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Public Relations Manager

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Full job details

Recruiter
Fairmont Dubai
Posted
19/09/2016
Ref
DBI01986
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Marketing Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
 
Public Relations Manager Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont Dubai Employee Status :   Regular      

 

 

Public Relations Manager
From gala events, to hotel accolades, to exciting innovations – every day at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts brings an engaging story to share with our guests and community. Be the voice of your hotel’s storied past and vibrant present as Public Relations Manager, where you will showcase your creativity, communication skills and pride as an ambassador for your unique destination!

 

Hotel Overview:  A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, Fairmont Dubai is an icon in the business heart of the city. Just minutes from Dubai's key attractions, our hotel is linked to the Dubai International Convention Centre. Ten contemporary dining experiences intrigue the palate, our signature Spa and health facilities offer a wealth of amenities, including two terrace sundecks complemented by handcrafted mosaic swimming pools. Fairmont Dubai brings together luxurious surroundings and modern amenities with renowned Fairmont service.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Develop communication strategies and execute public relations programs within the hotel markets as appropriate
  • Act as spokesperson for the hotel and as a member of the crisis management team
  • Work with corporate Public Relations to develop and execute brand initiatives
  • Write and disseminate press kits, releases, editors’ advisories, calendar listings
  • Advise on marketing and advertising copy for any departments and provide editing for brand consistency
  • Develop and build positive relationships with media and industry partners in key markets
  • Develop joint, regional and national promotional opportunities with other hotels
  • Develop and maintain all media lists and contact information
  • Maintain an up-to-date photo and video library, including a photographic record of all media and special events
  • Maintain an annual budget and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety  policies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

   

Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience within public relations required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window 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
  • Previous leadership experience within public relations required

 

Visa Requirements: 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!
 

    Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Closing Date :   Ongoing Job Number:   DBI01986
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