PR & Communications Manager

Foodics

Riyadh, SA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 05/24/2021
  • Website: www.foodics.com
  • Company Address: Imam Saud Bin Faisal Rd, Riyadh 13515, banayat center office 1 second floor, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Riyadh, SA

About Foodics

Foodics all-in-one, cloud-based point of sale system makes it easy for retailers and food & beverage business to get a holistic overview of their company and its operations.

Job Description

About Foodics 🏢

Foodics, a Saudi fast-growing startup in MENA, offers a complete Cloud point-of-sale SaaS with tools that help F&B and retail businesses start, track and grow. B2B sellers use Foodics to accept payments, track inventory, monitor sales, send orders to the kitchen, digitize menus, manage employees and analyze the whole business with smart reports, anytime and anywhere on the cloud. Available in English, Arabic, Turkish, Spanish and French. Foodics works offline with iOS apps that securely store data on the cloud and can integrate with third-party apps. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Riyadh, Foodics is currently available across the MENA region, with offices based in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Egypt with a culture retaining talents and promoting creativity and efficiency. Foodics today is one of the most promising SaaS companies in MENA and future Unicorn (1 Billion USD company) and we are looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Foodics.

Vision

To become a leading Fintech and software trusted partner globally, for retailers and sellers who want to grow their business.
Mission

We empower sellers with a comprehensive point of sale platform to enrich their operations. We give complete business control and offer smart reports on sales, customers, employees, and inventory. We also provide an ecosystem of tools to seamlessly accept payments and finance growth.

We are looking for an experienced PR & Communications Manager.

Main tasks and responsibilities 💡

  • Become an influencer in marketing, press releases, planning and executing events in collaboration with 3rd parties
  • Development of communication programs to promote Foodics’ products & services.
  • Develop a marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget, and tactics
  • Develop media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast, and online media
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Build long-term relationships with all relevant stakeholders, such as local government, media people, business founders, etc.
  • Monitor corporate image frequently and ensure it follows the company brand
  • Check and manage content produced for website and social media channels
  • Design and review the online content in media announcements and media kits
  • Generate awareness within existing and new customers through a wide range of channels including social, events, CRM, PR
  • Analyze all marketing activity, drive efficiencies, and optimize campaigns
  • Maintain regular interface within the organization and with external suppliers and agencies.
  • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, byline articles and keynote presentations
  • Update, monitor, analyze and communicate PR results to the management
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and make appropriate recommendations regarding communication strategy surrounding them
  • Create informative and interesting press releases, press kits, newsletters, and related marketing materials.
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies that build customer loyalty programs, brand awareness, and customer satisfaction.
  • Work with different marketing departments to generate new ideas and strategies.
  • Supervise projects to guarantee all content is publication ready
  • Create communication and marketing strategies for new products, launches, events, and promotions.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or relevant field.
  • Minimum of six (6) years work experience in leading on public relations activities including building reputation management strategies, planning tactics, and coming up with creative initiatives to engage and influence the community.
  • Proven track record of achieving targets relating to the generation of leads, product, and brand awareness
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Exceptional interpersonal communications and presentation skills with the ability to influence and engage media, executives, and peers.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, has the ability to effectively interpret and process a variety of instructions and requests whether verbal or written
  • Strong knowledge of communication practices and techniques
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills both in English and Arabic
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently across functional groups and on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Must be flexible to work in a fast-paced and evolving environment

Benefits

  • Attractive compensations and benefits.
  • Accelerated learning experience.
  • Flexible, people-focused culture .

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.