PR Account Manager - Sports

Expiring today

Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Dubai / Saudi Arabia
Up £40,000
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Serves as the day-to-day manager in executing strategic communications plans on multiple clients between Dubai and Saudi Arabia (travel is required). Thinks strategically and creatively. Has an established industry preference. Has proven ability to write and edit documents, present to clients, implement communications programmes, manage budgets.



  • Passion for all sports
  • Responsible for daily supervision of SAEs, AEs and TAs
  • Key liaison between junior and senior staff
  • Delegates effectively, knowing what tasks should be done by subordinates and assigning them
  • Manages time effectively, meets deadlines, pays attention to detail
  • Works with line manager to address personnel issues
  • Participates in training up subordinates
  • Builds a strong network, expanding media and industry contacts
  • Emerging leadership skills
  • Responsible for training and coaching junior staff


  • Manages multiple accounts independently
  • Demonstrates clear understanding and interest in client’s business
  • Able to identify, understand and resolve client issues as well as pre-empt them
  • Earns clients’ trust by meeting deadlines and being a proven and respected adviser
  • Demonstrates creative and strategic thinking
  • Serves as liaison between client and other H+K regional offices as needed
  • Is a confident presenter
  • Works with other H+K offices when the need arises
  • Has strong relationship with the media
  • Actively represents clients to the media

Business Acumen

  • Researches and prepares new business proposals and participates in presentations
  • Builds a strong network, expanding media and industry contacts


  • University degree
  • 5- 7 years agency experience
  • Fluent in English. Arabic also advantageous by not essential.