Events Executive

Expiring today

Location
Dubai
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
06 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Dec 2016
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Events Executive
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management

About Us:
Translated from Arabic, Meydan means ‘a meeting place’. Meydan Hotels, through its collection of luxury hotels & resorts, provides its guests and customers with a myriad of unique and iconic places to meet.
Whether it is a meeting of minds at a board meeting or a meeting of hearts at a wedding reception, Meydan Hotels has unrivalled venues that make its properties the place to meet.

Meydan Hotels not only personifies warm, authentic yet modern Arabian hospitality; it also represents luxury, elegance, space, style, action and serenity.

With its home in Meydan City, a prestigious new business, sporting and lifestyle destination in Dubai, Meydan Hotels is ideally situated at the epicenter of one of the world’s most exhilarating destinations. Its portfolio currently includes The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort and Spa in Dubai.

Scope of the Job
As an Events Executive you are responsible for the success of the meeting, catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business, plan the meeting / event, co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before, during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key responsibilities such as:

•Responsible for selling off-site events and locations
•Handle all meetings and catering enquiries according to standard procedures
•Act as a one-stop shop for clients for detailed event planning and work closely with banquet operations, food & beverage management, rooms division operation, finance and external suppliers
•Satisfy the need of the clients whilst optimizing hotel revenue through strategic yield management and up selling of hotel facilities and services
•Work closely with the Area Sales MICE Team to achieve monthly sales target
•Conduct site inspections, client entertainment and familiarization
•Send all correspondence to clients regarding banquet events, such as proposals, confirmation or agreement letter, amendments, etc.

To be considered for this Role:

  • Previous experience of handling events in a similar environment
  • Relevant degree, in marketing, business development or other relevant business field, from an academic institution
  • Knowledge of Delphi would be an added advantage.
  • You should be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines