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Assistant Account Executive - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Role

The role involves executing day to day account work and providing support to senior

team members. The successful candidate must possess strong communication skills and willingness to learn industry foundations. They and will have the opportunity to work in a number of high-profile organizations and brands locally and globally.

Responsibilities include:

  • Media monitoring and reporting
  • Writing first draft content (Arabic & English)
  • Provide internal insights and ideas
  • Build local media relations
  • Support with events across Saudi Arabia
  • Desk research

Key Requirements:

  • Saudi National
  • Understanding of public relations
  • 3 – 6 months’ work experience or internships
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Demonstrated ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst managing multiple accounts
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including skills in negotiation and obtaining cooperation.
  • Team player
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Account Manager, Reputation - Abu Dhabi

The Role 

An opportunity has arisen for a bilingual Account Manager to work within the Reputation team to support priority accounts in government/semi-government sector in the UAE.

The 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 the implementation of their communications plans. Solid project and team management skills are a must for this role. The Account Manager will spend a significant part of their time in client offices and possibly for a part-time secondment.

He or she will be leading major activities for their clients, managing teams to deliver strong results and ensuring work is of high quality. The successful candidate will also be helping to develop program plans, ensuring tactics meet client’s business objectives. The candidate will have prior experience of working with the C-suite, particularly in the government sector. The 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 corporate communications programmes, ensuring client’s strategic goals are met
  • Develop and edit written documents that are on message and tailored to audience; documents will include press materials, proposals, plans, budgets, internal content and issues management document
  • Play a major role in the research, planning and development of comprehensive Communications campaigns
  • Serve as daily client contact and as client lead when appropriate
  • Oversee quality and operational performance of accounts, ensuring work quality and deadline adherence
  • Help set client program goals and manage against them
  • Elevate problems to superiors and solicits counsel when needed and appropriately
  • Working closely with senior client leads and business leaders to achieve business objectives
  • Keeping up to date with new developments, trends and opportunities for both clients and the wider industry
  • Line management and people development

Candidate Requirements:

  • 3 -4 years of experience
  • Key sectors to have experience in include: Government, community and CSR, technology, entrepreneurship and financial sector. Whilst experience in all isn’t essential, some would be a big advantage
  • Strong written and spoken English skills, enabling strong content development skills, including experience drafting speeches, op-eds and quotes/statements for media. An ability to speak, read and provide feedback on Arabic content is critical for this role
  • Account management experience in the Middle East, with ability to work closely with client leads and senior executives
  • Excellent attention to detail and project management skills including delegation of tasks
  • Understanding of budgeting client programmes, including budget development, management, resourcing and forecasting
  • Excellent understanding of social media, and ability to collaborate and communicate with multiple internal stakeholders, including strategic planning and creative.
  • Strong client management/strategic counseling skills
  • Media outreach skills and network of industry and media contacts
  • Ability to work flexibility and to tight deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong people management skills and coaching skills, and eager to be involved in the development of junior team members
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