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The role requires you to be a “hands-on”, energetic and results-oriented entrepreneur who excels at driving all aspects of our business in the Nordics, with a primary focus on kick-starting the business and growing the user base and revenues. Our central operations will support your team in various areas, covering product, marketing, sales, finance and administration.

You will be rewarded in the form of a compelling salary, bonus and stock options to share in the company's prosperity. Reporting to the Managing Director Europe and working together with our pan-European and global functions, you are responsible for:

• Developing the strategy, setting, maintaining and achieving goals for the Nordic operation
• Working with product development to customize and optimize our product for your markets
• Developing and managing key partner relationships, for example with travel suppliers like airlines, hotel chains and online travel agencies
• Overseeing our on- and offline marketing activities where you work with our European marketing team and external agencies
• Being the “public face” of company to the Nordic media
• Building and managing a small internal team as well as external suppliers like our PR and media agencies

The position will initially be based in Zurich, Switzerland, but will involve frequent travel to the countries you are responsible for.

Qualifications
• Experience in and strong understanding of the online industry, online travel background a plus
• General manager with creative problem-solving abilities and strong analytical skills
• Creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
• Ability to operate independently and with little guidance in a fast-paced, constantly evolving international environment
• Undergraduate degree in management, technical or engineering field or equivalent experience; MBA or equivalent graduate degree a plus
• Proven track record of high achievement and success
• National of one of the Nordic countries, fluent in English
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