At InterContinental® Abu Dhabi our role is to put the glamour into international travel. That’s where you come in. We look for people who are charming, confident, and internationally-minded who know what it takes to exceed guest expectations. When you’re part of the InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title. With its private beach and marina, the InterContinental® Abu Dhabi hotel is an oasis of luxury near the Corniche and world-class shopping malls. Host an event in a grand ballroom, on a terrace with sea views or in a beachfront garden . You can relax at the health club with inviting pools and admire marina yachts from your spacious room. The hotel includes 390 guest rooms and suites, highly acclaimed food and beverage outlets, and elegant meeting rooms.
Your day to day
We are currently looking for experienced & passionate Director of Marketing & Communications to join our Team. Reporting to Director of Sales & Marketing, this challenging role has overall responsibility to develop and implement PR & Communications strategies to maintain the hotel positioning and image as a 5 star property. In addition to setting the CSR strategy for the hotel, connecting with the local community and maintaining strong relations with media.Main responsibilities includes promoting the hotel and its services to the public audience in accordance to the brand guidelines of InterContinental Abu Dhabi; planning and setting the PR & Communications and advertising plan of the hotel using different communication channels available to engage with the public including e-commerce and social media channels and leading & developing the PR Executive and Digital Marketing Executive by training and coaching according the set guidelines of the hotel.
What we need from you
The ideal candidate must be motivated, focused leader with a proven track record in leadership with at least 3 years hotel experience in similar position. Someone with a high ability to influence, sound business acumen and understands the competitive market. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Public Relations or a relevant field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience with at least 4 to 5 years progressive work-related experience in the hotel industry is essential. A passion for delivering superior results. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of results achieved, creativity and the implementation of new practices.
What we offer
In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch if this position matches your skills and interests and tell us how you could bring your individual competencies by clicking "Apply Online". At IHG we are committed to developing our team and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external candidates to apply for any of our vacancies. We are an equal opportunities employer.