Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world.
Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place.
Mandarin Oriental, Dubai
Envisaged as an unparalleled luxury urban beach resort that will distinguish itself by redefining privilege and privacy. The resort will be located mid-way between the entrance to Jumeirah Road from Old Dubai and the iconic Burj Al Arab.
Public Relations Manager
As a Public Relations Manager, you will support the Director of Marketing Communications with the development and implementation of a sound PR and Social Media strategy that complements the strategic positioning of the hotel.
Must be a confident communicator with full understanding of media needs and media relationships
Must bring a creative approach to pitching stories in an ever-changing media landscape
Must be an "out of the box" thinker who is comfortable initiating and executing new ideas
Must be a strong leader, planner and organizer
Must be nuanced in luxury and portray a poised style and image
Bachelor or Master degree from an accredited university in Media, Journalism or Marketing
Develop and execute an integrated PR and Social Media plan, in line with the overall strategy, to support the hotel’s business objectives
Manage and implement a year-round calendar of communication activities
Produce and pitch newsworthy content and stories to media within the local, regional and international key feeder markets, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online platforms
Develop high-quality, informative, and interesting press releases, press kits, and related PR materials
Build and sustain a world-class media and influencer relations operation and outreach
Oversee all news releases production for new offerings, services, packages, appointments…etc.
Manage media inquiries and interview requests. Handle requests by media to film/photograph the hotel and ensure that the hotel is appropriately featured and credited
Consistently monitor, analyse and communicate the hotel’s PR coverage results on a regular basis
Evaluate opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships on an on-going basis
Develop a coherent social media strategy for the hotel and its outlets
Manage the hotel’s social media marketing campaigns and day-to-day channel/content activities
Develop and expand community and influencer outreach efforts
Partner up with community-minded organizations to implement and coordinate a range of CSR activities and initiatives
Represent the hotel at PR-related social functions and relevant new media/product launches
At least 5 years of experience in external / internal communications or public relations in hospitality or luxury
Fluent in English. Arabic preferred
Ability to work in a team and under pressure
Great time management and problem solving skills
- Job type
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates
- Sales & Marketing
- Starting in
- As soon as possible