Internal Communications Executive

Posted Date 19 days ago
Location United Arab Emirates
Job Reference 12514
Salary 0.0
This is a Contract role through ManpowerME Duration: Sep’21 to Jun’22 – 10 months. May be extended Responsibilities • Manage the Middle East internal communications strategy in conjunction with Communications Director • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders (e.g. Town halls, staff volunteering events, internal campaigns) • Develop the Middle East intranet page and liaise with other team and representatives to ensure it is maintained • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as a staff intranet, monthly newsletter and executive communications. • Use internal communication tools and intranet platform to drive staff engagement • Manage internal content calendar in partnership with other teams • Develop digital assets (e.g. video) to communicate with staff internally • Prepare presentations for internal events • Draft messages or scripts from senior executives for presentation to employees in written or spoken form • Respond to feedback from employees and adjust communications content accordingly • Identify and manage CSR and volunteering partnerships for the organization • Manage donations on behalf of the affiliate as per the company’s policies • Lead on sustainability projects for the affiliate in coordination with global teams • Ensure ongoing alignment with wider communications team, by developing a strong working relationship with local, regional and global colleagues. • Manage vendors as required. Key skills • Writing skills - needs excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees • Interpersonal skills - needs good interpersonal and relationship-building skills in order to work with communications and P&C departments. You also need to possess the confidence to deal with senior executives and explain communication techniques to them. • Creative skills - needs to have the creative ability to devise communication assets in various forms • Digital skills - Familiarity with Microsoft Programs and digital and video production is essential. • Data skills – able to breakdown data in order to utilize insights and pivot strategy as required Qualifications • 5 – 8 years’ experience working at a multinational organization or PR agency • BA in journalism, communications, public relations or marketing is an advantage, though other degrees are often acceptable. • Native English speaker, bilingual with Arabic preferred