Director of Strategic Communications and PR

Riyadh Permanent
  • Opportunity to work with one of the biggest player in the industry
  • Permanent opportunity

About Our Client

My client, a public sector organization is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Director of Strategic Communications and PR.

Job Description

  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategic communication plans to support the company's objectives and enhance its reputation.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and execution of communication strategies across all channels and platforms.
  • Conduct research and analysis to identify key communication opportunities and challenges, and develop insights-driven strategies accordingly.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for media relations, cultivating relationships with journalists and proactively pitching stories to secure positive coverage.
  • Oversee the creation of compelling content for various communication channels, including press releases, articles, social media posts, and website content.
  • Manage crisis communication strategies and responses, working closely with senior leadership to mitigate reputational risks.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including executives, marketing, and human resources, to ensure consistent messaging and alignment of communication efforts.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in strategic communications, public relations, or related field, with a proven track record of developing and implementing successful communication strategies.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and coordinate cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations, including pitching stories and managing media inquiries.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities.

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to work with one of the biggest player in the industry
  • Permanent opportunity
Contact
Lucas Fabbro
Quote job ref
JN-012024-6309838

Job summary

Sector
Consultancy, Strategy and Change
Subsector
Strategy & Management Consulting
Industry
Public Sector
Location
Riyadh
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Lucas Fabbro
Job reference
JN-012024-6309838