Account Director, Corporate Communications

Job Category: Strategic Communications Corporate Communications
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dubai United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

The Account Director should have experience in a strategic communications advisory or in-house within a reputable company. This role will be to oversee and lead a team of more than six specialists across a portfolio of corporate communication clients. It’s essential that this person has impeccible English writing skills, Arabic would be a plus.

At a minimum, this person is to be able to produce high quality client account ‘essentials’ (key messages, Q&As, press releases, internal communications, speeches, etc) as well as provide strategic advisory through communications strategies, campaigns and plans.

The client is looking for this person to show an understanding of a wide range of business and corporate topics, and to represent the company in front of clients on a regular basis.


A minimum of seven years experience up to a total of ten years experience as a communications advisor or specialist.


  •  Fluent in English writing both online and offline, Arabic is a plus
  • Strategic thinking
  • Current media relations contacts and the ability to build them as they advance in the position


Upon joining the client services team, the account director will be responsible for:

  • Managing client accounts on day-to-day basis
  • Work very closely with research, digital and creative divisions
  • Producing high quality client account documents from op-eds to press release in English and preferably Arabic
  • Preparing for, organizing and handling announcement days and client events from A to Z
  • Giving intelligent advice, based on a good knowledge of the client and of the sector
  • Establishing a strong network of media contacts
  • Developing and managing media programs / communications plans
  • Placing stories with trade, national and international press
  • Carrying out sector analysis work and monitoring sector news


Very Competitive

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