Senior PR Specialist at Acorn Strategy
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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
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Senior PR Specialist at Acorn Strategy

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The Company

Acorn Strategy is an award-winning, GCC Marketing and Communications Agency, helping our clients to grow from the smallest of acorn’s to mighty oak trees.

Acorn Strategy unravels the complexities of the market and competition to create strategy and plans that optimise your performance.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, proactive and result-oriented Senior PR Specialist to support Acorn Strategy onsite at the Australian Pavilion, for the duration of the Expo2020 Dubai event.

The successful candidate for this role should possess exceptional work ethic and the willingness to go above and beyond to complete tasks while maintaining a supportive, empowering and positive attitude.

This is a secondment role and requires flexibility throughout, working on a rotating roster covering weekend and evening work, for an immediate start in September.


Responsible for all onsite media engagement and management at the Australian Pavilion

Work with the Australian Pavilion team to support events and onsite programming and work with Acorn PR team on engaging media, identifying story opportunities, attending media briefings, coordinating interviews and providing media contacts with any assets required

Build strong relationships with all related media contacts, ensuring that the Australian Pavilion has strong, accurate coverage for the duration of the Expo2020 Dubai event

Maintain daily contact with the onsite media teams English and Arabic Media teams

Attend media briefings at the onsite media office

Utilise press kit materials maintained by Acorn to keep media informed latest fact sheets, updated Q&A, image library, spokesperson bio

Provide media with available press assets as required

Proactively identify potential story ideas and recommended media opportunities

Brief the Acorn team regarding pitching of story ideas and development of OpEd material and reviewing individual responses for media requests as required

Manage Australian Pavilion spokespeople.

Work with Acorn team to provide briefings prior to media engagements.

Attending media interviews.

Work alongside Australian Pavilion team in support of events and programmed activities.

Provide weekly WIP reports and attend weekly PR review meeting with the Acorn team


Bilingual English and Arabic

Bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications

7-10 Years experience in Public Relations

Proven experience working with the UAE media

  • Strong project management skills with an ability to simultaneously deliver on multiple tasks and projects, whilst keeping focus on timelines and deadlines associated with each project or other deliverables;
  • Extensive knowledge of marketing tactics, corporate communication and media relations;
  • Solid working experience in advertising, copywriting, content creation, press releases and brand marketing experience, proofreading and editing;
  • A strong communicator, able to interface with a variety of audiences, both internal and external.

    Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and the credibility and poise to present to a wide range of stakeholders.

    Proficient in written and spoken English and Arabic.

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