Public Relations Graduate

HR Source Consulting

Dubai, UAE

Ref: KP955-1442

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Our client, a global PR agency are looking for a bright graduate to join their PR team.

The Role

• Develop effective media pitches on timely news issues; send pitches to journalists and follow up to secure opportunities
• Compile and maintain targeted media lists to be used for pitching
• Monitor for client placements and proactively alert team when articles have run
• Liaise with journalists and client team to schedule media interviews and/or confirm deadlines.
• Draft error-free client communication on behalf of manager(s)
• Monitor the news and alert team members to timely issues that may be leveraged for clients and prospects
• Write press releases on behalf of clients; distribute over newswires and pitch to relevant media
• Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and/or annual reports on PR activity for clients
• Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists in person and via phone and email
• Conduct background research on journalists in advance of interviews and/or meetings
• Assist in the development of collateral materials for clients, such as website content and bylined articles


Key Skills/Experience

• Degree educated (minimum 2:1)
• Superior critical thinking, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Be intellectually curious, dependable, self-motivated, creative, highly detail-oriented and results-driven
• Possess a keen interest in media relations and journalism, and be active consumers of various forms of news on a daily basis
• Thrive in a dynamic, creative and fast-paced atmosphere

About the Company

HR Source Consulting is a premier Human Resources Consultancy that provide clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with expert human resources planning and solutions. By inference, we have the expertise to attract high calibre candidates that fill specialist roles in the key industry sectors with focus in:

  • IT (Information Technology)
  • Media & Communications
  • FMCG and many others

We deliver to a multitude of client organisations across the MENA region from leading multi-nationals (MNC's) to SMEs and boutique businesses. We are your "Regional HR partner with Global Reach".

We adopt tailor made services and solutions to ensure that our clients need is fully met .

We provide a multi-step consultancy approach to sourcing the ideal candidate, to ensure that your requirement is fully fulfilled and delivered to. Furthermore we offer tailor made HR Services and Solutions in the additional following areas:

  • Permanent Recruitment Solutions
  • Interim & Contract Recruitment Solutions
  • Managed Services
  • Salary Surveys
  • Outplacement Services
  • Relocation and Company setup advice

In short, HR Source Consulting is dedicated to delivering human resources solutions at every level (from Junior, Mid to Senior and C-Level Executives). This includes successful placements for every type and size of client organisation by sourcing candidates at all levels of seniority. We like to go the extra mile and serve our clients every need of HR and provide additional solutions and services from salary surveys, market intelligence, outplacements services and relocation and company set up advice.

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