Graphic Designer

Location
Doha
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
29 Dec 2016
Ref
65833396en
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Graphic Designer
Company

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™



Location

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of Doha, is set to become the business ultimate destination & entertainment center.

The hotel is the 4th Starwood property in Qatar; it will count with 365 rooms & suites including 2 presidential suites and 5 bungalows, 5 restaurants & bars, almost 3000sqm of meeting & events facilities, business center, dedicated female and male Spa area, 2 outdoor & 1 indoor pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.



Department

Marketing



Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• To produce and monitor all marketing communication related to the property.
• To establish excellent communications channels to internal and external customers and corporate communications
• To maintain and continually improve the Hotel’s image through all forms of marketing activity.
To create, maintain and continually improve Restaurant & Bars image through all forms of marketing activity.
• To be aware of political, economic and competitor marketing activities, which may impact the business and report weekly and monthly.
• To pro-actively promote all potential sources within the property, including events & activities which lead to increased exposure through in house marketing tools:-
o Website
o Touch screen
o Interactive TV
o internal monthly Newsletter
• To communicate special events related to business or staff achievements in order to maintain a pro-active image of the hotel through in house marketing tools.
• To supervise the production of existing and new print material/collateral and ensure the adherence to brand standards.
• To assist with all hotel collateral updates.
• To assist with the planning and co-ordination of advertising and promotion programmes for The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa and client partner events held at The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa
Assist with all agencies on all matters related to creative and media planning as per the media plan.
• Assist with implementation of the annual & monthly Marketing, Advertising & PR Plan as directed.
• To develop ideas and participate in the preparations of promotional theme events and promotional activities
• To assist with in-house communications to inform activities and future plans for both internal and external customers.
• Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures to achieve overall objectives of this position
• To understand and strictly adhere to the Rules & Regulations established in the Employees Handbook, policy on Fire, Hygiene, Health & Safety, Hazard Management, Employee Rules & Regulations
• Perform any other duties as assigned to him/her by Manager or Supervisor.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
•Supervision & management of administrative systems: including monitoring of project costs, PR contacts database, hotel information, photograph, slide & video library, distributing of PR releases, monitoring, measuring & recording of all media clippings & impressions
•Management of PR Budget
•Producing monthly activity reports

•Involvement in occasion Marketing projects
- Assisting with destination website
-Dealing with advertorial, reader promotions in papers
-Other ad hoc duties as required

Community Service Involvement and Associate Recognition:
•Assist with special events and other community projects
•Promote charity events within local community

•Involvement in occasion Marketing projects
- Assisting with destination website
-dealing with advertorial, reader promotions in papers
-Other ad hoc duties as required

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Implementation of Marketing strategies, through quality collateral design for both E- and printed collaterals, which are market-focused, supportive of Sales & Marketing plans and in line with key priorities identified by Head of Marketing.
•Ability to maintain complete confidentiality at all times
•High degree of personal loyalty & integrity
•Team player – with a sense of humor even in the face of adversity

• Proficient with following marketing and creative software:
o Camera Nixon D3
o Apple LED Cinema Display
o Blue Ray DVD Writer
o Adobe CS4 Version
• Writing & Communication skills
• Presentation skills – Public Speaking
• Integrity & trustworthiness
• Customer focus
• Interpersonal and intercultural skills
• Motivational skills
• Planning & organizational skills
• Self-confidence and conviction
• Understand and work within pre-set budgetary limits
• Comply with Starwood policies
• Comply with all systems and procedures as laid down by the Starwood.
• Creativity
• Stress Management
• Self-Development
• Communication & Listening Skills
• MS applications
• Camera Nixon D3
• Apple LED Cinema Display
• Blue Ray DVD Writer
• Adobe CS4 Version



Requirements

Hiring - Single Status.

Experience:
Must have been In a similar position within five star hotels, or agency overall proven track record in luxury brand Marketing, for a period of minimum 2 years. More experience preferred. Arabic language is a plus