Senior Communications Manager
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Position: Senior Communications Manager
Reporting to: Chief Communications Officer
Location: Working remotely, while having the possibility to travel to Dubai based on business requirements
Our client is one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the Middle East, employing over 30,000 people. It is a family-owned business and operates across various markets, including Yemen, the UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and Africa.
As a key player in global trade, the parent organisation runs more than 70 different companies. The organisation’s commercial activities include producing market-leading food and beverage brands, packaging, household goods and healthcare products, importing and manufacturing essential foodstuffs and commodities.
As part of the Group’s significant footprint in the Middle East and Africa, our client is among the largest private companies and a leading importer of food commodities and essential goods, producing the number one brand of edible oils in another country, operating one of the largest biscuits and snacks manufacturing companies based in the area, and is one of the largest corrugated carton manufacturing companies in the region.
In its work to support diverse development and humanitarian initiatives in the Middle East and beyond, our client partners with UN agencies and humanitarian organisations, such as the WFP and WHO, to support the delivery of public health, nutrition and food security programmes.
Throughout its nearly 85-year history, our client has adopted a values-led approach to sustainable growth. The company is driven by the philosophy set by its founders: a belief in doing well by doing good. The company’s values prize and reward compassion, care for others and a community spirit, guiding how it works with its employees, partners, and the societies we serve across the world.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are seeking a Senior Communications Manager with robust copywriting abilities to lead our content development and elevate our brand voice across multiple platforms.
This position will be pivotal in crafting and optimizing messages that resonate with our target audiences and further our brand's mission. This will include taking charge of all copywriting, developing engaging, on-brand copy to support with press releases, talking points, written Q&As, white papers, speeches, and emails.
You will join our growing in-house team, predominantly supporting the communications and external affairs functions. You have strong written English skills, a meticulous eye for detail, being comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. This role will work closely with the Communications, External Affairs, as well as Creative and Digital teams. You will be an effective communicator, able to work with digital agencies, art directors or animators to conceptualise an idea and see it through to a finished asset.
The successful candidate will have a strong background in persuasive and effective copywriting and engaging content, and will contribute to the achievement of the group’s overarching communications and stakeholder engagement strategies, by supporting Communications and External Affairs teams in effectively delivering high quality communications activity and stakeholder relations.
We offer hybrid and remote working options, allowing you to choose the approach that suits you best, provided it aligns with your responsibilities to the organisation.
Develop and oversee content development that aligns with our brand DNA
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to: External Affairs and Economic Development Initiatives unit to ensure coherent messaging across all platforms
Content Creation & Copywriting:
Draft compelling copy for a range of materials, including press releases, presentations, talking points, blog posts, website content, and internal communications.
Support with creative copywriting when needed, including but not limited to: campaign taglines, marketing decks, social and paid media.
Maintain our tone of voice across all platforms, to ensure all copy represents the brand DNA.
Ensure consistency in the brand voice and messaging across all communication materials.
Engage with stakeholders, including media, partners, and other relevant stakeholders, presenting the company's vision and updates with clarity and confidence.
Work with the Communications and External Affairs teams in the delivery of creative, engaging copy across several channels, including press releases, editorials, printed collateral, talking points, written Q&As, white papers, speeches, and emails directed at various stakeholders.
Issues and crisis management, preparing responses and strategies to maintain brand reputation.
Manage briefings of stakeholders ahead of any external engagement.
Evaluate the effectiveness of communication campaigns and messaging, analysing KPIs and ROI
Use insights to recommend strategic improvements and drive better engagement with target audiences
Ensure that projects meet deadlines and are completed with a high degree of autonomy and attention to detail
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications or related roles
Native English speaker
Strong knowledge of copywriting, tone of voice, and messaging strategy
Issues and crisis management experience
Exceptional copywriting skills – writing, speaking, presenting – with the ability to write for a variety of formats, tailor messaging to different audiences, and to find stories internally within the Group
Ability to understand complex issues and craft messages for different audiences
Proven track record of delivering high-quality campaigns
Meticulous eye for detail
Must be culturally sensitive and ideally had experience working within the Middle East
Creative: you are a great storyteller using your creativity to design messages that resonate with a target audience
Collaborative: you thrive on being part of a team forging great relationships inside and outside of the organisation. You are open, helpful, considerate and hands-on
Accurate: you are a passionate, articulate and compelling communicator who pays attention to detail
Organised: you are a great organiser and can re-prioritise where required
Proactive: you are not afraid to take the initiative and enjoy problem solving and coming up with new ways of looking at a challenge
Our partner in this recruitment is Bohmans Nätverk. Apply as soon as possible, by uploading your CV and cover letter on their website www.bohmans.com. For more information about this position please contact Erik Myrhage, email@example.com or Erik Haglöf, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking forward to your application!