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Communications Officer

Mediclinic Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP200-282

Job description / Role

This position reports to the Senior Communications Officer
Be responsible for writing and producing Arabic content for the company’s Communications function across multiple touch-points, including print, social media, website, intranet and mobile apps
Be responsible for Arabic translations of existing English communications including, but not limited to, patient education brochures, articles, emails and SMS broadcasts, press releases, social media posts etc.
Act as the day-to-day point of contact for all internal and external Arabic communications within the business
Contribute creative marketing ideas to enhance the use of Arabic content on Mediclinic’s social media platforms
Constant monitoring of the Arabic brand reputation


Fluent in English and Arabic
5-10 years’ experience working within a medical communications environment
Prior experience with English/Arabic medical translation
Advanced Arabic copywriting skills
An eye for detail
Above average time management/multitasking skills
Exposure to and understanding of different types of communications including print, web, social
An understanding of the importance of being a brand custodian
A good degree of adaptability
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
Basic understanding of design packages such as Illustrator and Photoshop is advantageous

About the Company

Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the top 10 listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland under the name Hirslanden AG and 10 in the UAE. Their headquarters are in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Previously EHL Management Services, the company became Mediclinic Middle East when its majority shareholder, Mediclinic International, acquired all remaining shares from its partners Varkey Group and General Electric in October 2012.

Mediclinic Middle East owns and operates some of the most respected healthcare facilities in the region. These include Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Mediclinic City Hospital, Mediclinic Dubai Mall, Mediclinic Ibn Battuta, Mediclinic Meadows, Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, Mediclinic Mirdif, Mediclinic Al Qusais, Mediclinic Al Sufouh and Mediclinic Beach Road.

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