Director, Expedia TAAP
Expedia for Business is the partner focused B2B brand of Expedia Group. As the world’s largest and fastest-growing B2B travel solutions provider ($10+ billion in sales and counting), we work with over 10,000 partners in 33 countries to turn their web traffic into travel bookings and happy customers.
If you’re a product leader who’s excited to take a $1Bn+ existing business to the next level in a multi-billion-dollar segment, we want to talk to you!
Expedia’s TAAP (Travel Agent Affiliate Program www.expedia.com/taap) product is targeted at the $60Bn retail travel segment, and we are planning to significantly grow this business through new product innovation and international expansion.
We are looking for a Director of Product to own the product vision and strategy for our TAAP products, execute against a results-oriented set of goals, and lead and grow our TAAP product team!
What You'll Do:
Own the product strategy for TAAP through a deep understanding of our customer needs in the Americas, EMEA, LATAM and APAC
Establish the vision and build the roadmap, product scenarios, and backlog for your products in collaboration with your development teams
Lead the product team by mentoring, empowering, hiring, and retaining great talent. Build and foster a diverse team and an inclusive culture
Engage and collaborate across other product, analytics, sales, and support teams to get product priorities delivered. Work closely with product marketing on positioning, messaging, product launches and go-to-market strategies
Present product capabilities, briefings to customers, sales and account management teams, and at other public events
Be close to the competition and understand our competitors’ strategies and product features
Who You Are:
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a high attention to detail. Ability to ramp up quickly and become an expert across our business with Product management experience at a Director+ level
Strong relationship and trust-building, respect, and empathy
Innovation: you embrace creativity and have delivered innovative products in previous roles
Passion for customer interaction and obsession for understanding and improving user experience
Positive energy and excellent leadership skills with the ability to influence across the organization. Ability to push back or challenge partners in the organization while maintaining phenomenal relationships
Strong written and verbal communication skills. You can articulate a vision and improvise and communicate ideas/positions on an ad hoc basis
Ability to work in a sophisticated and changing environment across several time zones. You work autonomously, lead transparently, and prioritize product and people over strict processes
Sound like a job you’d like to learn more about? Get in touch - we’d love to talk with you. This job will be based in either our Chicago, London, or Seattle office.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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