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Vendor Manager, Social Media Tools and Operations

Job Description

The Global Marketing team brings to life the unique promise of Hilton's portfolio of brands by defining, creating, and delivering exceptional multi-channel marketing campaigns designed to drive business results.


What will I be doing?


***The location for this position can be either in Dallas, TX or McLean, VA.***
As a member of the Social Media Center of Excellence, you will report to the Senior Manager, Social Media Tools & Operations and provide social media governance support to internal teams.

As the Manager, Social Media Tools & Operations you will support the daily execution of the team's strategic priorities by serving as the main point of contact for vendors, agency partners, and other Hilton internal stakeholders. Relationship management will be a key factor as this role will perform activities such a vendor performance reporting and billing along with process mapping and support.

More specifically, you will:
  • Maintain balanced vendor relationships, including communications, escalations, and billing.
  • Establish and report monthly vendor scorecards in order to identify potential issues and highlight support gaps.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact with Hilton Procurement for contract renewals and new contract creation.
  • Escalate and resolve billing issues as needed.
  • Support budget planning for vendor spend.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other internal Hilton teams where there is a process dependency.
  • Lead and execute process change management where appropriate with other Hilton teams.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact for process changes, updates, and escalations with other Hilton teams.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for dynamic and creative team members, who are passionate about using their analytical skills to take on hard problems. We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication across a variety of traditional and digital channels
  • Experience communicating across multiple global regions and cultures, including those with language barriers
  • Strong analytical skills with initiative to resolve issues effectively and seek opportunities to improve existing processes
  • Team mindset with ability to build positive relationships, exhibit tact, and earn trust

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Five (5) years of professional experience
  • Three (3) years of vendor management experience
  • Two (2) years of process improvement experience
  • Experience with process mapping and change management
  • Experience with vendor scorecard creation and management
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Travel up to 10%

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • Four (4) years of social media experience
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a global organization
  • Two (2) years of experience working in the hospitality and/or travel industry
  • Two (2) years of experience working with a major social media publishing tool
  • Experience working at a marketing, social media, or PR agency
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!





EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

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Location US-TX-Addison
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Marketing
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Hilton Corporate

We are Hilton. We are Hospitality. With hotels worldwide, we can offer opportunities to take your career to new and exciting places! Our vision is to “fill the Earth with the light and warmth of hospitality – by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time.” We do this by offering a global portfolio of brands that meet the highest standards of integrity, quality and service excellence. Join us now if you want to grow and develop personally and professionally with a legendary hospitality leader. Learn More

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Job Description

The Global Marketing team brings to life the unique promise of Hilton's portfolio of brands by defining, creating, and delivering exceptional multi-channel marketing campaigns designed to drive business results.


What will I be doing?


***The location for this position can be either in Dallas, TX or McLean, VA.***
As a member of the Social Media Center of Excellence, you will report to the Senior Manager, Social Media Tools & Operations and provide social media governance support to internal teams.

As the Manager, Social Media Tools & Operations you will support the daily execution of the team's strategic priorities by serving as the main point of contact for vendors, agency partners, and other Hilton internal stakeholders. Relationship management will be a key factor as this role will perform activities such a vendor performance reporting and billing along with process mapping and support.

More specifically, you will:
  • Maintain balanced vendor relationships, including communications, escalations, and billing.
  • Establish and report monthly vendor scorecards in order to identify potential issues and highlight support gaps.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact with Hilton Procurement for contract renewals and new contract creation.
  • Escalate and resolve billing issues as needed.
  • Support budget planning for vendor spend.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other internal Hilton teams where there is a process dependency.
  • Lead and execute process change management where appropriate with other Hilton teams.
  • Serve as the Point of Contact for process changes, updates, and escalations with other Hilton teams.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for dynamic and creative team members, who are passionate about using their analytical skills to take on hard problems. We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent verbal and written communication across a variety of traditional and digital channels
  • Experience communicating across multiple global regions and cultures, including those with language barriers
  • Strong analytical skills with initiative to resolve issues effectively and seek opportunities to improve existing processes
  • Team mindset with ability to build positive relationships, exhibit tact, and earn trust

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Five (5) years of professional experience
  • Three (3) years of vendor management experience
  • Two (2) years of process improvement experience
  • Experience with process mapping and change management
  • Experience with vendor scorecard creation and management
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Travel up to 10%

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • BA/BS Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
  • Four (4) years of social media experience
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a global organization
  • Two (2) years of experience working in the hospitality and/or travel industry
  • Two (2) years of experience working with a major social media publishing tool
  • Experience working at a marketing, social media, or PR agency
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!





EOE/AA/Disabled/Veterans

Job Requirements

 
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