Careers | Join the trip.me way of travel

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The trip.me way of travel

trip.me is a international travel start up based in Berlin, that is always looking for talented people to join the team.

We connect travellers and local travel experts all over the world to create unique travel experiences. Due to the absence of intermediaries, trip.me travellers can book cheaper, faster and more personalised tours. And by doing so, strengthen local economies and communities as well.

"I love to help travellers and local experts to come together. The implementation of new strategies and working together in an international team. My travel heart is beating here everyday (especially during the 'yearly offsite', where we spend some weeks working in another country). Looking forward to seeing how many other travellers we can help."

- Edgar, Marketing Manager at trip.me -

 

5 reasons to join us:

  1. Together we enable the traveller to be in contact with the true travel expert worldwide

  2. trip.me is the place to learn and develop yourself

  3. Work in an international team

  4. Be part of a growing platform

  5. Great location in the heart of Berlin

 

Open positions:

Account & Product Manager (German Market) 

Imagine you are looking to travel to an unknown country on a trip tailored to your wishes and based on the advice from a real expert. This expert knows the country like the back of his hand and arranges your trip specifically for you. And now imagine there was a place you can go to find these experts: Welcome to trip.me - the online platform for personalized and tailor-made travel directly from the local destination experts.

 

As Account & Product Manager at trip.me you are creating the connection between travellers and local destination experts. You are responsible for developing a successful relationship with your own accounts, work self-dependent and have the opportunity to contribute to current projects. You are responsible to set your own goals aligned with the company vision and meet them down the line.

 

In your daily work you get to know the ties between and interests of various stakeholders and learn to manage them effectively and efficiently. That means being in direct contact with our local partners all around the world to give them business advice and help them grow to their full potential, and to consult and assist travellers before, during or after their trip.

 

You will be part of a small international team, have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to reality and contribute to making the trip.me way of travel THE way of travel.

 

If you are passionate about travel and eCommerce, have a numbers mind and are motivated to change the travel industry you are right for us.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing own portfolio of partners worldwide + optimizing their product and performance
  • Successfully developing country specific product portfolios
  • ​Providing constant feedback and support to your accounts, travellers and to other departments at trip.me
  • ​Acquisition and selection of new partners
  • Competitive & market analysis
  • Understand customer needs with the goal to optimize processes, products and marketing accordingly
  • Ensuring highest quality standards and customer service level for all travellers
  • B2B + B2C communication

 

Skills required:

  • English & German fluent, both written and spoken
  • Quick learner with interest in self-development
  • Excellent face-to-face and phone communication skills (B2B + B2C)
  • Proactive and committed issue solver with sense of responsibility
  • Business focussed with positive, goal driven “can do” attitude
  • Ability and motivation to work independently towards a team goal, result-oriented and with focus on priorities
  • Quick and resourceful, flexible, accurate, strong analytical skills, number-mind and an eye for detail
  • Well organized with effective and efficient working style
  • Strong interest in eCommerce, Tourism & Travel and the trip.me way of travel (touristic background beneficial)
  • Team player that enjoys to work in an international team

 

What is trip.me?

trip.me is a secure internet platform where customers, who are looking for a unique travel experience, can plan their trip together with carefully selected destination experts worldwide, adjust the tour according to their individual needs and book directly. This makes travel more individual, with travel advice from real experts and personal connections. And by doing so strengthen the local economy and community as well. For further information please check here: https://www.trip.me/en/

 

We are looking forward to your application!

Is this what you are looking for? Then don’t hesitate and send your English application (CV + motivational letter) to Sandra Zschach (sandra@trip.me). A brief video (max. 2 min) explaining why you are specifically interested in working for trip.me and what you expect from the position and from us at trip.me gives us a better idea of who you are and why you are the right fit for the position.

 

Full-Stack PHP Developer 

Account & Product Manager (English Market) 

Imagine you are looking to travel to an unknown country on a trip tailored to your wishes and based on the advice from a real expert. This expert knows the country like the back of his hand and arranges your trip specifically for you. And now imagine there was a place you can go to find these experts: Welcome to trip.me - the online platform for personalized an tailor-made travel directly from the local destination experts.

 

As Account & Product Manager at trip.me you are creating the connection between travellers and local destination experts. You are responsible for developing a successful relationship with your own accounts, work self-dependent and have the opportunity to contribute to current projects. You are responsible to set your own goals aligned with the company vision and meet them down the line.

 

In your daily work you get to know the ties between and interests of various stakeholders and learn to manage them effectively and efficiently. That means being in direct contact with our local partners all around the world to give them business advice and help them grow to their full potential, and to consult and assist travellers before, during or after their trip.

