occupancy
Be held to revenue goals and seek to identify new and creative travel packages
The ideal candidate
Experience in Hotelier sales, revenue management, online travel, wholesale or ecommerce in the Australian market (APAC market knowledge and contacts highly desirable)
Motivated by the thrill of the chase creating new business relationships in a high volume, target driven environment
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of travel industry and emerging trends
Exceptionally strong negotiation and consultation skills
Have the ability to think on your feet and adapt to guaranteed daily changes
Strong relationship building background, ability to instantly build rapport
What you get in return
Experience working for one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the world with unparalleled career opportunities
Comprehensive induction to the business at our Sydney HQ and ongoing training
Work in our awesome break-out area, Free Groupon credits and discounts on deals, Birthday Leave, Weekly Friday night drinks & awards, Charity & Community initiatives, Social Club and much, much more!
Interested? We would love to hear from you….
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.