Wego Jobs

Market Development Manager – Australia/New Zealand (Singapore HQ)

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Australia & New Zealand, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Responsibilities:

For Australia & New Zealand:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both the target language and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Manager, Finance & Administration

About Wego:

Wego.com is the Asia Pacific and Middle East’s leading travel metasearch engine, operating in over 50 markets worldwide and used by millions of travellers to save time, pay less and travel more. The company provides powerful yet simple to use tools that help travellers research trips, compare prices and book travel online, either direct with a hotel or airline or via an online travel agent or aggregator site. Wego was founded in 2005 and shareholders include Tiger Global Management, the Crescent Point Group and Victoria Capital.

Your Mission:

Wego is seeking a highly capable, independent, self-motivated, confident and dynamic Finance Manager. As Finance Manager you will work with internal and external stakeholders to streamline business processes and implement internal control procedures.

Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Director of Finance, the role will entail managing a multi-country finance team, financial reporting, treasury management, budgeting, financial planning and taxation functions across regions and office administration for Singapore office.

Requirements:

You possess a Degree in Accounting from a reputable university with minimum of 8 years team management experience. You have strong technical skills in Finance, Accounting and Corporate Tax, a meticulous, hands-on leader having the ability to thrive in a global accounting environment. You have an excellent commercial acumen, as well as strong interpersonal skills. You are able to work independently and balance multiple projects and processes simultaneously. It will be an added advantage if you process basic knowledge of SQL.

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PR Manager – Singapore

The Role:

As part of Wego’s marketing team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the PR strategy and execution for Wego on a global level, along with suitable localisation approaches in our key markets. We are looking for an energetic, motivated team player; someone who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to execute the strategies that they have devised.

The role will be based in Singapore at our new offices located on Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

  • Driving massive awareness of Wego’s brand and products across our key markets and beyond
  • Strategy, development and execution of both consumer and trade PR/communications
  • PR reporting, measurement and tracking
  • Crisis management, corporate communications and executive media profile development
  • Creation of communication materials including press releases, executive talking points, press kits, fact sheets and case studies
  • Development of new, and expansion of existing, relationships with media contacts
  • Development of PR plans, calendars and campaigns
  • Management of local market PR agencies
  • Working closely with marketing, social media and regional market managers to drive PR coverage and strategy

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of PR experience in an agency or in-house
  • Experience managing external PR agencies on day-to-day matters as well as strategy development
  • Proven experience of creating strategic PR plans followed by strong execution to generate relevant coverage
  • The ability to interpret and analyse statistics and develop angles attractive to both consumer and trade media
  • A solid understand of social media channels
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience handling unexpected communication challenges
  • Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant discipline
  • Network of consumer and trade media contacts in South East Asia, Middle East and/or India would be extremely advantageous

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Social Media Executive – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Role:

We’re looking for an energetic, highly motivated, team player who lives and breathes social media to join a rapidly growing company where results, initiative, fun and creativity are highly valued!

As a Social Media Executive you will help to develop and implement the social media strategy for Wego’s products in Middle East and North Africa. You will grow fans, followers, engagement and work closely alongside the global Social Media team. You will manage a community of travellers soliciting reviews, photos, travel tips and stories creating high impact engagement with Wego customers.

The position is based in Dubai.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement social media strategy for Wego in Middle East and North Africa
  • Build and foster a community of leisure and business travellers
  • Manage Wego’s brand presence in Facebook, Twitter, G+ and other social networks
  • Create engaging and interesting content (posts, videos, promotions, etc)
  • Identify social media influencers and engage them
  • Create and execute innovative social media campaigns
  • Manage a social media advertising budget
  • Keep up to date on opportunities in the social media space
  • Build and maintain relationships with Social Media Network representatives
  • Produce regular reports detailing the impact of social media initiatives
  • Assist in market research and competitor analysis

Required Skills:

  • You must be a social media addict and an avid traveler
  • You have a significant presence on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook
  • You are able to communicate a message under 140 characters
  • You are creative and able to think outside the box
  • You are able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • You know some HTML, have basic design skills and are familiar with CMS
  • You must be fluent in Arabic speaking & written (non Arabic speakers won’t be considered)
  • You communicate well in English & French would be an advantage
  • Recent graduates with a Marketing, Design, Journalism or Communications background are encouraged to apply

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Digital Solutions Developer – Singapore

The Role:

Wego is looking for a developer to join our multi-disciplinary team. Most of our technology is built on Ruby on Rails and the JVM but we also dabble in a lot of other technologies (Node.js, Storm, vert.x, Scala, Redis).

