(Contractor) Experiences Market Specialist, Australia and New Zealand

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique travel experiences around the world. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb allows people to Belong Anywhere through unique travel experiences at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and over 191 countries. We promote a culture of curiosity, humanity, and creativity through our product, brand, and, most importantly, our people.

Airbnb Experiences are activities designed and led by local hosts to give guests unique access into places and communities.

We are looking to create a large number of entrepreneurs across Australia and New Zealand on the Experiences platform. As the Market Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the growth strategy of Experiences across the territory

***This is a contract position for a period of 12 months, based in our Sydney office. In this role, you will be employed by a third party agency and will not be eligible for Airbnb employee benefits***

Responsibilities
  • Identify gaps in our Experience supply in Australia and New Zealand
  • Promote Experiences to professionals and entrepreneurs who can host high quality Experiences
  • Build relationships with hosts in Australia and New Zealand, and help them grow their businesses on Airbnb
  • Assess Experience host performance using data and identify growth opportunities
  • Organize host workshops and meetups
  • Deep-dive into trends among Australians and support the creation of Experiences for domestic guests

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or higher (1-2 years work experience a bonus)
  • Think and act like an entrepreneur. Scrappy, hands-on and able to execute quickly
  • Previous experience in account management, sales or partnerships is desirable
  • Detail-oriented, organized and goal driven
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills, and able to quickly establish relationships
  • Have your finger on the pulse of the latest local trends in entertainment, travel, lifestyle and what people want from their spare time
  • Passion for Airbnb and the experience economy

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