Coordinator - Marketing & Community Relations - Job Posting Details
Title Coordinator - Marketing & Community Relations
Location Selected Location(s)
Position Available To UAE Nationals only
 
Position Summary

The Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator oversees marketing and corporate communications activities with the aim of positioning the college positively across all media formats including print, television, radio and social media. The incumbent builds relationships with top tier English and Arabic media companies and sponsors, pitches stories to the media, distributes press releases, and moderates interviews. The Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator works closely with the Marketing team, Chairs, Faculty and the Careers department to showcase college, student and alumni successes to the UAE community.

Requirements

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In support of Emiratization, HCT may exercise flexibility with the experience or education requirement in order to recruit UAE National candidates who show potential for success in the role.

A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing or other relevant discipline is required
* A minimum 5 years of related experience
Knowledge of strategic market planning and research
Business development experience and previous experience in a role working with clients and other professional contacts
Experience writing and editing press releases and other forms of corporate communications
Superior interpersonal skills coupled by the ability to communicate and build good relationships with students, technicians, college staff and management, and external vendors
A high degree of computer literacy and demonstrated ability to integrate technology in the workplace
Highly developed organizational, analytical and problem solving skills are required
The ability to work effectively as a team member in a multi-cultural environment
A demonstrated willingness to engage in professional development activities in order to develop and improve new and current skills, and to adapt to the evolving needs of the organization
Project management or event planning experience is desirable
Knowledge of multimedia development and editing tools (e.g. - Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc)

The Higher Colleges of Technology is committed to the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals. We encourage applications from Emirati candidates who can contribute to the HCT’s mission.
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