PR and Communications Manager - Arabic Speaker

Black Pearl Consult

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP174-1024

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Our client, an event management organization, is currently looking for an experienced, connected, and established PR and Communications Manager – Arabic Speaker to be based in Abu Dhabi. Reporting to the Senior marketing manager, you will have the responsibility for supporting the development and success of the Marketing and PR function of the organization and you should be able to establish, manage, and execute robust public relations campaigns for the organization. You would work to ensure successful strategies are developed and executed in line with the marketing objectives and contribute to the organization and its brand objectives.

Other responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

- Devise ambitious PR & Communication’s plans to raise the profile of the brand supporting the organization's objectives
- Create and implement cost-effective media engagement plans, maximizing positive coverage across all channels
- Manage media interviews and positioning of the CEO of the organization
- Drive positive press coverage, focusing on quality in-depth articles with leading titles
- Develop communication content and messages that support the value propositions of the organization and various brands
- Manage and maintain key media relations internationally, regionally, and locally in line with the organization’s interest and opportunities
- Monitor the Culture and Art landscape and drive opportunities that position the organization to take part of the public conversation on relevant topics
- Developing stories and news to continuously push the brand’s exposure in media
- Working with the head of the department to develop fully integrated programs and channel strategies
- Manage the brand reputation and ensure internal and external alignment.
- Write speeches, literature, and other composition assignments requested for the purpose of the organization
- Work closely with content and social teams with digital communications plans
- Coordinate and liaise with VIPs, artists, influencers &artist management agencies
- Manage PR & communication agencies to achieve KPIs


To be considered for the role, you need to meet the following criteria:

- Minimum 10 years of PR experience with specific experience working in the MENA region is a must.
- Fluent Arabic or English Speaker.
- Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
- A team player with an understanding of editorial and commercial imperatives.
- Understanding of communications and proven portfolio of innovative marketing experience.
- Minimum of bachelor’s degree in public relations/communications/marketing or equivalent.
- Ability to prioritize multiple markets and activities.
- Budget responsibility and financial management.
- Manage key relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong project management or organizational skills.
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) and how they can be deployed in different scenarios.
- Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format.
- Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
- Motivated to deliver to deadlines and a team player with an understanding of editorial, PR, commercial and research imperatives

Disclaimer: Black Pearl will never ask for money or any form to charge our candidates just to process or consider their application for any of our available vacancies. If you happen to receive such request from any members of our staff or other individuals claiming to be part of Black Pearl, please do call our office.

About the Company

Black Pearl is a progressive, dynamic and well structured HR solution provider that offers permanent recruitment services, HR consultancy, psychometric assessments, coaching and also professional training services for clients from different corporate sectors in the Middle East.

Like a rare and unique black pearl, we consider our partnership with our clients and job seekers as a fine, precious and valuable encounter that needs to be affirmed, developed and supported with a strong commitment to deliver not only the right services but the best in the industry.

Our aim is to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients, strategically offering Black Pearl services that are customized to the unique requirements of our clients and job seekers alike, resulting in effectively achieving goals and all that is required in this ever evolving and competitive market.

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