Corporate Promotions Specialist
16 Nov 2016
Envision your career with one of the world's largest hospitality companies. Wyndham Vacation Ownership, a member of Wyndham Worldwide's (NYSE: WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest vacation ownership business, as measured by the number of vacation ownership resorts, individual vacation ownership units and owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership develops, markets and sells vacation ownership interests and provides consumer financing to owners through its seven primary consumer brands, CLUB WYNDHAM, WorldMark by Wyndham, CLUB WYNDHAM ASIA®, WorldMark South Pacific Club by Wyndham, Shell Vacations Club and Margaritaville Vacation Club® and WYNDHAM CLUB BRASIL SM . As of December 31, 2014, we have developed or acquired more than 200 vacation ownership resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and the South Pacific that represent more than 24,000 individual vacation ownership units and more than 900,000 owners of vacation ownership interests. Wyndham Vacation Ownership is headquartered in Orlando, Fla., and is supported by more than 17,000 associates globally.
As one of FORTUNE Magazine's Most Admired Companies, Wyndham Worldwide is one family, one team of professionals who actively strive to provide our customers and each other with our signature Count On Me! Service promise. A promise to be responsive to needs, to be respectful in every way and deliver a great experience. It's more than a promise, at Wyndham it's been recognized as a commitment, visible in our awards including Newsweek's 100 Greenest Companies, Diversity Inc's 25 Noteworthy Companies and Ethisphere Institute Lists of the World's Most Ethical Companies amongst others. Come and join our Wyndham Family and discover the rewards for your career.
Wyndham Vacation Ownership currently is looking for a Corporate Promotions Specialist who will become familiar with the company's ongoing sales and marketing operations and will be responsible for overseeing various reward and recognition campaigns, tools, collateral and programs for Wyndham Vacation Ownership Sales & Marketing teams. The Specialist will provide support to the Director by assisting in developing and implementing monthly, quarterly and annual national sales and marketing promotion campaigns to drive strategic business goals for sales and marketing; while actively creating a culture of maximizing accuracy, effectiveness, growth and success through partnering with internal stakeholders. Must establish effective working relationships with peers in Sales, Marketing, Corporate Events, Resort Operations, Brand Management, Corporate Communications and the Operations Planning & Analysis departments; gleaning best practices to achieve mutual gains. This position will also ensure that all promotions and recognition programs are fulfilled and coordinate the fulfillment of monetary, merchandise and/or awards through respective business partners.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Oversee the creation of reward and recognition tools (i.e. WVO's Score Card, One Wyndham, etc) and promotional programs/campaigns for Wyndham Vacation Ownership Sales & Marketing; including suggesting & developing themes, creating promotional tools/collateral and suggesting rewards by working with internal departments. In addition, assist with the implementation and management of national consumer-facing sweepstakes targeting sales, marketing & lead generation efforts.
- Manage the day-to-day operations of national reward and recognition efforts for Wyndham Vacation Ownership and work with appropriate internal contacts to propose/launch promotions, answer questions/inquiries about the promotions, assist with the completion of the winner selection process (including tracking, communicating and answering queries about results) and track and reward incentives.
- Develop communications to the sites through email and/or surveys to gain feedback and promote/improve effectiveness of promotions and motivational collateral pieces. (10% time)
- Develop, coordinate and update the Corporate Rewards and Recognition department's company website as needed.
Travel requirement is 5%-10% for this role.
Education - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. Training requirements - Vacation Ownership product/industry understanding and/or experience a plus. Knowledge and skills - Must have ability to operate and maintain composure under pressure and meet tight deadlines. - Excellent creative thinking aptitude in both an independent and team environment. - Must be self-motivated, being able to manage multiple projects while incorporating work style with team objective. - Must be well organized and able to perform under stressful situations. - Must be able to communicate and partner effectively with all levels of the organization. - Must be decision-minded, capable of providing management clear paths to optimal results desired. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate clearly in a variety of communication channels - with special attention paid to grammar, communication appearance, etc. - Advanced understanding of vacation ownership products and industry a plus. Technical Skills - Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office, Company Intranet Webconnect and Outlook. Adobe Suite is a plus. Job experience - The position requires experience with marketing presentations/campaigns, customer service, working with company reports and programs.
Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
Benefits A career at Wyndham offers you great benefit opportunities with a competitive package of salary, benefits and recognition. In addition to great employee discounts on such travel related areas as hotel & lodging, car rentals & other goods & services, you will receive: *Medical/dental and vision care plans *A 401(k) program that matches dollar for dollar up to 6% of salary (to government max) *Programs that include Flexible Spending Accounts, short & long term disability, life insurance & educational assistance amongst others Along the way, you will have an opportunity to contribute to improving the world around us through our volunteer efforts and global sustainability program, Wyndham Green. Come and be part of One Family, One Team, One Company . . . Wyndham