Orient Productions Marketing & PR Officer Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival

Kamal Sedra
Kamal Sedra
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Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival

Job Description
Job Title: Marketing & PR Officer
Contract: Full-time starting first or second week of December 2015
3 months trial period
Salary: Salary will depend on experience
Working Hours: 10:00AM to 5:00PM (Flexible to work after working hours)
Responsible To: Orient Productions Marketing & PR Manager
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General:
• Connecting with current and potential audience, journalists and the media to be able
to directly and indirectly communicate the event’s effectiveness.
• Performing and monitoring marketing and PR activities for events produced by Orient
Productions.
• Reviewing, proof-reading and copywriting marketing content and press releases to
ensure that the information related to the events and campaigns are authentic
Marketing:
• Conducting marketing analysis: growth opportunities, trends, equity, competitors and
other marketing characteristics
• Collaborating with advertising agencies, print houses and suppliers to execute the
planned marketing strategies in both electronic and print media, while ensuring that
the product prospects are enhanced cost-effectively
• Supervising on the distribution plan and placements of the marketing materials for
effective outreach of target audience
• Coordinating activities related to promotional campaigns for events produced by
Orient Productions
• Monitoring and analysing all offline and digital marketing activities for effective
outcome
PR:
• Performing and monitoring marketing and PR activities for events produced by Orient
Productions
• Collating and analysing media coverage
• Developing and researching media contacts
• Compiling media kits for the press
• Amending the archiving system for the organization

KEY SKILLS:
§ Strong communication skills
§ Working to tight deadlines
§ Dealing with multiple tasks at once
§ Attention to detail
§ Ability to work as part of a team
§ Fluent Arabic and English, and a good understanding of French is an asset
PERSON PROFILE:
§ Strong interpersonal skills
§ Proactive
§ Self starter
§ Team player
§ Organized
§ Creative
§ Resilient
§ Initiative
§ Responsible
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
§ Previous Marketing and/or PR experience
§ Dealing with print and production suppliers
§ Computer literate
DESIRED EXPERIENCE (though not mandatory):
§ Brand management
§ Event management
§ Arts and/or cultural experience
KEY CONTACTS:
Internal:
• Marketing and PR Manager / Executive Managers (Orient, SEE, D-CAF, Temple) /
Office Manager / Chief Financial Officer / Copywriters and Translators / Graphic
Designer(s)
External:
• Local art and cultural centers and organizations / Artists / Curators / Audience / local
businesses / hotels / venues / suppliers / advertising agencies / Press / TV
APPLICATIONS:
Send your CV and cover letter by email only to: info@orientproductions.org
Deadline to Apply: Friday, 20st of November at 12:00AM (Cairo time).
Please enter as the email subject: Your_name/MarketingPR Officer

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