Director of Communications

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Job Description

About the job

About The Opportunity

We’re looking for someone who leads like a pro and can handle tricky situations with total confidence. The ideal candidate should be a strategic operator, able to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of communications without blinking. He/She appreciates our culture of being real, bringing a genuine passion for connecting with diverse audiences and keeping our messaging fresh and relatable.

  • Craft and execute Talabat’s communication strategy throughout the MENA region.
  • Collaborate with top-level management and stakeholders to align communication strategies with the company’s business goals.
  • Take the reins of our regional communications team, offering strategic direction, mentorship, and fostering team growth.
  • Drive the creation of communication assets and content to achieve local market objectives.
  • Collaborate closely with talabat’s brand and marketing teams for a consistent brand voice across all channels.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with key media outlets, influencers, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance of all communication materials with relevant regulations through collaboration with talabat’s legal team.
  • Play a pivotal role in crisis communications, providing strategic direction and content.
  • Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of communication campaigns, offering insights and recommendations for enhancement.

What you need to be successful

  • Solid track record of leading communications in the MENA GCC region, with relevant experience in the Arabic markets
  • Proven ability to create engaging and authentic communication strategies with limited resources
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to guide teams across talabat markets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in Arabic and English.
  • Experience in crisis management and issues management
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining relationships with key media outlets, influencers, and stakeholders
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and standards in the MENA region
  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, or a related field