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Membership Marketing & Sales Manager
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our Marketing professionals are ambassadors of the engaging service and authentically local experiences we offer in places of unrivalled presence. Showcase your creative flair and interpersonal skills as Marketing Manager, where you will grow our market share with exciting promotional campaigns that showcase our exceptional guest offerings.
Hotel Overview: Fairmont Palm Jumeirah is a world-class property opening on the 1st September 2012 on the iconic Palm Island in Dubai. The hotel will feature 381 guest rooms and suites with two Fairmont Gold floors. A total of eight food and beverage outlets on property will offer international dining options including Szechwan cuisine, a Brazilian steak house plus separate cigar and wine bars. The property will be positioned as a Luxury Hotel joining other internationally branded hotels on the 'island', which will generate tremendous anticipation both in the UAE and worldwide. In addition, the high regard that the Fairmont brand is afforded in the region will result in very high expectations for flawless service delivery from day-one.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Communications (with a dotted line to Director of Spa, Director of F&B, and Director of Rooms), responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Manage all activity within the membership marketing and sales department, ensuring all service standards are followed
Execute membership marketing plans and programs in conjunction with the Room, Spa and Fitness Sales department to ensure profit growth
Oversee all membership marketing initiatives for the hotel
Research, analyze and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors so that market opportunities may be capitalized on
Recommend membership pricing strategy and packaging strategy for the hotel that will result in the greatest market share
Set the yearly budgets and goals for membership sales during the annual business plan process.
In conjunction with the Director of Communications plan and oversee the hotels membership advertising and promotion activities, including print, electronic, and direct mail
Work with the Cluster Public Relations department and appointed agencies to oversee copywriting, design, layout, and the production of membership promotional materials
Follow the annual budget and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner
Provides direction and monitors ongoing execution and reports program compliance as it pertains to Memberships and Front Line Operations
Identifies and implements additional training, motivation or contests as needed
Develop membership drive campaigns, maintain membership databases and ensure activity calendar of communication is developed and executed.
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Follow departmental policies and procedures
Performs additional tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned
- Requires a resourceful self starter with strong management skills, an understanding of the club environment, sales and training concepts, general marketing and understands how to balance
- Previous leadership experience within marketing required
- Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and other relevant computer applications required
- University/College degree in a related discipline required
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!