Monday, 1 October 2018

Market Associate Internship Opportunity at Expedia 2018

Do you love establishing relationships and working with  people? Do you like using data to resolve problems? If so, then you may be interested in our Market Associate Internship.

Our Market Associate Intern's primary responsibility is to help ensure that Expedia's hotel product is competitive,
attractive and relevant for our fast-growing global customer base.

What you'll do
This role is the foundation of the Market Management team’s responsibility, which is to ensure that Expedia Groups brands global customers always find the most
suitable hotel for their dream trip. We want to ensure our hotel partners can reach Expedia's unique breadth of global
traveller demand.

As an Intern you will complete daily calls to help our current and prospective hotel partners achieve this. You will
consistently demonstrate data specific to their market available in Expedient, Expedia's proprietary market insights
and activity prioritization dashboard. In addition to supporting hotel partners, you will also support team project work, such as Product reviews and promotions.

By providing and analysing data specific to their market, Market Associate Interns will work closely with hotel partners to:
  • Optimize content, rate and availability
  • competitiveness on the Expedia sites to
  • increase customer conversion Educate hotel partners on the self-service
  • features available on Expedia Partner Central
  • Secure additional lodging rates and
  • availability information over high demand
  • and compression periods to satisfy
  • customers’ pressing needs
  • Secure promotional offers to support the
  • brands’ merchandising and marketing efforts
  • Support Expedia's business development
  • efforts through smooth on-boarding of new
  • hotel partners

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Fluent written and spoken English and
  • Afrikaans, French or Portuguese
  • Permanent work authorisation for this location
  • You must still be completing a bachelor’s or
  • master’s degree at the point the internship
  • begins
  • If you have graduated from university, you are not eligible for this internship position. 

Who you are
You’ll fit this role if you have:
  • High impact personality: intellectual agility,
  • entrepreneurship, compassion in relationship, great teammate
  • Hungry, motivated, willing to take action,
  • results-focused and analytical approach
  • Organization and time management skills,
  • attention to details
  • Persistence when facing challenging
  • situations
  • Appetite for innovative technology in a fast-
  • changing business environment
  • Genuine relationship builder; builds solid
  • partnerships based on mutual support
  • Multi-task effectively; able to change gears
  • and focus quickly
  • Strives to generates new ideas; actively
  • listens when spoken/presented to
  • Ability to effectively communicate to various levels and through various communication channels
  • Able to work independently as well as be a
  • real teammate
  • Ability to work based on a variety of
  • important metrics (targets, goals and/or
  • strategic objectives)
  • Performance to be evaluated and measured
  • based on critical metrics set by LPS
  • leadership team
Critical Competencies:

Relationship Management: Establishes and builds healthy working relationships with partners and colleagues.
Solution Alignment: Demonstrates sufficient understanding of products, services and the market for the purpose offacilitating favorable for customers, hotel partners and Expedia.
Written & Spoken Communication, Listening and Influencing skills:  Conveys, receives, and interprets ideas andinformation, presents information appropriately to a diverse range of audiences, and influences partner decisions.
Build & Maintain Teams: Supports Market Management teams in learning and improving effectiveness to actively contribute to improvements in overall individual, team and organizational performance.
Drive for Results: Driving high standards for individual, team, and organizational accomplishment; tenaciously working to meet or exceed challenging goals; deriving satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement.


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