Director, Partner Marketing, Middle East, Africa And India in Dubayy [Dubai], United Arab Emirates

at FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

Industry
Hospitality/Leisure
Specialization
Executive / Top Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female

Job Description

This role is responsible for developing and maintain external marketing partnerships – both traditional and lifestyle - to support customer interactions with the brands in the Middle East, Africa and India (MEAI) Region. Also work with partners to create and execute revenue and/or brand enhancing programs.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Vice President, Sales and Marketing MEAI, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Develop and manage partnership marketing plans and budgets for the Region
  • Plan and execute Regional partner marketing promotions and communications programs
  • Work with Corporate functions to take full advantage of airline, credit card and other multibrand and multi-region programs
  • Work with Distribution and Marketing Director, Regional Marketing Directors and Properties to identify needs and pursue partnerships accordingly
  • Utilize market, consumer and competitive information to formulate partner programs and strategies that deliver enhanced brand strength within the Region
  • Work directly with the hotels to assist the teams in developing annual partnership plans and assisting in developing local partners for the hotels as needed

Requirements

  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Minimum of five years of partner marketing experience
  • Professional written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with both travel industry and lifestyle partnership marketing programs and opportunities within the Region
  • Excellent knowledge of tactical planning for and execution of partner marketing activities
  • Understanding of FRHI’s brands and the shared customer bases they would have with partners
  • Four year degree from an accredited university in Business, Hospitality, Marketing or a related field

    Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.
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