PR Account Director (social media) - Global PR Agency
HR Source Consulting
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
1d ago
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PR Account Director (social media) - Global PR Agency

Seeking an Account Director to work across both owned and earned social media platforms. You will be focusing on specific projects and will be required to lead them from start to completion.

This role requires strong account and project management skills, experience working across results-driven, global social media projects and a strong understanding of integrated marketing communications principles and the role of social media within those.

You would be skilled at interacting with clients, evaluating client requirements and developing a comprehensive social strategy built upon strong research and insight, social content creation, incorporating social media outreach, search visibility, effective and innovative engagement solutions, and measurable outcomes.

You are an active and engaged social media user with solid experience developing social solutions for clients. You will have a proven record in managing complex programmes and delivering results for global brands by leveraging social media and word of mouth, creating and executing strategy and understanding research.


  • Be responsible for the successful development and delivery of global and local social media projects for a major automotive brand from the strategy and creative stage through to implementation and measurement.
  • Have strong project management experience and the ability to use project management tools.
  • Lead projects by working alongside our internal team (social analysts, creative & content strategists and senior account leadership), manage relationship with external agencies (creative, media buying, content production, event planning etc.
  • and with the multiple stakeholders client-side.

  • Be responsible for managing all financial aspects of a project : from development of statements of work to delivering on budget.
  • Be able to successfully manage client relationships day-to-day and under high-pressure situations.
  • Be able t
  • Desired Skills and Experience

    Person / Qualities required

  • Strategic thinker
  • Creative
  • Flexible / Open minded
  • Communicator
  • Collaborative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Persuasive
  • Multi-tasking
  • Sense of humor
  • Ideal Background

  • Solid consultancy experience With a Social Media, Digital, PR, Media, Advertising background.
  • Experience in developing social strategy, planning through to implementation.
  • Previously worked in a similar role, Senior Account Manager, Senior Digital Manager, Senior Social Media Manager, Digital PR Manager, Digital PR Director
  • About The Company

    HR Source Consulting is a premier Human Resources Consultancy that provide clients across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with expert human resources planning and solutions.

    By inference, we have the expertise to attract high calibre candidates that fill specialist roles in the key industry sectors with focus in :

  • IT (Information Technology)
  • Media & Communications
  • FMCG and many others
  • We deliver to a multitude of client organisations across the MENA region from leading multi-nationals (MNC's) to SMEs and boutique businesses.

    We are your 'Regional HR partner with Global Reach'.

    We adopt tailor made services and solutions to ensure that our clients need is fully met .

    We provide a multi-step consultancy approach to sourcing the ideal candidate, to ensure that your requirement is fully fulfilled and delivered to.

    Furthermore we offer tailor made HR Services and Solutions in the additional following areas :

  • Permanent Recruitment Solutions
  • Interim & Contract Recruitment Solutions
  • Managed Services
  • Salary Surveys
  • Outplacement Services
  • Relocation and Company setup advice
  • In short, HR Source Consulting is dedicated to delivering human resources solutions at every level (from Junior, Mid to Senior and C-Level Executives).

    This includes successful placements for every type and size of client organisation by sourcing candidates at all levels of seniority.

    We like to go the extra mile and serve our clients every need of HR and provide additional solutions and services from salary surveys, market intelligence, outplacements services and relocation and company set up advice.

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