About Your Job :
In this role, you will contribute to the development and delivery of the overall Corporate Communications strategy to ensure alignment within the framework of the company's business strategy and oversee all directed corporate communications activities and media relations.
You will be involved in all facets of public relations for the company, especially protection and promotion of the brand, executive communications, new destination launches and correspondence with key internal and external stakeholders to manage QR messaging in a way that generates as much positive earned media as possible.
Specific accountabilities include :
Developing and identifying the annual PR plan / opportunities and budget to maximise visibility of Qatar Airways with regards to the above responsibility, and then deliver on this plan
Developing a robust communication strategy for all assigned regions, divisions, stakeholders and through the implementation of this plan generate the maximum amount of positive earned media while managing all media enquiries and minimising negative coverage by dealing appropriately with all media situations
Through the management of all associated communications around launching new destinations, establish and build QRs reputation as a rapidly growing airline that introduces 10+ new destinations annually thereby promoting our scale, scope and ambition
Leading the team in developing and managing an integrated corporate communications plan and calendar of activity to build the company brand and strengthen market position
Lead proactive communications activities which project an impactful impression and positively influence public perception of the airline in new and existing markets including coordinating press events and conferences and taking charge of inaugural PR activities for new route launches
About You :
To be effective in this role, you will need a minimum of eight years of relevant experience combined with a Bachelors degree preferably in Mass Communications, Public Relations or Journalism.
You will need a strong background as a professional corporate communicator or PR professional with multi-national experience working across diverse markets.
Aviation experience would be well regarded.