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Senior Public Relations (PR)

Job Title: Senior Public Relations (PR)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dubai
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BY-SeniorPR2
Contact Name: Bonnie Yang
Contact Email: bonnie.yang@tanint.com
Job Published: July 14, 2021 15:57

Job Description

Bonnie is looking for someone to fill a Senior Public Relations (PR) role based in Dubai.

Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with Marketing, Product, Sales, and other teams to create compelling communication strategies that demonstrate the usefulness and key benefits of our products

• Lead the development and execution of the regional and local communications plans and develop complementary communications solutions to support strategic marketing briefs

• Develop close, productive relationships with journalists, social influencers, key partners and influencers in tech, business and mainstream press in the MEA region.

• Develop written materials, including story pitches, messaging guidelines, press releases, Q&As, presentations and speeches. Think creatively, take smart risks and resolve challenges as they arise.

• Track communications metrics, always seeking ways to improve and manage communications on progress and results with internal and executive stakeholders.

• Represent Huawei Cloud Services as a spokesperson for a wide variety of media and blogger inquiries, and assist with all communications activities in MENA

• Train and provide guidance to company officials for press activities

• Oversee the development and management of PR tools, such as assessing agencies, PR materials, translation of material from headquarters, etc.

• Manage PR and social agencies and budgets to support day-to-day inquiries, campaigns, special projects, and events.

 

 

Minimum qualifications:

• 8-10 years track record delivering major communications and PR campaigns in MENA, preferably working with a high-profile consumer-facing technology or media brand

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience

• Clear, creative communicator who can tailor messages to the right audiences

• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

• Strong project management, communication, time management, organizational skills

• Ability to speak and write in English and Arabic fluently and idiomatically

 

Preferred qualifications:

• Excellent relationships across businesses, consumer, technology, and trade media across MENA

• Ability to work with colleagues in various geographies and understand cultural differences

• Ability to build relationships cross-functionally and manage a wide variety of stakeholders

• Ability to think, plan and execute on multiple projects simultaneously in an organized fashion.

• Demonstrated ability to prioritize and maintain good judgment in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt quickly

• Experience managing remote teams

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