Marketing Manager – P&O Marinas – Dubai

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VAC4215 – P&O Marinas Marketing And Customer Service Manager
DivisionMarine
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
DepartmentP&O Marinas – DEP
Closing Date22-Nov-2018
About the company
P&O Marinas is a DP World company established to develop world class locations for the mooring of yachts and the hospitality of their owners, captains, guests and the local residents. After the successful experience of Mina Rashid Marina (Dubai, UAE) where we offer berths for some of the world’s largest yachts, P&O Marinas extended its management and operations to four marinas in Dubai, located along the beautiful coast of Jumeirah.
Our ongoing focus is to expand beyond Dubai through the world creating lifestyle destinations for yachting enthusiasts, local residents and tourists, offering a wide range of amenities and services ranging from private and hotel accommodation, shopping centres, sailing and sports clubs to cruise terminals, for the benefit of communities and economies globally.

About the role
Based in Dubai at Mina Rashid office, the Marketing & Customer Service Manager is responsible to plan, manage the events, communication, branding & CSR events for P&O Marinas, seeking to increase brand awareness towards our clients, community & stakeholders to meet business objectives and goals through delivery of innovative, efficient & cost-effective solutions. And to lead and manage the customer care team to achieve department objectives in all aspects of customer care management.

Key Responsibilities
Lead agencies and internal team members to plan & execute all Events &Communication & PR activities (marketing materials, advertising, client communications, direct mail, marketing campaigns, content for trade publications, events, exhibitions, conferences, etc.)
Develop and implement an Events, Communication and Brand strategy, that clearly demonstrates the values and objectives of the company and support the Company strategy.
Create and develop innovative marketing campaigns, tools and activities.
Responsible to undertake the development and production of all marketing collateral in both print & electronic forms.
Develop and manage tactical marketing and PR campaigns to support the exhibitions strategies and achieve specific business objectives.
Develop and manage creative and effective ways to enhance engagement with customers& stakeholders as well as the wider public with an effective digital & social media plan
Responsible for Direct Marketing campaigns.
Develop the annual marketing plan in conjunction with management and manage execution of the plan with the resources available in the team and within allocated budgets.
To assist with the company branding activities – including signage and assisting all Departments with events & activities.
To monitor effectiveness of P&O Marinas marketing plan and regularly benchmark with industry and global brand positioning & awareness
To develop & lead the company CSR efforts by coordinating with social and humanitarian associations, government and non-government organizations.
To lead vendor negotiations ensuring cost and quality play a key component in our partnerships.
Manage stakeholders by maintaining good relationships and address issues and expectations and recommend possible solutions
To effectively lead the team and nurture a culture of responsibility offering learning & development opportunities
Manage the customer care Department daily operations and ensure main responsibilities accomplished within agreed KPI and within agreed time frames.
To overlook customer’s grievances and to ensure that similar mistakes do not occur in the future by setting up procedure for better customer satisfaction.
Develop strategies for Complaint management and handling of repetitive Complaints in order to maintain high customer satisfaction.
Ensure customer service department follows company’s policies and requirements by monitoring corporate standards.
To Liaison with Government Relation team to resolve complex issues addressed.
Manage and ensure the implementation of the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey
To ensure all department policies and procedures are updated and are in compliance with the company standards.
To assist in planning, implementing and controlling budget by ensuring all decisions are taken within the allocated budget.
To handle various projects and missions assigned by Managements.
To review and enhance Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to incorporate all commercial processes and systems as part of overall commercial strategy to attract and retain customers.
Define and prioritize new processes that adds value to CRM by providing faster and efficient customer services.
Ensure detailed customer profiles are established and up to date business plans for each customer is maintained through appropriate database management.
Clearly define the role of customer help desk by identifying and emphasizing on key functionalities that provides value added services and meets the requirements of customers and clients as well as day to day management of helpdesk activities.
Responsible for the preparation of the annual property budgets for Marketing, Sales, and Customer Service.
Monitors market conditions regularly and communicates to appropriate staff and board any market changes that need to be addressed. Monitors market rents as they pertain to setting organization’s property rents.
Qualification and Experience
In order to give credible support to the organisation and be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have the following experience, skills and qualifications:

10-15 years of Marketing/Communications experience preferably with industry experience. Experience at a media/events agency would be desirable. Exposure to logistics, shipping, maritime industries would be a plus.
Effective organisational skills with a strong ability to Multi – task is a must.
Analytical & logical thinker capable of managing budgets & resources effectively.
Proven ability to manage a multi-cultural team and able to work under pressure often putting in the desired number of hours for effective event management
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English & Arabic (would be preferable)
Presentation & speech writing skills.

