Tiqets is one of the fastest-growing tech scale-ups in the Netherlands. To keep it moving fast and making culture more accessible, we’re hiring a Regional Manager Europe-Middle East to join us!
Full-time · Amsterdam
Who are we?
We’re revolutionising the way people buy tickets to culture and attractions in cities all over the world. Our technology allows users to easily browse and book tickets to the best attractions in seconds, meaning customers can enter museums, zoos, theme parks and more simply by showing their smartphones. About time, right?
We’re dedicated to bringing simplicity to the world of travel and entertainment. If you want to join our team, working as a Regional Manager Europe-Middle East, send us your resume. We might be looking for YOU!
Life at Tiqets
What you will do
As our Regional Manager for the Middle East you’ll be driving the commercial performance of all major destinations in the region. You’ll be based in Rome (Italy) and will report directly to our Regional Director of Central, Southern Europe & Middle East.
By building strong relationships with attractions, museums, theme parks and other venues in the region (especially in the UAE), you’ll enjoy creating a strategic supply advantage for Tiqets and will be excited to maintain strong business relationships with existing partners and launch new venues and products in the region at a rapid rate.
As an energetic and motivated team-player, you’ll be responsible for connecting new venues to our instant delivery and mobile ticketing solutions, representing the Tiqets brand in the region, and improving the quality of our offerings by working closely with our Supply Operation team in Amsterdam and the rest of the Business Development Team in Rome.
Develop and secure a high quality portfolio in the region’s top market
Build and maintain strong relationships with new partners, offering a consultative approach in order to position Tiqets as the leader in online ticketing solutions for cultural and tourist attractions
Manage all the Middle East-related situations
Execute a strategy based on KPI metrics (attractions acquisition targets, tickets sold targets, margin per product, margin per order, etc.) devised with the Regional Director'
Regularly report on business activity and KPI achievements of the region
Launch new cities and venues in the region against an ambitious timeline
Optimize contracts with historical and top partners, negotiate (renegotiate) better contracts, better invoicing methods and better general working conditions for Tiqets
Expand the portfolio of top attractions by popularity according to Tiqets’ development strategy
Represent Tiqets in the local market, build the Tiqets brand and reputation with key local influencers (tourism offices, government, cultural associations, etc) and provide online ticketing expertise to partners
Build and maintain strong partner relationships through a consultative approach and position Tiqets as the most reliable solution for online ticketing
Ensure with Success Manager and Supply Operations Team Members that the new products (content, rates, availability and online visibility) are consistently optimized and competitive on the Tiqets site to maximize conversion
Define the best pricing strategy per venue or new destination
Make sure that the local operations run smoothly
Maintain a positive and dynamic teamwork environment
Report directly to the Regional Director Central, Southern Europe & Middle East
Startup mindset and entrepreneurial style
4-6 years experience in sales or business development with a proven track record
Native in English. Being fluent in Italian and/or Arabic is a plus
Highly energetic and achievement-oriented
Independent worker with a great sense of responsibility
Results-driven with a personal touch
Ticketing industry experience is a plus, as is a personal network in local city tourism
Perks & Benefits at Tiqets
Young, energetic, international work environment
Bright, welcoming office located in the centre of Amsterdam
Competitive salary and paid holiday leave
Tiqets learning academy: skill lab, group & individual learning
Annual company getaway to undisclosed location
Sports activities: free gym, running sessions, boot-camp, football, climbing and more
Fun, sociable company events in and out of the office
20% employee discount code to explore great museums/venues worldwide