You’ll be expected to work with our digital marketing and SEO teams to support their digital campaigns and SEO efforts. We’re looking for someone who’s a bit of an economist as well since a lot of the work involves revenue optimization.

Requirements:

  • Proficient with crafting feeds from data from multiple sources.
  • Experience with Ruby, or willing to learn.
  • Familiarity with handling XML or JSON data.
  • Familiarity with database queries.
  • Familiarity with SEO, Google Adwords’ API, inefficient markets, auction theory and translation projects would be a bonus (but not a requirement).
  • You use Linux command-line tools and source control (we love Git).

Please include your GitHub profile and any apps/personal projects you’ve worked on in your application. If you don’t have anything like this, please tell us why.

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Product Executive – Singapore

About Wego:

Wego.com is the leading travel metasearch site in Asia Pacific and the Middle East operating in over 50 markets worldwide, with content customised in 30 languages.

Providing powerful yet intuitive technology, Wego is used by millions of travellers to instantly compare and filter their travel options from up to 700 travel sites, on one simple screen. Wego helps travellers save time, pay less and travel more.

The Role:

Based in Singapore within the Wego’s Flights Commercial Team, the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring all sales and finance procedures are fulfilled. Supporting the Sales and Account team in conjunction with the Finance team to ensure all requirements for revenue recognition are met, you will also provide support to Sales and Accounts Managers in their management of key company accounts.

The successful candidate will also help drive the Wego Deals product, producing content in liaison with other departments and product teams to provide attractive offers for the region, while conducting quality checks and monitoring product performance.

Responsibilities

  •  Assist Sales and Account Managers in all administrative functions
  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is entered and filed accordingly
  • Ensure agreements are activated promptly and accurately in the system
  • Generate presentations and proposals by working with data teams to develop accurate forecasts of customer needs
  • Generate weekly/monthly reports analysing client performance
  • Maintain and update customer profiling
  • Assist Sales and Account Managers in managing selected company accounts
  • Communicating and coordinating with internal teams to derive solutions
  • Assist in communicating and coordinating with the IT team and company accounts on technical integrations and issues
  • Assist in following up with emails when sales personnel are out of the office
  • Assist Flights Product Manager in content production for deals platform
  • Work with suppliers and account management teams to attract and populate Deals
  • Fulfill the entire content production process
  • Provide creative support as part of the operations team
  • Assist in troubleshooting issues with development teams

Requirements

  • Singaporeans or Permanent Residents only
  • 1-2 years sales support function, budgeting and reporting with strong analytical skills
  • Experience in IT business tools and interactive customer activities
  • Strong organisation/prioritisation skills; proven ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Thorough familiarity with the use of MS Office, especially Excel and the web
  • General understanding of the function or knowledge of CRM applications
  • Positive mindset with a can-do attitude and solution focussed approach
  • Candidate must possess or be studying at least a Bachelors/College degree, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Ecommerce or Marketing

To Apply

Email your resume and cover letter to careers@wego.com with “Product Executive“ in the subject field of your email.

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Web Developer – Jakarta, Indonesia

The Role:

We’re looking for a full-stack developer to extend our multi-disciplinary team, in Jakarta. Most of our technology is built on Ruby on Rails and the JVM but we also dabble in a lot of other technologies (Node.js, Storm, vert.x, Scala, Redis, MongoDB).

You’ll be expected to build a scalable and reliable public-facing web application and backend services for a new Wego initiative.

Requirements

  • Able to work on all levels of the technical stack, from back-end coding to front-end styling.
  • Proficient with creating applications in at least 1 server-side framework: Node.js or Ruby on Rails are highly preferred. PHP frameworks do not count.
  • Experience building distributed systems.
  • JavaScript.
  • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading, caching).
  • Solid understanding of evented and asynchronous servers and services.
  • You use Linux command-line tools and source control (we <3 Git).
  • Previous experience working with Facebook APIs is advantageous

Please include your GitHub profile and any apps/personal projects you’ve worked on in your application. If you don’t have anything like this, please tell us why.

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Advertising Sales Manager – India

The Role:

We are seeking an intellectually curious and passionate digital sales professional who is eager to deliver a new offering to the digital advertising business. If you have an ad sales background and interest in travel and selling something truly innovative with a great network in digital and traditional ad agencies, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking to build a sophisticated advertising technology ecosystem, which will allow us to offer targeted campaigns across our Wego network as well as audience extension campaigns to our advertisers.

