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Title PR Intern
Location UAE
Job Information

We are looking for college students interested in fall internships to join our Corporate PR, Consumer PR and Experiential divisions. Looking for eager students who are extremely organized and detail oriented. Must be willing to walk that extra mile!

Learning objectives:

• Researching articles, topics, and trends

• Preparation of client mailings, product sampling, and media events

• Creating and updating national and regional media lists

• Tracking and clipping editorial (broadcast, print and online)

• Brainstorming and drafting pitches and other written press materials

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Title Executive Assistant
Location Abu Dhabi
Job Information

Responsibilities:

Action

  • Arrange and attend weekly Executive and Leadership Committee meetings, minute taking and pro-actively planning and often idea generating for future meetings
  • Proactively prepare documents, reports and data ahead of meetings
  • Complex and multi stakeholder diary management – including arranging video conferencing, conference calls, internal and external meetings across multiple time zones
  • Arranging travel plans and itineraries; compiling documents and schedules for travel-related meetings.
  • Organize and coordinate extensive diary plans along with local and international travel arrangements
  • Coordinate with sub regional and regional offices
  • Weekly input, review and submission of timesheets and company expenses, liaising with accounts department regarding any client billing issues
  • Create, edit and review PowerPoint presentations
  • Project coordination and event management
  • Provide research assistance for RFP’s and other organizational priorities
  • Manage confidential and sensitive information with the strictest discretion

Expereience:

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • High level diary, logistical and travel management skills
  • Proactive solutions orientated approach to stakeholder management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to liaise confidently with internal and external VIPs
  • High level prioritization, organisation and time management skills
  • Experience in delivering administration, event management and project coordination
  • 7+ years previous experience as a personal / executive assistant with experience looking after senior individuals ideally with some experience in the UAE
  • Demonstrable experience undertaking financial tasks such as budget maintenance and processing expenses
  • Previous experience working in a role that required the ability to work with stakeholders in different time zones would be an advantage
  • Ability to be extremely flexible, accommodating changes in schedules and logistics
  • A team player, who is discreet and professional in the workplace
  • Ability to manage and coordinate sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Organising departmental functions and meetings
  • Handling expenses and time reports

Attributes:

  • Client focused – ability to understand and respond appropriately to client requirements in an effective, timely and client orientated manner
  • Live Edelman values; lead by example and hold employees accountable to performance and behaviour expectations
  • High levels of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Collaboration – maintain strong, collaborative relationships across the network
  • Support employees and team members with a consistently respectful, trustworthy and open-minded attitude
  • Quality – excellent attention to detail/ accuracy ensuring a high level of quality in everything we do
  • Delivery orientated – strong focus on achievement and delivery to deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and committed with a drive for excellence
  • Resilience – ability to work under pressure
  • Curious mindset – proactively comes up with new, productive ideas and creative process-improvements to benefit local and/or regional teams
  • Proactive and flexible – the ability to flex approach to work to suit work requirements
  • Passion – the passion and willingness to go that extra mile to deliver for your client
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Title Account Manager/Senior Account Manager
Start Date 2017-07-17
End Date 2017-08-31
Location Dubai
Job Information

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an Account Manager/Senior Account Manager to work seconded with a major finance clients in Dubai. 

The Account Manager/Senior Account Manager’s primary day-to-day role will be to oversee account programs and be the daily contact with clients and partners, providing them strategic counsel on tactical implementation and solid project management skills.  

He or she will be leading major activities for accounts, managing teams to deliver strong results and ensuring work is of high quality.  They will also be helping to develop program plans for brands, ensuring tactics meet client’s business objectives. The successful candidate will work hand in hand with the client, forming strategy and consulting on global initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing account and being responsible for the overall quality and delivery of brand programs, ensuring client’s strategic goals are met
  • Daily client counsel, including problem solving
  • Develop and edit written documents that are on message and tailored to audience; documents will include slides, proposals, plans, budgets, and issues management documents
  • Keeping abreast of new developments, trends and opportunities for both clients and the wider industry
  • Leading and participating part in organic new business ventures, including pitching

Candidate Requirements:

  • Interest in the region/market, including government affairs and regional business developments impacting UAE (+GCC)
  • Demonstrated independent account management experience
  • Understanding of budgeting client programs, including budget development, management, resourcing and forecasting
  • Very strong writing skills
  • Demonstrated strong client management/strategic counseling skills
  • Proven success leading media events
  • Demonstrated media outreach skills and network of industry and media contacts.
  • Excellent project management skills including delegation of tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibility and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving skills
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