Choice Hotels Comfort Brand Manager in Rockville, Maryland
In the hospitality industry, people matter. That is why here at Choice Hotels we're always looking for exceptional people - people who will challenge us, make our team more creative, more innovative and stronger through diverse perspectives and experiences. People who know how to roll up their sleeves and tackle the job at hand, who go the extra mile to get the job done - and done well.
At Choice, we are looking for employees to connect the world through the power of hospitality - and we offer personal and professional growth, the ability to contribute, to make a positive difference in the workplace and your community and the opportunity to thrive. Choice brings together people, brands, and technology to enable success.
The Comfort Brand Manager assists with the development of short and long term brand strategy and vision. Ensures implementation and execution of Comfort brand initiatives that drive business results for Choice and its franchisees. Provides financial and operational analyses on brand initiatives and the competitive landscape. Functions as a Comfort brand ambassador to internal and external audiences, keeping watch on the brand’s positioning relative to its role in the portfolio and holistic value proposition.
SKILLS, EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ professional-level experience in brand management, management consulting, project management, or relevant field. Experience in the hotel industry, hospitality, or a franchise organization is preferred.
Strong business acumen with proven ability to drive for results.
Strong project management skills with a collaborative approach; ability to influence and negotiate in a cross-functional environment. PMP certification is a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present business cases in front of various audiences.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
Strong analytical skills
High proficiency in the use of MS Office applications, such as Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Word.
Proficiency in Tableau is a plus.
Must be able to uphold Choice’s Values & Performance Principles of collaboration, performance excellence, sense of urgency, openness to new ideas, inclusion & diversity, integrity, customer focus, and respect.
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time when it is deemed safe to travel again by Choice Hotels corporate.
Ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity.
CONNECT THE WORLD THROUGH THE POWER OF HOSPITALITY
We bring together the people, brand and technology that enable the success of others – welcoming every guest, every partner, everywhere their journey takes them.
Visit http://careers.choicehotels.com to learn more.