Marketing Manager | Kuwait | Restaurant Management Company

Recruit for Africa Date Job Posted: 12-Feb-2019

Location: Kuwait City

We are currently looking for experienced MARKETING MANAGER to join a fast growing Restaurant Management Group with head office based in Kuwait City.

The Marketing Manager will ensure the Company would attain its marketing and business development goals and achieve positive customer and employee outlook towards the company. He / She will recommend, roll out and organize event, program and initiatives that will boost the company’s positive presence, popularity and integrity. The Marketing Manager will make sure to engage with the existing loyal customers and expand the client base as support for assertive, productive and financially sound company branding. He / She is passionate about Food and Beverage and customer’s satisfaction.

Key Qualities:

  • Has strong attention to details and good process knowledge to map out a concrete BIG PICTURE of the Business
  • Ability to think fast, accurate, and outside the box as per business needs
  • Expert knowledge and a recourse of the positions core role (communication, public relations, marketing, etc.).
  • Great negotiation and ability to persuade consumers with clear communication and socializing skills
  • Shows effective Leadership, accountability and teamwork.
  • Time management with great organization skills with thorough follow through.
  • Multitask and patient with under pressure work load
  • Ability to react efficiently and promptly towards surprises and/or interruptions
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn alongside eagerness in risk taking and adapt to new concepts/ideas
  • Honesty and integrity with internal and external scope of work
  • Intermediate to advance computer skills with excellent reporting abilities

TOP SKILLS:

  • Public Relations
  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
  • Lead Generation
  • Client Retention
  • Negotiation and Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Branding Strategy
  • Design Strategy
  • Customer Service Strategy
  • Staff Development Strategy
  • Event Planning
  • Organization and Execution
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Social Media Management.

Job Scope and Responsibilities:

Main Tasks

  • Create daily buzz to all approved marketing platform available to utilize such as but not limited to social media, blogs, podcast, etc.
  • Direct task (daily, weekly, monthly) to the Marketing Team
  • Provide update to the management through weekly and monthly report
  • Seek trends and provide insights to the management whether that would be new business trends, idea, location, focus on F&B and also to other business concepts that may help Nejoud boost its customer base.
  • Uplift overall vibes and customer perception towards all businesses handled and operated by the Company
  • Ensure that all PR, Marketing, Business Development, Creative content needs of the Company and its brands are met on time and of the quality standard set by the Company
  • Ensure that all budget for the team is utilize on its purpose to achieve its goal, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and ROI.

Public Relations

  • The Restaurant Management Company brand and its F&B Division’s ambassador to customers
  • Customer’s engagement through social network, SEM and brand events and Operations.
  • Works hand in hand with support staff and IT Department for company website content development and updates.
  • Enhance market share and expand client base through online presence and lead generation (email, social media)
  • Monitor and manage the public relations activities

Client Retention

  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.

Adhoc Tasks

  • Event Planning, Organizing, Marketing and Implementation (i.e. Summer program, loyalty program, branding events such as but not limited to Coffee Competition, Employee Engagement and the like)
  • Provide Marketing activities for New Store Openings
  • New Roll Outs and Product/Menu development contributor
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.

Management, Marketing and Research

  • Work with Management for all marketing platforms,
  • Design and development of annual marketing plan for existing and new brands
  • Prepare and present marketing budget for respective brands
  • Accomplish marketing and sales objectives by planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, advertising, promotion programs and sales action plans
  • Improve products and services marketability and profitability by researching, identifying, and capitalizing on market opportunities, improving product builds and packaging and coordinating new products development.
  • Research and develop a thorough understanding of the company’s people and capabilities and how to maximize for better brand outlook.
  • Other tasks needed as per management for holistic business growth and development

Work experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s / Masters’ Degree is strongly desired, preferably in Hotel/Restaurant or Business Administration / Marketing, or equivalent education/experience.
  • Certified Managers from Specialized Institutions is a plus
  • Attended leadership seminars is an advantage
  • Has at least 10 years of working experience in F&B environment with hands on experience as F&B PR and Marketing Manager.

Salary package:

  • Total package approx. R 45000 - 54000 – depending on experience and skills, (70% basic salary, 20% accommodation allowance, 10% transport allowance)
  • Performance bonus
  • Public Medical Insurance
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Flight allowance every 2 years
  • Visa and joining flight to the country of employment

Start: ASAP, subject to visa

To apply for Marketing Manager | Kuwait | Restaurant Management Company, send your CV in WORD document with recent photo and contactable references.

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Job ID
233842
Job Title
Marketing Manager | Kuwait | Restaurant Management Company
Employer Type
FT/PT
Province
Town/City
Kuwait City
Salary Type
Monthly
Salary
ZAR 45 - 54k CTC
Start Date
ASAP
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description