Location   Oman
Sector   Banking
Job Type   Full Time
Date   22/10/2018
Job Ref No   3882

Company Profile

Our client, a well-established bank in Oman.

Job Description

Our client, a well-established bank in Oman is on the lookout for a PR & Media Relations Manager with strong experience in print media, preferably in Oman, or the GCC. With attractive benefits and a lucrative compensation package to develop and execute the bank's overall internal and external communication plans.

Here's a portrait of what your time there would look like -

    • Plan and execute PR campaigns for all major developments in the Bank.
    • Maintain close relations with all business lines to scout and research story ideas, and ensure that the Bank’s key messages reach the intended internal and external audience.
    • Maintain strong media relations at the local, regional and international levels.
    • Prepare speeches for top Management Team members attending key events.
    • Prepare Chairman’s Report for the Quarterly and Annual Reports of the Bank.
    • Review all internal communications and contribute to internal publications.
    • Suggest pitch stories to develop exclusive interviews/ articles for various media publications/ broadcast media.
    • Communicate promptly and effectively to requests for response, research, quotes, photos, interviews and information from media contacts.
    • Collect, compile and maintain media clip archive of all Bank activities/ events.

Candidate Profile

Our client's ideal candidate would look something like this - 

  • Post Graduate preferably professionally qualified with 10-15 years of experience as an Editor or journalist
  • Excellent leadership for conflict management, negotiation, presentation and organizational skills.
  • Track record in developing and implementing communication policy and programmes.
  • Very strong writing skills and superior interpersonal communication skills. Mastery of rules of grammar. Must be highly organized and able to multi-task and work within deadlines.