Complex Marketing Executive

2 days left

Location
Manama
Posted
30 Aug 2016
Closes
27 Sep 2016
Ref
65263490en
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Complex Marketing Executive
Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information.



Location

THE WESTIN BAHRAIN CITY CENTRE Ideally located in the heart of Manama, The Westin Bahrain City Centre is the first-ever Westin Hotel to grace the island. Thoughtfully devised with a host of novel and innovative facilities that include the city’s first Heavenly® Spa and Westin KidsClub, guests are afforded the opportunity to sample the unique Westin feel-good promise when staying for business or leisure. The Westin is attached to Bahrain City Centre, the nation’s most popular retail and leisure destination with more than 340 retail stores. One of two entrances leads directly to the mall's ground floor, and is a few steps away from the luxurious Saks Fifth Avenue department store. Whether celebrating, looking for a quick healthy bite or casual evening with friends, our restaurants and bars will be sure to impress. You will find exceptional options at our latest dining addition, FURN Bistro and Bakery featuring modern Khaleeji cuisine with western influences, discovered crafted beverages and lite bites at Mezzanine Lounge or escape to Boudoir Lounge where you can relax in a lush ambience or enjoy casual poolside bites at Nasmat. LE MERIDIEN BAHRAIN CITY CENTRE This contemporarily designed hotel celebrates the island’s revival of the prestigious Le Méridien brand. Near to Bahrain's city centre, a shopper’s paradise, the hotel features timeless design that pays homage to our Parisian heritage across its 260 rooms + suites. There are two entrances, one leading directly to the mall's ground floor. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Bahrain International Airport. Dubai is only an hour away by plane and Dammam is a short drive along the King Fahd causeway. Relax by the hotels serene outdoor pool, or loosen up at the energizing fitness centre. While children enjoy the kids club, stimulate mind, body and soul at our luxury spa located in our adjacent sister hotel, The Westin, that is home to Bahrain's largest Turkish Hammam bath. Le Méridien is also home to Baharat Restaurant, where you can enjoy finest Arabic fusion cuisine in an exceptional atmosphere with a wide range of themed dinner nights, indulge in a chic treat; a signature éclair paired with a crafted cup of illy coffee, at Bizarre, a bar that re-interprets its meaning.



Department

Marketing



Job Description

• Under the guidance of the Complex Director Marketing, research and identify specific pieces of collateral required to support the operational department. This will range from hotel brochures to specific promotional requirements across the property. • Liaise with appointed designers, supplying a written brief outlining the specific objectives, target market and any additional information as required ensuring that the Director Marketing is kept aware of all progress. • Ensure that all deadlines are met and each edition is delivered to a pre-agreed timing plan. • Along with Director Marketing identify through brainstorming sessions with key department heads opportunities to execute value-added mailings to this database in line with the hotel's revenue objectives. • Maintain positive online hotel presence by reviewing English & Arabic website, social media channels and third party sites. • Respond to reviews with prior approval from Complex Director Marketing on TripAdvisor, Starwood Brand Website and any other social media sites on a daily basis. • Post creative and engaging content on a daily basis for all social media channels with a pre-planned 15 days calendar. • Manage Local Property Sites and ensure Brand Standards compliance. • Update key digital platforms (restaurants / meetings / spa, etc.) and implement best practices to deliver increased online presence under the guidance of Director Marketing. • Share monthly insights on competition trends and social media channel analysis. • Motivate The Westin and Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre associates to embrace Social Media, act as a resource for different departments to make various local initiatives more "social" • Supports internal and external events and social functions as required. • Ensure the photo library is current and well organized.



Requirements

Education: Bachelor degree required additional education in marketing fields preferred. Experience: At least 1 year of experience within Marketing in 5-star hotels. Language: Proficiency in oral and written English and Arabic is mandatory for this role.