Skills: PR / Corporate Communications
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Baker Hughes' Digital Solutions (DS) Communications team is responsible for enabling growth by engaging and influencing stakeholders in order to protect and enhance the reputation, culture and brand of the business in the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and India region (MENATI). The position is a project-management focused role to lead 360 degree communications for the region to fulfill the objectives of the function by closely working with functional partners and business leaders at all levels.
The Communications Specialist will lead communications for the Digital Solutions business in the MENATI region. The role will be responsible for managing all customer events in the region and work closely with the Baker Hughes Corporate regional team to ensure alignment on logistics and messaging. The role will also manage day-to-day communications needs of business leaders to communicate with external audiences regarding DS' strategy, performance, product and policies. The role will lead all customer events for DS in the region. In addition, the role will support media relations activities by developing compelling stories and messaging on a regular basis.
Events Management & Commercial Communications
- Employ a total event (meetings, events and trade shows) strategy to drive demand, position the business and impact growth
- Create event plans to support business need
- Manage event logistics and resources, including on-ground support and display/demo oversight.
- Interface with business leaders to align events strategy to the strategy of the organization
- Create integrated programs that elevate the commercial strategy including productions for creative and merchandises(print and visual as well)
- Align closely with DS product company communications leaders to support key events, programs and activities in-region, acting as regional liaison to execute programs.
- Support growth of MENATI industry growth with key accounts and promotion of Bently Nevada, Nexus and Panametrics brands, among others
- Support DS MENATI regional leader with key internal communications
- Develop strategic internal communications plan for DS MENATI employees with targeted storytelling and leadership activities
- Align closely with Baker Hughes MENATI Communications Leader and DS Global Communications Leader to ensure DS Communications plans support business goals.
- "Tell the MENATI story" for DS both within and outside of the region.
Messaging & Storytelling support
- Proactively develop and communicate the business stories/messages in a clear, compelling and strategic manner.
- Actively protect the reputation of the company/brand when managing sensitive issues.
- Create and align storytelling strategy to the businesses' growth strategy while protecting and enhancing the company's brand and reputation
- Measure effectiveness of activities and make refinements
- Has over 5 years professional experience with proven records in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Events Management, Press(Trade, business, English media), Business Associations
- Prior experience with industrial and/or B2B organizations preferred
- Fluent in Arabic and English (writing test will be required)
- The candidate must have a plenty of experience in areas of External Communications - Media relations, Commercial Communications and Events Management, with strong writing (both Korean and English) and relation building skills.
- Must be willing to lead events and related logistics
- Clear thinker and inclusive with great interpersonal skill
- The candidate must possess strong project management skill.
- Willing to travel up to 50% of the time.
- Dubai, UAE
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