We are looking for a promising PR Executive to support our Communications Manager with various administrative tasks. Though you’ll be holding an entry level position, your work will be instrumental during the process of the development and execution of PR plans and strategies and media relations. Our ideal candidate will be a young and creative PR or communications graduate, brimming with potential. A fervent interest in the field partnered with good writing and research skills are very important to us. If you’re also well-organized, cool-tempered, confident and an excellent communicator in Arabic, English and French is a must - we’d like to meet you. The goal is to facilitate the smooth running of daily operations and success of PR efforts, you will be to cultivate a positive company image while protecting our corporate image in ways that promote our business, values and mission.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in developing PR campaigns and media relations strategies
  • Collaborate with internal teams when requested by your line manager
  • Seek opportunities for events participation, speaking opportunities
  • Liaise with your line manager regarding inquiries from the media and other parties
  • Track media coverage and follow industry trends
  • Prepare and submit PR reports
  • Keep up to date with calendars (editorial, press conferences, events etc.) and media lists
  • Participate in brainstorming and planning sessions
  • Assist in organizing and execution of events, campaigns etc.
  • Conduct research to support PR planning
  • Assist in reviewing content such as newsletters, feature articles, interviews and releases and other PR copies
  • Support relations with stakeholders, media, vendors etc.
  • Assist in tracking media coverage or PR metrics
  • Undertake general administrative and clerical duties
  • Present solutions in times of PR crisis/issues
  • Lead survey initiatives and analyze public opinion

Requirements:

  • At Least 2 years of proven experience as PR assistant or similar PR role
  • Understanding of PR and marketing concepts and practices
  • Willingness to follow industry trends and current methods
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
  • An analytical mind with attention to detail
  • Outgoing and confident
  • Experience managing media relations (online, broadcast and print)
  • Background in researching, writing and editing publications
  • Proficient in MS Office, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong Arabic and English and French is a must communication ability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Creativity and problem-solving aptitude
  • Experience in project management and execution of PR campaigns and/or initiatives
  • A creative yet practical mind
  • BSc/BA in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or a related field

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