The ideal candidate will have the skills necessary to sell our highly valuable properties but then potentially shift to favourably positioning our data and audience to the emerging online RTB ecosystem.

Your Mission

As a competitive, motivated, sales professional, you will utilize your in-depth understanding of the online media industry from either an ad sales or media planning perspective.

You will help to drive new business and strategic engagements with top marketers and ad agencies. You’ll work in an entrepreneurial environment that is performance-driven where the the rules are highly unwritten and the market is yours to make. With tremendous upside earning potential, you will enjoy delivering exceptional results and continually exceed sales goals.

You will utilize your strong problem-solving skills to provide custom solutions based on client marketing objectives while you proficiently communicate the subject of online advertising technologies, including optimization, advanced targeting, inventory and data sources, attribution analysis and trading desks.

This position is based in Bangalore, India.

Job Scope:

  • Maximize display advertising revenue
  • Help forecast and plan sales budgets
  • Manage regional sales partners
  • Assist in developing Wego’s audience extension advertising products and supporting sales collateral
  • Experience working with Ad Exchanges, DSP’s/SSP’s, Ad Networks, digital advertising agencies is a must
  • Lead the creation of Wego’s Ad sales collateral and proposals

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications essential.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, with a deep network of contacts with media buyers, digital agencies and brands
  • Knowledge of the programmatic advertising ecosystem would be an advantage
  • Proven track record of revenue generation and exceeding sales targets
  • Strong stakeholder management/communication skills both internally and externally

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Market Development Manager – Korea (Singapore HQ) 

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Korea, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Korea:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Korean and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Market Development Manager – China (Singapore HQ)

 

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into China, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For China:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Simplified Chinese and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Market Development Manager – Japan (Singapore HQ)

 

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Japan, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Japan:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Japanese and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Market Development Manager – Russia (Singapore HQ)

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Russia, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Russia:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Russian and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Market Development Manager – Vietnam (Singapore HQ)

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Vietnam, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Vietnam:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Vietnamese and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Market Development Manager – Thailand (Singapore HQ)

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Thailand, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Thailand:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Thai and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

 

Market Development Manager – Singapore/Malaysia (Singapore HQ)

The Role:

As part of Wego’s Market Development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing the strategy & executing the market entry into Singapore/Malaysia, with particular focus on localization and marketing to increase the Wego brand presence and traffic. Localization responsibilities will include researching consumer trends, analyzing the key competitors, content translation & website relevancy within the local market. The marketing part of the role will be require the candidate to be a fast learner to maximize traffic across search engines, social networks, offline media and other demand generating channels.

The position is based in Singapore at our new offices located at Beach Road.

Key Responsibilities

For Singapore/Malaysia:

  • Manage the day-to-day coordination & execution of all localization and marketing activities utilising both internal teams and external agencies (where required) to drive traffic and ensure user trust.

Localisation

  • Market intelligence – monitor & report relevant market intelligence in relation to tourism & consumer trends, competitor activity, destinations & product, and business opportunities.
  • Localisation – Identify, report and implement localization attributes/features that will increase user trust and ensures Wego appears 100% local for the target market.
  • Assist Marketing – to localize marketing materials (PR, Banners, Promotions, EDM) ensuring close attention to detail is paid to any cultural and language nuances.

Demand Generation

  • Search – Drive the local search marketing efforts by executing tasks including keyword research, content creation, paid search copywriting, bid optimisation.
  • Social – setup, maintain, grow a social following & an engaged travel community through the most relevant social channel (e.g. Facebook, Google +). Create engaging posts and actively be involved in the conversation, fostering a strong sense of community.
  • PR – develop strong relationships with key media contacts, localize PR releases, and manage all external communications in market.
  • Assist the SEO team with tasks required to improve rankings on relevant search engines.
  • Affiliates – work with the Affiliates team to source business development leads and close the deal. Assist where necessary with the account management of existing affiliates.
  • Customer relations – assist where necessary with customer enquiries through email and online tools.
  • Analyse the performance of each traffic channel and continually tweak the approach to achieve the desired results
  • Produce monthly reports for management to communicate progress and results

Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both Simplified Chinese, Bahasa Malay, and English
  • Ability to write engaging content in your local language that inspires people to take a holiday
  • Creative thinker who can convert a generic framework into a highly targeted plan
  • Multi task with ease whilst maintaining focus on seeing projects through to completion
  • Strong attention to detail, comfortable with numbers and spreadsheets
  • MS Office (Word, Excel) and the Internet skills
  • Be an active user of social media and understand the role it can play in a company’s marketing strategy
  • Bachelor Degree or higher in a relevant discipline to the job requirements is a definite advantage
  • 5+ years experience in a Sales and Marketing function would be an advantage

In addition to the core job skills above, Wego desires the right attitude including an:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit & energy to grow the presence of Wego in the target market
  • Passion for travelling and exploring new places
  • Positive attitude and willing to have fun
  • Appetite to learn and try new things

Apply:

Submit your Resume/CV and instead of a cover letter, answer to the following three questions:

  • What are the benefits of using Wego when booking a holiday?
  • What are some common characteristics and trends of a traveller from your home country?
  • Why do you want to work for Wego?

Apply Now →

Online Advertising Sales Executive – Jakarta, Indonesia

The Role

You will generate sales through a variety of innovative sales strategies and not only will you be actively networking, cold calling, building and maintaining relationships with business partners, you will also be involved in evaluating, proposing and implementing marketing initiatives/special promotions with clients and advertising agencies.

There will never be a dull day at work! This is a fantastic opportunity to make excellent money and build long term relationships with exciting clients. It is essential that you are confident and pro-active, have good communication and rapport building skills and aren’t afraid to pick up the phone and cold call businesses!

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for developing new business, doing your own research and establishing your own client base. On top of selling advertising space you will also get involved in selling sponsorship and come up with innovative marketing strategies and develop business partnerships.

Requirements

  • Ideally you will have 2-3 years experience in digital advertising sales with a history of success
  • Excellent communication skills in both Bahasa Indonesia and English
  • Possess a positive, self-motivated mindset and a can-do spirit
  • A relevant College degree would be preferred but is not mandatory

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SEM Executive – Bangalore, India

The Role

The SEM Executive will be responsible for driving improvements, doing analysis, testing new features and strategies and leading the implementation of PPC campaigns for Wego India.

The primary objective of this position is to contribute to revenue growth through the expansion and optimization of our SEM activity, for all of our travel products.

More specifically, the SEM Executive will work as part of the Internal Search Team as well as work with External Search Agencies to deliver the online acquisition of new customers, maximize ROI and increase consumer awareness of the Wego brand.

Key Responsibilities

        • Be accountable to reach KPI targets in SEA through optimization and testing of new: landing pages, campaigns, bidding strategies, etc.
        • Responsible for all reporting of PPC performance.
        • Project-manage and be liable for the timely completion of PPC related tasks from internal teams, mainly development and analytics teams.
        • Work closely with search agencies and networks to continuously improve results.

Job Requirements and Qualifications

 

        • At least 2 years of PPC experience, directly managing campaigns (at least in Google Adwords)
        • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and processes independently
        • Demonstrated proactive and solutions-oriented approach towards business problems and process improvements
        • Must be organized with the ability to work on and manage multiple projects within tight time lines
        • Must be a team player, with the ability to work with a distributed team setup
        • Works well in a fast paced team environment
        • Must have strategic thinking with focus
        • Ability to see how things are connected and to treat separately non-connected issues
        • Attention to detail and a commitment to data integrity
        • Very good analytical skills
        • Proficiency in advanced Excel
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
        • Preferably be Google Adwords Certified

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Director of Digital Sales – Singapore, Singapore

 About Wego

Wego.com is the Asia Pacific and Middle East’s leading travel metasearch engine, operating in over 50 markets worldwide and used by millions of travellers to save time, pay less and travel more. The company provides powerful yet simple to use tools that help travellers research trips, compare prices and book travel online. Wego shows users an unbiased and channel neutral view of travel prices, providing users with a choice of booking direct with a hotel or airline, or via an OTA or aggregator site. In Q3-2012 Wego referred in excess of $1.2 Billion in potential bookings to the websites of its travel partners. Wego was founded in 2005 and shareholders include Tiger Global Management and the Crescent Point Group.

 The Role

The online advertising industry is in the midst of massive disruption, with Big Data and real time bidding revolutionizing the landscape, and laying waste to ad networks and traditional ways of buying and selling media.

We are seeking an intellectually curious and passionate digital sales professional who is eager to dive into the various technologies and products that support the digital advertising business. If you have a background and interest in DSP’s and programmatic buying and would like to help Wego create new revenue streams by selling targeted media campaigns using our data, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking to build a sophisticated advertising technology ecosystem, which will allow us to offer targeted campaigns across our Wego network as well as audience extension campaigns to our advertisers.

