Market Manager (Virtual - Houston)
Job Type: Full time
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Market Manager (Virtual - Houston)
The Market Manager’s primary responsibility is to develop and maintain a high-quality portfolio of relevant, attractive, and competitive hotel and property products for Expedia Group’s fast-growing global traveler base. The Market Manager works with lodging partners within their assigned territory to help maximize the production potential in the marketplace.
The Market Management team ensures that global travelers always find the most suitable property for their dream trip, and that hotel partners can reach Expedia Group’s full breadth of global traveler demand.
What you'll do:
Develop and sustain strong partnerships in a strategic territory by providing relevant data insights and high-quality needs-based consulting services to hotel partners (e.g. revenue management advice, marketing opportunities on the Expedia Group marketplace)
Ensure that partner hotels’ products (content, rates, and availability) are consistently optimized on Expedia Group sites to maximize customer conversion
Secure additional lodging rates and availability information over high demand and compression periods to satisfy traveler needs
Secure seasonal deals and promotions to support the brands’ merchandising and marketing efforts
Continuously promote and develop hotel partners’ high engagement with Expedia Group’s full suite of:
Unique market insights (partner reports, competitive data, key performance drivers)
In-house revenue management tools (Rev+)
Marketing and merchandising opportunities (dynamic promotions, packages, member deals, mobile offers)
Specialized brands (e.g. Hotwire, Media Solutions) potential opportunities
Self-service tools (Expedia Partner Central)
Represent Expedia Group in assigned market(s) and establish relationships with key local influencers (e.g. tourism bureau/board, hotel/government association, etc.)
Cross collaborate with internal stakeholders to execute business initiatives
Work closely with a variety of internal teams to drive market strategy
Provide coaching to colleagues (Associate Market Managers) and peers on best practices and workflow methodologies
Conduct regular self-learning to improve skills and influence
Direct internal projects, as/when required
Who you are:
2+ years of experience in account management, partner/client success, consultative sales, or in related field
Proficient in English language skills
Passionate about travel
Work autonomously and collaboratively with a diverse team
Possess a strong appetite for innovative technology, fast-changing business environment, and data driven decision-making
Prioritize and multi-task effectively to achieve critical targets, goals, and/or strategic objectives set by E4B leadership team
Continue to follow up when facing testing situations
Present ideas and directives clearly and persuasively
Demonstrate analytical skills with market trends, partner performance, and competitor analysis to address business and partner needs
Proactively and consistently demonstrate the unique value proposition of partnering with Expedia Group
Possess a growth mindset, consistently using feedback to improve in role/company
Strong negotiation skills
Relationship builder; earns the confidence of others. Bridges and sustains solid partnerships based on mutual support through a collaborative style
Drive for results
Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.
Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.
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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