ASSISTANT BANQUETING manager wanted Waldorf hotel – UAE

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Job Summary
An Assistant Restaurant Manager oversees all Food and Beverage operations, including Restaurants, Bars, Café, Room Service, Conference and Banqueting and Kitchens to ensure high standards of quality and service.
 
What will I be doing?

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will oversee all Food and Beverage operations including Restaurants, Bars, Cafe, Room Service, Conference and Banqueting and Kitchens to ensure quality and service by performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
 
Manage the food and beverage service to consistently meet high standards as defined by the hotel and Hilton brand standards
Effectively control the flow of customers and the interaction between the front and back-of-house throughout service
Ensure Team Members maximize all sales opportunities
Ensure Team Members consistently maintain brand standards and high levels of customer service
Handle all customer inquiries in an appropriate and professional manner
Accurately manage all transactions during service

Manage Team Member schedules, stock, and wastage levels
What are we looking for?

An Assistant Restaurant Manager serving Hilton Brand hotels is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Previous experience in organizing food and beverage service in a range of outlets
Experience in supervising a team
Ability to demonstrate delegation skills
Flexibility to respond quickly and positively to a range of work situations
A passion for developing others to be part of a winning team

Sales Events Manager wanted at Beach Rotana – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/11/22
Ref. JB3838844
Sales – Events Manager
Beach Rotana
 
Job Description
We are currently looking for young, dynamic, self motivated Catering Sales professionals who want to move their careers forward.

As an Events Manager you are responsible for the success of the meeting, catering and event segment of the hotel. You will secure the business, plan meetings / events, co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before, during and after each meeting / event and your role will include key responsibilities such as:

Promote efficiency, confidence, courtesy and an extremely high standard of social skills.
Ensures that all lead requests are handled as per the policy and not exceeding the lead handing timeframe policy.
Ensures active follow up on sent offers.
Preparation of offer letters according to the guest requirements. Ensuring company standards are in place.
Proactive and expected to do sales calls or joint sales calls with corporate sales colleagues to maintain client relationships and to develop new accounts.
Responsible for planning, retaining and developing existing business as well as acquiring new business and growing our market share by promoting Hotel.
Attends weekly department head meetings, works closely with Director of C & E/ Director of sales on future business planning and provides input and information during weekly revenue meetings.
Introduces ideas to leadership team to enable property to remain competitive.
Responsible for coordinating and anticipating all needs of the event.
Develop active communication and close rapport with Sales Offices and other sources of sales/Events information & support.
Maintain timely and responsive communication with all accounts and prospects
Handles all incoming group & banquet leads generated, jointly with the concerned sales division including all communication, negotiation and contracting required
Assess group business to maximize contribution from available public space, generating room revenues whilst achieving banqueting budgets
Yields all leads prior to the offer letter being sent out, in terms of, venue assigned or rates offered
Seeks feedback on rates, availability and offer letters from department head
Ensures that Sales and Catering System is well managed, maintained and updated as per company policy & standards.
Intimately know our competitive set with pricing and SWOT.
Responsible for a monetary goal to be mutually agreed upon by the Director of Catering/ DOS.
Ensures all Group’s & Events are handled as per the policy and company standards
Regretting business should be cross sold to other sister property where applicable.
Supervision and communication with Banquet Operations during events and assuring guest satisfaction throughout the event.
Inspect function rooms on a daily basis
Responsible for arranging the post conference meeting with the meeting planner/ decision maker
Responsible for handling unexpected requests of the customer
Seeks feedback on rates, availability and offer letters from department head
Fully aware of the available equipment in the hotel
Provides functional assistance and direction to the C&B Operations team
To fully comply with the hotels credit policy in obtaining pre-payment or approved credit letters for all events
Ensures the preparation of Event Order as per departmental standard and assuring proper distribution of the same.
Inspects all function areas before events to ensure set up in accordance to customer specifications
Conducts exit interview with the meeting planner and records the data in the hotel’s CRM system
Follows up on event orders to assure clear line of communication with other departments, especially banquets operations and the kitchen
After Sales to keep the relationship with the customer for repetitive business
Arranges or conducts site inspections of the hotel’s facilities
Ensure that the standards required by Law and by Management are maintained at all times in the areas specified above
Skills
Education, Qualifications & Experiences

You should ideally have a degree in hospitality with previous experiences in catering sales within a hotel. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and strong interpersonal and negotiations skills are essentials. Computer literate and previous experiences with Opera are an advantage.