Director of Marketing & Communications

AccorHotels

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Posted
Ref: RP714-7787

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Director of Marketing & Communications

Being a Raffles employee means embodying and conveying the brand and the company mindset through our Heartiest service culture.

What is in it for you?
- ALL Heartiest benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
- Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

What you will be doing:

The responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
- Manage and oversee all activities within the marketing department, ensuring all brand standards are followed
- Over see's, creates & executes annual marketing plan to budget
- Serve as the hotel's primary brand ambassador, ensuring that brand guidelines are followed
- Develop the hotel's communication strategies and execute the marketing campaigns in conjunction with the Sales, Spa, Food and Beverage departments to ensure profit growth and brand exposure
- Plan and oversee the hotel's advertising and promotional activities
- Manage the hotel's creative agency to develop all marketing collateral, promotional pieces, and advertising campaigns
- Work with digital marketing to develop compelling consumer and media content
- Oversee all marketing initiatives for the hotel
- Verifies all collateral is as per brand standard guidelines
- Verifies all advertising for the hotel in digital channels is in alignment with brand voice
- Build and maintain positive relations with the Corporate and Regional offices
- Oversee photo shoots for the hotel and seasonal campaigns

Requirements

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
- Excellent understanding of luxury market
- Excellent understanding of all hotel departments
- Professional presentation skills
- Knowledge of basic accounting, math skills and analytical capabilities required.
- Ability to assess/evaluate employee's performance fairly.
- Must have strong interpersonal skills with attention to details
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- A leader with a positive attitude
- Strategic thinking combined with the ability to move strategy to action
- Problem solving skills
- Managerial / Leadership skills
- Self-motivated, creative, and confident, with a highly energetic personality
- Creative, independent, and manages stress gracefully
- Ability to meet deadlines consistently
- Pro-active and taking initiative
- Must be organized and ability to work and follow systems and procedures
- Must be adaptable to change of strategy, ideas, systems etc.
- Must be guest service oriented
- Proficiency in organizational planning with the ability to multi-task

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, or related major
- Minimum 5 years' experience in the marketing, digital or related professional area
- Hospitality marketing or advertising agency experience preferred
- An experienced marketing expert, a dynamic and self-driven, creative individual
- An engaging and empathic leader
- A passionate individual with experience in marketing; traditional & digital; as well as e-commerce and communication (PR)
- Strong luxury hotel background is preferred
- Fluency in English, written and spoken

Your team and working environment:

Located adjacent to the residential tower, expert service and world-class luxury combine in the Raffles Hotel Jeddah, which is ready to welcome you and your guests at any moment. Here, the high standards, special touches, and trademark elegance of the Raffles brand are the ultimate compliment to the charm and beauty of a stay in Jeddah.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write, and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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