Put the World on Vacation
At Travel + Leisure Co. our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. We turn vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences through nearly 20 of the world’s leading travel brands under Wyndham Destinations, Panorama, and Travel + Leisure Co. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry by creating new possibilities for vacationers. That’s part of what makes our work fun and interesting. Every day is a chance to learn something new and influence the global business.
The Commercial Contracts Manager partners with Wyndham Destinations Marketing Leadership with a focus on high level legal project management/leadership. Position will be responsible for reviewing, preparing initial drafts and/or initial revisions of agreements with a high level of Sales and Marketing business impact. Position will be responsible for evaluating, negotiating, and managing a wide range of commercial contracts involving various parts of the business, including Sales & Marketing, benefiting company initiatives and coordinating with multiple corporate and field operational teams. This position requires a team player with strong attention to detail and timetables, an analytical thinker, and the desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Prepare and/or review/revise initial drafts of high impact marketing vendor contracts, including lead generation agreements, activities agreements, telemarketing agreements and other agreements generating tour growth for the company.
Ensure the organization’s contract processes are maintained by reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a wide-range of key commercial agreements, including MSAs, sales & marketing agreements, maintenance and support, consulting, brand services, development, confidentiality and non-disclosure, and associated modifications, renewals, schedules, work orders, assignments, and terminations.
Develop, implement, and maintain standardized agreements relating to Sales & Marketing and Brand.
Work in partnership with key business partners in the evaluation of new products, services, relationships and business development opportunities
Performs other duties as needed, including by being a true business partner with the business team by working together with the business team to successfully achieve the business goals and objectives.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Paralegal degree or certificate in paralegal training required
College degree or technical certificate, a plus
Knowledge and skills
Flexible in managing changing priorities and coordinating multiple projects and diverse responsibilities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical, writing and negotiation skills
General corporate/commercial and real estate knowledge
Ability to work well in a team environment yet work independently and autonomously with limited supervision
Ability to interact with all levels of management, including senior executive staff
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure
High attention to detail
Hospitality experience, a plus
Real estate experience, a plus
Condominium and timeshare knowledge, a plus
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Word
Experience with a contract management platform/database
Prior contract review and drafting experience
Developed proficiency in legal research, including applications, the Web and other sources
10+ years advanced paralegal experience preferred
Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
A Place for Everyone
Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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