Job Openings Brand and Relationship Manager - Dubai

About the job Brand and Relationship Manager - Dubai

Our client is a leading global consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments and organizations. Looking for a new "Brand and Relationship Manager" covering Middle East region.

This position reports to the  Head of Brand and Corporate Communications

Primary duties and responsibilities

Brand Relationship

Advise seniors and other internal stakeholders on relationship management strategies

Ideate and activate innovative marketing programs

Cultivate and manage external partnerships, with third party entities (journalists, influencers, conferences, government bodies, universities, etc.)

Serve as a driver and thought partner to cross-functional departments to operationalize their strategies and maximize client experiences (Recruiting, HR, Social Impact, L&D, etc.)

Partner with the Recruiting team to develop relationship with diverse organizations (MISK, campus presentations) to attract talent

Identify opportunities to expand the firms footprint at external events

Serve as an important source for information on the brand and provide brand feedback to internal and external stakeholders

External Communication

Manage the PR agency and oversee their workload

Monitor the dissemination of press releases and articles

Monitor the press and propose special angles for Strategy& to promote its thought leadership

Cultivate and nurture relationships with tier-1 regional and global media and influencers

Organize and manage all interview requests

Research and analyze market trends and competitors

Oversee marketing campaigns, track their effectiveness, and report findings to senior leadership

Identify and forge relationships with tier-1 conferences to promote our experts and thought leadership

Manage and maintain sections of the firms ME website by updating and uploading content regularly

Expert Communications Coaching

Develop and ensure delivery of outstanding communication coaching (media training, online resources, tutorials, etc.)

Oversee the work of the media training agency

Coordinate training delivery and logistics with individual trainers, third party agencies and participants

Produce media training outputs, feedback, tutorials, etc.

Lead on budget planning and monitoring for media support and training activities

Brand Identity

Serve as a brand champion to ensure on brand application across all internal communications channels/materials

Create and manage all marketing collateral

Liaise with vendors on production of all marketing collateral

Manage viewpoint inventory and IC display stands across our offices

Knowledge, skills, and abilities


Bachelor in business administration, marketing, or a related field

7+ years of experience in communication, marketing, or brand relationship


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Very good conflict resolution and interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships with clients

Exceptional organization and time management skills

Very good oral and written communication in English

Commendable customer service skills/people handling skills

Proactive attitude to work and willingness to assist others where necessary

Utmost respect for brand guidelines and appropriate messaging