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Assistant Market Manager:

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Location

New York

Career Track

Lines of Business

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Assistant Market Manager:

R1929

Location

New York

Career Track

Lines of Business

Please apply: https://careersatagoda.com/vacancies/assistant-market-manager/

As Assistant Market Manager, the key objective is to guide expansion of Priceline Agoda’s network of hotel partnerships and accommodation inventory supply through building, establishing and maintaining account relationships.

The Associate Market Manager leverages their experience in procurement, e-commerce, and the hotel/travel/hospitality industry, generally, in order to manage Agoda’s hotel market partnership-related functions. Additionally, the Associate Market Manager is expected to identify trends, optimize pricing, ensure content competitiveness and identify and secure potential sources of supply to satisfy consumer demand.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strong supplier relationships and convincingly explain the strategic benefits of the Priceline Agoda products to grow bookings, revenues and gross profit in assigned markets
  • Evaluate existing partnerships and determine actions to optimize performance
  • Execute and track account management activities
  • Recommend and execute strategies and promotional activities with hotel partners to maximize Priceline Agoda’s accommodation availability and content competitiveness
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of production with participating hotels using a consultative approach to optimize hotel conversion and assist partner hotels in maximizing their RevPAR via the Agoda products
  • Formulate project ideas, determine where opportunity exists and implement new approaches.
  • Negotiate and evaluate costs of running feature marketing campaigns for hotel properties
  • Identify, qualify, contact, counsel, and visit key accommodation suppliers to grow Agoda’s portfolio
  • Maintain knowledge of key events in assigned markets and their impact on hotel availability
  • Research and troubleshoot rate and availability issues preventing hotels from maximizing booking performance; e.g., problems with connectivity, rate mapping, extranet management, etc.
  • Ensure hotels in assigned regions implement appropriate customer operational procedures
  • Manage listings for new suppliers and renewals with existing partners
  • Manage all supplier data in distribution systems
  • Train and inform hotel partners on Agoda technologies, tools and models
  • Use out-of-the-box thinking to develop and implement solutions to unique challenges 
  • Prepare presentations and materials
  • Manage regular weekly/monthly supplier and internal reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Two-three years of experience in sales, e-commerce and/or revenue management, highly preferred within hotel, travel or hospitality industry (especially OTA channels)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence external/internal stakeholders
  • Ability to research, prepare and communicate various proposals to potential and current hotel partners
  • Success in acquiring, building and maintaining long-term customer relationships
  • Excellent command of English language, both written and spoken
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Strong problem-solving, analysis, and planning skills
  • Adapts well to – and is energized by – changing and dynamic workplace and industry
  • Possesses creative and innovative instincts and the ability to translate ideas into reality
  • Thrives as a team player demonstrates a strong work ethic

Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities

Travel: No regular travel

Work Schedule: Typical workdays are Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:30pm including ½ hour lunch

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