Senior Account Executive

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 1 month ago


About Us

We are a leading global communications marketing firm helping business and organisations evolve, promote, and protect their brands and reputations. We are independent and family owned, which allows us the freedom to deliver original thinking and invest in our clients.

We are one of the largest agencies in the Middle East with over 100 people and offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh.

The Role

You will be working within our team in Dubai working across the Middle East and Africa region. You will have a great opportunity to learn and be part of Edelman’s various digital marketing processes/approaches, including brand engagements, creative social media campaigns, executive positioning, and performance marketing.

Key Roles And Responsibilities

Demonstrates tactical and strategic knowledge of integrated Communications Marketing principles and skills.
Application of key client information, including general business strategy, industry trends and issues, products/services, key opinion leaders, customers and competitors
Can lead on client correspondence (daily updates, activity reports, WIP reports, leading on client calls and providing updates)
Strong ability to write, edit and proofread to create high quality internal and external, channel-appropriate communications content
Demonstrates research abilities to support client programs and understands research techniques to assist with various Edelman consulting processes, including analysis of media coverage and online conversation (volume and tone) and identification and categorization of various stakeholders, including organizations and individuals to be engaged by clients
Coordinates and helps plan media outreach programs including tours, events, conferences, interviews and new media outreach
Manages more than one project for multiple clients from concept to completion by anticipating challenges, troubleshooting problems, proposing solutions, overseeing quality, and ensuring deadline adherence.
Participates in cross-practice and cross-geographical teams to provide clients and prospects with the most compelling team and proposal.

Knowledge & Skills

Understands and participates in agency billing and invoicing procedures.
Records and submits time, expenses, and POs to the right project codes on a timely basis.
Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot client budget issues and to facilitate discussions between client and agency billing departments.
Participates in new business process, including research, audits, idea contribution and proposal preparation.
At least 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in communications, public relations agency
Bachelor’s degree in communications or relevant field
Proven ability to lead multiple small or medium sized projects simultaneously.
Bilingual – Arabic is a plus


An opportunity to shape your future and work with some of the smartest and most energetic people in the PR industry, who will nurture, challenge and enable you.
We offer hybrid work environment where you can work from home 2x in a week.
Big potential for personal growth, training, and further development of skills
A dynamic, collaborative and inclusive culture, where diversity is embraced – and you are celebrated and appreciated for who you are.
A huge variety of virtual learning and development resources to support your personal and professional growth.

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Our honors include the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for PR; Advertising Age’s 2019 A-List; the Holmes Report’s 2018 Global Digital Agency of the Year; and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Data & Intelligence (DxI) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle).

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