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Senior Digital Business Development Specialist

Iztok Franko

Website Turkish Airlines Technology

About the job

Turkish Airlines Technology is an aviation and air cargo industry focused, innovative, agile and value driven technology organization with more than 750 employees.

For nearly 88 years, We have passionately driven innovation in technology needs of Turkish Airlines and Its subsidiaries. Therefore we have unbiased expertise based on proven results. Now it is time to engage with greater number of customers in local and global markets to deploy such accumulated technical skill and expertise. We have market penetration strategy on an international scale.

We have the vision and power of a large company, agility and focus of a small one who is driven by the excitement of building technologies, inventing solutions, and providing services that tremendously improve the experience of our customers.

We believe talent is key that makes a great company stand out and accelerate. And we are lead by core values; integrity, collaboration, agility, customer focused, commitment to operational excellence.

Job Description

  • Following key emerging digital technologies, researches, trends, best practices, use cases and other related resources
  • Identifying and analyzing business needs for new digital products and processes
  • Analyzing current business processes with the business teams and providing digital solution proposals
  • Designing and documenting user stories, functions, and requirements of digital products and services
  • Working closely with the design, technical, architecture team to turn the business requirements into digital products and services
  • Coordinating the whole process from MVP to final product/service
  • Meeting with business units periodically to define technology and innovation needs and transferring knowledge about trends and technologies
  • Building and managing partnerships with the innovation ecosystem (startup centers, techno-parks, universities, etc.) to find and source new digital business development opportunities
  • Designing and organizing events like hackathons, demodays, meetups, etc. in the scope of Turkish Airlines Terminal platform


  • 5 years + experience in business, product and technology development fields
  • Experience in process analyses, optimization, automation and change management
  • Experience in business model development, design thinking and agile methods
  • Excellent communication, networking and presentation skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills in English and ability to represent company in international teams
  • Experience in at least two projects leveraging emerging technologies like machine learning, iot, AR/VR, blockchain, etc.
  • Result oriented, proactive and collaborative
  • Consultancy experience is a plus

Other Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree at related fields
  • Good command of the English language

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.

Iztok Franko

I am passionate about digital marketing and ecommerce, with more than 10 years of experience as a CMO and CIO in travel and multinational companies. I work as a strategic digital marketing and ecommerce consultant for global online travel brands. Constant learning is my main motivation, and this is why I launched Diggintravel.com, a content platform for travel digital marketers to obtain and share knowledge. If you want to learn or work with me check our Academy (learning with me) and Services (working with me) pages in the main menu of our website.