External Communications Senior Manager Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   IT & Telecoms   Dubai   24 views Reference: 27032
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Key Responsibilities

The role reports to the VP / Director of corporate communications and will be responsible for overseeing and executing all aspects of external communications, including public relations, external events, and internal publications.

Develop and implement comprehensive external communication strategies aligned with the company's goals and objectives.

Manage all aspects of public relations activities, including media relations, press releases, media interviews, and crisis communications.

Plan and execute external events, such as conferences, trade shows, and community engagement programs, to enhance the company's reputation and brand awareness.

Oversee the creation and production of various internal publications, including annual reports, ESG reports, brochures, newsletters, and other marketing collateral.

Key Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience in external communications, preferably within the utility or energy or oil & gas sector.

Strong command of the English language, with exceptional writing, editing, and presentation skills.

Proven track record of successfully managing external communications, including PR campaigns, events, and internal publications.

Extensive experience working with leading agencies or in-house communication roles, demonstrating the ability to drive impactful strategies and deliver results.

Deep understanding of public relations practices, media relations, and crisis communications management.

Company Description
Over the last 38 years, Robert Walters has grown and so have our ambitions. We now employ over 4,200 talented staff across 31 countries. Businesses world-wide rely on us to find the very best specialist professionals to drive their business forward. Why? Because those same professionals trust us to manage their long-term careers. We're proud to be a world-leading recruitment consultancy with one million followers on LinkedIn. We also have a successful recruitment outsourcing business called Resource Solutions and a clerical recruitment brand operating in Europe called Walters People.Our philosophy:We don't aim to be the biggest recruitment consultancy but we do aim to be the best. We help businesses build powerful teams that deliver against exceptionally high standards by holding ourselves up to those same values. Quality and integrity are our watchwords and we like to think we're different. Here's a flavour of why: We have specialist recruitment teams who are experts in their area. Whether they're recruiting in accountancy, HR or legal, you won't find them working outside their area of expertise Our consultants don't work on commission, but instead rely on team work to ensure the right person is placed in the right job We will never send out your CV without express permission. Quite simply, we don't think it's rightWe're proud of what we've achieved so far. But we don't look back, we're always innovating: We were the first recruitment consultancy to launch a recruitment outsourcing business The first to launch a Global Salary Survey We were the first to launch a salary checker app for iPhone and launched a Manga interview app