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Leadership & Collaboration
You will work closely with the Marketing and Commercial teams, playing a leadership role in developing contractual strategies, ensuring expected savings are realized.
Renewals & Contracts
You will negotiate existing renewals and new contracts, with a mandate of securing favourable pricing and terms.
You will partner with in-house legal counsel, technology, and business partners, leading all aspects of contract management.
Director of Marketing Contracts & Procurement @ Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Company: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Position: Director of Marketing Contracts & Procurement
Location: Toronto, ON
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts opened its first hotel in 1961, and since that time has been dedicated to perfecting the travel experience through continual innovation and the highest standards of hospitality. Currently operating 126 hotels and resorts, and 51 residential properties in major city centers around the world, Four Seasons consistently ranks among the world’s best hotels and most prestigious brands in reader polls, traveler reviews and industry awards.
In addition to their award winning luxury chain of hotels and resorts, Four Seasons has also found new and innovative ways to allow guests to experience unparalleled luxury. By launching the industry-first private jet experience in 2015, Four Seasons has transported hundreds of guests to fascinating destinations around the world and opened doors to exclusive, often life-changing experiences. Adding to this will be the introduction of Four Seasons Yachts in 2025.
Skills & Experience
You are well adept with the marketing spend categories such as digital media, paid search, agency fees and/or have prior experience in marketing or with an advertising agency.
You have 10+ years experience in indirect procurement along with expertise in contract management and vendor performance management.
You are a strategic doer who understands the impact implementation of a comprehensive sourcing strategy can have on the business profitability. Strong financial acumen with research and fact finding skills comes second nature to you.
Leadership & Communication
You are valued for being a hands-on entrepreneurial leader and find excitement in setting up from scratch. You have invaluable influencing skills and are known for voicing your opinion in a cohesive manner that is fruitful to derive results. You have exceptional negotiation and stakeholder management skills.
Summary of the Role
The Director of Marketing Contracts & Procurement is responsible for developing and leading the contract management and oversight process of major marketing and advertising contracts.
The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive sourcing strategy encompassing various global vendors from the ground up. You will also negotiate existing renewals and new contracts, with a mandate of securing favourable pricing and terms. The individual will partner closely with the Marketing and Commercial teams, playing a leadership role in developing contractual strategies, ensuring expected savings are realized. To succeed in this role, the individual must skilfully partner with in-house legal counsel, technology, and business partners, leading all aspects of contract management.
This role is based at the Toronto Corporate Office of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, reporting to the Vice President of Commercial Finance.
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