Managing Director, Strategic Communications

Job Category: Digital Communications Strategic Communications Corporate Communications
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Client:

Global, Strategic Communications Advisory across Governmental, Corporate, Energy and Investment sectors

Job Description:

The Managing Director should have experience in a leading a strategic communications advisory or in-house within a reputable company. This role will be to manage the Abu Dhabi office of a global powerhouse in strategic communications.  

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. This role will be advising C-Suite for some of the World’s best known companies.

Experience:

  • 15+ years at a senior level within communications

Skills:

  • P&L Leadership and experience, devising new business strategies, the ability to build and lead a team and work alongside other global and senior leaders
  •  Fluent in English writing both online and offline, Arabic is a plus
  • Strategic thinking
  • CEO Advisory best practice

Responsibilities:

Upon leading the office, the Managing Director will be responsible for:

  • Managing client accounts on day-to-day basis
  • Work very closely with research, digital and creative divisions
  • Liaise with regional and global senior leadership team
  • Giving intelligent advice, based on a good knowledge of the client and of the sector
  • Establishing a strong network of regional CEO’s

Salary:

  • 65,000AED+ Very Competitive with a brilliant bonus scheme.

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