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Public Relations Specialist

Qatar Project Management (QPM)

Qatar

Ref: KP594-831

Job description / Role

No. of Vacancy: 4

• Develop/update, implement and maintain the public relations plans, strategies, policies, protocols and guidelines and ensure that they stay aligned to the organization’s overall objectives and strategy
• Communicating with colleagues and key spokespeople and provide timely communication to the public regarding the traffic diversions, new road openings, road closures etc..
• Assist with preparing press releases, reviewing marketing material, producing newsletters and contents for social media.
• Prepare executive presentations and speeches
• Support corporate Public Relations Manager by providing content for communication materials, flagging promotional opportunities and contributing to promotional events
• Support the customer relationship management team in resolving complaints, suggestions and enquiries
• Liaising with, and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organizations, often via telephone and email
• Help maintain the client’s corporate image and identity
• Draft speeches and arrange interviews for an organization’s top executives
• Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
• Evaluate advertising and promotion programs to determine whether they are compatible with client’s relations efforts
• Collating and analyzing media coverage
• Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, articles and annual reports
• Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes
• Devising and coordinating photo opportunities
• Organizing events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours
• Maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website
• Updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
• Sourcing speaking and sponsorship opportunities
• Commissioning market research
• Fostering community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives

Requirements

• University degree from a recognized University in an appropriate field such as business, marketing or management or equivalent
• More than 5 years post graduate experience in a public relations role preferably with at least 3 years experience in major infrastructure projects or programmes - preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail related experience
• Sound knowledge of all aspects public relations in construction industry involving delivery of large complex infrastructure projects
• Experience in Developing and implementing public relations plans, policies, protocols and guidelines on major projects
• Sound knowledge of digital, social media analytics, tools and trends
• Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
• Arabic language skills is preferred
• Experience of working in Qatar and / or the Gulf region
• Proficient in MS Office
• Driver’s License

About the Company

Qatar Project Management (QPM) is an independent subsidiary of Barwa Real Estate Development Company that provides expertise in Project Management, Design Management, Construction Management, and Contract Administration together with other associated Project Management functions. Established in 2008, QPM is centralized platform for provision of Project Management services to Barwa and Qatari Diar as well as local and international markets. QPM provides these services through an in-house team of highly-skilled, motivated, and qualified professionals supported by state-of-the-art information technology and highly-effective Project Management systems.

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QAR 8,500

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