General manager fast track (North American locations) onefinestay
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Pioneering unhotelier
onefinestay is revolutionizing the $50bn city accommodation market with our disruptive business model that gives guests the chance to stay in a curated portfolio of city homes with all the best bits of hotel service. Far from a web-only marketplace, onefinestay is a service provider: we fully manage the experience for our hosts and guests, including professional cleaning and prep on both sides of the booking, and providing guests with high-end linens and towels plus our 24/7 front desk service.
We?re venture-funded with offices in New York, London and Paris, with several more locations in the pipeline for this year and beyond. The new category of city accommodation that we?re opening has received accolades in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Conde Nast Traveller. It is proving very popular, not to mention being highly differentiated in price point and offering. As a result, onefinestay is growing rapidly...
Which is why we?re looking for entrepreneurial candidates to pioneer onefinestay in a number of major North American cities. As an ambitious general manager you will drive sales, marketing, and service delivery teams to build a significant unhotel. Successful candidates will spend a period of time in an operational role in either New York, London or Paris to get the inside track before launching a new North American market.
Once you?ve planted the flag, the GM role will involve significant team-building responsibilities and require competence spanning strategy and execution to grow the home portfolio, establish brand awareness, and promote new business development as part of overall P&L responsibility.
Driving top-line growth, which means hitting targets agreed with the board while consistently acquiring homes that match our high standards
Building and managing a team of sales, service, and operations managers and ensuring they remain motivated to deliver on bold growth and service objectives
Managing senior relationships among key partners and stakeholders including hosts and guests, local governing boards, area marketing partners, and relevant suppliers and vendors
Collaborating effectively with other city GMs and core central teams including new openings, marketing, new homes, guest sales, central operations, technology, and finance teams
Bachelor?s degree with strong performance from a top university, MBA preferred
Proven professional experience in sales, business development, strategy, marketing, or operations
Record of building or growing a business preferred
Startup experience a strong plus
Experience in a business undergoing rapid growth essential
Proven people management capabilities, with a bias towards high-service, people-oriented business models preferred
Formidable knowledge, fascination and love for a major North American city
Commercial drive and determination ? achieving growth beyond expectations is why you come to work
You can effortlessly soft-sell on one hand, while managing to hit hard commercial targets on the other
There?s a lot of talking, to a lot of different people. So you?ll need to like it, and be good at it. You?ll be confident, reassuring and charming, and have the ability to build trust and rapport with people quickly and effectively
An experienced leader of all types of people. You?ll know how to motivate a team in high-pressure situations and collaborate cross-functionally and across geographies
You can also lead from the front ? you?re comfortable being a solo pioneer when you hit the ground
Excellent written communication skills
Intellectual and commercial curiosity
You?re a doer as well as a thinker ? you take a practical, action orientated approach to simply getting stuff done
Geographical flexibility is essential
Apart from the generally rewarding nature of working in a high-growth startup, with exceptionally talented (and friendly) colleagues, the role will pay a competitive salary package and performance bonus and include share options.
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