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Head of World Nomads Europe - Cork, Ireland

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Work type: Full-time
Location: NSW - Sydney CBD
Categories: Marketing & Communications

Job Summary

This is an Ireland-based role for our Aussie company. We believe travel is exciting and inspiring, but more than that, it can open minds and change lives. We are in the business of travel insurance … but we pride ourselves on being very unconventional.

We’re on the lookout for a stellar Head of World Nomads Europe based in Cork, Ireland to oversee all our product, operations and marketing activities throughout the UK and Europe.

Your days will revolve around brand marketing and channel management, new business development and operations management.

A bit more about those…

Brand marketing & channel management

  • Develop plans/products, pricing and promotion that serve the target market
  • Manage all localised UK & Europe marketing activities against allocated budgets
  • Manage a small marketing team to develop and deliver integrated marketing & advertising campaigns for UK & Europe, as well as supporting global campaigns in the region (including search marketing, lead gen, content strategy, database and email campaigns)
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders for campaign development, creative, sign-off and implementation
  • Work with our UK-based Affiliate partnerships team to support growth in this channel
  • Strategic partnership development with top marketing partners and industry associations for UK & Europe
  • Identify relevant NGOs and groups in UK & Europe that may be suitable for Footprints project

New business development

  • Relationship development and management with insurance partners in UK & Europe
  • New market development in identified target markets in Europe including capital provider relationship development, opportunity assessment, product planning
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of the travel market place and competitor activity

Operations management

  • Secure and maintain individual and business entity licensing and appointments in all UK & European jurisdictions through continuing education and license renewal requirements
  • Secure and maintain individual licenses in defined UK & European countries as agreed with GM World Nomads through initial coursework, exams and subsequent CE and license renewal requirements
  • Support HQ in all UK & European tax, accounting and banking needs and relationships as needed and directed by the CFO
  • Ensure insurer customer service and claims experience are meeting agreed SLA’s
  • Support technology and performance teams through localised testing to ensure site speed, functionality and purchase path optimisation
  • Support performance teams by arranging all required translation for Europe sales related content
  • Business development and underwriter relationship management

Here’s a checklist to help you work out if the role is right for you…

You most definitely:

  • Love travel – every single bit of it – exploring the world, understanding diverse cultures, wildlife, environments – and feel passionately about how it changes people’s lives
  • The World Nomads brand voice, brand pillars, company values and humour
  • Results - works effectively to achieve goals, targets and results, sets challenging goals for self, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, and accepts accountability. Ability to execute on a plan with constrained resources.
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects to deadlines and keep stakeholders informed.
  • Flexibility – Work hours are 8:30-5:30, but some later hours will be required to accommodate team calls with the teams in Sydney, UK and USA
  • Have experience working in a General Management marketing role preferably in a start-up environment that has matured over time
  • Can work in a fluid, test and learn, entrepreneurial environment and manage multiple and shifting priorities
  • Have experience managing agencies – media, creative – and multi-channel campaigns
  • Have strong communication skills to convince people your ideas are awesome and stakeholder management experience
  • Enjoy working in an environment where any crazy-ass ideas to support travellers being World Nomads will be heard
  • Are a pretty all round terrific, fun, engaging, respectful, and worldly type of travelling human being

If this sounds like your dream job, get in touch and tell us a story

About us

World Nomads Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative travel insurance companies in the world. Established in 2002 and with our head office in Sydney, Australia, our World Nomads travel insurance covers people from over 150 countries, with medical and evacuation cover, 24-hour emergency assistance and cover for a large range of adventure activities. We believe travel is exciting and inspiring, but more than that, it can open minds and change lives. We are a travel insurance company… but we don't wear blue suits or ties. We are passionate about helping our customers get the most out of their travel experiences and enabling people to travel and explore the world with confidence. Our experienced team bring service, underwriting expertise and technology, making us the number one choice for many of the world's leading travel brands such as Lonely Planet and National Geographic Adventure.

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