Area Manager, Strategic Account Management team (Seoul, South Korea)

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Seoul, South Korea

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

The Opportunity:

As Area manager of Strategic account management team for Korea, you will grow Agoda’s footprint in Korea by developing/implementing competitive strategies. You will lead the team of strategic account managers that manage Agoda’s business with key supply partners in the region.

Ability to set up and execute a business development plan, a high level of commercial savviness, ability to motivate & coach a team, get things done attitude and ability to develop long-term partnerships with key stakeholders will be key to your success in the role. 

In this Role, you’ll get to: 

  • Manage a team of Strategic Account Managers who are responsible for business development with key supply partners to enable Agoda’s growth in the region
  • Implement strategies with top, high-growth and emerging partners to enhance productivity and opportunities to maintain a competitive advantage.
  • Conduct market research into trends in the industry to ensure the competitiveness of Agoda’s
  • Coordinate with senior management on strategic planning and objectives
  • Develop and own relationships with internal/external key decision makers
  • Represent the company at external events and workshops to promote the Agoda brand and products
  • Identify performance gaps, formulate action plans of the team/team members to address identified gaps, implement and monitor action plans to ensure success

What you’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor or equivalent degree required
  • 7+ years of experience in business development, data-driven sales/planning, or consulting role in a globally operating organization
  • Strong numerical & analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to successfully communicate proposals to internal/external stakeholders
  • Ability to report and persuade different levels, including senior management in global locations
  • Strategic thinking and planning, hands-on mentality
  • Professional “get it done” attitude and work ethic

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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