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PR & Communications Specialist

Job Info

Job ID:
J7094
Business Lobby
Company Type:
Consultancy 
2022-10-24
Job type:
Permanent 
Open position:
PR & Communications Specialist 
Job Title:
PR & Communications Specialist
Country:
Lebanon
Lebanon
 
Major:
Journalism Marketing Public Relations 
Degree:
Bachelor’s Degree 
Experience Level:
4-5 years 
Working Days:
-Monday to Friday
Working Hours:
-8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Language:
Arabic English 

Allowances

Insurance
Yes
Bonuses
Yes
NSSF
Yes

Job Description

A multinational company looking for a PR & Communications Specialist

Responsibilities:

PR and Media Strategy:

  • Work in close coordination with the PR firm to formulate PR campaigns, strategies and activations to promote the firm’s thought leadership in the media
  • Ensure that our campaigns are aligned with our  goals
  • Support in the dissemination of press releases and articles
  • Stay on top of industry current trends, competitors’ news, news stories and areas of trending public interest
  • Build consistent editorial plans
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness

Media Relations:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with media contacts, key influencers, and digital communicators
  • Leverage existing media relationships, including broadcast, traditional, and online to land prominent placements
  • Conduct media outreach and seek high-level media placements
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Identify the right publications/media outlets to expand our presence in the region

Content Creation

  • Spearhead PR content development and deployment of assets (imagery, press releases, key messages, storytelling/feature/pitch packages)
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to craft compelling story angles and develop diversified asset packages to maximize coverage opportunities
  • Proofread and edit content to ensure writing is clear, compelling, and on-brand
  • Brief VCS designers and guide them through efforts to innovate on PR and media formats

Conferences and corporate events

  • Build out the firm’s conference speaking calendar
  • Source and negotiate conference opportunities across our industries
  • Lead promotional and branding activities for conferences/events
  • Act as an events team lead and a liaison for all event projects to ensure client satisfaction
  • Take an active role in handling logistics of events managed and supported by the firm
  • Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an ongoing basis

Expert Communications Coaching

  • Support in all aspects of media trainings with clients and contractors, liaising with seniors/participants on content, attendance and logistics
  • Organize, schedule, and prepare key leaders for press interviews
  • Lead all aspects of seniors’ photo shoots and media bios

Reporting

  • Monitor local media report and handle various media requests
  • Support the marketing team in providing analysis and building weekly and monthly activity reports

Others

  • Maintain repository of photo assets and digital files
  • Support in managing viewpoint inventory, ensuring offices are sufficiently stocked
  • Follow up on deadlines and deliverables with key parties such as marketing material vendors and printers

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, marketing, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in public relations or corporate communications
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Experience in copywriting and editing
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Strong working knowledge of media
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop, implement, and execute successful public relations campaigns

Working hours:

Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Salary:

Fresh USD 4000 + insurance + NSSF + Benefits.