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Communications Manager - MENA

Marketing



Location: Dubai
Date Posted: September 9th 2019

The Company

A government international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

The Role

  • To oversee the development and execution of communications strategy (internal & external) within the region.
  • The Regional Head of Communications will be responsible for regional internal and change communications and regional external communications planning and delivery, including media, PR and stakeholder communication
  • Provide robust and deliverable communications advice to managers
  • Examine regional business priorities to identify the role for communication and translate those priorities into measurable communication objectives.
  • Build ongoing relationships with key regional stakeholders to gather intelligences and build awareness of overall context for communication.
  • Draw on organisational insight to advise regional leaders on targeted employee communication strategies and actions to improve employee engagement
  • Lead the development and implementation of innovative regional communications strategies that meet objectives
  • Review regional communication strategies to ensure integration across communication channels and identify any gaps.
  • Demonstrate a robust knowledge of the regional media landscape.  Draw on this expertise to develop innovative, proactive strategies.  Advise on press actions at a senior level and support teams to develop regional activities.
  • Lead on the use of digital and social media to engage and involve audiences, staff and all other partners to encourage community participation
  • Demonstrate a robust knowledge of internal communication best practice.  Draw on this expertise to provide recommendations to regional leaders on communicating the business change agenda
  • Take overall responsibility for developing and implementing regional communication / media strategies from the strategic planning stage onward.
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders.  Build influential networks to enable communication teams to deliver quality solutions.

 

 

 

The Person

  • Considerable experience in managing communications within a large and complex organisation or agency
  • Demonstrable experience in providing expert advice and guidance on internal and external communications
  • Demonstrable experience in managing and mitigating internal and external communications risks and issues
  • Demonstrable experience of translating broad visions and strategies into specific objectives
  • Experience of working with the media / press and an excellent understanding of effective online and non-traditional media including digital media outlets and social media platforms
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with colleagues and team members based remotely
  • Good analytical skills and first-class attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

Benefits

All inclusive salary with benefits

Salary

27,500 -30,500 AED

Job ID

ac13

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