Reporting to Group PublicRelations Manager, responsibilities and essential job functionsinclude but are not limited to the following :
Planning, developing and implementing far-reaching and culturally sensitive public relations strategies for three brands : Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel, Raffles Makkah Palace and Swissotel Makkah.
Lead and oversee the professional development of team members in the public relations department, and maintain an open, comfortable and efficient working environment.
Developing positive relationships with local and regional media including responding to enquiries and pitching creative articles / stories covering all aspects of the hotels.
writing and production of all public relations materials including press kits, press releases, speeches, publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia projects.
Conducting critical media audits for the three brands (offline and online).
Planning and organizing the brands participation in all international events and exhibitions.
Organizing diverse events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours.
Maintaining and updating information on the all brands’ website, and overseeing social media activities.
Sourcing and managing sponsorship opportunities.
Commissioning market research.
Fostering community relations through involvement in community initiatives and activities.
Managing public relations aspect of a potential crisis situation
3-5 years ofrelated experience in marketing / PR, preferably in international Luxury brands
Experience inwriting media releases in Arabic & English; Proven ability to work withmedia
Provenability in planning and implementing special events / fundraising; Strongorganizational skill
ExcellentEnglish & Arabic language skills
Ability totravel from Jeddah to Makkah, depending on job requirements.
Visa Requirements : Candidate selection will be based on visaavailability at Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel.
We will assist successful applicants with the visa process andprovide flights and accommodation.
Living& Working at Fairmont Makkah : Satisfying our Guests is important to us, and we extendthese values to our colleagues as well.
We offer competitive salaries, topmarket service charge, gratuities, quality medical benefits and furnishedaccommodation.
It is important to note that there are currently no income taxesin the Saudi Arabia! Makkah Clock Royal Tower-A Fairmont Hotel offers you anunparalleled opportunity to provide top-
tier hospitality and spiritual serviceto visitors of the holiest city in the world for Muslims. To find out more,please visit the following sites :
http : / / www.sauditourism.com.sa / en /
http : / / www.saudi.gov.sa /