 

You will be part of a small international team, have the opportunity to bring your own ideas to reality and contribute to making the trip.me way of travel THE way of travel.

 

If you are passionate about travel and eCommerce, have a numbers mind and are motivated to change the travel industry you are right for us.

 

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing own portfolio of partners worldwide + optimizing their product and performance
  • Successfully developing country specific product portfolios
  • ​Providing constant feedback and support to your accounts, travellers and to other departments at trip.me
  • ​Acquisition and selection of new partners
  • Competitive & market analysis
  • Understand customer needs with the goal to optimize processes, products and marketing accordingly
  • Ensuring highest quality standards and customer service level for all travellers
  • B2B + B2C communication

 

Skills required:

  • English fluent, both written and spoken
  • Quick learner with interest in self-development
  • Excellent face-to-face and phone communication skills (B2B + B2C)
  • Proactive and committed issue solver with sense of responsibility
  • Business focussed with positive, goal driven “can do” attitudeAbility and motivation to work independently towards a team goal, result-oriented and with focus on priorities
  • Quick and resourceful, flexible, accurate, strong analytical skills, number-mind and an eye for detail
  • Well organized with effective and efficient working style
  • Strong interest in eCommerce, Tourism & Travel and the trip.me way of travel (touristic background beneficial)
  • Team player that enjoys to work in an international team

 

What is trip.me?

trip.me is a secure internet platfrom where customers, who are looking for a unique travel experience, can plan their trip together with carefully selected destination experts worldwide, adjust the tour according to their individual needs and book directly. This makes travel more individual, with travel advice from real experts and personal connections. And by doing so strengthen the local economy and community as well. For further information please check here: https://www.trip.me/en/

 

We are looking forward to your application!

Is this what you are looking for? Then don’t hesitate and send your English application (CV + motivational letter) to Sandra Zschach (sandra@trip.me). A brief video (max. 2 min) explaining why you are specifically interested in working for trip.me and what you expect from the position and from us at trip.me gives us a better idea of who you are and why you are the right fit for the position.

Online Marketing Specialist 

Are you a marketing genius looking to flex your online marketing muscles? Are you incurably addicted to travel? Can you see yourself working alongside a multinational team of highly motivated, fun and talented professionals? Would you like to work in exciting, sunny Berlin, Germany and share your passion for travel with the world? If so, we'd like to give you the chance to show off your marketing chops at trip.me as we aggressively conquer the travel market.  

 

Requirements:

  • Min. 2-3 years of experience in Online Marketing with advanced skills SEA
  • Thorough understanding of online marketing principles and strategies
  • German native speaker with excellent English skills
  • Proven track record of successful online marketing projects
  • Great analytical skills to analyze AdWords & GA Reports
  • Not only enjoys working but spreads joy to colleagues
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Has a passion for travel

 

Responsibilities:

  • SEA is one of our major acquisition channel, you'll be responsible for our German SEA campaigns
  • Create and publish great content for our German Social Media channels
  • Through onsite & offsite optimization achieve improved performance of our SEO channel
  • Steady analysis of performance of our campaigns and improving both campaigns and increase conversion rates on our site
  • Identify and manage the execution of joint marketing opportunities

 

See yourself in this position? Well you better get right to it: Send your resume now to Edgar (edgar@trip.me) including your salary expectations.    

Trainee: eCommerce für Individualreisen (Start: 1. April) 

Als Trainee lernst Du mit internen und externen Stakeholdern zu kommunizieren, arbeitest eigenverantwortlich am Erfolg Dir zugeteilter Länder und optimierst deren Erfolg. Du bist im Kontakt mit unsere lokalen Partnern weltweit, wählst neue Partner aus, erstellst inspirierende Reiseportfolios, unterstützt durch Analysen und Feedback das Wachstum der lokalen Agenturen und stellst sicher, dass alle Reisenden den besten Qualitätsstandard von trip.me und unseren Partnern erfahren. Zudem hast Du die Chance Dich in aktuelle Projekte aktiv einzubringen.

Du bist Teil eines kleinen internationalen Teams, kannst Deine eigenen Ideen in die Realität umsetzen und dazu beitragen trip.me zu DER Art zu reisen zu machen.

Sind Tourismus und eCommerce Deine Leidenschaft? Hast Du ein Gefühl für Zahlen? Bist Du motiviert die Reisebranche zu verändern? Dann bist Du bei trip.me genau richtig.

Teil des 8-monatigen Trainee Programms ist die Teilnahme an unserem 3-wöchigen Team Offsite, auf dem wir gemeinsam von einer anderen Location aus arbeiten.
 

