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Commercial Partner Specialist

Location

Norway, Oslo

Location

Norway, Oslo

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2022-08-21

Commercial Partner Specialist 

Nordic Choice Hotels has been on a fantastic journey. We have one of the Nordic region's fastest growing loyalty programs - with tremendous ambitions for the future. This means endless ​​opportunities for those who want to join our exciting journey. To help us to further capitalize on that momentum, we are now looking for a real superhero who can take us to new heights. We hope that you love a challenge, see opportunities where others see limitations, and love that no two days or tasks are alike.

You will be part of our fantastic Nordic Choice Club team within the digital division in Nordic Choice Hotels, called eBerry. eBerry's mission is to ensure digital sales and loyalty by, among other things, developing the world's best guest journey.

 

The role

We need to grow our team with a dedicated, energetic resource that knows CRM, understands loyalty, personalisation and the value of partnerships and collaboration. We see a rapid change of focus both internally and externally towards the potential strengths we have in our large customer database. We need to build on this by creating more exciting external partnerships throughout the Nordic countries. In this role your main task will be to grow the partnership contributions and to keep them engaged, profitable and loyal over time. Are you a commercially driven people-person with the ability to build sound business cases, carry out negotiations, and keep our members and partners engaged and loyal? If yes, we want to hear from you.


Some key tasks:

  • We need you to be curious, self-driven and ambitious to help us identify and evaluate both new commercial and strategic partnership prospects. 
  • We need your help in building business cases and assisting in the signing process of new partners. 
  • You will be heavily involved in negotiation processes with new partners.

Implementation of new partners:

  • A large part of your job will be to assist in implementation and launch of new bonus partners. 
  • You will have to put effort into continuously following up on the performance of existing and new partners. 
  • Help us define and set marketing plans and communication activities related to our new and current partnerships. 
  • Defining goals and KPIs for the performance of our various partners. 

 

Communication: 

  • Facilitation of partner communication in all channels. 
  • Develop and create exciting offers together with all partners. 
  • Cooperation and planning with the newsletter, content and web/app teams
  • Contact towards partners to define, plan and execute communication

Analysis

  • A big part of your job will be to use data actively to evaluate, define and set activities to further strengthen our collaboration with partners and help create the most attractive loyalty program in the industry.  

 

Soft skills

  • Solution oriented
  • Structured - ability to plan and make deadlines
  • Diplomatic abilities
  • Understand hotel operations and the true value of loyalty
  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Great communication and presentation skills
  • Comfortable with negotiations
  • Good energy and passionate about service
  • Dares to disagree and speak your mind
  • Speaks Norwegian, Swedish or Danish in addition to English

 

Education & experience

Relevant education and work experience after 12 years videregående/gymnasiet required. Preferably a bachelor or masters degree. We highly welcome experience from working with partnerships within a loyalty environment. 

 

Apart from this we are quite flexible on who you are and how you are - we love diversity!

Where other companies resort to anonymization to achieve diversity, we would like to encourage you to write your background in CAPS LOCK. We employ individuals and not machines and encourage you to apply no matter what background you have.



Placement at our Head Office in Oslo or Stockholm

Application deadline: 21. August 2022

 

For more information contact: mie.skau.vedeler@choice.no or havard.hovdahl@choice.no 



Det er en grunn til at det er akkurat du som ønsker å jobbe i Nordic Choice Hotels. Du ser muligheter på våre 100 destinasjoner. Du tror du vil passe inn i vårt mangfold blant 16.000 ansatte. Du er spent på våre fantastiske hotellkjeder og du har energi, mot og begeistring så det holder. Vil du vite mer om oss? Vi gleder oss til å høre fra deg!

What’s in it for you?

To all our super colleagues, we salute you with great perks and benefits! 

A culture to cherish

A culture to cherish

Our people are brave, laid-back and keen to make the guests their top priority! The warm and welcoming atmosphere creates the right setting for people to flourish and work their magic. We have the freedom we need to perform our tasks and we solve problems as they arise in the best way we see fit. A strong team spirit and family-feeling foster a culture of collaboration. And when there’s something to celebrate, we make sure to have some fun! In larger cities, we also regularly host after-work events to allow colleagues to mingle.

A culture to cherish

Job security for peace of mind

Job security for peace of mind

When you work with us, we’ll take your whole life situation into consideration. We offer good job security through collective agreements and insurances, as well as paid parental leave, holiday leave, wellness allowance, attractive pension plans and competitive salaries. We’re there for you.

Job security for peace of mind

Room to grow

Room to grow

With more than 200 hotels across the Nordics, there are endless opportunities for career progression! Would you like to work full-time, part-time, a few hours here and there, or perhaps only a season? We have room for you, no matter where you’re at. We encourage creativity and curiosity, and we make every effort to foster a learning culture for professional development. An academic degree isn't the most important thing for us. If you have the right mindset, we can certainly promise you a bright future!

Room to grow

Going places

Going places

We encourage you to get out and explore all that life has to offer! So, we always offer numerous discounts to you and your friends and family at our hotels, bars and restaurants. From this year onwards we will be offering you four FREE hotel nights per year.* To be sure our employees are treated like VIPs we will also offer you an upgrade whenever possible. You can also take advantage of our fantastic partnerships with Ving/Spies/Tjäreborg and Norwegian Airlines, giving you great rates on air travel, charter holidays, car rental and more! 

*If you are employed on a contract for at least 20% of full-time working hours.

Going places

Open mind, open hearts

Open mind, open hearts

Our heart beats for the world around us. To meet global challenges, we support the transition to clean energy, and we recently opened the first zero-energy hotel in the Nordics. We seek to use organic produce and have championed the elimination of unsustainable palm oil. We promote equal rights above all and are proud sponsors of Pride. Regardless of your ethnicity, gender, religious beliefs, disabilities or age - our doors are always open.

Open mind, open hearts

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