Public Relations Manager

Industry:
Hotels
Department:
Sales and Marketing/PR
Job Role:
Public Relations Officer
Level:
Department Head
Location:
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Area:
Dubai
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
21-Nov-17
Recruiter:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
Job Ref:
RDB01412

About Raffles Dubai: Not only close to Dubai's best-loved landmarks, Raffles Dubai is one of them! This stunning landmark hotel in a distinctive pyramid shape, merges Asian style with an Egyptian aesthetic. Brilliant contemporary interiors, with 252 rooms and suits, faultless service and 7 superb restaurants and bars. At Raffles Dubai we provide our all colleagues with opportunities for continuous learning and development throughout their career. We are looking for talented, passionate and dedicated people who will continue the story and become part of our journey.

Raffles Dubai promises exceptional standards of service inherent of the Raffles brand and complemented by Arabian hospitality values. Our core values of Excellence, Respect, Integrity and Caring serve as the guiding principles in everything that we do

About Raffles Hotels & Resorts is an award-winning, luxury international hotel company with a history dating back to 1887 with the opening of Raffles Hotel, Singapore. The portfolio currently comprises eleven luxurious properties, from secluded resorts to city hotels in key locations around the world.

If you are looking for a dynamic environment for growth, please join us as :

Public Relations Manager

Summary of Responsibilities:
Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


• Develop and coordinate strategic communication plans for the hotel; locally, nationally and internationally;
• Responsible for the on property coordination of all travel media visits, including follow up after visit to provide additional information as needed
• Manage regional media inquiries and interview requests
• Write and distribute press releases as needed
• Develop strong relationships with media as well as with tourism industry partners;
• Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
• Develop new partnerships and relationship within the local community;
• Maintain the press review of the hotel up to date and create monthly report of activities;
• Organize press tours and visits with journalists, bloggers and media teams;
• Provide public relations support for all on property special event activations - including execution of relevant special event media launches
• Handle all social media platforms including strategy implementation in order to increase following and interaction .
• Coordinate photo and film shoots on site with commercial and traditional media when necessary
• Update and maintain materials for Media Kit
• Answer all media requests from corporate office, agencies and media
• Become an active member of the Hotel's Plant 21 committee and promote social and environmental initiatives;
• Work jointly with the Director of Marketing & Communications in order to promote and maximize marketing program in specific market;
• Assist any others departments if needed;
• Other duties as assigned . Qualifications:

• 3-5 years' experience within public relations required, preferably in a hotel setting
• Strong knowledge of social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
• Ability to prioritize and work on a number of projects with competing deadlines
• Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
• University / College degree in a related discipline required
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal required
• Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
• Highly responsible, reliable and organized
• Detail-oriented
• Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Ability to work flexible hours and days

Contact Details:
Raffles Hotels and Resorts
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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