HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2012, the company has grown to become the largest online travel community in the world.
HolidayPirates Group continues to expand its online presence in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Poland, France, Spain, Switzerland, and most recently, the USA. Our 200 employees from 33 different countries work on 10 websites in 7 different languages.
HolidayPirates Group operates the following domains: urlaubspiraten.de, HolidayPirates.com, urlaubspiraten.at, PiratinViaggio.it, VakantiePiraten.nl, VoyagesPirates.fr, wakacyjnipiraci.pl , ViajerosPiratas.es, SemesterPiraterna.se, Ferienpiraten.ch and TravelPirates.com
Companies founded under HolidayPirates Group are: VoyagesPirates SAS in France; HolidayPirates Ltd. in London; Pirate Technologies d.o.o in Serbia for new technologies and the advancement of our own product; and TravelPirates Corp. in the US, launched in February 2016.
Facts and figures:
Global headquarters in Berlin, Germany
Management: David Armstrong (CEO)
More than 9,5 million Facebook fans,
10 million App downloads,
800.000 Newsletter subscribers,
over 1 million WhatsApp subscribers.
HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, musical taste, race, color, gender, religion, ice cream flavor preference, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.
Due to our continued growth, we are looking to appoint an experienced, open-minded and hands-on Head of Market UK who is eager to conquer the UK market for HolidayPirates.
Berthed in our London office set in the heart of Camden Market, you will work with a small team who is hungry for success.
Duties on deck:
Developing the market for HolidayPirates by looking for opportunities, evaluating options and executing along a clear long-term and mid-term action plan for all areas of the local business to increase reach, traffic, conversion, interaction level with users and of course also increase overall revenues - especially revenues per session
Building relationships and negotiating commercial agreements to grow the number of business partners
Review, analyze and negotiate HolidayPirates agreements and other contracts to ensure best interests of the company are reflected and represented
Position and lead communications and PR activities (incl. our agency) to achieve great awareness and relevance in the leading UK media outlets
Represent the company in the UK travel and media scene and expand our B2B market relevance
Leading a team with hands-on mentality and excellent attention to detail as well as preparing and leading feedback talks to team members
Your treasure of experience:
Bachelor/Master degree in Tourism Management, Sales Management or a related field
+5 years of relevant working experience
Min. 2 years of disciplinary leadership experience, incl. people development
An expert in the UK travel scene and well connected to +50 C-level decision makers
Very experienced in developing a business with understanding of profit & loss (P&L)
Expert in the E-Commerce sector with social media + mobile first approach
Experienced in client negotiations of complex and international contracts based on company goals
Good knowledge to use sales forecast and other programs to analyze data
Hands-on mentality and good listener to understand various stakeholders needs and being able to respond on challenges with a clear strategy, timeline + execution
Up-to-date of travel trends and market effects / news in that specific market
Our ship & our crew offer you:
A fast growing company in which you can take the helm and realize your ideas
Inspiring mates from all over the world
Anchoring berth directly in the heart of Camden Market
Competitive salary based on experience
Company Pension Scheme
Company Travelcard (fixed limit)
Regular team events
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