Events Manager (Arabic Speakers)

Location
Qatar (QA)
Posted
18 Sep 2016
Closes
16 Oct 2016
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management

Shangri-La Hotel Doha is one of Qatar’s newest and most luxurious hotels. It is uniquely located at the city’s commercial heart in a magnificent position overlooking the Arabian Gulf offering a direct access to the prestigious shopping and entertainment of the Doha City Center Complex.

The hotel offers a rare combination of convenience, luxury and a timeless experience in a location second to none.

ARE YOU HAPPY WITH OK?

OR PERFECTION?

It takes a special kind of person to work at Shangri-La:

Someone with an eye for details and the skills to perform;

Someone with an attitude to deliver and a passion to delight.

Are you Shangri-La?

Duties:

  • Responds and manages all incoming groups and events inquiries as distributed by DOEM in adhering to the service standards.
  • Responsible for sales negotiating, closing the business and signing sales contracts.
  • Be aware of regional, national and industry wide events or exhibitions for sales forecast and business pick up.
  • Effectively sells function space to maximize events revenue.
  • Work directly with the organizers on their events programs and requirements in order to provide professional advice to facilitate and assist on their planning.

    Requirements:

  • Diploma/degree in Hospitality Management
  • Excellent communication skills in English & Arabic (oral and written) and good trainer
  • Creative with excellent computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Micros and Requisition Systems)
  • Strategic approach to design appropriate strategies for the specific environment of the organization and to make changes that maintain the required level of competitiveness.

Attributes:

  • Proactive, organized and result oriented
  • Self-driven
  • Positive role model, able to lead and motivate the team.
  • Sensitive to guest and employee needs