Job Description


Specialist – PR and Media

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Job id: 301318

02 Dec 2019

Job Location



5 to 8 years

Qualification Level


Job Function

Advertising / Media Planning / PR


Media, marketing, communication

Jobseeker Nationality

Jobseekers from any country

Specialist – PR and Media

Job Location : Qatar

Job Description :

• Prepare and maintain a comprehensive database of validated and categorized media contacts with all relevant details.
• Act as accessible resource that is available for press inquiries on both regular days of business and moments of sudden change or emergencies.
• Assist Senior Manager, Corporate Communications in preparing a proactive stakeholder engagement plan, towards establishing and maintaining cordial relationships with media contacts, agencies and networks in target markets.
• Arrange interviews and other speaking engagements for Milaha’s designated spokesperons with media outlets.
• Develop, write and draft, and copy edit key messages in line with Milaha’s communications strategy including annual reports, press releases, articles, speeches, contents and brochures, and annual newsletter.
• Assist in organizing press conferences within agreed timelines and budget. Takes ownership for preparation of press kit and coordination for other arrangements.
• Review and monitors print and electronic media for news, advertisements that are industry-related and/or company-specific and takes ownership of development and production of media monitoring reports.
• Maintain a comprehensive record of external media requests and a request log.In addition to a press release archive.
• Provide input into social media content development to maximize use of social media channels in promotion of Milaha.
• Establish a good relationship and rapport with media houses, media.
• Representatives, and media personalities for the benefit of improving image and reputation within Qatar and the region.
• Coordinate with concerned departments within Milaha to compile, edit, translate internal and/or external messaging content and communication related text viz. press releases, interview guides with answers, documentaries, FAQs, media profiles, biographies, among other written communication.
• Conduct analyse and response reports of content among different stakeholder groups and presents plans on how to engage and manage the different groups.
• Follow specified systems, processes and procedures, implemented in the workplace, to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and other requirements/standards.

Requirements :

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Media, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism or any related field.
• Past experience of 5 years in media, marketing, communication or a related field with a diverse stakeholder base.
• Ability to take ownership of projects, as well as effectively managing multiple stakeholders.
• Training in mass media tools and strong understanding of mass/ group psychology.
• GCC / Middle East experience a plus.
• Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Ability to deal and interact with cross geographical agencies and media.
• Ability to deal effectively with urgencies and crisis.
• Strong collaborative interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
• Proficient with MS Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
• Superior accuracy, attention to detail, creativity,time-management and organizational skills.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, fluency in Arabic is essential.

Interested candidate can apply with your updated resume

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