Marketing Executive

Location
Dubai
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
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Marketing 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

A Marketing Executive will be responsible for the results of the marketing plan and activities used by the hotel to increase brand awareness, communicate promotions to all relevant target markets and address hotel business needs.

As Marketing Executive, you will be responsible for the results of the marketing plan and activities used by the hotel to increase brand awareness, communicate promotions to all relevant target markets and address hotel business needs. Specifically, a Marketing will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the hotel marketing plan and associated activities
  • Create, develop and market key events for the hotel, especially during key business periods
  • Communicate effectively, to target markets, the amenities and benefits of the hotel, including hotel refurbishments, food and beverage provisions, conference, banqueting and events
  • Work with local third party partners, including local media, and maintain professional working relationships with local official bodies
  • Ensure an accurate and constantly expanding comprehensive media and marketing contact management system relevant to the target audiences of the hotel
  • Work closely across all hotel departments, seeking proactive opportunities and planned promotions to address specific business challenges, as required
  • Manage and promote the hotel Worldwide branded websites
  • Manage and control marketing budgets by using resources effectively
  • Develop and own promotional activities, marketing channels and the production of marketing materials for specific events
  • Implement PR campaigns to celebrate successes and awards and the promotion of products
  • Respond to media enquiries when approached for comments and/or reports
  • Research and develop new opportunities within key target markets
  • Communicate with internal Event Managers on all aspects of specific event organisation and promotion

To be considered for this Role:

  • Previous Marketing and/or Press Relations experience in a similar environment
  • Relevant degree, in marketing, business development or other relevant business field, from an academic institution
  • Knowledge of computer design/graphic software
  • You should be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines