Press Officer – English – Expo2020 Dubai – United Arab Emirates

The Press Officer – Communications plays a key role in the communications team, working with internal and external stakeholders to plan and execute effective communications campaigns that support Expo’s strategic objectives.


Main responsibilities of the role include:

– Developing communications plans, with the Director – Editor in Chief, Director- Communications and VP Communications, for Expo activities that support the strategies of the organisation and Communications Department;

– Establishing and maintaining key internal and external stakeholder relationships;

– Manage Expo 2020 Dubai communications and publicity requirements across multiple functions;

– Craft tailored PR campaigns for each Expo 2020 Dubai function that appeal to respective market segments including stakeholder mapping and segmentation, engagement strategies and tactics, crisis communication and reputation management;

– Write effective and engaging materials, including but not limited to press releases, media pitches, statements to media, PR plans, media and consumer Q&As, key messages and other documents related to corporate initiatives and announcements;

– Collaborate with Expo 2020 Dubai stakeholders to publicise their messaging to global audiences;

– Set objectives and evaluate performance of individual direct reports, if any, and actively manage key personnel issues;

– Exemplify the culture and vision of Expo 2020 by role-modelling organisational behaviors and through performance management, feedback and coaching of direct reports, if any.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-03-22
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Other

Preferred Candidate

Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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