Communications Manager

Administration Full Time Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Administration
  • Full Time
  • Retail / Sales / Marketing
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • 5+ years’ experience in PR / Marketing.

Website CSM

We are CSM. Home to 1200+ people, in 20+ locations globally, every one of us is united by our ambition to pursue extraordinary. We pride ourselves on our flexibility. We can be big or small. Agile or structured. Global or local. Sport and entertainment reaches all four corners of the world, and so do we, answering the needs of our clients in any way they want us to.

Communications Manager

At CSM we are driven by a clear purpose; to Pursue Extraordinary. We exist to create a positive impact on our partners, their audiences, our industry and our people, and to look for opportunities that can inspire a better world in everything we do.

Our diversity of experience, expertise and opinions is our greatest asset, which is why we celebrate our differences. We are looking for individuals who want to put their hand up and challenge convention to create something exciting, bigger and better each and every time.

CSM is proud to share fresh perspectives and new ideas to produce work that others don’t and won’t.  What we do is fast-paced, exciting and rewarding which is why we love it and why you’ll love life at CSM.


As a Communications Manager you will be part of CSM’s Middle East team, contributing to the strategic development and executional delivery of a variety of communication, content and brand activations, including press launches, talent and influencer management, media relations, social media management, content creation, media hosting, creative and editorial copywriting, internal comms and third party agency, supplier and Rights Holder management.

You will be responsible for managing the day-to-day running of the comms workstreams on your account, building solid relationships with clients, mentoring juniors and supporting the senior team. You will report into a Senior Account manager. You will be part of our Brand team based in CSM’s UAE offices, providing Communications services for a multinational B2B brand with a global motorsports partnership.

Your key responsibilities will include:

Planning + Account Management

•Support in developing and delivering a Content + Communications plan to support the overall partnership activation strategy

•Setting campaign KPIs, and overseeing measurement and evaluation / reporting

•Attending weekly client, all agency and internal account meetings


•Overseeing the delivery of a major media event in key races in the UK, Americas, Saudi, Asia and any others, in partnership with the Rights Holder

•Undertaking client briefings ahead of media engagements and content capture sessions

•Drafting of editorial materials to include press releases, messaging houses, Q+As, fact sheets and spokespeople briefing documents

•Management of media activity including photocalls, press conferences and media pitching

•Building strong relationships with strategic media contacts and managing media partnerships

Content + Social

•Briefing and managing a production agency to create dynamic video content across the campaign, partnership hero films, race reels, and any other activation content.

•Creating written editorial and social collateral and assets including features, op-eds, media briefings and short form content copy

•Working with CSM’s design studio to brief and produce social media templates and content

•Own social media planning; create and execute tactical social media plans for local market offices to amplify activations at international races

•Managing photographers on-ground at races and developing photography and content capture briefs


  • •A passion for sports, motorsport

    •5+ years’ experience in PR / Marketing

    •Ownership and strong interpersonal skills

    •Ability and confidence to guide and counsel clients

    •Proven ability to prioritise and time management

    •Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

    •Outstanding written and oral communications skills

    •Time management and ability to work as part of a team

    •Fluent in business English

    •Flexibility to travel to all races and activations

    •Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word

    •Ability to build and manage budgets

    •Proven track record of working with photographers and production companies and an understanding of the creative process for visual content creation

    •Strong contacts across sport & lifestyle media, with a sound understanding of the regional landscape

    •Solution-focused and hands on approach to communications, using a range of marketing skills including media relations, press release and video content creation, talent handling and event organisation and management

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