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Content Manager

Company Name: alserkal.online
Employment Type:Full Time
Location: Dubai
Experience: 7+ years
Degree: Bachelor
Nationality: Any
No. Of Vacancies:1
Job Description:
We are looking for an experienced Content Manager to join a dynamic and fast-paced team to take on editorial responsibility for alserkal.online, alongside the creation of all content for Alserkal and its initiatives. The role demands someone who thrives in a high-intensity position environment and who has a strong track record of delivering editorial projects from concept to publishing. The ideal candidate will have experience in commissioning multimedia pieces, be passionate about storytelling and a fresh perspective on how to deliver key messages.
This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Marketing at Alserkal.

Responsibilities include:
Editorial management
Develop and deliver a content strategy for alserkal.online, outlining a clear content journey from website to social media, newsletter and offline touchpoints
Editorial management of alserkal.online, including planning the editorial calendar, commissioning work to freelancers, writing articles and managing video and podcast production
Ensure content calendar is followed, with deadlines being met consistently
Review visitor analytics to alserkal.online, making suggested changes and improvements based on statistics
Management of the freelancer roster to ensure diverse forms of expression and a variety of perspectives are delivered
Work with the marketing director to ensure that strategic objectives for the marketing team and the organization are being met through alserkal.online
Corporate Communications Content
Work with Marketing Director to develop key messages and message houses for Alserkal and its initiatives as well as key messages for spokespeople as required
Responsible for corporate communications, including drafting and editing letters, speeches, corporate profiles, case studies and any other writing that may be required from the organisation
Storyboard brand videos, documentation and social media content for corporate communications, creating narratives and working with a team to bring the concept to life, and with Head of Brand on brand alignment
Handle copywriting of press materials, including but not limited to press releases, interviews, statements and speeches
Review and edit copy created by other members of the team
Ensure style guide is regularly reviewed and maintained, and being followed in all communications
Assist Marketing Director in ensuring tone of voice is implemented across our brands and subsidiaries, training new team members and auditing across the team
Digital Content Creation
Development of engaging content to build the Alserkal brand and all its initiatives across a variety of communication channels, from social media to newsletters, website and any other owned or earned media.
Support the Head of Brand & Design in the development of event and brand campaigns.
Copyediting for all brochures and exhibition catalogues, where content is supplied by sub-brand teams.
Support the Head of Brand on the development of signage, wayfinding and visitor experience, where required.
Creating engaging content to build the brand across digital including text and video content for social media, content for newsletters, and any new channels.
Develop copy for presentations, copyediting and proof reading against required, often tight, deadlines.
Team Management
Work with third party freelancers and agencies as required, writing briefs, reviewing proposals and ensuring work delivered is as per contract

Knowledge & Education
Educated to a Bachelor’s degree level or equivalent and holding relevant professional qualifications in Writing/Marketing/Communications/Public Relations/ or similar
Strong editorial, copywriting and content creation experience
Experience of developing and managing multimedia content
A demonstrable understanding of, and commitment to arts and culture within the MEASA region
7+ years’ experience in a fast-paced, high-volume environment

Required skills
Proven editorial skills, with experience of creating an editorial calendar, and responsibility for the process from start to end
Affinity for strategy
Budget management skills
Strong reporting and analysis
Strong writing skills, and able to adapt tone of voice to different subjects
Multimedia management, eg development of videos and podcasts
Ability to develop and balance key messaging
Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively as part of a team
High levels of self-motivation, with the ability to work within an environment subject to change
Resilient and comfortable working under pressure
Excellent project management skills with the ability to multitask, simultaneously manage multiple projects at once, while ensuring highest quality execution possible within the initial deadlines set
Confident and outgoing, used to networking and substantial experience in outward facing roles
Well spoken, with great presentation and communication skills
Innovative and entrepreneurial in their approach, always looking for ways to improve our offering
Enthusiastic and engaged, actively seeking feedback on his/her performance and behaviour in order to continually improve the performance, and seeking out opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, from 10am to 6pm, with Saturdays/Sundays and/or overtime required during busy times or leading up to projects.