Manager, Product Line Strategy
Location: Austin, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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Manager, Product Line Strategy
Expedia's Strategy team is looking for a Strategy Manager to help us deliver the best travel experience on the web. Do you want to help people go places? Come travel with us!
In this role, you will bring skills in critical thinking, detailed analyses, business case development, and executive storytelling to help us solve the next generation of online travel challenges. Sitting within the Marketplace organization, this role supports the Expedia Lodging (Hotels and Vacation Rentals) product line in setting objectives and priorities, including providing product direction, investment priorities, progress reporting, competitive analysis, and long-term planning.
The Strategy team works with local and global teams to set strategy and drive business goals. You will play a key role in leading company-wide strategic projects while working across divisions with senior members of the Marketing, Product, Technology, Account Management, and Finance teams. We will help you grow as a problem solver, relationship builder, and communicator with skills to drive projects successfully across a broad range of topics and personalities.
What you'll do:
Help craft and deliver Lodging strategic plans and resulting roadmaps using data, imagination, and understanding of customer experience, industry, and ecommerce
Lead strategic projects and investigations to drive the business forward
Establish and own relationships with key internal partners
Frame strategic tradeoffs both orally and in writing, while considering inputs from others - especially differing viewpoints
Work as part of a team of strategists embedded with product owners and technologists
Drive decision-making and alignment by working directly with senior leadership across Expedia Group
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, or a related field or equivalent related professional experience
MBA is a plus
5+ years in consulting, product management, or corporate strategy preferred
Excellent quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills
A demonstrated record of independently defining and conducting key analyses with light oversight
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate issues, including experience communicating complex information to senior leaders
Passion for big challenges and a good sense of humor
You are kind
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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