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Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

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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.

Desired skills:

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

Education:

Bachelor or Master degree from an accredited university in Media, Journalism or Marketing

 

Key Responsibilities:

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

 

Requirements:

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

Requirements

See description

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

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

With a pristine oceanfront setting, Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai is a stylish urban resort overlooking the clear blue waters of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s glittering skyline, which is dominated by Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The hotel's beachfront location and open air facilities are designed to bring a new level of relaxed luxury to the city.

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