We're Looking For Talent
You have an entrepreneurial spirit, boundless energy, infectious passion, and a curious mind.
You are a stickler for quality and always go the extra mile.
You are courageous and excited about working with leading global brands, corporations and governments, alongside the smartest in the industry. We like you already.
Review and approve client budgets and upload properly into financial system. Ensure correct rate card is being used at all times
Assist with the negotiation of client and vendor contracts between clients/vendors, account staff/senior management and legal department, including full review of all business terms (with oversight)
Ensure that projects are managed in accordance with contracts; create summary sheets (contract cheat sheets) for account teams
Ensure written client agreement is obtained (via contract, letter of agreement, signed SOW, etc.) for all work and are appropriately archived and classified. Liaise with Contract Specialist and Contract office.
Client Reporting & Audits
Assist account teams with monthly project budget to actual tracking and other required client reporting
Coordinate data collection for client audits
Maintain catalog of required client reporting and ensure timely completion
Financial Management Analysis and Planning
Review monthly fee and expense detail
Analyze monthly revenues for accuracy and explain significant variances to budget or forecast.
Assist with the development of annual revenue forecast.
Provide senior management with monthly financial package describing results to date, forward projections compared to budget and commentary around noticeable trends
Identify and communicate areas of concern and suggested improvements to account staff and management (e.g., client profitability, utilization, over/under service, missing time and revenue risk)
Review monthly fees for accuracy and compliance with Edelman Revenue Recognition policy
Monthly revenue reconciliation
Billing/Cash Flow Management
Facilitate monthly billing – liaison between account staff and billing department and review billing reports.
Review time and expense write-offs and unbilled WIP
Ensure processing of service orders timely
Work with local leadership to minimize risk exposure surrounding accounts receivables and credit requirements of clients
Accountable for timely and valuable AR collection status commentary and liaison with Accounts Receivable
Project & Resource Management
Supervise project set up process for department and perform Business Manager role for larger or more complex projects.
Ensure department compliance with company financial policies (e.g., revenue recognition, job requisitions, time entry, travel and expense, credit, billing, capex, accounts payable, new business)
Ad hoc requests and projects
Contribute to performance appraisal process for peers and managers
Supervise and train Finance personnel and be accountable for their work
Train account staff on internal finance systems, procedures and financial project management
Demonstrate behaviors consistent with Edelman’s values, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
Set and pursue challenging goals
Lead by example, demonstrate proven strong work ethic
The Role – We are looking for people with talent, passion and the capacity to do research and produce in a fast track environment.
This exciting 3 month consultancy role will be based in-house with our client based in KSA. Accommodation and visas will be provided.
The Creative Services Consultant is responsible for the development and implementation of the client’s marketing plans and communications, both external and internal. This role supports the development and implementation of communication materials and services for all divisions in regards to their marketing requirements.
Implement and measure the success of a comprehensive marketing program that will enhance the client’s image and position within the marketplace and the general public, and facilitate internal and external communications.
Create marketing materials including publications, videos and promo materials.
Ensure the consistency of this image and position throughout the client, and to all other constituencies, both internal and external.
Coordinate the branding of all client’s print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.
Ensure that the client regularly conducts relevant market research by coordinating, overseeing and monitoring the results and trends.
Lead projects as assigned, such as cause‐related marketing and special events.
Work with the Editorial Manager to identify the marketing direction for the client.
Education & Professional Experience
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or a related field
Minimum of 3 years of experience in building a brand, developing and executing integrated marketing plans and campaigns.
An opportunity has arisen for an Account Manager to work within the Corporate team to predominantly support local accounts based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
We are looking for an ambitious, proactive and motivated individual with solid Corporate PR agency experience, able to lead day-to-day management of accounts.
The Account Manager role requires a candidate with excellent media handling skills, able to provide informed counsel to clients when developing stories or handling complex issues, liaising with journalists directly on developing stories, and coaching junior team members on best practice media relations.
Ability to manage teams and workload in a matrix structure is vital, as well as the ability to project manage campaigns, develop junior team members, and oversee the quality of work produced.
· Managing accounts and being responsible for the overall quality and delivery of brand programmes 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
· Line management and people development, including recruitment
· Leading and participating part in new business ventures, including pitching
· Local knowledge of the market, including finance and regional business developments impacting Abu Dhabi (+UAE) and a strong knowledge of the competitive environment
· Demonstrated account management experience
· Understanding of budgeting client programmes, including budget development, management, resourcing and forecasting