Coordinator – Social Impact & Consumer Practice in Weber Shandwick AbuDhabi,AbuDhabi,UnitedArabEmirates

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About the job

About Weber Shandwick MENAT

We are a leading, full-service, integrated, communications and marketing services agency that delivers industry-defining work and next-generation solutions for brands, businesses and organisations. In the Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (MENAT region), our network comprises a hyper-connected, award-winning network with a presence in 13 cities – including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, Doha and Istanbul.

Our team comprises social media experts, digital specialists, creatives, strategists, analysts and PR professionals who believe in the power of collaboration to deliver high-value, high-impact communications and business solutions for our clients. By welcoming outstanding and diverse talents to our team, we complement our sector expertise with specialisms such as content, content production, creative design, creative technology, digital platforms, influencer marketing, integrated media, media relations, social strategy and engagement, strategic planning, and video productions.

Weber Shandwick was honoured as the PRovoke Global Agency of the Decade (2020), PRWeek Global Best Agency in Middle East (2020), PRCA MENA Large Consultancy of the Year (2022, 2021, 2019) and PRCA MENA Digital Team of the Year (2021, 2020). Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s Agency A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019, in addition to being included in the top 10 rankings of Great Place to Work® UAE (2014-2019).

What’s happening?

An amazing opportunity: join a highly creative, multi-disciplined global communications agency and network. What this means: the opportunity to work on some of the best brands in the world, the ability to draw on all the resources of a top global networked agency, and the chance to work in an entrepreneurial environment.

Who do we need?

Ideally, you should have 1-2 years of related experience because as a Coordinator, you must have a can-do attitude, be willing to learn and have a strong attention to detail and overall quality. You are proficient in Microsoft Suite, and have a good grasp of MS Office/Excel/PPT, etc. You can confidently deal with suppliers, media and other stakeholders. A basic understanding of PR is a good-to-have but not a must-have, as long as you are willing to learn and can quickly build relations with your team.

You will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Social Impact & Consumer team, including support with supplier relations, bookings for media trips, preparing media monitoring reports, desktop research, etc.

What will you be doing?

Administrative Support

  • Provide administrative support to Social Impact & Consumer Practice –reporting into various team members.
  • Handling media/client event logistics
      • Booking flights/hotels
      • Providing logistical support
      • On-ground event support
      • Media follow-ups to confirm attendance at event
      • Media follow-ups to confirm coverage after event
  • Liaising with suppliers (including negotiating on prices)
  • Handling basic finance tasks such as raising invoices (conducted through the in-house finance system)
  • Desktop research in support of existing or prospective clients
  • Compiling and updating media lists
  • Compiling status reports
  • Account Team Management

    • Provide support to account teams on an ad-hoc basis, including minute taking, support on developing presentations, etc.

    What do you need to apply for this role?

    • 1-2 years related experience in a similar role with a reputed company/agency
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Strong poise and professionalism
    • Bilingual preferred (Arabic/English) but English speakers would be considered
    • Based in Abu Dhabi or willing to relocate

    Company: Weber Shandwick

    Vacancy Type: Full Time 

    Job Location: AbuDhabi,AbuDhabi,UnitedArabEmirates

    Application Deadline: N/A

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