The Position:

KAYAK is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Associate Country Manager who will help promote our commercial activities in Southeast Asia, building and maintaining business relationships with our travel partners.

The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of consumer behaviour, superior analytical skills and the ability to work closely with KAYAK’s engineering, design, and business teams. Candidates must be self-starters and able to thrive in an agile, fast-paced and data-driven environment.

 

This position will be based in Malaysia or Singapore and reports to our Regional Director, APAC.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote KAYAK’s business model with distribution partners in flight, hotel, package, and rental car together with the Regional Director
  • Identify and fill gaps in content within the search results and revenue opportunities
  • Manage advertising campaigns with new and existing partners
  • Promote KAYAK by aggressively reaching out to prospective advertisers
  • Effectively manage and promote KAYAK’s business 
  • Liaise with engineering and product teams to identify, escalate, and resolve technical issues from provider-meta connectivity
  • Measure and analyze product performance using business and user metrics, establish relevant reports
  • Monitor the competitive landscape of travel search sites, identify KAYAK’s opportunities, formulate/execute a plan to close the gap

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Travel, technology and/or management consulting experience a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills a must
  • Ability to manage complex, multi-faceted relationships
  • Proven track record of exceeding expectations through superior project management
  • Ability to manage projects of varying size and scope simultaneously while prioritizing appropriately
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and presentation experience
  • Technical background or relevant online experience a plus
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Ability to effectively liaise with both internal technical teams and senior members of the KAYAK commercial team
  • Highly detail-oriented and analytical skills absolutely required
  • Understanding of digital marketing a plus
  • Good sense of humor and likes working in an unstructured, fast-paced environment
  • BA/BS degree required
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, additional Southeast Asian languages (Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Thai, Vietnamese, etc.) a plus

 

What KAYAK Can Offer:

  • Exciting, fast-paced and entrepreneurial culture
  • 20 days vacation
  • Day off on your birthday

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