Executive Director Marketing & Communications



Abu Dhabi

Emiratisation, Marketing

Our client, a dynamic government entity is looking for an Executive Director of Marketing and Communications to lead their growing team in Abu Dhabi. The ED will lead the design and delivery of strategic marcomms activities, programmes and campaigns across the organization.

Please note that this is an Emiratisation requirement and only UAE Nationals with a Family Book will be contacted.

The role:

- Lead a multidisciplinary team to build trust with local, regional and global audiences
- Collaborate with teams to co-design and develop strategic, audience-tailored narratives
- Oversee the strategic content development, creative campaigns and activations, digital storytelling and media relations
- Partner with data and insight teams to evolve the marcomms strategy with a focus on deep audience engagement
- Provide regular counsel to senior Office leaders and partners to inform strategic advisory and reputation management
- Support the personal and professional development of the team to ensure continual learning, growth, experimentation and innovation


- UAE National with a Family Book
- 15-18+ years’ experience in strategic marketing and communications related fields
- Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, public relations, or related degree (Master's would be preferred)
- Experience in leading teams in high-profile, complex and fast-paced organizations
- Proven experience of leading the design and delivery of integrated, multiplatform communications programmes
- Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in English and Arabic
- Lateral & critical thinker with a flexible mindset
- An empathetic leader adept at managing and developing multidisciplinary teams.
- Collegiate, resilient and comfortable with navigating uncertainty to achieve the vision of leadership

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