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Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

This role is for EXPO 2020 - 4-5 months contract
Open to Immediately Available and UAE based candidates

As Editor (English) – Communications you will play a key role in the Expo News Service team, working with internal and external stakeholders to write and edit content for external and internal purposes and take part in supporting Expo’s strategic objectives.

Role Description

Strategic Responsibilities:
• Oversee the consistency of the Expo 2020 Dubai's editorial style, and communicate with Expo 2020 Dubai's writing and editing team and agencies.
• Proactively advise on Expo 2020 Dubai’s editorial style across internal stakeholder groups and ensure correct positioning, messaging, style and tone is used across external material.
• Oversee the quality of output from the Expo News Service and press office

Operational Responsibilities:
• Maintain Expo 2020 Dubai’s editorial guidelines and ensure consistent style, tone and messaging across all external communications
• Review press releases, features and statements to media, media Q&As, key messages, web stories, social media posts and other documents related to Expo 2020 Dubai initiatives and announcements
• Work closely with the Media Liaison Officers to help generate positive press coverage of Expo 2020 Dubai
• Review promotional and internal communications material
• Coordinate with other teams to fulfill tasks in a timely manner

Requirements

• Native level of written and spoken English
• 5+ years’ experience in editor roles with the media
• At least five years of experience in journalism , able to write quickly and accurately
• Expert level of written English, with the ability to produce clean and accurate material on deadline
• Excellent experience in subbing, editing and rewriting copy
• Experienced in working quickly and to deadline
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Planning and organisation
• Initiative and a self-starter
• Cool under pressure
• Flexible attitude
• Experience in communications planning, media engagement, and social media
• A BA degree or equivalent in journalism or a relevant subject

Desirable:
• Good knowledge of nation and region, its culture, traditions and political landscape
• Additional language capabilities

About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

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ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

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AED 11,000

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