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About Jumeirah and Jumeirah at Etihad Towers:

 

At Jumeirah, we are committed to encouraging and developing our colleagues in world class environments. We value diversity and equal opportunity, employing over 14,000 colleagues from over 140 different countries including locations in Asia Pacific, CIS, Central Asia, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East.
The business, social and gourmet hub of Abu Dhabi, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers offers a relaxed and bespoke urban lifestyle experience based on personalised care, craftsmanship, and a passion for unique culinary experiences. Located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the 5-star luxury city hotel spans 66 floors and includes 382 guest rooms and suites of refined elegance offering the latest technology and stunning Corniche and coastal views. The hotel features a Club Executive Lounge, 199 serviced residences, ten restaurants and bars including the signature restaurants Li Beirut and Quest, Talise Spa, Six P Gym, and one of the largest and most sophisticated hotel conferencing centres in the capital. Jumeirah at Etihad Towers was developed under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan’s Projects Department.
 
About the Role:
 
An opportunity has arisen for a Events Executive to join our Sales department in Jumeirah at Etihad Towers. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:
 
  • To communicate effectively with the sales managers responsible for booking various group business, as well as all other department staff members who will be involved in carrying out the needs of a group/guests.
  • To act as the liaison between the client and the hotel for all of the client needs, (i.e. hotel rooms, catering and events, audio visual, transportation, off-site event recommendations)
  • The ability to have an excellent knowledge of hotel facilities and capacities and dimensions of meeting rooms.
  • To plan and/or attend and/or participate in meetings with hotel staff as well as pre convention meetings with groups.
  • The ability to develop creative and attractive menu presentations for potential clients
  • To conduct tours of the property with meeting planner and potential clients
  • The ability to maintain the policies set forth in the group sales contract (i.e. deposits, cut off dates, attrition, rooming lists, billing instructions)
  • Demonstrate a very good working knowledge of SOP’s, standard set-ups, floor plans & menus.
 

About you:

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

 

  • College diploma or equivalent in a hospitality related field
  • Good command of English
  • Excellent communications Skills
  • Hotel Software skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Influencing Skills

About the Benefits:

 

This position offers a highly competitive salary and package which includes; your own single room accommodation, free transport to and from your place of work if company provided accommodation, uniform, laundry services, meals during working hours, annual flight ticket, medical and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, retail and leisure discounts, 50% discount off Jumeirah F&B Outlets and reduced hotel rates.

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department
Events
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

Jumeirah Group

JUMEIRAH™ Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards.

The company was founded in 1997 and currently operates 20 hotels in 7 countries. Jumeirah’s promise of STAY DIFFERENT™ delivers imaginative and exhilarating experiences in culturally connected environments offering a thoughtful and generous service.

In line with this promise, the individuality of the Jumeirah portfolio is unmistakable, encompassing Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; the world renowned Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London.

Jumeirah Group also manages two five-star luxury serviced residences: Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre in Dubai and Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living in London; Talise, our spa brand; Jumeirah Restaurants, our restaurant division; the thrilling Wild Wadi Waterpark; and the Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management.

Whenever you stay with us or use any of our services, our aim is for you to come away with a sense of the Jumeirah spirit - a genuinely caring and personal service. In our own words, to STAY DIFFERENT™.

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