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You have an entrepreneurial spirit, energy, passion and an inquiring mind.

You are curious about the world, fascinated by detail and always go that extra mile.

You are excited by the chance to work on challenges for leading global brands together with the sharpest minds in the industry.

You want to push the marketing and communications industry forward.

We like you already.

 

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SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER, BRAND - DUBAI

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Account Manager to work within the Brand team based in our Dubai office. The Senior Account Manager’s primary day-to-day role will be to oversee account programs and be the daily contact with clients and partners, providing them strategic counsel on tactical implementation and solid project management skills.  He or she will be leading major activities for accounts, managing teams to deliver strong results and ensuring work is of high quality.  They will also be helping to develop program plans for brands, ensuring tactics meet client’s business objectives. The successful candidate will be a mentor to junior team members, providing them with guidance on their career development.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing accounts and being responsible for the overall quality and delivery of brand programs ensuring client’s strategic goals are met
  • Daily client counsel, including problem solving
  • Develop and edit written documents that are on message and tailored to audience; documents will include slides, proposals, plans, budgets, and issues management documents
  • Keeping abreast of new developments, trends and opportunities for both clients and the wider industry
  • Line management and people development, including recruitment
  • Leading and participating part in new business ventures, including pitching

Requirements:

  • Native level English command, bilingual Arabic skills would be a bonus
  • In depth local knowledge of the market, including regional business developments impacting the UAE (+GCC) and a strong knowledge of the competitive environment
  • Should have an understanding of integrated comms functions and be able to work with teams from across this expertise areas- planning, creative, digital etcAt least three years of relevant experience in communications, preferably at a PR agency
  • Superior writing and editing skills
  • Presentation-development skills; project management skills; and consultative skills (including effective questioning, critical thinking, client management, etc.)
  • Ability to draft strategic client-facing internal and external communications plans and proposals
  • Passion for client service and team work
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a number of projects/work assignments simultaneously to tight deadlines
  • Understanding of budgeting client programmes, including budget development, management, resourcing and forecasting
  • Experience of working on clients in the tourism sector and on projects based within KSA would be a bonus
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