Multiply Group | Abu Dhabi, UAE

About the Vacancy

Viola is currently hiring for a talented Arabic speaking PR Senior Account Manager / PR Account Director to be seconded to and work on the premises of a top government client, based in Abu Dhabi.

The role is responsible for reviewing the Public Relations strategy of the client, and will be involved in:

  • Organizing media relations activities and interview, ensuring campaigns are delivered, and service level agreements are met.
  • Writing English press releases and feature articles for print and broadcast media, interview Q&A’s, quotes, speeches, and articles for internal publications and oversee the Arabic content developed by the PR Content Writer.
  • Profile building of the leadership and will also liaise with client entities’ PR team to review the content of joint press releases/ articles in case of common projects featuring client.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain close relations with national and regional media
  • Content creation (Arabic-English) for client's PR operations, projects and initiative announcements, including press releases, interviews, Op-Eds, FAQs and spokesperson quotes
  • Develop a communication strategy for all campaigns and prepare an annual communication plan with a holistic approach that involves all affiliated entities
  • Develop annual CSR communication plan
  • Prepare an annual calendar and plan for all public relations and marketing activities, including affiliate operations, and update this file on a monthly basis
  • Manage all public media events and operations, including conferences, the launch of new initiatives, new programmes or the opening of new destinations or projects across Abu Dhabi
  • Proofreading of PR/SM content of affiliated entities in Arabic and English
  • Weekly PR report including media and operations
  • Monthly report and events report
  • Daily/weekly meeting with client and other affiliates
  • Create content and structure for client and affiliated entities' annual report and work closely with Viola's design team to develop the final report
  • Create scripts for all visuals and videos related to client's public relations and marketing operations
  • Provide media training and support to the entire client's communications team regarding the department's PR operations and media approach

Required Skills

  • At least 8 years of experience in the communications / advertising industry
  • Must be an Arabic speaker
  • A qualification in media studies / mass communications will be an advantage
  • Prior experience in managing teams in an Agency setting
  • Experience with clients in the government sector will be an advantage
  • Based in / flexible to relocate to Abu Dhabi, due to the dynamics of the role
  • If the above sounds interesting, we'd love to hear from you!

Information

Company: Viola Communications

Department: Public Relations

Job Location: Abu Dhabi

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