Senior Marketing Specialist - Partnerships, Influencers and Events

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

About OpenTable

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 60,000 restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximise revenue.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 2 billion diners in over 80 countries. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK and many more locations.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of meta-search brands including momondo, Cheapflights, Swoodoo, checkfelix and Mundi. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other’s strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.


We are seeking a hardworking and dedicated Sr. Marketing Specialist to lead all aspects of and implement multi-faceted events for OpenTable. This role offers an outstanding opportunity to serve as a brand ambassador for OpenTable by planning, activating and attending OpenTable-hosted and -sponsored events.

The ideal candidate has experience working in both consumer-facing (B2C) and industry-facing (B2B) events, and has a strong track record of crafting unforgettable experiences for consumers. This person should have their pulse on the dining scene and get excited to craft and implement campaigns and experiences that will get diners passionate about OpenTable and the restaurants on its network. You will partner with our team and your B2B counterpart to cultivate strong B2B and B2C influencer relationships, and support in the creation of industry event experiences, content, and hospitality initiatives to solidify OpenTable’s role as a trusted and valued partner within the restaurant community.


  • BA/BS degree required
  • Minimum 6 years of marketing experience including B2B and B2C events
  • A passion for the restaurant industry with deep knowledge and understanding of national industry leaders, issues and trends
  • Strong communication skills as this role will interface regularly with diverse and cross-functional internal and external partners
  • A tenacious self-starter who can serve as a strong advocate for our customers and our business
  • Collaborative individual who enjoys participating in cross-functional and global teams
  • Comfortable with a wide variety of technologies and ability to learn quickly
  • Outstanding project management skills; results focused with superb execution and follow-through; highly attentive to detail
  • Highly-organized with the ability to identify and troubleshoot inefficient, unreliable processes
  • Comfort with data, numbers and focus on ROI measurement; experience with Salesforce a plus
  • A sense of humor and positive outlook to fit in with our strong performing team is a plus!

Benefits (US-based positions)

  • Generous paid vacation
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Company matched retirement plans
  • Health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Headspace Subscription
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games
  • Flexible hours
  • Universal Paid Parental leave

Diversity and Inclusion at OpenTable/KAYAK

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more innovative ideas, products, services, and better business outcomes for our partners. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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