F&B Marketing Executive

Qatar - Doha
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Level

An F&B Marketing Executive plays an important role in assisting the Line Manager in achieving key objectives in line with the annual marketing and PR plan, current initiatives and relevant activities. The marketing and PR team performs an integral role in bringing together all function areas to ensure commercial targets are heightened. The executive role involves managing individual projects relating to marketing, media relations and internal communications and performing day-to-day administrative duties.

What will I be doing?

As F&B Marketing Executive, you will play an important role by assisting the Line Manager, with day to day working relation with the F&B manager and Director of Sales & Marketing with the support of the General Manager, in achieving key objectives with the restaurant outlets both annually and tactical plans, current initiatives and relevant marketing, PR and online activities relating directly to the restaurant outlets.

Business Function

  • Coordinate all marketing projects and monitor on-going marketing campaigns performance and reporting as directed by the Line Manager or General Manager
  • Assist on all marketing activities for special events, exhibitions and property inspections
  • Support the Line Manager during on-site photos shoots, hotel filming whilst ensuring all relevant administration duties are completed and approved
  • Support all in-house merchandising campaigns, ie: digital screens, and develop tracking
  • Assist with specific promotional activities relating to food and beverage outlets, Support appropriate use of marketing content, creative resources, translation and photography while optimising an effective online presence such as social media activities, and third party sites (ie: Zomato)
  • Be a brand champion ensuring all collateral  

Managing Execution

  • Review all social media and third party website content to ensure that it is accurate, current and reflects the restaurant outlets information and promotion
  • Conduct competitive analysis research on food and beverage outlets and digital marketing activities
  • Maintain media lists, marketing collateral, photo library, newsletters, brochures, desktop publishing and all matters relating to marketing of the F&B outlets
  • Assist with the development, maintenance and growth of customer databases and guest satisfaction surveys to promote meetings or groups events, food and beverage outlets and targeted activities
  • Support management with marketing projects and partnership programs including sourcing resources and budget implications, ie: bank partnerships or retail sponsorships
  • Produce tracking documents and assist on developing hotel fact sheets and PowerPoint presentations as directed by the Line Manager
  • Achieve agreed performance goals and marketing objectives of role set out by the Line Manager, ie target on cover

Building Relationships

  • Establish effective rapport and open communication with all departments
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with key members of design and media agencies
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with key community players
  • Excel at being an effective team player in all aspects of the role

What are we looking for?

An F&B Marketing Executive serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous Marketing and/or Press Relations experience in a similar environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. High level proficiency of native language dependant on location of role
  • Strong analytical skills to understand key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these challenges
  • Ability to work under pressure at all times
  • Educated to College level or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with various levels of management
  • Proven experience of working to and understanding key marketing and PR disciplines, plans and strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. High level proficiency of native language dependant on location of role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, budget management and project and time management
  • Demonstrates an understanding of commercial awareness, able to adapt to changing priorities with key judgement and decision making skills
  • Exhibits previous experience of written work in a communications role
  • Able to interact effectively, create solutions, influence others and work diplomatically with a wide range of individuals
  • Professional approach, clean and well groomed at all times
  • Friendly demeanour, positive and enthusiastic attitude with strong customer focus and ability to work independently
  • Honesty, integrity, passion for hard work and achieving results and successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated self-starter, with excellent attention to detail
  • Creatively minded and has a desire to work in marketing and/or PR for the hospitality industry
  • Enjoys working collaboratively and is a key team player with a can do attitude and thrives on a challenge
  • Good understanding of Hilton, its core values and management structure

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Previous experience of working in a marketing and PR role for the hospitality industry
  • Able to speak further key business languages
  • Qualifications or courses relating to creative, descriptive or effective writing
  • Experience of working with media and design agencies
  • Educated to College level with previous marketing and PR experience

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands .  Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!