• AUS Careers | Communications Assistant, UAE

    AUS Careers | Communications Assistant, UAE

    Location: Sharjah - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    The Communications Assistant supports the Director of the Office of Strategic Communications and Marketing and coordinates office activities, manages information and facilitates internal operations. Responsibilities include supporting the team in managing projects, preparing reports and presentations, preparing agendas, minutes of meetings and conducting research. Also performs administrative duties, such as answering phones, filing documents and disseminating information, planning meetings, scheduling appointments and operating office equipment.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Coordinate and communicate with team members to ensure delivering projects on time.

    • Support director to implement communications strategies that support AUS objectives.

    • Support supervisor to manage department budget and carry out financial tasks.

    • Manage and coordinate departmental events.

    • Assist in purchasing any related services, within allocated budgets, ensuring the most cost-effective options are fully explored.

    • Coordinate with various departments, including Procurement, HR, IT, Finance, etc.

    • Help implement our social media activities.

    • Assist with other communications tasks as required.

    • Provide communications support on key client projects.

    • Compile marketing and public affairs reports.

    • Manage director’s calendar and independently schedule meetings and prepare agendas and meetings summaries.

    • Correspond and respond to incoming calls.

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field.

    • Minimum of two years’ experience managing professional social media accounts.

    • Strong working knowledge of social media trends, strategies and techniques.

    • Deep understanding of traditional marketing and the role of social media in wider marketing strategies.

    • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.

    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

    • Self-motivated with strong ambitions to succeed.

    • Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently and as part of a team.

    • Knowledge of HubSpot, Google Analytics and Hootsuite (or similar).

    • Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).

    • Provide outstanding customer service.

    • Highly-organized, detail-oriented person who thrives in a fast-paced atmosphere

    • where working on many projects simultaneously is the norm and priorities can change suddenly.

    • Organizational and administrative skills.

    • Creative, energetic, proactive and outgoing.

    • Good time management skills.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English are required.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: American University of Sharjah - AUS

    Employment Type: Full-time Job

    Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    Application Deadline: N/A