Friday, May 30, 2014

PR Director - GUST / Gulf University for Science / Technology - Kuwait

1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, and disability of college students, faculty and staff.
2. Bachelor’s degree in public relations or other related field.
3. Nine (9) years professional public relations and media.
4. Experience supervising photography, web design, social media and publications.
5. Professional writing and editing experience and extensive work with writers, photographers, graphic designers and printers.
6. Ability plan for and react to crisis issues.
7. Management of projects from start to finish.
8. Oral and written communication skills in Arabic and English.

• Develop an effective internal and external communications plan that develops and leverages the GUST brand.
• Develop, integrate, and implement PR activities designed to enhance GUST’s brand.
• Ensure that campus events are consistent with the GUST ’17 Strategic Plan and GUST’s brand.
• Event analysis and services for all major university events and ceremonies to include dignitaries and diplomatic protocol.
• Create and launch new media (social) and marketing.
• Evaluate an integrated strategic communications plan to broaden awareness of GUST’s programs and priorities and advance the GUST’s brand identity.
• Refine GUST’s core messages to ensure brand consistency.
• Resolve public affairs issues.
• Serve as the manager for media relations, the news service; Board of Trustees, Presidential and Executive Council communications.
• Serve as executive editor for the development, production and maintenance of the University’s internal and external communication vehicles, including the main website, marketing materials, publications, newsletters, invitations, flyers, advertisements, and annual reports.
• Responsible for updating and enforcing the GUST graphics and style guide.

1. Only applications and materials submitted online will receive consideration.
2. Completion of the online application form.
3. Attach a cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications for the position.
4. Attach a current resume of all work experience, formal education and training and any other information pertinent to the position.
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application materials.

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