Communications Manager

  • Beirut, Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Full-time

Company Description

We help grow many of the world's most iconic brands at Leo Burnett. We help grow even more of the world's most talented people. You'll find at Leo Burnett an agency built on ideas and dependent upon the people behind them. A culture that doesn't just respect creativity but cherishes it. And a community where the path you choose is your own, the places you can go limitless.

Today, Leo Burnett is one of the most awarded creative networks in the world. We believe creativity has the power to transform human behavior, and we use ours to help our clients' brands discover their "human purpose" and play meaningful, active roles in people's lives.

Job Description

Role overview:

The Communications Manager will use business nous and strategic intelligence in a creative environment. This role is for a thinker, someone who understands the digital landscape and curious challenger to understand and interpret client needs. The Communications Manager will tackle business problems and communications briefs while managing allocated resource teams.

  • Acts as day-to-day client contact, sometimes across multiple clients/accounts in a fast-paced atmosphere; work load prioritization skills are a must for success
  • Balances daily client requests alongside support of account teams to ensure on-time delivery of projects that align with client goals and vision
  • Assists client communication and management by developing and distributing conference notes/reports, scheduling client meetings and communicating status of initiatives to relevant internal and client stakeholders
  • Oversees and runs team status meetings to align internal stakeholders on priorities and goals of the meeting/projects
  • Works with directors on account leadership to develop strategy presentations, communication plans, element/creative briefs and other client-mapping deliverables 
  • Set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables across teams accountable for work, communicating clearly and providing proper materials/documentation when necessary
  • Prioritize and streamline tasks to ensure accuracy and efficiencies, proactively identifying issues/risks
  • Passionate about understanding client’s business and the associated news regarding the company; updates internal teams on any pertinent news
  • Compiles project details and insights
  • Assists in identifying business challenges and competitive insights
  • Helps coordinate client input/feedback and shares feedback with internal teams  

Qualifications

Experience Desired:

  • Marketing, advertising, digital and social media/community experience 
  • Understanding of human behavior across a journey
  • Competencies in MS Office, MS Project, MS Excel, and other related project management and common communications tools is required 
  • Understanding of the social media ecosystem across most popular platforms
  • Ability to manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates are clearly communicated, understood, and executed upon 
  • Experience with managing the process of advertising and development of campaigns 
  • This person typically has more than 4 years of professional experience minimum

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Energy, a sense of humor and an open mind
  • Curiosity; willing to spend time digging deep into an issue or opportunity 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communications skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and focusses on task completion 
  • Experience working in an integrated agency ecosystem
  • A focus on solutions; Action oriented while also having the ability to lead/think
  • A methodical and organized approach in thinking and action
  • Ability to work well under pressure and perceives it as a challenge (not a barrier)

 

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