Associate Manager, Business Development (Event & Entertainment Vertical)



Administration, Sales & Business Development
Hong Kong
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

About Klook

We are Asia’s leading platform for experiences and travel services, and we believe that we can help bring the world closer together through experiences.

Founded in 2014 by 3 avid travelers, Ethan Lin, Eric Gnock Fah and Bernie Xiong, Klook inspires and enables more moments of joy for travelers with over half a million curated quality experiences ranging from the biggest attractions to paragliding adventures, iconic museums to rich cultural tours, and other convenient local travel services across 2,300 destinations around the world.

Do you share our belief in the wonders of travel? Our international community of over 1,500 employees, based in 20+ locations, certainly do! Global citizens ourselves, Klookers are not only curating memorable experiences for others but also co-creating our world of joy within Klook.

We work hard and play hard, upkeeping our high-performing culture as we are guided daily by our core beliefs - Push boundaries, Ask For and Give Feedback, Take Ownership, and Help Each Other.

We never settle and together, we believe in achieving greater heights and realizing endless possibilities ahead of us in the dynamic new era of travel. Care to be a part of this revolution?

We are seeking a Business Development Manager to join our dynamic team in the entertainment and events industry. The ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities, building and maintaining relationships with clients, and driving revenue growth for the company.

What you'll do :

  • Identify new business opportunities in the entertainment and events vertical, and develop strategies to capitalize on them

  • Research and analyze market trends, competitor activities, and customer needs to identify new opportunities and create strategies for business growth

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, and develop strategies to increase customer satisfaction and retention

  • Develop proposals and presentations to pitch to clients, and negotiate contracts and pricing agreements

  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure that client requirements are met and projects are delivered on time and within budget

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, products, and services, and use this knowledge to provide valuable insights and advice to clients

  • Attend industry events and conferences to network with potential clients and stay up-to-date on industry developments

  • Manage and maintain accurate records of sales activities, customer interactions, and other business development-related data

What you’ll need :

  • 5-6 years proven experience in business development, preferably in the entertainment & events, E-commerce industry

  • Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to gather and interpret data to make informed business decisions

  • Fluent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and internal teams

  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills, with the ability to resolve conflicts and find win-win solutions

  • Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Candidates with less experience will also be considered for the position of Associate Manager.

Klook is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire talented and passionate people of all backgrounds. We believe that a joyful workplace is an inclusive workplace, one where employees from all walks of life have an equal opportunity to thrive. We’re dedicated to creating a welcoming and supportive culture where everyone belongs.

Klook does not accept unsolicited resumes from any temporary staffing agency, placement service or professional recruiter (“Agency”). Klook will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments related to such unsolicited resumes.

An Agency must obtain advance written approval from Klook’s Talent Acquisition Team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed agreement for service and in response to a specific job opening for which the Agency has been requested to submit resumes for. Klook will not be responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions or other payments to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place or does not comply with the foregoing.