Founded in 2008, Airbnb exists to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere, providing healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace provides access to 6+ million unique places to stay in nearly 100,000 cities and 191 countries. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 30,000+ unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ markets around the world. Airbnb’s people-to-people platform benefits all its stakeholders, including hosts, guests, employees and the communities in which it operates.

As a Market Manager, you will be responsible for the customer support in your assigned territories in Brazil by managing professional host accounts and supply acquisition of high quality inventory. Focusing on these customer support responsibilities, you will build Airbnb’s strong market presence in your assigned region in collaborating with other teams as the local in-market expert. As someone who knows the Airbnb mission and values inside out, you will drive all phases of supply acquisition and market success, including acquisition strategy development, generating and converting supply leads, and strategic partners relationship management. You will help develop and iterate scalable localized supply management strategy for both developed and highly competed market destinations as well as nascent and relatively untapped new markets ultimately ensuring our long-term market success.

Responsibilities

  • Manage customer support in the assigned territories in Brazil
  • Build and manage partner relationships within assigned territory consisting of several hundred Professional Host accounts
  • Directly manage key accounts to meet and exceed quarterly/annual sales goals 
  • Create and deploy scaled strategies to effectively manage & optimize the long-tail of hundreds of Professional Hosts in your region 
  • Support host community programs in your region
  • Analyze data and utilize data-driven recommendations to identify and action on strategic opportunities in your region to drive increase in sales
  • Prospect and onboard new, high quality supply in your assigned geography
  • Maintain a baseline understanding of the technical integration of various software partners so that you can provide the right support to your clients
  • Represent Airbnb in external meetings with Professional Hosts and at industry conferences in your market 
  • Educate clients on all significant product changes and cascade feedback on product and policy to the relevant internal stakeholders
  • Hold regular optimization calls and business reviews with your partners
  • Develop strong and long lasting partnerships
  • Develop deep knowledge of your assigned geographic markets and become the go-to source for all information relating to local trends and market dynamics for internal and external partners 
  • Respond to and deliver exceptional service to your professional hosts & hotel partners in a timely and efficient manner, occasionally traveling to your market to provide in-person support and guidance
  • Work cross-functionally with product, communications, public policy and customer support teams to ensure our long-term market success

Qualifications

  • 6 - 8+ years of experience in new sales, account management and partner support
  • 2+ years of hospitality/travel industry experience
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Proven track record of being able to effectively work a leads pipeline and/or a book of business
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills and ability to communicate effectively with clients via phone, email, and in-person
  • Proficient quantitative skills and proven ability to interpret and apply data throughout your day-to-day work
  • The ability to get things done with constantly changing priorities, projects and deadlines
  • Available to travel to assigned markets (when business travel resumes)
  • Passion for Airbnb, travel, and the sharing economy - being an Airbnb host is a plus
  • Proven experience working cross-functionally
  • Ability to work at both strategic and tactical levels, with a proven track record to execute in ambiguous environments
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines, adjust to changes in priorities, and balance short-term needs with long-term strategic initiatives
  • Highly proficient in using CRM software, specifically in working with leads, opportunities and other core objects - Salesforce experience is a plus
  • Charismatic self-starter who is resourceful and self-sufficient
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese - Spanish is a plus