At Jumeirah, weare committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world classenvironments. We value diversity and provide equal opportunities, employingover 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations inAsia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America,Africa and the Middle East.
We want you to do well from the beginning, sowe’ll give you every chance to impress during the recruitment process. Wepromise our colleagues a warm welcome and will help you feel part of ourJumeirah family from day one.
You can rely on us to support you as you settleinto your journey with us and make Jumeirah Your Place to Shine’.
Our Group & Corporate and Dubai SharedServices teams are an integral part in delivering the Jumeirah Brand promise.Based in our modern headquarters in Dubai Design District or in one of ourother key locations, we guarantee you will be part of a dynamic, committed teamof industry professionals with a passion for delivering the Company strategyand efficiencies essential for our world class operation.
About the Job :
An opportunity has arisen for a Manager to join the Cluster PublicRelations & Communications Department in Dubai Shared Services.
The mainduties and responsibilities of this role includes :
Develop, manage and implement PR &communications plans and projects for the hotels
Work with the General Managers, revenue andsales teams to understand performance levels of each hotel and restaurant,responding in an agile manner to provide PR support as appropriate
Nurture and improve direct relationships withthe UAE and GCC media and through the international PR Agency network withinternational media
Develop, maintain, activate and pitch acalendar of PR-able stories, promoting the hotels through owned and earnedonline and offline channels
Proactively plan and host an annual series ofmedia and influence familiarization trips to the Dubai hotels and respond to requests for fam trips, evaluating the likely ROI.
Ensure thatrelevant F&B outlets are given exposure.
Manage the creation of Social Media calendarsand the community management of social media channels
Write press releases, editorials, keymessages, FAQs, presentations, hotel backgrounders, reports and other PR &Communications content to drive media and influence engagement and promotehotels and activation, ensuring that the materials meet appropriate standardsof content, style and appearance
Help conceive and coordinate, prepare andmanage events and product launches, including media functions, mediainterviews, press conferences, radio activation, and consumer events and photoand video shoots for both internal and external parties.
Identify and secure collaborations withrelevant brands that enable access to new customers, client databases andmarketing opportunities and leverage the PR benefits of such collaborations
Assist the Director of Communications for theDubai Cluster in the management of agencies (UAE, GCC, USA, UK, Germany, China)and our Russian PR colleague with regards to the delivery of their scopes ofwork for Dubai hotels
Manage the day-to-day operations of the PR& Communications team by providing guidance, encouraging teamwork andfacilitating related professional work processes in order to achieve highperformance standards.
Lead and motivate teammembers and identification of opportunities for participating in changeinitiatives, programs and projects taking into account best practices,improvement of systems and processes and productivity improvement.
About You :
The ideal candidate for thisposition will have the following experience and qualifications :
Graduate in a relevant discipline; journalism,communications, English, hospitality, business or related field.
Minimum of 5years’ PR & Communications experience, preferably within the internationalluxury hospitality industry and in a similar hotel cluster environment
Extensivemedia relations experience, ideally within the international arena
Good networkof media and influence contacts within Dubai and the GCC
Proven trackrecord in implementing campaigns and activation
Excellent business and creative writing skillsin English
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid inDirhams (AED), the local currency of the UAE. In addition, we offer generousF&
B benefits, reduced hotel rates across our properties globally, excellentleave and health care package including dental coverage, flights home,accommodation allowance, life insurance, incentive programs, participation in abest in kind Savings Plan, children’s education assistance and other employeebenefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicantlooking for a career with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitalityindustry.