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The Account Director will take on a senior counsel role fostering and nurturing a close relationship with both the client and external audiences. You are responsible for leading the strategic development of the client’s communications roadmap through the implementation and development of communications plans, community relations programmes and public relations strategies.
To be considered for this position you must have excellent English writing and communication skills, know how to foster relations with clients, prove you are a strategic thinker and planner and demonstrate that you can quickly secure client confidence and trust. The successful candidate will have worked in a PR agency or within a client and have a minimum of 7+ years’ work experience.
The candidate will ideally be able to speak and write Arabic fluently, this is not an essential requirement for the role but would be advantageous.
If you are results-oriented, tenacious and passionate about PR, with excellent strategic thinking and communication skills, capable of multi-tasking, with a can-do attitude at all times, then this is the role for you.
In return you will be joining an inspiring team who has an excellent reputation for both their client work and motivational environment. You will be coached, mentored and trained by industry leaders to help you realise your full potential. You will get to work as partners for some of the region’s strongest brands, with sister companies within the WPP Group
You must be able to write to a high level.
Confidently manage clients.
- Job Location:
- Dubai, UAE
- Company Industry:
- Public Relations
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
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- Employment Status:
- Full time
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- Manages Others:
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- Years of Experience:
- Min: 10
- Residence Location:
- Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
About This Company
Over the last decade, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller (B-M) has earned its reputation as the Middle East’s largest independent public relations consultancy and the benchmark of PR practice in the region. Since its founding in 1999, ASDA’A B-M has played a pivotal role in the development of the Middle East public relations industry. Through its longstanding commitment to providing innovative, results-driven communications solutions, ASDA’A B-M has emerged as the region’s premier public relations consultancy. The agency’s communications solutions are consistently linked to its client’s business results, earning ASDA’A B-M a seat at the executive table as trusted business advisers.
Another cornerstone of ASDA’A B-M in the region is its evidence-based approach to communications. The firm conducts proprietary, in-depth research, such as the groundbreaking annual Arab Youth Survey. Through this and other studies, the agency provides unique perspectives on a range of issues, attitudes and activities in the Middle East. The overarching aim of this survey is to offer public and private-sector institutions knowledge and insights that they can use to connect with the region’s largest demographic of the region - 200 million young people out of a total population of over 300 million in the Arab world.
ASDA’A B-M is part of the MENACOM Group, the region’s leading communications network, which manages a diversified range of communications firms including: advertising brands Young & Rubicam and Intermarkets; direct marketing specialists Wunderman; media planning and buying firm Mediaedge and interactive firm Tattoo. The MENACOM Group employs nearly 1,200 professionals working across 57 offices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
MENACOM is majority owned by WPP, one of the world’s leading communications services networks, employing 135,000 people working in over 2,000 offices in 107 countries.