Apple Leisure Group

  • Director – Digital Engagement and Ecommerce

    Job Locations US-TX-Addison
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 2:20 PM)
    ID
    2018-1182
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Apple Leisure Group (ALG) is a vertically integrated private equity portfolio company in the travel and hospitality space, focused on packaged travel and resort/brand management in Mexico and the Caribbean. ALG currently operates 7 subsidiaries, including a resort and brand management company, 2 tour operators, an online travel agency and a loyalty program.

    Now it’s your turn to enhance your career. Grow and learn with us as a Director of Digital Engagement and Ecommerce, for Apple Leisure Group. You will define the strategic roadmap for digital experiences across brands including websites, mobile offerings, engagement programs, advertising, communication and provides thought leadership. 

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee the development of digital strategies and targeted, multi-channel engagement programs for consumer brands.
    • Translate key business challenges and customer needs into digital opportunities.
    • Lead a team of digital strategists on innovating digital brand experiences.
    • Lead cross-team collaboration in the development of the strategy and deployment of all digital and online enhancements.
    • Define and maintain the road map for business requirements, web experiences and engagement/retention programs.
    • Work with leadership to prioritize opportunities, define the vision, scope, and requirements for digital offerings and align with the purpose and function of digital channels.
    • Actively seek emerging digital technology related to “marketing” automation, and customer products/experiences to implement across brands and improve engagement ROI.
    • Liaise with Finance to add ROI focus to initiatives and prioritize features.
    • Identify and manage NEW strictly digital vendor relationships (e.g. Adobe) and act as a liaison between the IT department and outside vendors for development and maintenance of online initiatives.
    • Oversee department budgets and approvals. Accountable for delivering against business objectives.
    • Provide thought leadership for eCommerce initiatives, leveraging industry best practices, bench marking, trends and competitive intelligence.
    • Lead management meetings to ensure understanding of road maps, priorities, schedules and organizational constraints.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 7 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field of study is desired.
    • 7 or more years of expert level related experience, including leadership, marketing, account management, negotiation and/or sales
    • Ability to lead, manage and hold others accountable across all departments and levels of the organization.  Ask questions and challenge team.
    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, project management, and coordination of people and resources.
    • Knowledge of principles and methods for promoting products and services, including marketing strategy and tactics
    • Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
    • Travel industry knowledge or experience preferred

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