IDB2809 - Copywriter

Business Unit: President Complex
Division: Not Applicable
Department: Marketing and Communications Department
Country: Saudi Arabia
Location: Saudi Arabia - Jeddah
Closing date: 15-May-2022

JOB PURPOSE::

To contribute in the conceptualization and development of all written content ensuring highest quality of language and
consistency in messaging to enable IsDB achieving its communication and outreach objectives.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES::

  • Research and develop well-written and up-to-date content for use across all IsDB communications channels and external outlets.
  • Responsible for writing talking points on behalf of IsDB leadership, key messages, fact sheets, media Q&As, opinion pieces, feature copy and speaking notes and copy for social media
  • Ensure all communications output meets the highest standards and is consistently on-message.
  • Support the development of IsDB’s tone of voice, partnering with colleagues in the marketing and communications division.
  • Support in developing and reformatting content for use across multiple channels, for instance media, social media and digital, supporting fully integrated marketing communications campaigns.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders to source content and key information. 
  • Develop relationships with third parties, e.g. freelancers, translators or agencies, and manage additional resource as required.
  • Keep up to date with latest news from Islamic Finance and global development, including announcements, opinion sharing and trends, in order to identify relevancy and opportunity for IsDB thought leadership. 
  • Keep abreast with the latest trends in content development / management and share the same with colleagues in IsDB.

COMMUNICATIONS & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS::

Internal:

• All Department Heads, All Hub Managers, all staff within the Marketing & Communication Dept.

External:

• Media Platforms. • Govt. Authorities • General public • Third party service providers.

. EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION & EXPERIENCE:

Academic and professional qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communication or related field. • Minimum 3 years of experience in editing/copywriting/journalism in a global organization. • Demonstrated track record of developing high-quality editorial content 

Skills & Necessary Knowledge:

• Excellent writing skills and attention to detail • Ability to flex writing style and tone to capture a range of voices. • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a wider communications team, sharing one’s insights across the team. • Ability to amplify content by re-purposing for different channels. • Must be able to adapt content for range of audiences, from formal speeches to social media. • Awareness of key messages and how these can be effectively woven into copy. • Ability to meet deadlines and turnaround copy quickly

 

 

Languages::

  • English •Mandatory
  • Arabic •Preferred
  • French •Preferred