ABOUT USWe 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.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.The RoleYour role will be to oversee account programs and be the daily contact with clients and partners, providing them strategic counsel on tactical implementation and solid project management skills. You will be leading major activities for accounts, managing teams to deliver strong results and ensuring work is of high quality. You will also be helping to develop program plans for brands, ensuring tactics meet client’s business objectives.KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIESManaging accounts and responsible for the overall quality and delivery of brand programmes ensuring client’s strategic goals are met Native-level written and spoken English, enabling strong content development skills, including experience drafting speeches, op-eds and quotes/statements for media. (Arabic skills would be an advantage) Daily client counsel, including problem solving Develop and edit written documents that are on message and tailored to audience; documents will include slides, proposals, plans, budgets, and issues management documents Keeping abreast of new developments, trends and opportunities for both clients and the wider industry Line management and people development, including recruitment Leading and participating part in new business ventures, including pitching.KNOWLEDGE & SKILLSIn depth local knowledge of the market, including regional business developments impacting KSA (+GCC) and a strong knowledge of the competitive environment At least three years of relevant experience in communications, preferably at a PR agency Superior writing and editing skills (in English) Presentation-development skills; project management skills; and consultative skills (including effective questioning, critical thinking, client management, etc.) Ability to draft strategic client-facing internal and external communications plans and proposals Passion for client service and team work Ability to multi-task and manage a number of projects/work assignments simultaneously to tight deadlines Understanding of budgeting client programmes, including budget development, management, resourcing and forecasting Experience of working on clients in the tourism sector and on projects based within KSA would be a bonus KNOWLEDGE & SKILLSAn 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.Big potential for personal growth, training, and further development of skillsA 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).For more information please visit: www.edelman.comPlease follow this link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7AKFCmQvtk) to view a short video about life at Edelman.