Our client, a government organisation in Abu Dhabi is looking to appoint a communications and events expert who will deliver a group-wide, operational approach to communications.

Role:

- Support the Communications Director in the execution of the communications strategy for the organisation and CEO
- Development and implementation of communications campaigns and events
- Playing an active role in the concept development, desk research, writing, and organisation of third-party suppliers including media, key stakeholder’s events and logistics organisations and third-party production business as and when applicable
- Protect the company and its various projects in all communications matters by guiding and overseeing comms-related activity and minimizing reputational risk
- Provide support in the planning and execution communications strategy. This will include delivering local, regional and international engagement plans and crisis communications when required
- Conduct due diligence to identify information and provide advice on any situations that may pose a reputational risk or threat to the organisation or its projects, providing mitigating advice where necessary
- The role will play a pivotal role in the drafting and reviewing of all communications collateral and materials, including, but not limited to, the daily media monitor, briefing notes to senior leadership, press releases and any internal or external documents pertinent to the organisation

Requirements:

- 12-15 years of proven experience with an international agency or large international brands
- Fluent Arabic speaking & Writing skills is preferred
- A proven ability to quickly and succinctly absorb a wide range of complex business issues and advice on how best to respond to them
- Digitally savvy with the capability to deliver and activate effective programs
- Strong strategic perspective, but the ability to funnel this into day to day operations, tactics and detailed execution, politically astute, assertive and robust. Able to thrive in a hands-on operating culture
- Accomplished writing skills, a strong professional presence, gravitas and the credibility and personality to wins trust and influence others
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