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Groups and Events Manager

Dubai
Attractive Salary + Benefits

Full job details

Recruiter
Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay Dubai
Posted
31/12/2016
Ref
GEM- 000001
Location
Dubai
Job Type
Sales & Marketing
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
 

Job Description

 

Summery:

We are a luxury Hotel Chain based in Europe and have made a foray into the Dubai’s bustling business and shopping District of Business Bay with our first flagship Hotel. We are currently hiring for Groups & Events Manager to join our hotel.

About Us:

We are a luxury Hotel Chain based in Europe and have made a foray into the Dubai’s bustling business and shopping District of Business Bay with our first flagship Hotel. 

The Hotel blends cosmopolitan lifestyle and relaxation. This 5-star retreat features lively dining, leisure and entertainment choices and modern meeting facilities all of which are just a few steps away from the stunning blue waters of the Dubai Canal. Modern, chic and contemporary, this hotel features 367 well-equipped, modern and comfortable rooms and suites, all of which offer incredible views.

About the Role:

A role has arisen for a highly motivated and hardworking individual. The main purpose of this position is to actively contribute to the successful achievement of Hotel’s goals of High Standard Quality Guest Service.

Your key duties will include, but not limited to the following:

  • To be totally familiar with hotel products, rates, and promotions at all times.
  • Help coordinate sales blitzes in the local city or outstation for the geographic area of responsibility are conducted timely and efficiently.
  • Coordinate in hotel activities including promotions, sales blitzes, entertainment and other operational areas as directed.
  • Service needs of customers by attending to all requests promptly within 24 hours.
  • The Group & Events Manager will prepare proposals for consideration.
  • Positive communication of the hotel image to existing and potential customer at all times.
  • Handle guest and employee inquiries in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Accurately prepare month-end, year-to-date, room night and revenue accounts reports for his/her supervisor.
  • Maintain accurate information on all new and ongoing leads and accounts, including solicitation efforts.
  • Ensures that all incoming correspondence (inquiries, requests, offers, confirmations, etc.) are attended to and replied in due time.
  • Ensures all correspondence is filed in a methodical systematic basis.
  • Sets up a filing system for all relevant and important correspondence or documents.
  • Implements a daily follow up system.
  • Prepares and transmits the Call Reports on a weekly basis to the DOSM.

About You:

In order to be considered for this role, you will have educated to degree-level or above in a relevant discipline with appropriate professional qualifications and up to date professional knowledge. You will possess 2+ year in a similar role in a 4* Or 5* property.

You will have a high degree of ‘emotional intelligence’, remaining rational and calm under pressure as well as open-minded and excited by cultural and professional diversity.

Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Arabic speaking is a must.

About the Benefits:

This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes Basic + Accommodation + Transport + Meals + Laundry + Air Tickets + Medical Insurance