The ideal candidate will have the skills necessary to sell sophisticated targeted campaigns using data and have a strong understanding of the emerging online RTB ecosystem

Your Mission

As a competitive, motivated, sale professional, you will utilize your in-depth understanding of the online media industry and complexities of the underlying technology from either an ad sales or media planning perspective.

Drive new business and strategic engagements with top marketers and ad agencies. Work in an entrepreneurial environment that is performance-driven. With tremendous upside earning potential, you will enjoy delivering exceptional results and continually exceeding sales goals.

You will utilize your strong problem-solving skills to provide custom solutions based on client marketing objectives while you proficiently communicate the subject of online advertising technologies, including optimization, advanced targeting, inventory sources, attribution analysis and trading desks.

Job Scope:

 

        • Maximize display advertising revenue
        • Have experience in budget planning and setting sales targets
        • Lead, manage & mentor the display ad sales team
        • Assist in developing Wego’s audience extension advertising products and supporting sales collateral.
        • Develop new monetization opportunities for Wego’s audience data by creating a private data exchange market place
        • Experience working with Ad Exchanges, DSP’s/SSP’s, Ad Networks, digital advertising agencies
        • Lead the creation of Wego’s Ad sales collateral and proposals

Requirements

        • Tertiary qualifications essential.
        • 3-5 years of relevant work experience, including in depth knowledge of the programmatic advertising ecosystem
        • Proven track record of revenue generation
        • Deep network with both media buyers, digital agencies and brands
        • Strong stakeholder management/communication skills both internally and externally

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Full-stack Web Developer – Singapore

About the Wego tech team

The tech team at Wego is a medley of meme-loving developers. We’ve contributed back to the open source community with contributions to Ruby on Rails, jQuery, Kohana, MooTools, and many ruby and Node.js libraries. We’ve written Chrome and Firefox extensions and also many other tiny and not so tiny apps.

The Role

At Wego, we believe that specific technical skills are not as important as having the right attitude and motivation to learn. A great developer is easily identified by their passion, attitude and approach to solving problems.

We’re looking for a full-stack developer to join our multi-disciplinary team in Singapore. Most of our technology is built on Ruby on Rails and the JVM but we also dabble in many other technologies (Node.js, Storm, vert.x, Scala, Redis, MongoDB).

You’ll be expected to build scalable and reliable public-facing applications and back-end services. If you like working deep in the stack, you could help us with scaling and architecture for performance and availability. If you enjoy user streamlining, you will also have a role to play building modern, high performance web applications.

Requirements

        • Able to work at all levels of the technical stack, from back-end coding to front-end styling.
        • Proficiency in creating applications in at least one server-side framework: Ruby on Rails (preferred), Node.js, Python, Scala. PHP frameworks are not applicable.
        • Experience building distributed systems.
        • Experience with JVM languages such as Java and Scala, while not required, is an advantage.
        • JavaScript. If you’ve used JavaScript with Node.js, also an advantage.
        • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading, caching).
        • Solid understanding of evented and asynchronous servers and services.
        • You use Linux command-line tools and source control (we love Git).

Please include your GitHub profile and any apps/personal projects you’ve worked on in your application. If this is something you don’t possess, please tell us why.

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Alliances and Partnerships Manager – Bangalore, India

Job Responsibilities

        • Target market identification

- Identifying the list of online players/corporates for Wego to partner with

        • Approach Partners

- Obtaining contacts of decision maker of potential partner

- Meeting this decision maker and pitching the proposal and convincing partner to sign on

- Close the deal

        • Integration of Partners

- Liasoning between the tech teams of Wego & partner till integration is implemented

        • Account Management

- Regular interaction with signed partners to resolve their concerns

- Increase revenue from each partner

Requirements

        • Minimum Diploma/Degree; MBA preferred
        • 2-4 years work experience in corporate sales/business development (preferably internet/e-commerce sector, digital media sector)
        • Corporate account management/service experience is a plus
        • Good communication and interpersonal skills a must
        • Ability to identify and grow a new market
        • Ability to work unsupervised and a self starter
        • Thrives in a startup atmosphere

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Finance Executive – Bangalore, India

