Senior Director, Strategic Partnership Development

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  22089

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

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!
 

The Role

The Senior Director, Strategic Partnership Development will lead new and existing earn, redeem, and member benefits partnerships, as well as marketing sponsorships for the company’s award-winning Wyndham Rewards® loyalty program. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for new partner development, current partner management, P&L management, and people leadership to better serve the needs of our 97+ million members. The candidate will build relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, manage partnership marketing, and prioritize the biggest opportunities for new and existing partnerships. The candidate will be part of a dynamic Partnerships team with exposure to the broader Loyalty and Marketing organizations.
 

What you'll do

  • Drive development for new partners, including opportunity assessment, contract negotiations, implementation, and go-to-market strategy. 
  • Manage senior relationships with partners and lead team of partnership marketers.
  • Develop partner strategy, prioritize internal and external requests, and deliver regular business reviews.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to deliver partner-specific and portfolio-wide initiatives and special projects. 
  • Partner with VP leader and Finance/Analytics teams to manage P&L and understand key metrics and drivers.
     

You'll be successful if you have

  • Partnership development/relationship management, experience handling multiple high-touch relationships at one time.  
  • Experience in and passion for loyalty marketing, travel, and partnerships.
  • Ability to succeed in an environment of significant decision-making and autonomy.
  • Data-driven marketing leader, who can leverage analytics to create high-impact strategies.
  • Project management expertise with the ability to develop, articulate and operationalize new ideas.
  • Effective people leader and team player with the ability to collaborate, adapt and manage ambiguity.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation ability.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 7+ years of progressive work-related experience in partnerships, marketing, or loyalty.
  • Prior partner development and people leadership experience.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and using data to drive decision-making.
     

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,100 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of more than 836,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts 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

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.