Assosciate Director of Marketing at Crowne Plaza Dubai

Do you see yourself as an Associate Director of Marketing ?

What's your passion? Whether you're into scuba diving, golf or dancing the tango, at IHG we're interested in you. We love people who apply the same amount of passion and precision to their jobs as they do to their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like you to join our friendly and professional team - people that help us create great hotels guests love.

The Crowne Plaza Dubai is an upscale hotel brand located along the business area of Sheikh Zayed Road with over 568 rooms, 13 international restaurants and bars, and has one of the largest meeting, conference and banqueting facilities in the UAE.

We are looking for reassuring, social, goal-oriented, dynamic, confident people to join around 700 colleagues who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and service which define our company. We value the passion and enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you work with us.

At the moment, we are looking for an Associate Director of Marketing to join our enthusiastic, warm and friendly Sales & Marketing team at Crowne Plaza Dubai .

As the Associate Director of Marketing , you will be Responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of the Organization's marketing strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities, both external and internal. Involved in the development and implementation of support materials and services for chapters in the area of marketing, communications and public relations.<br><br> DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


• Develops an annual communications plan with specific goals and budgets. Prepares working plans to achieve goals and ensures the communications team is fully briefed on goals and progress.
• Compares actual accomplishments against goals on a systematic basis and takes corrective action when required.
• Prepares on a timely basis the monthly sales & marketing "communications" report.
• Manage and directs photography for advertising, collateral and public relations purposes in liaison with the marketing team, the advertising agency and the field marketing department at corporate office.
• Overlook all press releases and maintain a constant supply of articles for the media partners
• Create new business tie-ups and partners, Secures opportunities, directs and attends hotel sponsored events, and develops targeted partner relationships.
• Reviews the hotel's market segmentation and other appropriate marketing reports to ensure that the media scheduling matches those segments.

• Delegate day-to- day marketing & PR activities, plan to the team.
• Manage the training and development of marketing team and disseminates marketing related information, establishes and maintains effective employee relations.
• Monitor the productivity of each team member and provide coaching if required.
• Actively participate in training and development programs and maximize opportunities for self-development GUEST EXPERIENCE

• Ensures press releases information is comprehensive and kept up-to-date.
• Takes ownership in problem solving and shows accountability in decision making in line with IHG P&P
• Ensures hotel information is updated regularly on the internet/intranet. RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS

• Develop awareness and reputation of the hotel and the brand in the local community
• Demonstrate understanding and awareness of all policies and relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety
• Assists in and ensures branding standards and legal compliances are met and incorporated into all collaterals. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor's degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in marketing or related field, and minimum 5 years of experience in a hospitality or service oriented marketing setting of a high volume business, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to take initiative, work independently and propose and implement effective solutions. In return we offer competitive pay and benefits, and a chance to work with a great team of talented people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be yourself.

So what's your passion? Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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