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Communications and PR manager
at Dubai Design Week

Dubai Design Week is seeking a communications and PR manager to join its team in Dubai.

Deadline for application: 1 August 2018

This role is responsible for providing communications and PR execution throughout the design divisions at the Art Dubai Group, including Downtown Design and Dubai Design Week; specialising in media relations, generating press coverage and developing content for internal as well as external channels including digital and print materials. This role also provides a point of contact for stakeholders such as exhibitors and partners for the company’s portfolio of events in relation to communications commitments.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • position the group’s events in accordance with the key messages and goals in the region and internationally
  • implementing the key messaging for the respective accounts; the distinguished tones of voice, styles, and objectives
  • overall communications coordination, across marketing and PR channels including liaising with appointed PR agencies
  • copywriting and content development across the events portfolio
  • assistance on event photography/videography briefings and scheduling
  • consistent content management and development
  • fulfilment of sponsor communications obligations and campaign support
  • coordination of press collateral and materials in collaboration with production team
  • develop press relations, contacts and media coverage across prior to, during and post events
  • support key stakeholders and develop opportunities
  • year-round support on communication angles, including execution and research
  • liaison with target publications and for activations, media partnerships and cross promotions
  • manage and evaluate media planning and media buying strategies
  • press tracking and reporting on coverage and statistics across all PR and marketing channels

The candidate must have the following:

  • two-four year’s work experience in executing and managing PR and communications channels and strategy
  • excellent English written and verbal capabilities
  • experience with Photoshop or InDesign
  • a strong eye for detail, visual esthetics and interest in design and the cultural scene
  • ability to keep learning and adapting the strategy in a highly dynamic company
  • a team player able to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • good relationship building skills and motivation to maximize opportunities
  • knowledge of Photoshop and/or InDesign preferred
  • strong communication skills and a team player

It will be a demanding role with excellent opportunities to grow in a very dynamic company, based in Dubai.

Candidates should submit their application by clicking the ‘apply’ button below. 

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