Deine Aufgaben:

  • Manage Dein eigenes Portfolio weltweiter Partner + optimiere deren Produkt und Verkaufserfolg
  • Entwickle erfolgreiche, länderspezifische Produktportfolios
  • Regelmäßiges Feedback und Unterstützung Deiner Accounts, Reisender und anderer trip.me Departments
  • Akquise und eigenständige Auswahl neuer Partner
  • Wettbewerbs- und Marktanalyse
  • Verstehen von Kundenbedürfnissen und Anpassung von Prozessen, Produkten und Marketing auf diese Bedürfnisse
  • Qualitätskontrolle und Sicherstellen eines hochwertigen Kundenservices


Anforderungen:

  • Englisch & Deutsch fließend (in Wort + Schrift)
  • hohe Auffassungsgabe, schnelle Lernen und Interesse an persönlicher & professioneller Weiterenkwicklung
  • Exzellente Kommunikation - persönlich und am Telefon (B2B + B2C)
  • Proaktiver und engagierter Problemlöser mit Verantwortungsbewusstsein
  • Unternehmensorientiert mit positiver, zielorientierter "can do" Einstellung
  • Fähigkeit und Motivation eigenständig auf ein Team Ziel hinzuarbeiten, ergebnisorientiert mit Fokus auf Prioritäten
  • Schnell, einfallsreich, flexible, präzise und datenorientiert mit starken analytischen Fähigkeiten und Gefühl für Zahlen
  • Sehr gute Organisation, effektiver und effizienter Arbeitsstil
  • starkes Interesse an eCommerce, Tourismus und dem trip.me Business Modell (touristischer Hintergrund vorteilhaft)
  • Teamfähig mit Interesse in einem internationalen Team zu arbeiten

 

Wer oder was ist trip.me?

trip.me ist eine sichere Reiseplattform die Reisende, auf der Suche nach einem besonderen Reiseerlebnis in direkten Kontakt mit sorgfältig ausgewählten, lokalen Destinationsexperten weltweit bringt. Echte Experten geben persönliche Empfehlungen, planen und organisieren maßgeschneiderte Reisen und Reisende buchen direkt in der Destination. Das macht Reisen individueller und stärkt die lokale Wirtschaft. Weitere Informationen findest Du hier: https://www.trip.me/

 

Wir freuen uns auf Deine Bewerbung!

Klingt das nach einer passenden Herausforderung für Dich? Dann schick Deine Bewerbung (Lebenslauf + Motivationsschreiben) auf Englisch an Sandra Zschach (sandra@trip.me).

In einem kurzen Video (max. 2 Minuten), kannst Du uns zusätzlich davon überzeugen, warum Du speziell an dieser Position interessiert bist und was Du von dem Trainee-Programm und von uns bei trip.me erwartest - freiwillig, selbstverständlich.

PHP Developer Internship (f/m) 

Do you want to have a steep learning curve? And would you like to really contribute to projects in a professional state-of-the-art environment in the field of individual travel? You’ll support the team of developers in building pretty and intuitive user interfaces, implementing solid backend tools, writing tests for a stable environment, having everything in place for an excellent website performance and much more. You'll work with us in a scrum environment. You will be learning and working in one of Europe’s most fun and creative cities. You bring knowledge and experience in developing with modern PHP frameworks, you have good English skills (no German required) and - most important of all - you are really motivated to learn new things every day!

 

What will you be doing?

  • Implement requirements in the backend system and on the trip.me website
  • Improve performance through intelligent caching, optimization of the database structure, etc.
  • Build tests (unit tests, functional tests, user interface tests) to keep the project easily maintainable
  • Continuously improve technical knowledge and interaction with all other team members
  • Build functional components based on JQuery
  • Translate graphical designs into HTML/CSS

 

What are we looking for?

  • Fun and motivation at work
  • Open at learning new things
  • Clean coding style
  • Good experience with a modern PHP framework, such as Symfony, Yii, ZF, ...
  • Good knowledge in relational database systems
  • Experience with distributed version control such as git
  • Knowledge of javascript and css
  • Solution focused attitude
  • Openness for change

 

What do we offer?

  • Exciting startup spirit in one of Europe’s most creative cities and working in Kreuzberg
  • Working in an experienced, inspiring and highly motivated team, that has build up various companies before
  • An agile environment
  • Interesting and broad variety of challenging tasks
  • Paid internship

 

If that sounds interesting to you, send your résumé to Stefan Richter (i.want.to.be.intern@trip.me) including your expectations regarding the internship salary. I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

 

If you want to write your university thesis about an IT topic that might be of interest for us (e.g. different aspects of performance optimization on a web platform), then you can also contact me.