Sr. Manager – Start-up Programs
The New Partner Solutions team within Expedia for Businesses is responsible for identifying new products, services, and capabilities to bring to our partners, incubating and accelerating high potential opportunities, and setting winning go-to-market models for new offerings. We are hiring for a Sr. Manager, New Solutions Partner Insights for this team!
As the Sr. Manager – Start-up Programs, you are responsible for setting our start-up programs strategy, managing our start-up programs including relationships with participating start-ups, and designing new programs.
What you’ll do:
Strategic Evaluation: Evaluate various start-up program constructs for strategic fit with EG
Program Design: Co-design start-up programs including impact programs, accelerators, marketplaces, etc.
Program Management: Manage start-up relationships and portfolio including but limited to mentoring, commercial connections within EG, co-solutioning, etc.
Influence product strategy: Lead problem solving for go-to-market models, product visioning and tech feasibility with product leads and business owners across EG regarding our start-up relationships
Identify incubation opportunities: Analyze trends from innovation insights, external market listening and the startup ecosystem to spot new solutions for incubation
Who you are:
Bachelors' degree in a related field; or equivalent related professional experience
Master's in Business Administration/Science; or equivalent related professional experience is preferred
5+ years of experience in innovation, start-up portfolio management, start-up acceleration, or equivalent
Strong strategic and critical thinking skills; ability to drive projects & workstreams to successful outcomes autonomously
Proven relationship management skills
Ability to deliver results through a matrixed environment
Very strong interpersonal skills at all levels; excellent influencing and relationship building skills as well as experience working with senior management
Experience working cross-culturally with ability to adapt personal style to different teams, environments, and time zones
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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