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Partner Relations Manager - Luxury LifestyleQuintessentially (HK) Limited
Partner Relations Manager - Luxury LifestyleQuintessentially (HK) Limited
Job Highlights
  • Partner Relations - Luxury Lifestyle
  • 5 days work
  • Medical and Dental
Job Description

Job Summary: 

The Partner Relations Manager is responsible for selecting, developing and maintaining supplier relationships to support the daily running of the Member experience and concierge team.

Supplier management is vital in providing Quintessentially members with added-value benefits, corporate rates and VIP treatment throughout the course of their membership.

Candidates may come from credit card rewards programs, concierge service providers, hotels, restaurant groups or luxury brands. Prior experience working within a rewards or loyalty environment is required.

Main Duties & Responsibilities to Include but not Limited to:

  • Ensure that quality suppliers are being signed in Hong Kong; 
  • Maintain Q Force CRM database records of supplier contact information, contracts & benefits; 
  • Organizing locally based familiarization experiences at hotels, restaurants, etc and bringing suppliers in-house to present overviews to the MA team; 
  • Complete and manage a supplier domestic cheat sheet for MA team support. This is a quick reference guide for the team; 
  • Identify & initiate new relationships with appropriate lifestyle-related, Q-worthy suppliers (hotels, restaurants, clubs, ticket agents, Top 5 listings in each category); 
  • Negotiate favorable member benefits – added value & preferential rates; 
  • Extend supplier knowledge to Member Assistance team : keeping them informed about new supplier information; via website tips, Q Force, the newsletter, direct coaching; 
  • Marketing of suppliers & contracting of supplier benefits via newsletter and through clear communication channels with the Member Assistance team; 
  • Responsible for marketing suppliers via advertising means; global newsletters and the on-line networking, Q Magazine; 
  • Researching & consideration of luxury trends – according to Membership demographics; 
  • Superior stakeholder management and being senior/first point of contact for mid-large size companies, hotels or brands;  

 Experience Sought / Requirements:

  • Work background in any of the following sectors/areas: Rewards/Loyalty programs, Customer Service, Guest Relations, Lifestyle and or Account Management, Luxury Brands Sales, Business Development & Marketing;
  • Global contact address book spanning all major industries (PR, Media, Finance, Hospitality & Travel Tourism, Luxury Brands, Ticketing, Events);
  • Good knowledge of worldwide travel destinations & luxury products/services, specifically within Asia and Europe, given that our members are based around the globe & request info regarding predominantly travel, leisure & services worldwide;
  • Strong marketing experience in luxury goods or services;
  • In-depth understanding of requirements involved in the lifestyle management of affluent, high-net worth individuals;
  • Excellent written & oral communication - fluent English a MUST.  Cantonese & Mandarin or other Asian languages advantageous;
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years Customer Service experience;
  • A minimum of 3 years Customer Service Management experience;
  • Experienced handling of press and PR agencies, suppliers, clients etc.;
  • Passionate about customer service & delivering service excellence;
  • Excellent client empathy;
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude – ready to get involved at all times;
  • Fast learner – adapting to new processes in rapid change climate;
  • Creative problem solving and organizational skills with attention to detail;
  • Passionate and motivated Team leader with strategic mindset;
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiating & influencing skills with well honed and developed networking abilities;
  • Extrovert character – ‘person about town’ – with great social connections;
  • Confident, with the ability to prioritise, delegate and meet deadlines working under pressure;
  • Proactive & reactive simultaneously - know the client base and anticipate their needs, show initiative;
  • Ability to remain calm & courteous under pressure, and effective conflict management;
  • Outstanding project management skills – effectively manage requests from initiation to completion;
  • Self-starter & own manager – work autonomously;
  • Strong IT and CRM systems skills (Q Force, Microsoft Office etc);
  • Good team player – displays compassion towards fellow colleagues;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – outstanding telephone manner;
  • Mature approach, dedicated and committed with a strong drive, independent;
  • Reliability - excellent time keeping is crucial to this role;
  • Polished appearance;
  • Experienced in dealing with confidential information using discretion and sensitivity at all times;

 Hours of Work:

Office hours are from 09:30 to 18:30 Monday to Friday.  However, it may be the case that in order to fulfill the duties of the role, different or additional hours may be necessary.

There is a requirement to work at Q related events and on-site initiatives outside of normal working hours from time to time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Benefits
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Medical insurance
Company details

Company Background:

Noticing a gap in the market three influential heads from the London film and nightlife industries, came together to launch Quintessentially in 2000; a concierge service delivering highly personalised lifestyle services to both private members and the most valuable customers of key corporate clients. From that time Quintessentially has evolved into an award-winning, global lifestyle management service with over 60 offices and 1,500 employees worldwide.

Harnessing their passion for people and knowledge of their behaviour, Quintessentially has expanded its operations to include Quintessentially & Co., a powerful data and insight-driven global marketing agency fueling influential engagement programs, enabling brands to connect with their hard to reach affluent customers.

Quintessentially is the world’s leading premium lifestyle group, providing high touch life management services to private individuals and corporations, and supporting Quintessentially & Co. for entities around the globe.

Culture:

Our mission is to be ‘exceptional people providing exceptional services for exceptional people’.

The Quintessentially Group has grown over many years by people who are enthusiastic and ambitious. Bringing a strong work ethic, a sense of entrepreneurship and fun to our jobs allows the Company to grow and provide greater opportunities for everyone involved whilst providing a challenging and rewarding career where our employees are happy and proud to work for us.

We aim for the Quintessentially Group to maintain high levels of integrity and professionalism in order to sustain our leading position in a highly competitive industry. At the same time, we are committed to providing the challenges, recognition and opportunities to help our team reach their goals and objectives.

Our constant goal is to go above and beyond expectations.  We aim to deliver an incredible level of personalised service around the world - always going that extra mile.  We are committed to the notion that quality matters, working hard to bring only the very best.

We believe that to remain a market leader and to achieve service excellence, we all need to adhere to our core values of core values of Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Innovation, Service Drive, Passion, Empathy and Excellence.