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Director Marketing - Destination Solutions (m/f/d)

City:  Cologne
Job area:  Marketing
Job field:  Marketing
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Jun 24, 2022

DESTINATION SOLUTIONS. THE SMARTEST WAY TO RENT OUT HOLIDAY HOMES.

At Destination Solutions we believe there’s a smarter way for hosts, property managers and DMOs to maximize the performance of their rentals. So, as a travel tech company, we’ve created an end-to-end holiday rental platform. We’re the leading aggregator in the DACH region. We bring properties online and distribute them on our unrivalled marketplace with over 600 channels, from big OTAs to smaller regional partners, we’ve got them all covered. We offer a full-service with an intuitive suite of next generation solutions, with everything from property management, payment solutions to channel management, revenue optimization, and handling of guest relationships. It’s how we’re shaping holiday rentals - through our platform, our people and our partnership approach.


Destination Solutions is part of the globally acting HRS Group. HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery.

Please visit www.ds-destinationsolutions.com for more information.

POSITION

We are looking for an entrepreneurial Director Marketing (m/f/d). You will be responsible to lead and to build up our Marketing Team, develop and drive our B2B marketing strategy.  

This role is responsible for the implementation of all operational marketing activities and initiatives that drive growth in our business. This includes a strong ability to lead and partner across functions such as Product, Technology, customer facing Supply management and Distribution.  

 

You will take over the professional and disciplinary management of the multi-member marketing team, will be part of our Leadership Team and report directly into our CEO.

CHALLENGE

  • Implement the entire B2B marketing strategy for our platforms.
  • Based on our recently completed new brand positioning you will be responsible for activating and engaging our customers and community including refined product marketing, digital and personal events.
  • Oversee all areas of marketing: Product Marketing, Content, Lead Generation and Performance (SEM, Retargeting), Social Media, Website, marketing operations, events, partnerships, PR & associated activities (as well as those of the company operated B2C portals as holidays.hrs.de).
  • Defining the marketing roadmap for reaching all relevant current and new B2B target groups on the customer market and to support the overall strategies and objectives of the company.
  • Leading the digital acquisition (in particular lead generation and performance marketing), customer loyalty, CRM and growth activities at all levels.
  • Ownership of our public relations, social media and other presence, as you are responsible for the external appearance of the company and its products.
  • Continuously following marketing trends, carry out market and competitor analyses.  

FOR THIS EXCITING MISSION YOU ARE EQUIPPED WITH...

  • An outstanding academic degree in Business studies or similar, preferably including marketing & communication.
  • 7+ years of experience in B2B marketing in Travel Tech oriented businesses, within hospitality is a plus.
  • Several years of leadership experience.
  • Proven experience in working with agencies and other external service providers.
  • Conceptual, analytical, and structured way of working.
  • Eagerness to solve complex tasks in interdisciplinary teams and matrix organizations.
  • Passion about working in a pragmatic, fast changing and results-oriented environment.
  • You think and act as an “Intrapreneur” with strong analytical skills.
  • Fluent in English and German in spoken and written form.

PERSPECTIVE

We hire the most likely to win and develop to become the best. You will grow with us in a highly attractive market both personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will actively contribute to making our products and solutions for the customer better, smarter and more sustainable.
Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission.

As a Travel Tech company we represent an innovative organizational culture with a flat hierarchy, a hands-on mentality and room for own ideas. We are constantly growing with more than 70 team members, with a vivid mix of experience, agility and creativity, at four offices and additional home offices.
HRS offers access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry.

LOCATION, MOBILITY, INCENTIVE

The position can be based in proximity to one of our offices in Cologne or Munich but also can be primarily home office based.

The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual bonus and a participation in a management incentive plan.

Req ID:  13210


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