Media Relations Manager (Arabic Speaking)

وصف الوظيفة

About us

The Gen Plus Group is a vibrant global collective of agencies reshaping industry norms with a commitment to surpassing expectations. Rooted in the 'Plus' philosophy, our dedication goes beyond the ordinary, creating connections that transcend transactions. As industry-leading Story-Tellers, Story-Shapers, and Story-Makers, we unite the strategic communications of PRM, content creation expertise of NaF+, talent representation by SPANDY, and the innovative spirit of THEM AGAIN under one banner. Our cohesive team, GEN+, comprises over 3,000 industry experts from 60+ nationalities, all sharing a collective passion to disrupt, innovate, and lead. The Gen Plus Group ensures impactful outcomes for brands, businesses, and people globally by embracing diversity and fostering an environment of creativity and excellence.

We are looking for a Media Relations Manager with a proven track record of effectively managing and enhancing clients' public images through strategic media placements. Excellent communication skills, media outreach expertise, and a deep understanding of the PR landscape are essential for this role. UAE/KSA experience and fluency in Arabic are required.

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What will be your responsibilities?

·         Establish, develop, and maintain strong relationships with journalists, editors, and key media contacts across various platforms in UAE/KSA (TV, print, radio, web).

·         Pitch compelling stories, news, and features to secure media coverage. Develop and write press releases, articles, op-eds, newsletters, and other written materials, ensuring accurate and impactful messaging.

·         Distribute press releases to targeted media outlets and follow up to secure coverage. Create engaging and newsworthy content for press materials.

·         Provide media support for events, press conferences, product launches, and ongoing events. Coordinate interviews and briefings for key spokespersons.

·         Collaborate with internal teams to gather information and insights for compelling stories. Perform client and media background research to develop a thorough understanding of clients' businesses and their competitive environments.

·         Develop and maintain media contacts and databases. Assist in the execution of social media outreach programs.

·         Ensure the client's reputation is promoted effectively through positive media relations. Develop creative story angles and news hooks to secure press coverage and gain publicity.

إمتيازات الوظيفة

What The Role Can Offer You

  • Access to a global network of specialized communicators collaborating with top-tier brands.
  • Exposure to internationally acclaimed clients and campaigns focused on both performance and purpose.
  • The opportunity to be part of a passionate and supportive team.
  • Attractive Health Insurance benefits.

متطلبات الوظيفة

What is needed from you?

·         Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, or a related field.

·         Proven experience in media relations, preferably within the PR industry in UAE/KSA.

·         Strong relationships with media professionals and a deep understanding of various media channels.

·         Exceptional Arabic written and verbal  communication skills.

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.