Edelman is looking for an Account Director for Digital to join our growing team in Dubai.
Edelman is a PR, Advertising, Social, Digital, Earned Media and Experiential. Our integrated approach to communications enables us to create smart, innovative, and impactful work for our partners. We deliver stellar campaigns that get people engage with brands in new ways. We give our employees the opportunity to push the envelope and explore ways to influence behaviors in todays socially charged, digital environment.
We are passionate, unconventional, and driven by a desire to do the best work possible. We get results for our clients and have the trophies to prove it. We are tough on work. We are kind to each other. We also laugh a lot …. And swear a little.
As an Account Director, you will be part of the growing team of social strategist, practitioners, and community experts based in Dubai.
You will help support the overall vision of business and will be responsible for managing the implementation of day-to-day strategic digital initiatives for our local clients.
You will partner with clients, strategists and creatives to bring brand platforms to life and activate engaging work to market across all social channels, digital touchpoints and stages of the customer journey.
not afraid to write, edit and define social content plans. You will be in charge of not only developing, refining and defining social content plans, but selling those content, frameworks, channel strategies and content production plans to clients.
Key Role And Responsibilities
Overseeing and management of social content, and potential influencer activity across digital programs.
Managing and developing client relations, exhibiting best practice in handling client requests.
Delivering digital and integrated projects from start to finish, including resource management, project management, budget control and client liaison.
Proactively identifying digital opportunities for existing and potential new business and leading on work associated with forecasting and recognizing revenues.
Overseeing quality and operational performance of digital outputs and managing broader client mandates to make sure the team is meeting deadlines.
Coaching and guide junior team members.
Working closely with hub / large teams sitting across markets.
Knowledge And Skills
Min. 7-8 years of experience working in digital and social within an agency, marketing firm or editorial digital publisher.
A strong leadership figure, confident and representative of the team and the broader agency, with excellent management skills.
Able to provide strategic counsel rooted in insights and intelligence to clients.
Strong communications skills, verbal and written – able to develop high-quality strategy, write documents and proposals.
Track record in developing content and social strategies, audience planning/mapping, community management as well as new, innovative technologies.
Experience working across both consumer and B2B clients.
Passion for using digital to amplify campaigns, someone who can partner with clients, work on unlocking local opportunities and ultimately ensure that client expectations are not only met but exceeded.
Awareness and understanding of managing executive social channels / pages.
Bi-lingual – can draft, vet, and read content in Arabic.
WHATS IN IT FOR YOU?
An opportunity to shape your future and work with some of the most talented and energetic people in the communications industry.
A people first firm positive and nurturing culture
A hybrid work environment offering you the flexibility to work from home twice a week.
A chance to work with peers across the EMEA network, giving you the opportunity to enhance your skillsets and benefit from boundless knowledge exchange.
A dynamic, collaborative, and inclusive culture, where diversity is embraced and you are celebrated and appreciated for who you are.
diverse and vast library of virtual learning and development resources to support your personal and professional growth.
If you apply, we will review your resume against the position criteria andget in touch to share our feedback with you. If your profile does not meet the criteria for this opportunity, we will retain as an active applicant for future consideration.
Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information and take a peek behind the scenes of our presence in the UAE.
Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Ages 2019 A-List; the Holmes Reports 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoors Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).
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