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Manager, Public Relations

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

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Recruiter
Fairmont The Palm.
Posted
28/11/2016
Ref
PMI01376
Location
United Arab Emirates - Dubai
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Marketing Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
 

Job Description

 

Manager, Public Relations Primary Location :   United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont The Palm, Dubai Employee Status :   Regular      


 

Public Relations Manager

Be the voice of Fairmont The Palm’s vibrant resort, dining and spa experiences as Public Relations Manager. This position will showcase your creativity, communication skills and pride as an ambassador for this active property. With a strong specialization in media relations, this position requires an ability to comfortably interact with key departments, excellent time management skills, multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail.

 

Hotel overview:

Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 381 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of seven food and beverage outlets on property offer international dining options including seafood and Brazilian churrasco experience. Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa and the Fairmont Falcons Kids’ Club.

 

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

 

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Develop and build positive relationships with media and industry partners in key markets
  • Develop communication strategies and execute public relations programs within the hotel, local, regional and international markets as appropriate
  • Serve as the main point person for all media requests, inquiries and interviews, and provide media coaching for hotel spokespeople
  • Initiate, schedule and plan local and international media familiarization trips with local tourism bodies and airline partners
  • Compile and maintain a viable media database and image library, and ensure that they are current and up to date
  • Write and disseminate press materials, including press kits, news releases and calendar listings to targeted media
  • Work with the marketing team on outlet-related promotions, from promotional information gathering to media photo shoot requirements
  • Coordinate the hotel’s monthly activities and promotions for release to local, regional and international media, as required.
  • Drive the brand’s corporate social responsibility strategy
  • Update and regularly review hotel’s outlet listings in both print and electronic media.
  • Host consumer and trade media and association representatives to promote specific outlets/events or hotel products.
  • Develop joint promotional opportunities with other brand properties
  • Work with corporate Public Relations to develop and execute brand initiatives
  • Coordinate and write award entries
  • Act as member of the crisis management team
  • Prepare monthly coverage and activity reports
  • Provide other support as required

   

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.

 

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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 :   08.Dec.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   PMI01376