Job summary

Career Level:
Management (6+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
AED 35,000 – 38,000

Head of Communication – Dubai, UAE

About this job

Reporting to the Marketing & Communication Director and covering the Middle East and Indian sub-continent, this role is concerned with defining and implementing overall media, social network, press and events strategy with the aim of maximizing exposure and visibility of the brand.


The successful candidate will:

  • Owned & Paid Media.
  • Plan and implement effective and refined media strategies, to ensure that the Maison stays the leader in communicating its prestige and brand power by using the appropriate media channels.
  • On-line and offline media buying management.
  • Budget planning.
  • Search optimization.
  • Communication performance.
  • Community management.
  • Owned media: websites & Facebook pages management.
  • Digital communication for e-partners (specialists).
  • Verify translation in local language.
  • Press and influencers on social network (earned media).
  • Implement and coordinate the PR strategy, Forecast PR release for the year.
  • Press releases order, prepare, dispatch.
  • Editorials management, photo-shoot organization.
  • Point of contact for journalists queries.
  • Project owner for Press events.
  • Social networks development and management.
  • e-PR (bloggers, celebrities).
  • Corporate e-reputation.
  • Networking: Work with opinion leaders, celebrities.
  • Events solution development and implementation.
  • Set up the annual program of events for the CME with the dedicated team and allocate relevant PR budget for the events.
  • Elaborate and propose Event concept, using Event brief made by the department expressing a need for Event.
  • Manage Event development and organization within a defined approved budget.
  • Propose several budget options to Project owner.
  • Propose external agencies. Manage contractors’ portfolio, and RFP process.


Desired Skills and Experience:

Personal and behaviour skills:

The successful candidate will have the following personal qualities:

  • Team player.
  • Self-starter with excellent communication skills.
  • Serious, proactive, creative and has the ability to handle and deal comfortably in a multinational environment.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and, customers.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Generates suggestions for improving work and develops innovative approaches and ideas.
  • Provides regular performance feedback; develops team’s skills and encourages growth.
  • Improves processes and services, develops and promotes team building and team spirit within the Marketing department.



  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing.
  • Required experience: Minimum 10 years relevant experience.
  • Technical Skills / Abilities: Fluency in English is a must as well as either Arabic or French.

Job keywords/tags:  Marketing , Social Media , Press , PR , Events , Budgeting , Online

About Us

Edge Resourcing was established in the United Arab Emirates in 2008. We have taken care in our growth and have kept our corporate values throughout. Edge Resourcing is led by a specialist team of Recruitment Consultants, each of whom have experience of working in and a sound knowledge of the local market place.

We have gradually expanded our horizons and now offer professional and tailored contingency and retained search services in the following specialist market sectors; Retail (Sales & Operations), Retail (Head Office), Education and Accountancy & Finance

Contact Information

Dubai, Head Office
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, UAE

London, International Sourcing Office
St. John's Street
London, United Kingdom