Market Launch Associate

| Remote
Who we are...
AvantStay delivers exceptional, unique stays for group travelers. The company has built a tech-enabled millennial hospitality brand to be the new standard for group experience. We are venture funded and growing rapidly in the explosive $100+ billion dollar STR industry.
What we are looking for
Our Market Launch Associate is responsible for bringing new destinations online and into the AvantStay portfolio. As a Launch Associate you will be responsible for training new hires and developing the infrastructure (warehousing, vendor relations, partnerships, etc.) needed to operate at scale. You will be asked to collaborate with real estate, development, and operations teams to develop a plan for launching new markets, implementing that plan, and analyzing results to improve future launches. This role requires you to travel up to 75% of the year as we expand into new markets. . The ideal candidate will be passionate about hospitality and the fast paced environment that comes along with it, highly skilled in organization, communication, sourcing and a true project manager. Prior experience in the STR industry is nice to have but not required.

What You'll Do...

  • A self-starter with a positive attitude, who has the ability to remotely manage projects on a fast paced level
  • Build and manage partner relationships by sourcing vendors and create partnerships in new markets
  • You’ll work with key project stakeholders to evaluate their efficacy, and negotiate contracts.
  • Help write the new playbook for market launches -- a resource that captures every step and consideration for launching an AvantStay market
  • You will play a key role in helping onboard the first home in a new market
  • Train new AMs, AAMs, Maint and HKs on all our tools and processes
  • Travel 75%+ in 2021

What You'll Bring...

  • 2+ years of operations experience 
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with vendors and partners (negotiating, creating contracts, etc.)

When You Join AvantStay...

  • You’ll be doing work that matters alongside an experienced and dynamic team, transforming the way people travel and vacation. Your place within the colossal travel and real estate industries will leave you with a wealth of opportunities to feel both challenged to innovate and rewarded for your efforts. Of course, we will offer you pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. AvantStay is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at AvantStay.

Perks & Benefits...

  • Salary: $60,000- $70,000 + Bonus + ESOP
  • Benefits and Unlimited Paid Time Off (no waiting period to enroll)
  • Team bonding and off-site events
  • Complimentary and discount stays at AvantStay properties
  • Dog Friendly Office
  • Virtual Employee Culture events like Lunch & Learns, Yoga classes, company poker tournaments, coffee & happy hour chats, and much more!
  • Employee Resource Groups like our AvantStay Causes (Community Outreach Group) & DEI Book Club

Equal Employment Always...
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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Location

750 N San Vicente, West Hollywood, CA 90069

An Insider's view of AvantStay

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

AvantStay has a great office culture that makes the days fly by. I'm inspired to work hard when I'm surrounded by the passionate people on our team every day! The social and wellness events outside office hours definitely contribute to a great team environment and create balance.

Ben

Onboarding Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

You never feel any unwanted pressure to come to work, you are free to be a self-starter and have your own projects. Everyone in the company promotes healthy performance culture, you feel confident that you will do a great job. You easily collaborate with every department in the company on a daily basis.

Michael

Product & Systems Associate

How does the company support your career growth?

AvantStay has shaped my career, I started interning for them my senior year of college, and eventually became a financial analyst working full time. The company helped guide my career path with my choice of study and became a gateway to the working-world. I have them to thank for my growth as an individual and young professional.

Madeleine

Business Analyst

What are AvantStay Perks + Benefits

AvantStay Benefits Overview

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans, along with an unlimited PTO policy and a dog-friendly office. We also offer our employees discounts on stays in our beautiful homes, along with semi-yearly "Travel With The People You Love" credits towards a stay. We heavily value teamwork and fun, and are always thinking of ways to bring our people together.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
AvantStay Causes Group
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
AvantStay employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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