Hotel Contracting Manager
Hotel Contracting Department | Northville, MI | Full Time
Attention all Operations Directors, Room Directors, Front Desk Managers, Front Office Managers, Event Managers, and Convention Managers!! We need YOU for an invigorating new opportunity with TRAVELING TEAMS®!!
Who is TRAVELING TEAMS®?
Over 17 years ago in Northville, MI, TRAVELING TEAMS® was founded on the simple concept of service. We decided from the beginning that we would only serve youth sports and now TRAVELING TEAMS® is the leading youth sports housing provider with every major brand in over 360 markets throughout North America. Over the years, we have forged lasting relationships with national level hotels, CVBs and sports commissions. Through these relationships we have proven successful in managing the volume and prestige of any event. As TRAVELING TEAMS® evolves, we will continue to invest in state of the art technology and always keep remarkable service at the forefront of our vision and model.
What is this job?
Get ready to tell your friends and family how you work with some of the largest youth sporting events in the country, make an impact on other people’s lives, AND get to work for a thriving technology organization!
Hotel Contractors are tasked with providing our customers with ample, quality hotels at the lowest rates available while developing strong, long term relationships with each property. They are responsible for understanding the needs of the teams that will be placed and of the hotel properties, proactively communicating with hotels, enjoying relationship development conversations, problem solving, and “out of the box” thinking. The Hotel Contracting Manager will oversee this extraordinary team, assuring the highest quality options for our teams.
This is a unique role; no day is the same and no day is boring. You make an ENORMOUS difference to our clients, the teams, the hotels, and our company. YOU make a difference here!
The Hotel Contracting Manager is responsible for:
- Managing and delivering enthusiastic hands-on or engaged leadership to the Hotel Contracting team
- Reviewing and quickly following- up on contracts, hotel bids, special requests, and addendums
- Negotiating and securing the highest quality hotels at the best rate closest to the venue
- Remaining available to the team in the evening and over the weekend
- Required travel for professional representation of TRAVELING TEAMS®
We like education but value experience even more! Bachelor's degree required.