Manager, Hotel & Resort Inventory in Orlando, FL by Bluegreen Vacations

Date Posted: 9/11/2023

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Job Description

Bluegreen Vacations has grown to become a leader in vacation ownership with 70+ resorts and 210,000+ owners at unique resort destinations across the U.S., Caribbean, and Bahamas. Bluegreen Vacations provides spacious accommodations with all the comforts of home, plus vacation-enhancing amenities and a staff dedicated to making every stay a memorable one. At Bluegreen Vacations, our purpose is to SHARE HAPPINESS by providing our owners and guests with a great vacation experience and lasting vacation memories. Bluegreen Vacations is also the Official Vacation Ownership Provider for Bass Pro Shops® and Cabela's®, Choice Hotels® and NASCAR®.

The Hotel & Resort Inventory Manager is focused on understanding and anticipating supplier behavior to maximize availability and operating margins.  This individual will manage inventory requirements and weekly forecasting to ensure necessary inventory for vacation package demand. This role will also monitor tour slots and partner with the field to maximize tour flow. A technical role reporting to the Director, Travel Partnerships will also work closely with Resort Inventory Management, Contact Center, BI, Finance and Field Sales and Marketing. Excellent attention to detail required.

  • Develop and execute inventory management and forecasting processes to ensure available inventory to fulfill vacation packages and maximize production
  • Liaison for Resort Inventory Mngt, forecast resort inventory availability and usage. Strong working knowledge of AS400, BI Reporting
  • Participate in the budgeting process regarding hotel/resort and other fulfillment requirements
  • Monitor tour slot/sales capabilities and work with sites to maximize tour flow
  • Drive specific hotel and/or Bluegreen resort inventory usage
  • Provide a weekly updated forecast 12 months out for previews by site
  • Provide a weekly updated analysis to ensure allotments are sufficient and identify hot spots, including data pertaining to evolving stop sale notifications/ special event dates
  • Analyze weekly reports to ensure all products are competitively priced
  • Identify reporting needs to proactively determine pacing, market trends, and other key factors that would determine potential inventory obstacles
  • Coordinate with the sites to determine budgeted tours, by day, to manage inventory properly and ensure adequate staffing to accommodate all tours
  • Monitor turndown reports and turn away reports to identify room need areas. Act as funnel for escalated room inventory requests from CX and Reservations
  • Support the Hotel Procurement Team with hotel prioritization and room night requirements

1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience
2. 3+ years of experience in inventory management and/or hotel procurement required
3. Previous leadership experience required.
4. Timeshare experience a plus
4. Should understanad GDS and other travel inventory systems
5. Must possess yield management, travel inventory and strong  analytical skills


  • Unlimited Income Potential: You will earn base pay + uncapped commissions!
  • Paid training: You will earn as you learn to be a Bluegreen vacation specialist and brand ambassador.
  • Career Growth: We believe in developing our current talent, we promote within.
  • Fantastic benefits package:  We offer several Medical/Dental/Vision plans, Education Assistance, 401k (company match), and many more benefits!
  • Work/Life Balance: You will receive generous paid-time off and we offer flexible hours. Full time and part time opportunities are available. We are a highly philanthropic and socially responsible organization!
  • Associate use of resorts for personal travel:  We believe that vacations make people happier by sharing time together, smiles and memories.
  • Amazing discounts: Hotels, retailers, car rentals, theme parks, and much more!

Our goal is to improve the quality of work/life by providing equal employment opportunities for all candidates and team members. Bluegreen Vacations Corporation believes that diversity and inclusion is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a broad candidate pool. We are a drug-free workplace, and if offered employment, candidate must be willing to submit to a background check/drug test. EOE/DFW

Other details

  • Job Family : Facilities Management & Planning
  • Job Function : Bonus and Merit
  • Pay Type : Salary
  • Employment Indicator : MCC
  • Travel Required : No
  • Required Education : Bachelor’s Degree
  • Job Start Date : Monday, September 25, 2023

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