Uplift Brings Innovative Travel Payment Solution to Canada – Press Release

Director, Partner Growth - Air

Commercial

Menlo Park, CA

Apply

Description

Uplift was founded by a passionate team of travel industry veterans to provide a better way to shop, book, pay and experience travel. Our mission is to make travel more accessible, affordable and rewarding for everyone. By offering simple, flexible payments, Uplift benefits consumers who are able to book now and pay over time. Uplift is a well financed Series C startup serving the $1.4 Trillion consumer travel segment.

Uplift Pay Monthly is used by top travel brands such as the vacations sites of United, American, Southwest, cruise lines such as Norwegian, theme parks such as Universal, and many more. Learn more at www.uplift.com.

As Director, Partner Growth - Air, you will use your business development, partner management and industry expertise to develop partnerships and lead segment growth for Uplift’s Travel partners. You will work as the voice of the partner cross-functionally with our internal product, design, engineering, legal teams and more to help grow our partners from new implementations to deep and comprehensive integrations and collaborations. You will be a thoughtful leader by gathering feedback and insights from your partners to continuously inform and refresh Uplift’s product position within the value chain.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as key point of contact for partners by owning the relationships with their project leaders and across their teams
  • Track progress, evaluate risks and potential problems, and communicate appropriately
  • Focus on growing Uplift's share of partner bookings, expanding marketing partnerships, and ultimately increasing presence
  • Partner hand-in-hand with Growth & Success Operations, Technical Integrations and Data teams to ensure your industry-specific insights, and partner-specific requirements are incorporated into all designs, technical integrations, and reporting
  • Interface closely with Product, Design, Data, Engineering, Legal, and other teams to ensure the overall Uplift team is continuously improving the product offering
  • Gather, assess and share insights on the Segments of the Travel industry and how best to position Uplift
  • Synthesize and share industry-specific trends and recommendations
  • Manage and be the subject matter expert on partner initiatives through the entire project lifecycle, including initiation, scoping, planning, testing, launch and ongoing growth

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a business, marketing or related field from an accredited college or university, Master's degree a plus
  • Minimum of 6+ years of related business experience and a track record of continuous professional development
  • Experience in the air travel industry is preferred
  • Demonstrates significant expertise managing external partner relationships, including business development and growth
  • Deep focus on data analytics, synthesizing results to identify opportunities, drive initiatives and evaluate effectiveness
  • Understanding of partner revenue management landscape and sales environments
  • Extremely organized with acute attention to detail, proactive, emotionally intelligent, and calm under pressure
  • Strong proficiency in project planning and the flexibility to adjust to different settings and shifting priorities
  • Experience working and excelling in a high-paced, fast-growing, and dynamic tech environment
  • Customer service-oriented towards both internal and external partners
  • Comfortable operating with a high sense of urgency, enthusiastic about working with diverse and talented teams, and driven to succeed
  • Located in the San Francisco Bay Area

Benefits

  • Company will provide either a MacBook or Windows laptop
  • Free daily catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen
  • 10 company paid holidays and unlimited PTO
  • Medical and dental insurance, vision reimbursement program
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401K Plan
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Easy commute: Menlo Park - across from Caltrain station, San Francisco - two blocks from BART

Uplift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Note: Uplift does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Uplift is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Apply