Business/Marketing Director (PR/Comms) Dubai
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Job Summary

Occupation Public Relations
Specialty Business Development Director
Salary £110,000 – £120,000 yearly
Position Type Permanent
Work Environment Hybrid Working
Location United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 5/28/23

Our client is a Dubai based B2B Public Relations and Communications agency which is underpinned by a social enterprise ethos. Their impact led approach has led them to be successful in a congested market against bigger well-established competitors. They are embarking on their next stage of expansion by looking to hire a Business Director.

This role will report to the CEO/MD, helping to grow, manage, develop the agencies client base, structure, and strategic and creative output. The right person will champion for smart, impact led work throughout the strategic and creative processes and will lead by example through their engagement in the day-to-day work.

The ideal candidate will have had experience of working with clients in the Middle east. General international experience will also be viewed favourably. Our client’s small operation will require hands-on skills but with one eye on the bigger picture of expansion.

Key responsibilities
This role is dual in focus, the person will help to grow, manage, develop the agencies client base, and will lead advisory and creative accounts and projects.

Key skills
• Confident in establishing marketing campaigns to disrupt the local market and the region
• The ability to build long and lasting relationships with key stakeholders including clients, the team, and other vendors
• Comfortable as a strategist specializing in content and communications however a broader strategy background will also be complementary to this role.
• Enthusiastic, positive, and entrepreneurial attitude.
• A strong business acumen and the ability to identify and develop new business opportunities ideally supported with a large network.
• Be able to prepare and present business development documents, presentations, and pitches.
• Have excellent and effective communication and negotiation skills
• The ability to influence and work successfully with varied audiences
• Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task
• Exceptional leadership and management skills

• Operate commercially to grow the business and drive the business forward
• Promote integration across Offers/Disciplines/Offices and Teams
• Participate and contribute to internal activities (training, marketing, recruitment, etc)
• Foster a positive team spirit and collaborative working environment
• Be a self-starter and show independent thinking
• Demonstrate agencies values