Senior Market Manager, UK
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Senior Market Manager, UK

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Senior Market Manager, UK

About the job



Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

As a Senior Market Manager, you will be responsible for the customer support in your assigned territories in the UK by managing professional host accounts and supply acquisition of high quality inventory. Focusing on these customer support responsibilities, you will build Airbnb’s strong market presence in your assigned region in collaborating with other teams as the local in-market expert. As someone who knows the Airbnb mission and values inside out, you will drive all phases of supply acquisition and market success, including acquisition strategy development, generating and converting supply leads, and strategic partners relationship management. You will help develop and iterate scalable localised supply management strategy for both developed and highly competed market destinations as well as nascent and relatively untapped new markets ultimately ensuring our long-term market success.

Responsibilities

  • Build and manage partner relationships within assigned territory
  • Directly manage accounts to meet and exceed quarterly/annual sales goals 
  • Create and deploy scaled strategies to effectively manage & optimise both the largest hosts in your assigned region as well as the long-tail of hundreds of Professional Hosts in your region
  • Analyse data and utilise data-driven recommendations to identify and action on strategic opportunities in your region to drive increase in sales
  • Prospect and onboard new, high quality supply in your assigned geography
  • Maintain a baseline understanding of the technical integration of various software partners so that you can provide the right support to your clients
  • Represent Airbnb in external meetings with Professional Hosts and at industry conferences in your market 
  • Educate clients on all significant product changes and cascade feedback on product and policy to the relevant internal stakeholders
  • Hold regular optimisation calls and business reviews with your partners
  • Develop strong and long lasting partnerships
  • Develop deep knowledge of your assigned geographic markets and become the go-to source for all information relating to local trends and market dynamics for internal and external partners 
  • Respond to and deliver exceptional service to your professional hosts  in a timely and efficient manner, occasionally traveling to your market to provide in-person support and guidance
  • Work cross-functionally with product, communications, public policy and customer support teams to ensure our long-term market success.


Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in new sales, account management and partner management
  • 2+ years of hospitality/travel industry experience (nice to have)
  • Proactive self starter, with an ability to work at both strategic and tactical levels
  • Proven track record of being able to effectively work a leads pipeline and/or a book of business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with clients via phone, email, and in-person
  • Proficient quantitative skills and proven ability to interpret and apply data throughout your day-to-day work
  • Available to travel to assigned markets
  • Passion for Airbnb, travel, and the sharing economy - being an Airbnb host is a plus
  • Proven experience working cross-functionally
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines, adjust to changes in priorities, and balance short-term needs with long-term strategic initiatives;
  • Highly proficient in using CRM software, specifically in working with leads, opportunities and other core objects - Salesforce experience is a plus
  • Based in London

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Senior Market Manager, UK

London, United Kingdom

Full-time, Indefinite

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