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Director, Strategic Partnerships

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  5058

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Director, Strategic Partnerships to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

The Wyndham Rewards team is looking for a Director, Strategic Partnerships to join the Global Partnerships team. In this role, the Director will be responsible for both new business development and current partner management and optimization.  The candidate will be asked to identify, develop, and implement new value add partners for the program while directly managing a portfolio of existing loyalty partners. 
The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, who can identify and engage with potential partners and understand the impact partnerships could have with the Wyndham Rewards member base.  The candidate will also bring a unique perspective, an analytical mindset, and an ability to collaborate across business functions including marketing, operations, finance, legal, and technology on integration of and day to day management of partnerships.
 
The person will be responsible for achieving quantitative metrics (EBITDA, WR member engagement targets).  The Director is one of 6 team members responsible for delivery of the overall Strategic Partnership goals.
 
Responsibilities:
1. Identify new potential partners to expand earn and redeem options or member benefits for Wyndham Rewards members
2.  Build business cases and materials that clearly demonstrate the value proposition of the partnership
3.  Manage contract negotiations and project plans to ensure successful launch of new partners
4.  Develop strategic marketing plans for new and existing partners
5.  Manage day to day key relationships, track partner performance, and identify ways to grow and optimize existing partnerships

Education & Experience

  • Excellent Excel, Word, Powerpoint skills
  • Strong project management, communication, and strategic thinking skills
  • Proven ability to build, manage, and influence internal and external partner relationships
  • Ability to multi task and prioritize work independently
  • Analytical thinker and team player with ability to collaborate and affect change within the organization
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred
  • 7+ years consumer marketing experience, partnerships experience a plus
  • Prior business development experience
  • Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic environment

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark