Entries by Tom Allen

PRCA appoints Barry Leggetter as International President

The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has appointed Barry Leggetter FPRCA as its first International President, as part of its plans to build on its position as the world’s largest PR professional body, and to move into new regions of the world. Leggetter has spent more than 25 years in international public relations consultancy […]

Guinness World Records Opportunity

Title: PR Manager, B2B Reporting to: Country Manager, MENA Dotted line to: Head of PR, EMEA APAC Location: Dubai Contact: Monisha Bimal Email: monisha.bimal@guinnessworldrecords.com   JOB PURPOSE: The Guinness World Records (GWR) Creative Consultancy works with brands and agencies to co-create PR and advertising campaigns, as well as staff engagement and entertainment programs, which have […]

Q Communications Executive Role

Q Communications is looking for savvy and forward thinking Executives to join its fast growing team in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.   Creativity, innovation, and organisation are key for the role – you will be working across an array of regional and international clients from hospitality and F&B to corporate and FMCG.   The working environment is fun, friendly, […]

Omar Qirem announced as new PRCA MENA Chairman and ICCO Middle East President

Omar Qirem, Chief Executive Officer, Edelman Middle East will succeed Loretta Ahmed FPRCA, CEO Middle, Turkey and Africa, Grayling at the head of the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) MENA, the leading PR association for the region.   Upon assuming this role, Omar will also take over from Loretta as the region’s champion at […]

Middle East Predictions for 2019

In pod(cast) we trust Six million people in the UK (11%) listen to a podcast each week according to RAJAR figures, with the BBC billing 2018 as ‘the year of the podcast boom’. And with the number of podcast downloads crossing 2.6 billion globally last year, and radio reaching more households than TV in the […]

Brazen Job Ad – PR and social media account handlers

Brazen is looking for PR and social media account handlers at all levels to join its fast-growing team based in Dubai Media City.   Since Brazen opened its doors in 2015 it has been shortlisted for 25 industry awards and won Small PR Agency of the Year,  Best Use of Media Relations, Best Use of […]

markettiers4dc launches end-to-end strategic consultancy as brands admit they are confused by value of podcast

Dubai, 5th December 2018 – markettiers4dc, the specialist communications group, has today launched 4DC, a global end-to-end strategic podcast consultancy. Developed to serve the hundreds of brands actively seeking to understand the opportunity and value of radio-on-demand.   The launch of the dedicated podcast company, markettier4dc’s fifth communications service within the group, offers brands strategic […]

PR Account Manager

We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working PR Account Manager to join our Dubai team and work across our lovely portfolio which spans the entertainment, hospitality, education, and design sectors. The successful candidate must have: At least 4-years of experience working in PR Exposure to a varied client base would be ideal – entertainment, consumer, lifestyle […]

Advertising Value Equivalents or Ambitious Versatile Experts

When it comes to measurement and evaluation, how confident are you discussing measurement with clients? According to the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) 2017 world report, 83% of respondents in the MENA region still use advertising value equivalents (AVE’s) because they say that it’s expected by clients. We, as an industry, are ambitious and creative, pushing […]

Key promotions at Instinctif Partners MENA

Dubai, UAE, 27th November 2018: Leading international business communications consultancy Instinctif Partners has confirmed a series of key promotions at its MENA business, headquartered in Dubai. The promotion of team members follows a period of revenue and headcount growth for the regional operation. George Allen has been promoted to Associate Partner and will continue his […]