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Multi-Property Director of PR & Marketing

Posted January 14, 2021

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel
Doha, Qatar

About This Job

This position is responsible for building property and brand awareness and driving preference among key travel, food & beverage, Spa and Catering consumers. Ensures the hotels are correctly positioned and all marketing communications are distributed in a timely manner to the appropriate target market. Works in collaboration with above property Marriott stakeholders on international, regional and in market initiatives. Ensures all PR & Marketing conforms to Marriott brand guidelines and brand voice. Responsible for leading the properties Public Relations, Marketing & Digital strategy along with compiling and executing the yearly and monthly PR, Digital & Marketing plan. Manage all digital & media opportunities. Creates engaging stories and moments to generate PR impressions in target markets and with target consumers of Premium, Luxury and Long Stay hotel brands. Works in collaboration with the Food & Beverage department (including the Director of F&B, Director of Event Management and Director of Restaurants) to drive F&B awareness in the local and regional market. Develops a strategic relationship with tourism bureaus, media, and community leaders. Creates partnerships with key local, regional and international organizations and events to position the hotel brands correctly. Provides crisis communication assistance to property leadership.

Education and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major.
  • At least 3 years experience in the sales and marketing or related professional area.
  • Previous experience as a Director of PR & Marketing in a 5 star internationally branded hotel is essential.

Experience in Middle Eastern markets is desirable

Management Competencies

  • Active Learning - Seeks new learning experiences; quickly comprehending and applying new information to the job.
  • Building Credible Relationships - Skilled at establishing effective relationships with customers and internal partners; promoting openness, trust and confidence in one's intentions.
  • Communication - Skilled at clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media; engaging the audience and helping them understand and retain the message.
  • Customer Focus - Ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships; actively seeking information to understand and address customers' needs.
  • Drive for Results - Skilled at setting goals for personal and group accomplishment; working tenaciously to meet or exceed those goals.
  • High Work Standards - Sets high standards of performance for self and others; assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks.
  • Planning and Organizing - Skilled at controlling sales assignments; allocating appropriate time to priority goals, requirements, and sales opportunities.
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making - Ability to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing solutions.
  • Sales Disposition - Energetic, proactive, takes calculated risks, and perseveres to attain goals.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

About this Employer

Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel

Omar Al Mukhtar Street

+974 4419 5000

579 Room Hotel

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