About our client
Our client is a major corporate with a portfolio of high growth companies which is based in the UAE. The company operates internationally and is actively investing in and expanding into new areas and businesses. What the job involves
We are seeking an individual to lead PR and communications, working closely with the CEO. The role is based in the UAE.
Who we are looking for
- Create and implement a communications strategy to enhance the brand. Develop an annual plan, KPIs and a calendar of events
- Centralize media relations and identify media content requirements
- Identify and evaluate promotional opportunities for the company
- Oversee communications across print and online media. Maintain and enhance the corporate website
- Build strong and effective relationships with the media
- Lead and develop the internal communications materials including employee handbooks, annual and sustainability reports
- Manager service providers including PR agencies
- Manage and develop the communications team budget
- Build strong relationships with internal departments and manage their communications needs proactively.
- Work closely with the CEO on company communications objectives.
- Experience of the UAE media environment and excellent media relationships
- Fluent Arabic is required
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders
- Ability to think strategically and provide sound advice to executive leadership
- Highly commercial
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