Job summary

Career Level:
Management (6+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

Director of Marketing, MEAI – Dubai, UAE

About this job

A leading global hotel company with over 100 hotels, recognized for its world-class properties internationally requires a Director, Marketing, Middle East Africa & India to be based out of the Dubai Regional Office in the UAE. Recognized as a top employer, my clients corporate culture encourages professional development and growth opportunities from within, building a loyal and experienced colleague base who are passionate about providing guests with a unique and meaningful travel experience. The company is focused on growth and has a robust development pipeline of new hotels that will open around the world over the next five years.


The successful candidate:

Responsible for executing traditional communications campaigns in Region, leveraging advertising, promotions, etc. Works with agencies to plan and execute paid external communication efforts. Modifies and adapts centrally developed campaigns to increase their effectiveness in the Region for all brands. Supports hotels in executing and utilizing advertising and marketing collateral. Coordinates activities with the e-distribution team to ensure maximum results.

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

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.
  • Works with Vice President of Sales & Marketing to develop Marketing Communication plans for the FRHI brands within their Region.
  • Coordinate Regional initiatives funded by the Regional Marketing Budget.
  • Ensure alignment on key initiatives with regional network of hotels.
  • Initiate and execute initiatives cofounded with the hotels on an opt-in model basis.
  • Develops and executes media plans and tailored campaigns.
  • Uses corporate standards for collateral and develops regionally appropriate executions for collateral, in-room and property sales materials, etc.
  • Aligns marketing communication tools to deliver reservations and revenue efficiently and effectively.
  • Tailors centrally developed Brand materials to needs of their Region.



  • 5+ years of hospitality or travel industry marketing and advertising experience.
  • Excellent command of the English language and written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills required.
  • Knowledge of strategic and tactical planning for marketing and advertising, suppliers and communications methods and media.
  • Familiarity with all lodging business segments and sources.
  • Experience / knowledge of advertising agency management and compensation.
  • Four year degree from an accredited university in Business, Hospitality, Advertising or a related field.

Job keywords/tags:  Hospitality , Marketing , Director , Hotels , Leisure , Tourism

About Us

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout. Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place.

We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services in the following specialist market sectors; Retail (Sales & Operations), Retail (Head Office), Education and Accountancy & Finance

Contact Information

Dubai, Head Office
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

London, International Sourcing Office
St. John's Street
London, United Kingdom