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MBA Intern, International Strategy
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Opentable | San Francisco, CA
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About Us

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 26 million diners per month via online reservations across more than 47,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. The OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other useful information, and easily book a reservation. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's most popular global and local brands. For restaurants, the OpenTable hospitality solutions enable them to run their reservation book, streamline their operations, and improve their service levels. Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated over 1.7 billion diners around the world. OpenTable is headquartered in San Francisco and has bookable restaurants in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom and the United States. Restaurants are available for reservations in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish languages.

About Our Role

This position is a rare opportunity to work alongside a cross-functional team that is crafting the future of a quickly growing global company. We are seeking another top performer to join as an MBA Intern or temporary contractor to own global market intelligence and other strategic initiatives.


* Conduct research and due diligence to further develop a global repertoire of market intelligence
* Monitor international competitive and market trends and share insights with relevant teams
* Perform financial modeling and analysis to inform recommendations around international business model, financial strategy, and other initiatives as needed
* Partner cross-functionally with key leaders across sales, marketing, business development and finance, and perform ADHOC projects or analyses
* Organize insights from quantitative and qualitative data and deliver findings and strategic recommendations to senior leadership

About you:

* Undergraduate degree required, 1st year MBA preferred
* At least 3 years of consulting, corporate strategy, finance, or business operations experience
* Excellent analytical and modeling skills
* Fast and efficient digital researcher. You never trust the first stat and will comb the internet to validate or amend your findings to collect the most accurate information possible
* Extremely organized visual presentation of information for consumption by executive team and senior leadership
* Ability to work independently, effectively manage time, prioritize and multitask
* Aptitude for working across functions and geographies. Willingness to occasionally adjust work schedule to accommodate foreign time zones
* Propensity towards asking and solving big strategic questions, while at the same time getting down to the detail on implementation and tracking
* Comfortable working on business challenges outside the US and undaunted by navigating foreign languages
* Familiarity or experience with marketplace technology businesses is a bonus

What's Next?

If you're passionate about joining the OpenTable team and believe this is the role for you, please apply!

OpenTable is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch 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.

About Opentable

OpenTable, Inc. (OpenTable) provides solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. Its solutions include electronic reservation book (ERB) for restaurant customers and www.opentable.com, a restaurant reservation Website for diners. The OpenTable network includes approximately 10,000 OpenTable restaurant customers. As of September 30, 2008, the Company seated an average of approximately 2.8 million diners per month. For restaurant customers, it provides an ERB, which is an integrated software and hardware solution that computerizes restaurant host-stand operations. The OpenTable ERB streamlines a number of business functions and processes for restaurants, including reservation management, table management, guest recognition and e-mail marketing. The OpenTable Website enables diners to find, choose and book tables at restaurants on the OpenTable network.