Duties to include;
liaising on a daily basis with clients and the media, often via telephone and email;
relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients and the media;
monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients;
working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement the PR activity;
preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings;
researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media;
promoting news stories and features to the media, known as 'selling in';
collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage;
event management, including press conferences and promotional events;
attending and promoting client events to the media;
assisting with the production of client publications, such as in-house magazines;
commissioning market research;
coordinating studio or location photography;
undertaking research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients;
managing the PR aspect of a possible crisis situation.
Successful Track record is a must with previous agency.
Please do not apply if you do not have direct experience in Public Relations in the Middle East.
Arabic speaking preferable.