Agoda is hiring a

Market Manager - Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

ABOUT WORKING AT AGODA:     

Agoda is one of the world’s largest online hotel and accommodation booking platforms. Founded in 2005 and now a Booking Holdings company, Agoda offers travelers a fast, easy way to book their holiday accommodation from over 2 million properties in almost every country on earth.

Booking Holding is the world’s leading online travel agency and one of the largest internet companies in the world.

Agoda has been growing at an exceptional rate and employs over 5,000 professionals from 70 nationalities in multiple locations around the globe.

In every department, Agoda provides an environment rich with creativity, collaboration, and experimentation, and the tools to work faster and smarter than almost anyone in the online travel agency market. Our people are some of the most passionate people in the online sector, and it is this passion that has allowed us to grow so quickly and create a best in class service for our customers and partners. 

Come join our global team at Agoda, where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of the company and make a difference!

 DEPARTMENTAL INFO/JOB SUMMARY:

Market Managers are a key part of our Singapore team and the main contact between our clients and Agoda. They drive Agoda’s business through developing long lasting relationships with a portfolio of clients and leveraging our product offering to fulfill market demand.

The Market Manager will need to be able to analyze large data sets in order to uncover new opportunities to propose to relevant stakeholders, both internally as well as to our external partners and customers In addition, a Business Development Manager must be able to analyze their assigned portfolio to maintain a competitive edge over our competition and then report back his/her findings internally.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop long lasting relationships with key clients to enable Agoda’s growth in the region
  • Gain buy-in from relevant stakeholders to execute strategies and help launch promotional campaigns to enhance productivity and maintain Agoda’s competitiveness
  • Leverage product offerings to match market demands to maximize our ability to convert passive customers into active ones
  • Deliver on country KIPs, growth targets and country strategic initiatives
  • Leverage analytical and problem-solving skills to identify new opportunities to grow Agoda’s business
  • Train and inform clients of both new and existing technologies, tools, and models
  • Prepare materials to aid in growing our business during partner meetings
  • Support the Country Manager in preparing country reporting for senior stakeholders

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in sbusiness development
  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to influence both external / internal stakeholders
  • Experience in internet/ ecommerce preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player with a professional “get it done” attitude and work ethic
  • Proven success in acquiring, building & maintaining long term customer relationships
  • Adapts well to change and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to create new, innovative ideas
  • Fluency in English required. Chinese is a plus
  • Experience in Travel industry is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or Master degree in travel industry is a plus
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Singapore

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