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Events Executive

Company Name: Shangri-La
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 2-5 years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
The award-winning Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai offers luxurious accommodations, exceptional dining and gracious hospitality in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
Located along Sheikh Zayed Road, the 42 storey hotel is 15 minutes from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from the Dubai Convention Centre, World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa Dubai.  It is within close proximity to shopping malls including the famous Dubai Mall as well as Dubai’s popular beaches.
The hotel’s 302 rooms, serviced apartments, residences and offices offer a combination of traditional luxury and modern functionality. Fantastic views and thoughtfully-selected furnishings create an experience of unparalleled style and comfort.
As Events Executive, we rely on you to:
Handle all aspects of negotiation and coordination process of catering events
Execute and support all catering sales-related activities
Maximize revenue opportunities in the area of responsibility by contributing to the overall catering revenue
Engage with guests and always look for ways to enhance the service
Create an exceptional experience for our guests
We are looking for someone who:
Has a passion for Sales and Marketing
Enjoys being creative
Is organised
Has an experience from a 5* hotel, preferably
Is friendly and helpful
Enjoys interacting with people
Communicates and writes with fluency in English
Is detail-oriented, creative and has the ability to drive change
Always kept up-to-date with latest industry trends and market practices
Enjoys being challenged
Has strong interpersonal skills