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Director of Marketing & Communications

Reference:
VAC-785
Sector:
Marketing & PR , Marketing Communications, Marketing Director
Salary:
AED50,000 to AED65,000 Per Month
Benefits:
Flight, Insurance & Schooling for 3 Children
Town/City:
Dubai
Contract Type:
Permanent

We have been appointed by a division of Dubai Government to find a highly experienced expert with proven marketing, PR and corporate communications experience to play an integral part in the promotion of a vibrant and multifaceted business area.

Responsibilities:

  • In consultation with the Executive team you will come up with the overall strategy for all marcomms and PR for the Government division
  • Heading up the marketing and communications team you will be results driven and aim to get a ROI for the marcomms strategy that you implement
  • Build strong media relationships with local, regional and international media houses
  • Have a good understanding of the best agencies to utilise, establish, build and maintain the agency relationships
  • Liaising with all relevant internal divisions you will encapsulate the vision and ensure all relevant stakeholders are engaged
  • A team player, you will work according to the established standards and processes within the Division and meet all required KPIs

Requirements:

  • University degree - in either Communications, marketing, journalism or PR
  • 8 years minimum experience in the UAE in PR, marketing and corporate communications
  • Good media relations in the UAE, regionally and ideally internationally
  • Experience of managing a team, working on a flat organisational structure where you are encouraging the best from your team members
  • Experience of managing a department's budget and a proven ability to get a ROI from your strategy
  • Digital media and digital marketing experience - familiar with social media, the latest technology and the best way to utilise them
  • Previous experience of working with a Dubai Government organisation is preferred but not a prerequisite

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