Agoda is hiring a

Contracting Executive – Europe (London based)

London, United Kingdom

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 1 million properties in almost every country on earth.

Agoda has been growing at an exceptional rate and has a network of over 1 million accommodation options worldwide and employs over 3,700 professionals from 70 nationalities in locations around the globe. Having established itself as the dominant Online Travel Agency in Asia, it is now growing its presence in Europe and the USA.

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 travel industry, and it is this passion that has allowed us to grow so quickly and create a best in class service for our hotel 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!

Responsibilities: 

As Contracting Executive / Supply Acquisition Executive, your key objective is to expand Agoda’s room supply network in Europe, by acquiring and onboarding new supply partners.

You will have as a primary objective to contact, contract and onboard properties in various European travel destinations.

  1. Identify, qualify, contact, counsel and visit the hotel and accommodation suppliers.
  2. Execute strategies and promotional activities to reach new suppliers.
  3. Be the first point of contact and Agoda representative for new partners.
  4. Responsible for successful onboarding of new suppliers.
  5. Train and inform partners on our technologies, tools and platforms.
  6. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all Agoda technology.
  7. Participate in team operation processes improvements.

Note: You will be expected to travel within Europe up to 50% of your time.

Qualifications:

  • Proven client facing experience.
  • Excellent command of English and another European language is required.
  • Experience in hotel or travel industry (especially OTA channels) is preferred but not mandatory.
  • Strong interpersonal skills & ability to influence external / internal stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

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