Category Manager Head of Site Merchandising

Head of Business Unit

GetYourGuide is looking for an outstanding business unit head to drive the revenue growth and shape the customer experience of our category “Bus & Boat Tours”.  Bus and Boat Tours is a key strategic focus for GetYourGuide and represents a $15 billion market opportunity for our company.   This is a full-time role. 

Team Mission

GetYourGuide's global inventory is split into categories such as Attraction Tickets, Guided Walking Tours, & Bus & Boat Tours. As Head of Bus & Boat Tours, you are the champion of the strategy and will be responsible for defining, aligning, and executing a winning strategy across all functions. Bus & Boat Tours are central to our company’s ambition to shape a customers journey end-to-end in all major destinations around the world.


  • Define a winning company-wide strategy for Bus & Boat Tours 
  • Take decisions on all aspects of the business model for Bus & Boat Tours
  • Execute your strategy in cooperation with all major GYG departments (e.g. Marketing, Sales, and Product teams)
  • Define, negotiate and manage crucial global partnerships
  • Work in a cross-functional environment and maintain alignment amongst senior stakeholders
  • Monitor performance and report progress to Exec team on a regular basis
  • Travel to incredible destinations to ensure the success of the business model

Your Profile

  • You have 2-3+ years experience at BCG, McKinsey, or Bain
  • You have an entrepreneurial attitude and motivation
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse stakeholders and driving for collaborative solutions
  • Creative problem solver based on strong business acumen
  • Visa support will be provided if necessary
  • This position comes with relocation support if necessary

We Offer

  • Be part of a European high growth company aiming to be the global leader in the $150 billion market for tours & activities
  • Build up your startup network and learn how to get things done in a growth company
  • Receive virtual stock options and participate in our success story
  • Join an international team of smart, engaged co-workers from over 60 nationalities
  • Weekly social events to bring the company together 
  • Enjoy free breakfast, German lessons, and fun Fridays with pizza and drinks


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