Meydan Hotels & Hospitality
Translated from Arabic, Meydan means ‘a meeting place’. Through its collection of luxury hotels & resorts, Meydan Hotels provides its guests and customers with a myriad of unique and iconic places to meet.
Whether it is a meeting of minds at a board meeting or a meeting of hearts at a wedding reception, Meydan Hotels has unrivaled venues that make its properties the place to meet.
Meydan Hotels not only personifies warm, authentic yet modern Arabian hospitality; it also represents luxury, elegance, space, style, action, and serenity.
With its home in Meydan City, a prestigious new business, sporting, and lifestyle destination in Dubai, Meydan Hotels is ideally situated at the epicenter of one of the world’s most exhilarating destinations. Its portfolio currently includes The Meydan Hotel and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort in Dubai.
As an Events Executive, you are responsible for the success of the hotel's meeting, catering, and event segment. You will secure the business, plan the meeting/event, co-ordinate with hotel operations and clients before, during, and after each meeting/event and your role will include key responsibilities such as:
•Responsible for selling off-site events and locations
•Handle all meetings and catering inquiries according to standard procedures
•Act as a one-stop-shop for clients for detailed event planning and work closely with banquet operations, food & beverage management, rooms division operation, finance, and external suppliers
•Satisfy the need of the clients whilst optimizing hotel revenue through strategic yield management and up-selling of hotel facilities and service
•Conduct site inspections, client entertainment, and familiarization
•Send all correspondence to clients regarding banquet events, such as proposals, confirmation or agreement letters, amendments, etc.
Education, Qualifications & Experiences
Ideally, you should have a degree in the hospitality field with previous experiences in catering sales within a hotel. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills and strong interpersonal and negotiation skills are essentials. Computer literate and previous experiences with Opera are an advantage.