General Manager – Expansion (m|f) EU-GM-1912

Homelike Published: January 11, 2019
Cologne, Germany
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We are a young and dynamic Cologne start-up and the leading marketplace for long-term business apartments. Homelike provides a best-in-class booking experience for business travellers seeking high-quality long-term apartments from professional suppliers looking to rent units for 30 nights or more. With over 45,000 high-quality apartments in 100 cities, Homelike offers one of the largest portfolios of furnished apartments for business travellers in Europe and we are expanding continuously into new countries.

Your responsibilities:​
  • You will be in the driver seat for each launch, which means you will ensure to open up the market in all relevant business topics: Real Estate, Business Travelers, Marketing and Partnerships

  • You shall build up your expansion teams (either in the country or as a division in the HQ) and lead it by the KPIs you and our founders defined beforehand

  • You are responsible for the expansion strategy of Homelike

  • You will set the strategy by analysing markets and make decisions on that data

The perfect candidate brings along:​
  • At least a couple of years experience in one of the top strategy consultancies with expansion focus or you have even built up you own startup with an expansion relevant business model

  • Extremly strong analytical background in a combination of sales-driven personality and the hunger to open up a new market

  • Willingness to be based in Cologne and travel frequently within Europe

  • Absolutely fluent in English and a big plus would be German or another European language 😉

What we offer:​
  • An innovative product in a huge growth market

  • Cooperation with a highly motivated international team whose cohesion we strengthen through various events and benefits

  • A steep learning curve due to a lot of personal responsibility and a strong approach mentality

  • Support in achieving your career goals

  • Be open to new ideas to get better and better

  • Enjoy the benefits of a flat business hierarchy and become part of the big picture

  • Strive for the great success with us and experience the passion of a successful startup

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