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Business Development Director (1 year contract)

Seoul

R-954

Business Development Director (1 year contract)

  • Seoul
  • Full Time

At Klook, the World is #YoursToExplore - literally. The opportunities are yours for the taking, if you’re brave enough to embark on this journey with us. Our team of diverse Klookers are passionate about travel, collaborating tirelessly across time zones to bring people together through the best experiences. Collectively, we are fearless in our pursuit of success - learning fast and adapting faster to build the future of travel. Up for the challenge? Join us today!

Business Development Director (1 year contract)

About Klook 

Founded in 2014, Klook is a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform. Klook empowers travelers around the world to discover, book and experience the best things to do anywhere, anytime. It provides a seamless way for travelers to explore popular attractions, tours, local transportation, food, and unique activities on Klook’s website and award-winning app (consecutive Best of Year awarded by Google Play and Apple App Store). Each day, Klook’s travelers indulge in their wanderlust and spontaneity through over 100,000 offerings in more than 400 destinations.

With a team of more than 2,000 across over 29 offices worldwide, Klook's services are available in 14 languages, supporting 41 currencies. Get inspired by Klook at www.klook.com, the company blog or @Klook.   

What you’ll do

  • Ownership: Accountable for vertical performance and overall revenue. Create strategic territory plans and testing of new ideas to efficiently maximize sales opportunities

  • Acquisition: Acquire a diverse range of large size/ key account merchants across different industries, from key accounts to local players in a differentiated way. Drive onboarding of products and coordinate with merchants, operations, content, finance, and quality control teams.

  • Account management: Cultivate relationships with partners to help maximize their sales potential on Klook. Communicate Klook’s business strengths and brand value to suppliers, and create merchant success plans for long term sustainable partnership. Provide training and daily operational support to suppliers on our processes and tools.

  • Differentiation: Commit to delivering a differentiated world class travel experience to our customers, in terms of pricing, inventory, content, exclusive privileges, maintain a market leading position at all times.

  • Coordination: Collaborate with various functions in the company globally - marketing to maximize sales, supplier operations to improve efficiency, customer services to drive satisfaction and repeats, finance to ensure accurate payment and minimise risk. 

  • Market Intelligence: Provide market leaders with relevant information on identifying market trends and competitor updates.

  • Influence: Represent Klook to build our profile with key destination influencers in the country (e.g. DMOs, tourism bureaus, trade organizations, corporate partners etc.)

  • Operations: Support and train new joiners in the team on tools and processes 

  • Leadership: Build and lead a strong Business Development team in the region to deliver tangible results.

What you’ll need

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Business Development / Account Management

  • Familiarity with e-commerce and/or technology is a must

  • Experience with travel products, experience with attractions, activities, tours and transportation would be advantageous.

  • A start-up attitude – highly collaborative with an entrepreneurial, roll-up-your sleeves attitude that’s not afraid to work independently when required.

  • Proven ability to recruit, develop and retain high quality talent in multi-cultural teams 

  • Operational excellence mind-set and experience. Data driven. Excellent problem-solving skills. 

  • Adept at simplifying complexity and developing scalable propositions.

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent work experience; additional qualifications in relevant areas highly desired.

  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong relationships across all levels and effectively adapts to varied situations.

  • Analytical with a strong bias for data-based decisions, able to gather and synthesize data from multiple sources

  • Team Player with the ability to work across a matrix environment in a fast paced environment and constantly evolving environment

  • English language skills are a must

What You’ll Get

  • An environment that values honesty, transparency and respect with awesome co-workers

  • The rare opportunity to be part of building a global travel brand, ensuring its success and evolving it for the future

Why Klook?

At Klook, we are passionate for all things travel. We strive to bring the world closer together by connecting travelers with the best of any destination. To get us there, we are fueled by a truly global and diverse workforce that is revolutionizing the travel industry.

We celebrate uniqueness, curiosity, ambition, grit and integrity. We are excited to take ownership and are fearless in pursuing success. We believe in the strength of the collective and the spirit to constantly try new things, learn from failures and adapt fast to improve. These are the qualities that bind us together as one cohesive family.

The World is Yours to Explore. We make this a reality by empowering travelers to discover, book and experience the best things to do anywhere, anytime. Be a part of our journey and make an impact with us.

Unleash your potential, explore new and untapped opportunities, achieve greater heights and join the team that is building the future of travel.

Sounds like just the place for you? Then, what are you waiting for?
 

Klook does not accept unsolicited resumes from any temporary staffing agency, placement service or professional recruiter (“Agency”). Klook will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments related to such unsolicited resumes.

An Agency must obtain advance written approval from Klook’s Talent Acquisition Team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed agreement for service and in response to a specific job opening for which the Agency has been requested to submit resumes for. Klook will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place or does not comply with the foregoing.

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