VP & Senior Counsel in MVW Orlando Corporate Office Complex at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Date Posted: 5/23/2023

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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.

*Relocation Assistance Provided

Business Title:                       VP & SENIOR COUNSEL

Job Summary

The attorney in this position will work in the Law Department’s Global Resort Operations and Owner Services Group reporting to the Vice President & Assistant General Counsel for Global Resort Operations and Owner Services.  The attorney will provide Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (“MVW”) operating divisions and staff departments with legal assistance and advice.  The attorney in this position will work with individuals at MVW’s resorts, corporate office, operating divisions and staff departments as well as with attorneys and paralegals within the MVW Law Department and externally with outside counsel, vendors, and consultants. The successful candidate will demonstrate sound judgment in complex situations, excellent attention to detail, the ability to communicate clearly and confidently.

Expected Contributions

The primary duties, responsibilities, and expected contributions of the attorney in this position include:

  • Providing clients with legal assistance and advice regarding contracts, resort and owner services issues, and association governance; serving as a trusted advisor to business leaders;
  • Providing general legal advice and counsel regarding compliance with various laws and regulations;
  • Providing support related to association governance, owner services and operational finance and accounting business partners;
  • Drafting documentation relating to management and operation of MVW’s resorts and exchange companies, including management agreements, integration agreements, leases, easements, vendor contracts, service agreements and affiliation agreements;
  • Collaborating with Global Resort Operations and Owner Services team members to identify opportunities for and offering training for business partners;
  • Supporting all aspects of company policies and practices;
  • Collaborating with outside counsel, vendors, and consultants to support resort operations and owner services matters;
  • Participate in and support the company’s and department’s associate-related activation events to enhance culture and associate engagement;
  • Performing other duties as appropriate.


This attorney must perform the duties and responsibilities above in the following manner:

  • Be responsible for own work and contributing to team, department and/or business results;
  • Set priorities and measurable objectives;
  • Monitor and report on process, progress, and results;
  • Direct work of non-management staff when appropriate; 
  • Influence work of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary or extended teams;
  • Assist other associates in achieving business results by:
    • acting in a consultative fashion to implement programs impacting the broader organization,
    • assisting in the development and communication of broader organizational goals,
    • achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility,
    • taking calculated risks to move the department or team forward,
    • developing and using systems to organize and keep track of information,
    • balancing the interests of own group with the interests of the organization,
    • working with others to identify and remove barriers to success;
  • Readily critique own behavior to acknowledge mistakes and improve future leadership performance;
  • Act independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge; and
  • Support the company’s commitment to inclusion, diversity and belonging.

Candidate Profile   

  • Excellent academic record with a law degree from a top law school; admission to the bar of any state;
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience in a well-regarded law firm or comparable corporate environment;
  • Broad base of legal knowledge;
  • Strong negotiation and drafting skills;
  • Real estate and corporate experience preferred, with an emphasis on real estate, condominium, timeshare, corporate, and contract law;
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to think strategically and provide leadership in a business environment;
  • Ability to understand and analyze laws and legal concepts of foreign jurisdictions;
  • High degree of competence and familiarity with computers and the Internet;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Constructive approach to dealing with conflict, and ability to influence and achieve successful results without damaging relationships;
  • Ability to expeditiously identify and assess issues, evaluate risk and provide legally sound recommendations consistent with good business practices and reason;
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of, and effectively resolve problems;
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills; ability to interact effectively and work diplomatically with individuals at all levels;
  • Strength in fostering relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization;
  • Strong service orientation;
  • Ability to effectively supervise paralegals and other support personnel in team-oriented environment;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities;
  • Diligence, dependability, and strong work ethic;
  • Balanced judgment and poise under pressure;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities quickly and comfortably;
  • Professional presence and approach; and
  • Highly collaborative style and attitude.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture


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