Sales and Marketing Regional Recruiting - Western Region at Marriott's Newport Coast® Villas with Marriott Vacations Worldwide - Career Site

Date Posted: 9/18/2017

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Job Description

Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.

As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g.  Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally, works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision making process.

Job Summary

Relocation assistance provided.

The Manager, Talent Acquisition -- M&S acts as a business partner to site Marketing & Sales hiring managers, which operates under a high-pressure incentive-based, target-driven atmosphere, to develop recruiting strategies to generate a strong pipeline of qualified candidates for posted positions. The Manager will work with the hiring managers at locations throughout the U.S. to understand and define their staffing requirements, create sourcing strategies, and provide subject matter expertise to develop candidate specifications that will meet business needs as appropriate. As different regions provide different challenges, a varied approach to Talent Acquisition will be required. The ability to deliver on-time and under pressure is a critical ability for the role. This position may be based at the corporate office or in the field.

CLS Generic Expected Contributions

  • Performs more complex quantitative and qualitative analysis for business processes and/or projects. Often manages small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
  • Responds to, solves and makes decisions on more complex/non-routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
  • Responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results. May direct work of non-management staff.
  • Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:

- identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.

- providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.

- participating in setting department operating plans.

- recognizing and celebrating team successes.

- achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.

  • Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions (including duties and responsibilities)

  • The Specialist, M&S Talent Acquisition works closely with the Senior Manager, M&S Talent Acquisition and the Director, Talent Acquisition to implement overall recruiting philosophies and tactics.
  • Given the importance that Marketing & Sales management attach to the process of Talent Acquisition, the Specialist works closely with each resort to personalize this approach to the specific market and circumstances facing the hiring manager.
  • As many Project Directors have their own schemes to attract good sales people, the Specialist, M&S Talent Acquisition will need to keep on top of them all, and share proven best practices across the region.
  • Provides consultative leadership to and drives continuous process improvement for MVW in all aspects of Marketing & Sales Talent Acquisition.
  • Manages the full lifecycle recruitment process including intake, sourcing, screening, and interviewing applicants.
  • Also, partners with Compensation to develop competitive and equitable compensation recommendations, bearing in mind that Marketing & Sales associates are motivated primarily by remuneration-based benefit schemes.
  • Develops strong relationships with regional recruiters to be able to take advantage of their 'local knowledge'.
  • Provides input to update enterprise wide policies related to Sales/Marketing Executive talent acquisition.
  • Works directly with HR Change Management/Communications to ensure new policies, processes, tools, etc. are communicated to the end users in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Designs and helps to deliver and develop Talent Acquisition related processes pertinent to Marketing & Sales recruiting.
  • Reviews and analyzes customer satisfaction survey results. Identifies trends in feedback and provides follow up for issue resolution and/or appropriate communication to the businesses.
  • Constantly appraises the effectiveness of the hiring model (Compensatory vs. multiple hurdle).
  • Keeps updated on assessment tools used for the hiring of Sales Executives (Shaker vs. Virtual Job Try Out).
  • Develops alternative assessment strategies for internal switches (as opposed to just taking the same assessment test as an external hire).
  • Works to harness the increasing capabilities of technology within in the Talent Acquisition world, with specific emphasis on Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook etc.).

CLS Generic Candidate Profile

  • Successful candidates should possess knowledge and experience and demonstrate strong leadership and relationship skills as follows:
  • Generally, a professional position with specific knowledge in a discipline (e.g., Accounting, Human Resources, Information Resources). College degree and/or relevant experience typically required.

Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position)

Education

  • Four year Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related degree or equivalent work experience.

Experience

  • Four (4) to six (6) years of progressive Human Resources/Talent Acquisition experience.
  • Experience at Marriott Vacation Club International preferred.
  • On-property resort or hotel experience/knowledge preferred.
  • Minimum four (4) years of progressive recruiting experience required.
  • Experience of Marketing & Sales Recruitment strategies and Assessment tools.
  • Experience of working with Regional Recruiters.
  • Knowledge of social media technology as it relates to Talent Acquisition (LinkedIn etc) required.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
  • Experience with Sales & Marketing recruiting preferred.

Skills / Attributes

  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Must have excellent people skills.
  • Is a team player with credibility who works with a high degree of independence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information
  • Analyzes and assesses situations to find effective solutions; creative problem solver; engages in fixing the problem; makes decisions using data
  • Possesses strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Strong mediation skills to facilitate a constructive approach to deal with conflict
  • Maintains a positive attitude at all times, especially if strategy and process improvement recommendations are met with resistance and disagreement; effective at addressing difficult issues and guiding others toward the accomplishment of identified goals.
  • Knows "mechanics" of applicant tracking system(s) (both hourly and management); computer literate (sound understanding of databases and supporting systems)
  • Stays current with HR trends and best practices.
  • High degree of integrity in dealing with sensitive information.
  • Integrates and balances priorities, work activities and resources for the benefit of multiple key stakeholders.
  • Active learner -- enhances personal, professional and business growth through new knowledge and experiences; pushes the organization to learn from other industries' standards and practices. 
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.


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