Job details

Location
Dubai​
Salary
USD 14,000 per month
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
964500
Posted
10 days ago

Job details

Location
Dubai​
Salary
USD 14,000 per month
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
964500
Posted
10 days ago
DMCG Global is seeking an Associate Director with extensive experience in strategic communications to provide direct communications support to their political and governmental clients across the GCC.
 
The position will be based in the Dubai.
 
A full, detailed Job Description and responsibilities can be found below:

RESPONSIBILITIES:-

Clients: 
  • Support in the delivery of political strategic communications to clients across the Middle East
  • Provide political, economic and investment analysis of current and emerging regional issues and trends
  • Responsibility for developing and incorporating analysis into communications programmes tailored to client requirements
  • Account manager for allocated clients, with responsibility for the day-to-day management of activities, ensuring deadlines are met, assigning further responsibilities where necessary and alerting those responsible for oversight to any issues and seeking sign off, where required
  • Collaborative speech writing and op-ed development with clients and members of their senior team
  • Conduct narrative development and produce messaging, talking points and factsheets
  • Delivery of general PR tasks including writing press releases, media engagement, stakeholder mapping and stakeholder engagement
  • Strong ability to write presentations (using tools such as PowerPoint) to a high standard – including content and appropriate design
  • Responsibility for ensuring quality control of all research documents and briefing notes for clients, including country briefings, general briefing notes and biographies
  • Stakeholder and influencer engagement - identify key stakeholders and influencers, map a plan for engagement and support in cultivating relationships.
New business: 
  • Contribute to presentations and pitches to prospective clients.
KEY CRITERIA :-
  • At least 5 years’ experience in government communications; agency experience a bonus
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent writing and presentational skills
  • Experience producing communications materials, including press releases, talking points, media briefings, etc.
  • Experience participating in the development and implementation of communications strategies
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexible approach to work, with the ability to work independently, but also display solid team working skills
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, PPT and Excel
  • Experience of client relationship building and relationship management
  • Analytical skills and tactical judgement.
Get in touch now to learn more about this great opportunity!