Director Public Relations

Company Name:
Marriott International
Dir-Public Relations
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RCH Corp Office - Chevy Chase,
located at
4445 Willard Ave., Suite 800, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
is currently hiring a
Dir-Public Relations.
Responsibilities include:
Number of Rooms
Classification of Unit
Number of Direct Reports; Number of FTEs
Annual Projected Revenue, Controllable Expenses and Profit
Control or Influence of Budget (Y or N); budget size
Type of hotel (resort/city)
Other complexities due to:
Expected Contributions
Execute on an annual PR plan for the brand that drives the brand's business goals and objectives.
Support hotel business objectives in the region in alignment with the GSOs and the RVPSMs in the East, West and CALA.
Drive top-tier media messaging to support global brand awareness across the Americas.
Candidate Profile
Ten years minimum in public relations and/or communications roles.
Solid strategic planning and budget setting abilities.
Travel, hospitality or luxury goods background in public relations.
Extensive crisis communications skills.
Solid understanding of the print, digital and broadcast media arenas.
Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media and Word computer programs.
On-property director experience/corporate travel industry experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Able to successfully manage and mentor staff.
Perform all technical/procedural requirements of the job.
Results-driven accountability for all Public Relations efforts, which are tracked and evaluated.
Excellent media, community and business contacts locally, regionally and internationally.
Sound understanding of communications business.
Outstanding personal and business references. Represents the company in a positive and professional light, able to interact well with media, guests, management, suppliers and staff.
Well organized and capable of working quickly and handling many projects and job functions at once.
Knowledge of production methods in graphic arts, printing, film, radio and television.
Ability to create newsworthy events and understands the Public Relations potential in hotel happenings.
Discreet and can be trusted with confidential information and handle difficult media inquiries with finesse.
Impressive portfolio of writing samples, projects, campaigns, etc.
Able to communicate well with all levels of management, staff, business community, press, VIP's, royalty, etc.
Education or Certification
Excellent English writing skills and oral proficiency.
Formal training in Public Relations, a university degree or equivalent experience in public relations, communications, journalism and/or marketing.
Solid understanding of the hotel business and/or travel industry.
To submit your application for this job, please go to: https://marriott.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
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