Marketing and PR Manager Job Placement – Hilton Hotels & Resorts




Organisation: Hilton
Hotels & Resorts
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
Job Number: HOT01ZUQ
About
Hilton Hotels & Resorts:
Hilton Hotels &
Resorts is an international chain of full service hotels and resorts and the
flagship brand of Hilton Worldwide. The Hilton Hotels brand remains one of the
company’s flagship brands and one of the largest hotel brands in the world. The
company places marketing emphasis on both business travel and leisure travel
with locations in major city centers, near airports, convention centers, and a
number of vacation resorts and leisure-oriented hotels in popular vacation
destinations around the world.
Job Summary: The Marketing
and PR Manager will support Hilton Hotels and Resorts in the development and
implementation of the marketing plan and activities for the hotel to increase
brand awareness, communicate promotions to all relevant target markets and
address hotel business needs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will create, develop and market key
events for the hotel, especially during key business periods
·        
Communicate effectively, to target markets, the
amenities and benefits of the hotel, including hotel refurbishments, food and
beverage provisions, conference, banqueting and events
·        
Work closely with local third party partners,
including local media, and maintain professional working relationships with
local official bodies
·        
Create and maintain a comprehensive media and
marketing contact management system relevant to the target audiences of the
hotel
·        
Work closely across all hotel departments, seeking
proactive opportunities and planned promotions to address specific business
challenges, as required
·        
The incumbent will manage and promote the hotel on
Hilton Worldwide branded websites
·        
Manage and control marketing budgets by using
resources effectively
·        
Develop and own promotional activities, marketing
channels and the production of marketing materials for specific events
·        
Implement PR campaigns to celebrate successes and
awards and the promotion of products
·        
Respond to media enquiries when approached for
comments and/or reports
·        
Research and develop new opportunities within key
target markets
·        
Communicate with internal event managers on all
aspects of specific event organisation and promotion
·        
Develop and support the Marketing Coordinator/
Marketing & PR Executive, where applicable
·        
Prepare and submit monthly reports as required
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the Hilton Hotels and
Resorts Marketing and PR Manager should hold a relevant degree, in marketing,
business development or other relevant business field, from an academic
institution
·        
Significant marketing experience in a similar
environment
·        
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to understand
key business indicators and competitive trends and develop approaches to these
challenges
·        
Excellent organisational and planning skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure at all times
·        
Applicants with prior hotel or leisure sector
experience will have an added advantage
·        
Previous senior-level and management experience is
desired
·        
Working knowledge of computer design/graphic
software is also desired
Job Benefits: Your benefits
will include a competitive starting salary and holiday entitlement. As an
employee you will become a member of The Hilton Club which provides reduced
hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and
services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners. We look forward to
explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from
a global hotel organization like Hilton Worldwide.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading
hotel and resort brands, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, should apply online by
clicking on the web link below.

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