Viad Corp. Global Real Estate Consultant - Viad Corp.

March 01, 2018

Viad Corp.

Phoenix, Arizona 85004

The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, confident, self-motivated and creative problem solver who will work collaboratively as part of a fast-paced department, is able to communicate effectively with other departments within the company, and demonstrates a can-do attitude.

Note: this consultative role has the opportunity to convert into a regular full-time role based on performance.


  • Manage and execute real estate activities for Viad Corp’s global real estate portfolio, including leases, acquisitions, dispositions and site selection.
  • Act as central point of contact, build internal relationships and partner with Viad corporate and subsidiary leadership teams to manage and satisfy a variety of real estate needs.
  • Lead and manage third-party broker partnerships for the organization’s real estate transaction services.
  • Lead Project Management team to manage tenant improvement projects.
  • Monitor progress and performance of real estate projects and provide updates to the leadership teams.
  • Maintain real estate database, keeping data current for accurate forecasting.
  • Assist with public company reporting requirements 10K reporting and Insurance reporting requirements.
  • Collaborate with in-house and outside legal counsel to prepare and analyze transaction documentation.
  • Ensure seamless, consistent communication and follow-up with management at leased facilities and project teams, legal counsel, analysts and external brokers.
  • Gain market knowledge of new locations and develop site selection strategies.
  • Work closely with internal teams to manage due diligence, entitlements, budgets, architectural building design, site engineering, permitting and project scheduling from acquisition through construction.
  • Perform market analysis including market rents, tenant improvement packages, relocation incentives from city/state governments.
  • Make presentations to the leadership teams to obtain internal approval of site selections.
  • Assist facilities operations teams and project management teams with their ad-hoc projects related to Real Estate.



  • Bachelor's degree in real estate, business or related discipline.
  • 7+ years of commercial real estate experience.
  • Proven financial analysis, lease negotiation, contract management and real estate database skills.
  • Experience covering multiple states and regions (international experience is a plus, but not required).
  • Commercial real estate negotiation experience desired.
  • Experience with Costar Real Estate Manager Database and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Strong understanding of construction projects from acquisition to completion.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Word, Excel (including pivot tables), and Outlook required.
  • Needs to work independently with little management oversight
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong time management with the ability to juggle multiple projects with competing priority.
  • High attention to detail with ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, team
  • Ability to work cooperatively and enthusiastically with other employees and departments.
  • A willingness to travel on occasion (20% of time).