Job Responsibilities

        • Daily accounting functions, including:
        1. Account Payable Management – Verifying, Posting and Issuing of cheques and payment transfers for invoices and claims
        2. Account Receivable Management – Ensure AR invoices are issued accurately and timely, Credit Control and Debt  Collection
        3. Bank & Petty cash Control &Management
        • Ensure Timely Closing of Monthly Accounts
        • Prepare Monthly Financial Statements & Variance Analysis
        • Prepare Monthly /Yearly Accounting & Audit Schedules
        • Perform Monthly Bank, Interco and Prepaid Revenue Reconciliation
        • Annual Audited
        • Maintain Confidential Employee Files and Documents
        • Prepare Monthly Payroll and Generate Payslip
        • Salary structuring for employees.
        • Responsible for Monthly, Annual, & Other Tax Returns
        • Other duties as assigned by immediate superior

Requirements

        • Minimum Diploma/Degree in Accounting with at least 3-4 years of accounting experience
        • Proficient in MS Office Applications
        • Meticulous and with an aptitude for figures
        • Team player with good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
        • Work independently and communication well at all levels

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Front-end Developer / UX Designer – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Role

Wego, the leading travel metasearch site in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, is expanding rapidly with 50 sites in more than 30 languages around the world.

We are now looking for an Arabic speaking front-end dev to lead the charge to make our Arabic sites best in class but you will also be working on projects beyond localisation.

If you are an HTML, CSS, JavaScript and DOM expert, are passionate about building aesthetically pleasing, intuitive and engaging web experiences, are interested in working with the latest technologies, deploying code daily, and seeing your work used by millions of people in countries all over the world, then show us something really cool you’ve built recently or send us a link to your Github account.

Requirements

        • Expertise in HTML, CSS, and keeps up with the latest web standards (HTML5, CSS3)
        • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks (JQuery, Backbone, etc)
        • Strong understanding of cross-browser and cross-platform issues and knows how to resolve them
        • Experience with source revision control (Perforce, SVN, CVS, etc)
        • Practice optimization and uses website speed and performance checking tools
        • Deep experience doing R2L localisation for Arabic speaking websites
        • Fluent written and spoken Arabic and strong written and spoken English
        • Solid design skills using Photoshop/Fireworks or any similar application and does UI prototyping
        • Passionate about usability; always consider the user experience when coding page behaviors and interactions
        • BS or higher in Computer Science or related field

Pluses

        • Experience with Backbone JS
        • Mobile web development experience
        • Experience working in a Ruby on Rails environment
        • Active contributor to open source software
        • Candidates already based in Dubai preferred but we will consider remote or relocation for the right candidate

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Content Writer – Bangalore, India

The Role

Wego requires a Content Writer to join the team at its expanding Bangalore office. The role involves the research, writing and editing of newsworthy travel-related content in line with the content framework and objectives of the company. This includes devising and refining press releases, blog posts, web pages, micro sites, banners, and more. Quality, consistency and accuracy are paramount.

Wego is seeking an independent, creative thinker, ideally with experience of domestic and international travel and with examples of published work relating to the category.

The Content Writer will report locally to the General Manager – India and work with the PR Manager and agency, other content writers as well as the SEO and Social Media teams.

Requirements

        • 2 years as a content writer, with exposure in an online environment.
        • An appreciation and understanding of the fundamentals of PR, search engines and SEO, as well as social media.
        • Blogging, with travel related content an advantage.
        • Experience working with cross-cultural teams an advantage.

Required Skills

        • Ability to write fresh, unique content.
        • Ability to write simple, flawless English. Second languages are an advantage.
        • Good research, editing and proof reading skills.
        • Inclusion of recommended keywords for SEO purposes.
        • A passion for travel publishing!

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Java Developer – Jakarta, Indonesia

The Role

In this role, you’ll be in charge of partner integrations which involve consuming XML/JSON APIs, writing screen scrapers and data imports. You’ll ensure the quality of partner information used in Wego.

Requirements

        • 2+ years working experience with Java.
        • Experience with writing screen scrapers and consuming XML/JSON APIs.
        • Experience with Spring Framework and understand MVC frameworks.
        • Experience with Maven and version control (we use Git).
        • A respectable knowledge of Linux command-line tools.
        • Experience in profiling and optimizing Java applications is a big plus.

We’re NOT looking for a heavyweight J2EE people, and would really love it if you like to keep code lightweight and nicely packaged into sensible POJOs.

We don’t care whether you’re a fresh graduate or an experienced Java guru – we want developers with the right attitude and motivation to learn things. Technical skills can be easily picked up.

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