Hill+Knowlton Strategies has been at the forefront of strategic communications since 1927.
Today, our team of trusted advisors and creative experts work across 13 offices in the United States, in disciplines including corporate, crisis, consumer marketing, technology, healthcare, content marketing, digital communications as well as public affairs and financial communications.
Our commitments to our people and to fostering a culture of work-life blend have led to the ﬁrm earning the prestigious Work-Life Seal of Distinction, an award for the Most Innovative Agency Initiative, and being named among the Top Places to Work in PR and the Organizations of the Year for gender diversity.
Headquartered in New York City, our parent company, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Inc., has more than 80 offices in 50 countries as well as an extensive associate network. Because of our footprint and breadth of expertise, we can seamlessly partner with clients locally, regionally and around the world to solve business challenges with impact.
What we are looking for
Hill+Knowlton Strategies is looking for a Regional Director, to head up one of the Middle East’s largest and fastest growing energy and industrials practices. Working across flagship regional and international accounts, the role will see the applicants based in Dubai, but with opportunity to travel around the MEA region.
We are looking for a highly motivated PR and Communications expert, to take on responsibility for driving senior client relationships within the energy and industrials sector, growing key accounts, new business development, and demonstrating the depth and breadth of your expertise to internal and external audiences. Must have energy and industrial practice industry experience. You will also work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Directors (MD) to lead on crisis and corporate projects with cross-MENA teams.
What we expect from you
You will need to demonstrate a calm and purposeful way of working, underpinned by relentless professionalism. You will need to have a positive agency profile that is recognized in relation to your specialism across the wider agency, beyond your local team.
As a sector lead with P&L responsibility, you will identify and promote best practice in client counsel, account leadership and business development, support a growing team and demonstrate sound financial management and judgment. You will be a business strategist as much as a creative communications expert and underpin both with keen emotional intelligence and inspiring people management.
If you believe you are the right fit for this role – get in touch! A more detailed job description will also be provided to interested parties.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Hill+Knowlton Strategies does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin, or ancestry.
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