General Manager Expansion (m/w/x) - Homelike

Job description

Homelike is a young and dynamic Cologne start-up and the largest online booking portal for temporary business accommodation. They digitise the real estate industry by offering corporate and business travellers the possibility to rent furnished apartments for one month or more completely online. The portfolio includes more than 45,000 apartments in over 100 cities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Currently Homelike is driving the worldwide expansion. For this the company is looking for an experienced Expansion Manager as part of the C-level leadership team. Recently Homelike has raised 12 million Euro from investors like Cherry Ventures (Flixbus, Auto1) and Spark Capital (Twitter, Slack).


Your responsibilities:

  • You are responsible for the expansion strategy of Homelike

  • You will set the strategy by analysing markets and make decisions on that data

  • You will be in the driver seat for each launch, which means you will ensure to open up the market in all relevant business topics: Real Estate, Business Travelers, Marketing and Partnerships

  • You shall build up your expansion teams (either in the country or as a division in the HQ) and lead it by the KPIs you and the founders defined beforehand

The perfect candidate brings along:

  • At least a couple of years experience in one of the top strategy consultancies with expansion focus or you have even built up you own startup with an expansion relevant business model

  • Extremely strong analytical background in a combination of sales-driven personality and the hunger to open up a new market

  • Willingness to be based in Cologne and travel frequently within Europe

  • Absolutely fluent in English and a big plus would be German or another European language ;-)

What we offer:

  • An innovative product in a huge growth market

  • Cooperation with a highly motivated international team whose cohesion we strengthen through various events and benefits

  • A steep learning curve due to a lot of personal responsibility and a strong approach mentality

  • Support in achieving your career goals

  • Be open to new ideas to get better and better

  • Enjoy the benefits of a flat business hierarchy and become part of the big picture

  • Strive for the great success with Homelike and experience the passion of a successful startup

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