Responsibilities
Experience
Workhours

Primary Location

United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Fairmont Dubai

Employee Status

Regular

 

Director, Communications

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our Marketing professionals are ambassadors of the engaging service and authentically local experiences we offer in places of unrivalled presence. Showcase your creative flair and interpersonal skills as Director, Communications, where you will grow our market share with exciting promotional campaigns that showcase our exceptional guest offerings.

 

Hotel Overview: A unique blend of contemporary design and urban chic, Fairmont Dubai is an icon in the business heart of the city. Just minutes from Dubai's key attractions, our hotel is linked to the Dubai International Convention Centre. Ten contemporary dining experiences intrigue the palate, our signature Spa and health facilities offer a wealth of amenities, including two terrace sundecks complemented by handcrafted mosaic swimming pools. Fairmont Dubai brings together luxurious surroundings and modern amenities with renowned Fairmont service.

 

 

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Manage all activity within the marketing department, ensuring all service standards are followed
  • Execute marketing plans and programs in conjunction with the Sales, Spa and Food and Beverage department to ensure profit growth
  • Oversee all marketing initiatives for the hotels 
  • Research, analyze and monitor financial, technological, and demographic factors so that market opportunities may be capitalized on
  • Plan and oversee the hotels advertising and promotion activities, including print, electronic, social and direct mail
  • Communicate with outside advertising agencies on ongoing campaign
  • Develop promotional materials, which including marketing print and collateral
  • Work with regional offices to design and implement prospective client contact systems
  • Developing and delivering insightful strategies and presentations to the executive committee and business departments where appropriate.
  • Work with the Public Relations department and artists to oversee copywriting, design, layout, and the production of promotional materials
  • Follow the annual budget and administer that budget in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow departmental policies and procedures
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous experience as a Director of Marketing
  • Previous leadership experience within marketing required
  • Detailed-orientated with ability to oversee projects from origin through execution
  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial with hands on approach towards business
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and other relevant computer 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

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. 

 

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

 

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort 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

Ongoing

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