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Manager/Senior Manager, Airport Benefit Product Management

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description



The Global Airport Benefits Team is part of the Global Loyalty and Benefits organization, focused on delivering world class, differentiated loyalty experiences and benefits to American Express customers. Serving as a center of excellence to support our Consumer, Commercial, and Lending products across the enterprise, the Airport Benefits team is responsible for the strategy, rollout, and delivery of airport benefits globally. This includes management of The American Express Global Lounge Collection (GLC), which provides Platinum and Centurion Members access to 1,200+ lounges around the world, including our proprietary network of Centurion® Lounges. 


The Manager / Senior Manager of Airport Benefit Product Management will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a robust and relevant benefit, with a primary focus on the Centurion Lounge portfolio. This position will oversee E2E lounge customer experience, the GLC P&L, capacity management initiatives, digital strategy and roadmap for the GLC benefit, evolution of the Centurion Lounge product, and other high profile initiatives. Working closely with other members of the Airport Benefits Team, internal stakeholders (Finance, ED&A, GCO, LOBCO, Marketing, Premium Product, others), and external partners will be essential for success in this role.


A strategic mindset, strong analytical capabilities, clear and effective communication, and an ability to partner with a variety of stakeholders will be essential skills for this role. This individual will lead a wide array of initiatives, so should be comfortable with managing multiple priorities.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Lead day-to-day benefit management and strategic plan for the product, including long term planning for capacity, new experience/amenity development, and digital enhancements
  • Strategically manage the Global Lounge Collection P&L and optimize cost of Card Member services (COCMS) in-line with lounge network growth
  • Analyze operational and financial metrics to drive decision-making for go-forward lounge strategy
  • Support customer experience development for new lounge openings, partnering with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless transition design through launch to daily operations
  • Partner with Centurion Lounge Operations team on execution of customer experience and digital strategy, including deployment of LoungeBuddy-powered capabilities                    
  • Partner with Marketing, GCO, LOBCO, and others to ensure global compliance and regulatory adherence including Centurion lounge policies and procedures




  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with ability to leverage data to inform decision-making
  • Outstanding business acumen, attention to detail and organization skills
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to develop and execute solutions that drive meaningful, measurable results
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively prioritize
  • Demonstrated project management and partner coordination experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills and comfort influencing at all levels in an organization
  • Ambitious self-starter, with a strong work ethic, intense will-to-win, desire to make an impact, and demonstrated personal excellence
  • Passion for travel/hospitality industry a plus

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


ReqID: 19012092
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2019, 6:54:57 PM
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