Director of Financial Partnerships

Wyndham Vacation Ownership  •  Orlando, FL and Orlando, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Leisure and Travel

$132K - $156K
Posted on 12/01/17 by Kathryn Sweeney
Wyndham Vacation Ownership
Orlando, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Leisure and Travel
$132K - $156K
Posted on 12/01/17 Kathryn Sweeney

Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO) is currently seeking a Director of Financial Partnerships in Orlando, Florida.  This position will establish, maintain, and enhance financialpartnerships that supportmarketing and sales activities, that will generate incremental free cash flow and operational efficiencies, clearly measured in improved earnings and margins.  The director will lead the creation and execution of the vision, priorities and results for the co-branded credit card portfolio, merchant relationships, and financial business development.  This person will also be responsible for leveraging the financialpartnerships to provide opportunities for new owner growth, either by creating new financialsales tools or new marketing leads through the financialpartnership. Finally, this position will provide financial leadership, expertise and guidance to other areas within WVO.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage the co-branded credit card relationship, including P&L accountability and strategies to improve performance and value to sales and marketing
  • Organize merchant relationships, including strategies to improve performance and value to sales and marketing
  • Direct financial business development of new relationships or financial tools / products that will drive incremental value to sales and marketing
  • Ensure financial compliance with all partnerships and sales and marketing users
  • Ensure sales and marketing awareness of all financialpartnerships and the value they achieve by providing timely reporting, training, and communications


  • Bachelor’s degree

Knowledge and skills 

  • Metric-driven and analytical minded
  • Ability to develop and articulate concepts and solutions that solve for customer experience gaps and improve business metrics – specifically driving customer account acquisition
  • Ability to operationalize ideas and concepts
  • Ability to negotiate and drive change within the organization
  • Ability to manage and influence day to day partner relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Team player with the ability to drive results through collaboration
  • Flexibility and adaptability; handle day-to-day challenges confidently with a willingness to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively prioritize issues
  • Ability to make decisions independently
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Sense of urgency

Technical Skills

  • Standard business computer skills
  • Timeshare knowledge a plus
  • Project management knowledge a plus

Job experience 

  • 5+ years credit card experience (preferably in a banking)
  • Consumer marketing, customer retention and lifecycle management experiencerequired
  • Marketing and process management experience

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