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PR & Marketing Executive (Digital)

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

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Marriott International - Middle East and Africa
United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi
Job Type
Sales & Marketing, Marketing Executive
Job Level

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels , Marriott International's flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.


Job Summary

A Public Relations & Marketing Executive is responsible for the execution of the marketing plan to increase brand awareness, communicate promotions to all relevant target markets and address hotel business needs.
Specifically, a PR & Marketing Executive 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 food and beverage provisions, wellness facilities and 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 control marketing budgets by using resources effectively
  • Develop and own promotional activities, marketing channels and the production of marketing materials for specific events
  • Create and develop high quality content and stories for the hotel's social media channels
  • Managing of online presence through digital channels and campaigns, including but not limited to social media, website and digital marketing
  • 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

Desired Candidate Profile
  • Previous Marketing and/or Press Relations experience in a similar environment.
  • Relevant degree, in Marketing, Hospitality or other relevant business field, from an academic institution.
  • Should possess excellent verbal & written communication skills in English.
    Arabic speaking is an advantage.
  • You should be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Solid computer skills including MS Office. Basic skills in creative software is a plus.
  • Digital marketing experience.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills.

Follow all company policies and procedures; ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional; maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect the privacy and security of guests and coworkers. Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards; anticipate and address guests' service needs; thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language; prepare and review written documents accurately and completely; answer telephones using appropriate etiquette. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals; listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
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