Public Relations Account Director – Memac Ogilvy

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Public Relations
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : January 19, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

What we’re looking for

A PR Account Director who lives and breathes the exciting world of sports and TV entertainment and wants the opportunity to work closely on communications surrounding the historic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and other sporting events.

Working directly with our client’s Corporate Communications department and international offices, the Account Director would be leading a team of communication professionals, raising awareness of our client’s vast sports and entertainment portfolio – and everything in-between – by delivering impactful results, especially in the lead up to the FIFA World Cup.

The role includes the development of PR strategy across priority campaigns, as well as the management and implementation of the plan in key target markets. The position is suited to an experienced PR professional who can direct and manage projects; build and manage internal and external relationships; and comfortably draft and edit English content.

Responsibilities

  • Managing regional PR campaigns from brief to implementation
  • Drafting and reviewing English content across a range of formats
  • Keeping abreast of regional media insights and relevant trends, particularly related to sports and entertainment
  • Managing and training junior colleagues
  • Championing client’s values and brand

Key skills

  • Senior experience within a PR environment
  • Experience developing PR strategies and plans
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills (English – Arabic would be an advantage)
  • Strong interest and understanding of the sports and entertainment industry
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Knowledge of the regional media landscape

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Public Relations, Journalism, or another relevant field
  • 5-10 years of relevant full-time work experience

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