Head of Sales & Account Management France (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. With more than $100M in funding to date and an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. With our search engine for vacation rentals Holidu we help travelers book the ideal accommodation for the lowest price, and through our software-and-service solution Bookiply we also support vacation rental owners in multiplying their bookings with less work. Do you want to have an impact on millions of travelers worldwide? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future team

You will be fully responsible for Bookiply’s expansion in France and build up two local teams from scratch in Lyon and Bordeaux. Your team assumes responsibility for Bookiply's inventory coverage in terms of property selection, best prices and quality, as well as Bookiply's end-to-end business results (revenues, margin, profitability) in France. You will report to the global VP of Sales & Account Management and, together with your team, set the first milestones for great team spirit and achieving ambitious goals together.

Your role in this journey

  • Take over responsibility for our supply in the french market and be responsible for french inventory growth, revenue targets and the resulting P&L. 

  • Grow our french inventory with a focus on adding high quality, instantly bookable inventory in high demand focus areas.

  • Recruit, train and manage best-in-class sales and account management teams for the french market together with your two Area Leads.

  • Continue to lead the team to world-class efficiency and effectiveness through creating an enthusing and energetic work environment, strong attention to detail to optimize processes, and relentless training. 

  • Work cross-functionally with Product, Operations, BI and Marketing to strengthen our product for the french market, build a strong presence for Bookiply in the market, streamline procedure and improve our best practices. 

  • Build a community with further Bookiply Country Heads and Area Leads to support mutual growth, knowledge exchange and strong growth of the Bookiply project overall. 

Your backpack is filled with

  • A successful track record in sales, account management, or business development (several years of profound work experience). 

  • Profound experience in recruiting and leading high-caliber talent to world-class results. 

  • A keen ability to mentor, coach, and motivate team members.

  • A strong analytical and data-driven mindset to continuously optimize our approach towards inventory acquisition and our inventory itself.

  • A sales-minded personality with strong communication and negotiation skills. 

  • A hungry but humble personality, setting ambitious targets while always trying to improve.

  • A strong understanding of technology and product development processes is a plus.

  • A degree in management, economics, tourism, or related fields.

  • Near native French and fluent English skills, further language skills are a plus.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.

  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself further through regular feedback, workshops and knowledge exchange.

  • Use your personal development budget and 2 extra days off to enhance your professional skills by visiting conferences, buying books, attending courses and more.

  • Connect and have fun with international, diverse and yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.

  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices.

  • Benefit from interesting discounts on our Bookiply properties.

  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Clara from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality.  If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Location

Lyon or Bordeaux

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