Uplift Brings Innovative Travel Payment Solution to Canada – Press Release

Commercial Lead - Canada

Commercial

Toronto, ON

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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.

We are looking for a Commercial Lead based in Toronto for our Canadian business who will serve as a key sales, and partner service management team member supporting our rapidly growing business in Canada. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving and developing new partnerships, providing top-notch training and development, owning existing partner communications and service enhancement initiatives, marketing growth and development, and providing reporting and overall support for the Uplift Commercial Team.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Managing Director Canada and the Director Growth Strategy to ensure a high-performance Canadian operation
  • Drive the growth of new partnerships and the Uplift brand in Canada by acting as a representative at trade shows and other industry-related events
  • Develop, deliver and continuously enhance new and existing partner training programs for travel agents and partner call center agent communities
  • Identify, and assist with the development of marketing collateral – for partners (B2B), their agents and Uplift customers 
  • Facilitate growth of existing partners by identifying and acting on new business growth opportunities
  • Liaise with the central Customer Support Team to resolve issues for Uplift’s Canadian customers

Requirements

  • 3-5 years travel industry experience with a focus on sales development, customer service and training
  • University/College degree
  • Bilingual - excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and French
  • Superior organizational and computer skills (word, excel, powerpoint, G suite)
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial, persistent, with the desire to go deep in details
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently (primarily home based) with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and travel as required
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust
  • Passionate about travel & fintech

Benefits

  • Company will provide either a MacBook or Windows laptop
  • Unlimited vacation/paid time off (PTO)
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance


Uplift is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact the recruiter.

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.
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