Location: Dubai, Dubai Design District, United Arab Emirates

Department: Strategy

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

An enigmatic PR & Communications Strategist who will partner and ensure we remain impactful custodians of long-term relationships with our key clients.

You will be tasked with building on Xische's existing long-term relationships with your portfolio of clients.  Co-located between client premises and our HQ, you will liaise between clients and cross-functional internal teams to ensure timely, consistent and successful delivery. Additionally, you will be expected to consult, suggest and present your case to our clients on the many management consulting, brand and communication projects we undertake.

Responsibilities Include

  • Be the lead point of contact for all matters specific to your client
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key stakeholders
  • Ensure timely, consistent and successful project delivery
  • Work on-site long-term with client teams
  • Communicate clearly the progress of weekly/monthly/quarterly initiatives
  • Forecast and track key account metrics
  • Identify and grow opportunities and collaborate with sales team

Specific Competencies

The competencies required of positions in this job classification are a mix of public relations, journalism, copywriting, marketing, and content development. Depending on the specific position, successful employees in this job classification would require: 

  • Steady and analytical editorial judgment.
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and utilize poise and tact during difficult situations. Knowledge of local and national current events.
  • Knowledge of how media outlets function internally, and how media interacts with government.
  • Strong public relations and marketing campaign development and execution.
  • Strong copy writing, editorial, and fact finding skills.Working knowledge of technology and trends for communications.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bilingual; with excellent Arabic verbal and written skills
  • Strong interest in global business, strategy, design and technology
  • Strong background in research and consulting
  • Agency or management consulting experience
  • Deep understanding of design and communications
  • Ability to translate concepts into engaging presentations
  • Clear and engaging writing style Personable with a naturally empathetic personality
  • Ability to make a good cup of coffee without a machine
  • Unique sense of personal style!

Education Requirement
Applicant should be a graduate in business or communications. Having said that, your personality and curiosity trump a paper certificate any day.

About Xische & Co.
We at Xische (pronounce zi-shay) have spent over ten years helping governments, global brands and startups strategize, innovate and tell memorable stories. We combine management consulting, design thinking and technology to solve modern-day business challenges. This could mean building a business strategy, board-level advisory or financial modeling. On another day, it could be creating a brand strategy, identity, social engagement strategy, or mobile strategy. We call this hybrid consulting™

We compete with management consulting firms, branding firms, creative agencies and advertising firms.

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