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Director, Field Marketing

Mumbai, India
Sales and Marketing

Job Description

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Posting Date Dec 04, 2017
Job Number 17002OKR
Job Category Sales and Marketing
Location Mumbai Area Office, Mumbai, Maharashtra VIEW ON MAP
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed.  We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration.  So, we ask, where will your journey take you?

The Director of Field Marketing supports hotels in generating profitable revenue to increase RevPAR, market share, and brand awareness by fully leveraging marketing programs at the property and market level. The Director of Field Marketing will support each hotel’s Director of Sales and Marketing efforts to understand and apply consumer insights into hotel marketing plans and deliverables, confirm that marketing activities are aligned with the hotel’s business plan and need times, maximize efficiency of hotel marketing spend, and develop hotel collateral and co-op campaigns.  This position will also closely partner with the Senior Director of Global Field Marketing to ensure that the global vision is applied in APEC, as well as to ensure that property collateral and programming is aligned with brand standards, brand voice and fully utilizes all available tools and resources. 
Key accountability areas include:
(1) developing and implementing property and market-based strategic plans based on local need-time and demand generation opportunities
(2) executing and ensuring pull through of marketing programs, channels, platforms and initiatives.
40% to 50% of time is spent travelling
Education and Experience
  • College degree in hospitality management or marketing preferred.
  • 8 years of marketing experience demonstrating progressive career growth and a pattern of exceptional performance (hospitality industry preferred).
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Experience in corporate marketing communications, advertising agency, or e-marketing agency.
  • 1-3 years internet marketing experience, including awareness of search engines and web optimization tactics.
    Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to work autonomously given geographic
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement successful marketing strategies for individual properties, including specialized amenities such as golf or spas.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and grow business of complex hotels with effective marketing plans and programs.
  • Proven track record of excelling in property marketing role and providing consistent high level marketing leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard software applications (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, on-line database applications, internet).
  • Excellent relationship management and negotiation skills; demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with senior leaders (e.g. GMs, Sales and Revenue Leaders, Regional Team, media representatives) and external agencies.
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Able to effectively prioritize multiple tasks for multiple stakeholders.
  • Capable of listening and counseling stakeholders on best approach, including what non-value add efforts to drop.
  • Deep knowledge of leisure, group, and business transient hospitality business in defined market(s).
  • Displays creativity, initiative, and leadership skills and demonstrates working knowledge of all tasks within your area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of hotel sales and operations and associated challenges from the marketing perspective.
  • Knowledge of food and beverage marketing trends.
  • Knowledge of need time strategy as developed by Revenue Management.
  • Understands how to apply and leverage corporate marketing programs, platforms, and tools.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.