Account Director, Financial Services, Middle East And Europe - Freelance - Remote

Washington, DC
Oct 04, 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Full Time
Who We Are:Interdependence Public Relations is a full-service digital PR and integrated marketing firm supercharged by the most advanced technology ever in public relations to maximize consistent media placements in prestigious media and industry outlets. It's an experience that stands apart. We are a passionate group of professionals partnering with people and brands to look at the big picture and drive impactful results. Our performance-driven team consists of former journalists, communicators, marketers, creative experts and more. We embrace an entrepreneurial mindset, thinking outside of the box, expert storytelling, fierce collaboration and learning new things every day.The Role:Interdependence Public Relations is seeking to bring on an Account Director in an independent contract role to oversee financial services client based in the Middle East. The ideal candidate is someone who has deep expertise in finance including proven media relations with top mainstream media outlets in the Middle East (Jordan, Iraq, Dubai) and Europe. This candidate will lead media relations for a financial services company to ensure share of voice for their products, company and executive leaders.This is an opportunity to take on a role as a strategic advisor and a partner to clients, deliver executive-level PR strategies, uncover compelling narratives and help teams across the agency secure top-tier press. In this position you'll work alongside senior leaders across the organization to manage accounts, projects, budgets and teams both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.The Responsibilities:Demonstrates expertise in media relations in the Middle East and EuropeCommunicates big picture logistics, creative story ideas and media tactics to teamCraft media pitches using excellent writing skills, as well as your own unique vision; deA$ A' not A' nes and adjusts strategies appropriatelyProvides direct counsel and is seen as a media expert plus a valuable partner by the clientMust be fluent in ArabicMust be available to work during the weekMust have strong media contacts in Middle Eastern Countries and EuropeQualifications & Skills:Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in journalism, communications, digital media or a related fieldPreferably 10+ years of media relations, journalist experience, or agency experience with demonstrated success of media placementsExcellent news judgment, creative ideas, and writing skills a must.Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneouslyDemonstrates exemplary follow-through and execution skillsEmbraces new methodologies, with an entrepreneurial spiritExcellent communication, organizational, writing and presentation skills

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