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Digital Media Associate
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Date Posted May 11, 2018
Title Digital Media Associate
University KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
Department Innovation & Economic Development
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Thuwal
    Saudi Arabia
  • Classified Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations
Digital Media Associate (Arabic/English)
KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

Innovation & Economic Development

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Reports to
Manager, Marketing & Outreach

Position Summary
Helps achieve the KAUST Innovation & Economic Development mission by producing high quality marketing related content and creative communication initiatives. Is responsible for producing digital media materials, including social media, and administrating the KAUST Innovation WordPress website including content and community management systems.

Major Responsibilities
Monitor and manage KAUST Innovation's online presence on official website channels and in regional social media.
Collaborate with the IT Department/external vendors in administrating and maintain the KAUST Innovation website.
Write and proofread (in English and Arabic) various content, including press releases, ad copy, monthly highlights etc.
Create and edit PowerPoint slides (in English and Arabic).
Monitor and contribute to marketing content management system (Wordpress) as well as the intellectual property management software tool and customer relationship management systems.
Maintain project schedules and plans, events and campaign calendars.
Schedule meetings and events.
Assist the manager to execute Innovation and Economic Development campaigns that require operational support, including working with outside vendors, supporting the team with timely delivery of projects and communications.
Other duties as designated by the Marketing & Outreach Manager and VP Innovation and Economic Development.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills (both English and Arabic).
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete them on a timely basis.
Creative sense of graphic design and multimedia especially as it relates to web design.
Familiar with emerging media marketing trends, including social media and blogs.
Able to manage multiple projects while prioritizing work assignments and work independently.
Able and committed to turn out a high volume of work on a weekly basis.
Working knowledge of word processing, desktop publishing, presentation software, database management and spreadsheet applications plus experience with Wordpress.

Bilingual in Arabic / English.
Undergraduate degree in English, journalism, marketing or related field with experience in marketing or communications with minimum 3 years' experience.
Strong proofreading grammar and copywriting skills including the ability to transform technical text for a broader audience.
Strong English writing skills for business, technical and creative audiences.
Ability to translate and produce Arabic content with a high rate of accuracy.
Excellent planning, organization skills and attention to detail.
Working knowledge of word processing, desktop publishing, PowerPoint presentations software, database management, and spreadsheet applications.

Experienced in creating multimedia content (audio, video etc).
Through understanding of SEO principles for content production.

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