Travix is one of the leading global online travel agencies managing an extensive portfolio of travel-focused websites operating under the brand names CheapTickets, Vliegwinkel, BudgetAir,
John Mangelaars was appointed CEO of Travix in February 2013, with the responsibility for leading the overall direction of the organization, bringing technology, Online and focus on customers together. Prior to joining Travix, John held senior leadership roles as Vice President Advertising & Online and General Manager, Field Strategy Information Worker Division at Microsoft. John formed a strong leadership team around him with talented leaders from companies
Commercial Director Benelux
At this moment we are hiring a Commercial Director Benelux to lead
This document describes the key challenges and opportunities of the job. Are you ready to join Travix?
Our aim is to be the best in flights, to be the online global travel retailer offering the best deals to consumers. This is an ambitious goal and will not be possible without the people who work for our brands with entrepreneurial drive each day.
More detailed information about the company is available on our website www.travix.com
As the Commercial Director
As this is a true commercial position within an already established business you will need to collaborate strongly with stakeholders and involved people to line them up for your key goals. As such you will lead directly a commercial team of marketing and sales professionals. Indirectly you will lead product, proposition, pricing and supply initiatives and hugely depend on your lateral leading skills.
Much of the success will depend on what you bring to the table. At the same time, you will be part of a global team of highly motivated and talented people. You will work closely with the Travix Leadership team to optimize the current solutions, define and execute the new strategy and propositions.
This is a highly visible and leading role in the organization in which you are the key linking pin between multiple internal teams and external suppliers. Your main responsibilities include Commercial & Strategy Development, Operational Execution all with full P&L ownership.
Commercial & Strategy Development:
Commercial Strategy to lead the Dutch and Belgian market positions to the next phase: increased loyalty/retention, improved brand
Determine and drive the overall proposition per brand and market
Lead innovation by testing and driving new commercial and/or product initiatives and concepts
Directly leading Commercial disciplines: distribution, performance marketing, content management campaign management. And build a strong team!
Indirectly lead product owners towards profitables products, Industry Relation managers towards profitable content, pricing towards the execution of a
Full ownership of all commercial KPI’s:
This position comes with the autonomy to introduce your own ideas and creativity. We are always looking for innovative ways to improve our offerings to our customers. You will work in an international environment with colleagues from all over the world. As a
The key traits we expect a Travix employee to have in our organization are:
We are looking for a highly driven, ambitious candidate with Commercial development experience in (e)commerce.
· Outstanding Master's degree: Marketing, MBA, Business, Economics
· 7 - 10 years of experience of which 3-5 years of work experience in a similar commercial job in an E-commerce/online marketing /Internet (air/ travel) environment
· Track record in driving commercial results
· Ability to think strategically and execute methodically; combined with strong commercial acumen;
· Good verbal and written communications skills in English and Dutch;
· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous change is desired;
· Demonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding our business, our
Critical Competencies for Success
Personal and Commercial Leadership
Business Acumen & Management
We are committed to providing a transparent recruitment process. You can expect the following:
Brief phone Interview: We will contact you for a brief phone interview to assess communication skills, motivational
First interview Round: People team in collaboration with the hiring manager (CCO) will determine the candidates who will advance to the interview stage of the process. Stakeholders CCO, VP Industry
Business case presentation: You will be given an assignment to present a business case in front of our progress team. Stakeholders: selection of Progress Team
Reference checks: People team will request the details of several professional referees. These must be people who you either report to or have reported to in the past.
For further information on this opportunity please contact: Linh Nguyen Tien - Recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org
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