Country Head Italy (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. Our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. We are on this journey in an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, each of us having an impact on millions of travelers and thousands of vacation rental owners. So, pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Team information

You will take care of our existing Italian teams as well as build up a new local team from scratch and therefore set the first milestones for great team spirit and achieving ambitious goals together.

Your role in this journey

  • Recruit, train and manage best-in-class sales and account management teams for the Italian market.
  • Open a new local office in Milano.
  • Be responsible for the Italian inventory growth, revenue targets and resulting P&L.
  • Be the face of the company towards existing and potential partners.
  • Present regular performance reports to management.
  • Work cross-functionally with Product, Operations, and BI to strengthen our product, streamline procedures, and improve our best practices.
  • Travel on local acquisition trips together with the team as well as for speaking opportunities, events, etc.

Your backpack is filled with

  • A successful track record in sales, account management or consulting (several years of profound work experience).
  • Experience in recruiting and leading best-in-class talent.
  • A keen ability to mentor, coach, and motivate team members.
  • An analytical and data-driven mindset to continuously optimize your team’s performance.
  • A seller personality with strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • A hungry but humble personality, setting yourself ambitious targets while always trying to improve.
  • A degree in management, economics, tourism, or related fields.
  • Near native Italian and fluent English skills.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.
  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and through regular feedbacks as well as trainings.
  • Stay healthy and energized with free fruit, breakfast and coffee in the office.
  • Learn languages with meetings in English and an international team.
  • Connect and have fun with diverse yet like-minded people at work and regular events.
  • Get to know the team and the company spirit during an extensive onboarding phase in Munich.
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Your first travel contact will be Cora from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


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