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Director, Strategy and Business Development

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Expedia's Transportation LOB team is looking for a Strategy and Business Development Director to play a meaningful role in our ongoing efforts to deliver the best travel customer experience on the web. Do you want to help people go places? Come travel with us!

In this role, you will bring strategic thought and process to solve for the next generation of transportation challenges and opportunities. Sitting within the Retail Product and Technology organization, this role supports the Expedia Transport LOBs (Air, Car, Cruise) in setting objectives and priorities, including providing product direction, investment priorities, reporting, competitive analysis and long-term planning. 

As a part of the Transportation LOB team, you will work with local and global teammates to build strategy and drive business goals. We bring a strong, ambitious approach and the technical and analytical know-how needed to deliver results. We are looking for an effective relationship builder and communicator to drive support across a broad range of fields and personalities. Most importantly, you are a creative problem solver with an eye for details and a keen focus on results.
 

What You'll Do With Us
 

  • Help craft and deliver the Transportation LOB strategy roadmap using data, creativity and your deep understanding of customer experience and industry / ecommerce trends.
  • Lead strategic projects and investigations to drive the business forward.
  • Establish effective relationships with key internal and external partners.
  • Communicate well both verbally and in writing, share information and ideas with others, listen carefully and considers what others have to say, including differing viewpoints.
  • Prioritize tasks, develop good work procedures, manage time well, handle information flow and spend the majority of your time and resources on high priority items.
     

Who You Are
 

  • MBA from a top-tier program
  • 8+ years in consulting, investment banking, or corporate strategy
  • Self-starter who can excel in a fast-paced and fluid environment.
  • Catalyst of change that can influence the broader organization and community of EG leaders
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Collaborative leader who builds a constructive working environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate issues and influence others internally and externally.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability gain the respect of senior management and external executives and partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively while applying sound business judgment and quantitative analytics.
  • Visionary leader with a solid understanding of emerging technologies and their intersection with e-commerce and travel.
  • Passion for big challenges and a good sense of humor.

Why Join Us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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R-55078

Job Category
Strategy Group

Job Function
Strategy

Location
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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