Staff Positions

Reports to: Director, PR & Marketing

Scope and Purpose:

The Communication Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and coordination of media outreach, and to build and maintain a strong positive local, regional, and international image for the University.

The coordinator is to promote a positive image of the University’s performance and accomplishments to internal and external constituencies through the creation of news stories and media pitches.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and stays informed about current projects, events, and initiatives being conducted throughout the University.
  • Maintains strong relationships with regional and local media partners and develop media pitches in line with the University’s mission, vision, and goals.
  • To write, edit, and translate a wide variety of communication material including, media releases, fact sheets, magazine stories, institutional documents, brochures, proposals, and event marketing materials, while ensuring accuracy of AUK messaging, statistics, and branding.
  • To prepare key messages, speeches, and press statements for members of senior management as needed.
  • To deliver the University’s key messages to the media and to be the initial point of contact for all media enquiries or approaches.
  • To assist management in responding to emergency issues that require immediate media response.
  • To plan media recognition initiatives.
  • To monitor media coverage and news archives.
  • To coordinate University CSR initiatives related to media and communications.
  • To produce periodical media reports as required.
  • To overlook photography operations.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Mass Communication, or English Literature and an emphasis in business communication. Additional training experience is an added advantage.


Experience:

  • 4-5 years of actual professional experience in communication in educational institutions is an added value.
  • Previous experience providing a high level of customer service in a busy office.

Skills:
  • Must possess superior English and Arabic writing skills in editorial, copywriting, and official communications.
  • Strong proof reading and editing skills.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively with internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders.
  • Excellent problem-solving and excellent organizational and filing skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of basic marketing principles of the local region, and knowledge of a wide variety of media, local contacts in the market.
  • Proficient in advanced functions of Microsoft Office, in particular, use of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to analyze and display data, experience using databases, and ability to learn new software quickly.
  • As events sometimes take place on evenings and weekends, flexibility with hours is required.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants must submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references.  

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Communications Coordinator - CC/PRM/10032019 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw
 

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid and transferrable residency in Kuwait.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.  
Reports to: Director, PR & Marketing

Scope and Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Director of PR & Marketing, this position will provide support on multiple areas related to marketing, interactive media, and creative design.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as AUK’s primary photographer/videographer including editing photos and video footage.
  • Manages AUK photography and videography projects, requests, and archives.
  • Designs interactive ads, presentations, and communication tools.
  • Designs social media posts.
  • Training student workers in use of equipment; and working with communications staff to determine creative ways to use video to promote University mission.
  • Other special projects as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Creative Design, or related field.
  • Additional training experience is an added advantage.

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years

Skills:

  • Possess artistic abilities and proficiency in using professional cameras and photo manipulation software.
  • Proficient knowledge of creative design and publications software, including Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to compose a shot, understand framing, color and light to create a visually attractive shot.
  • Attention to detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to attend evening and off-campus university events for coverage.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic.

How to Apply:  
Interested applicants must submit:

  •  A cover letter 
  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Names and contact details of three personal references.  

In completing your application, please quote position code number in the email subject line:

Integrated Marketing Coordinator - IMC/PRM/10032019 

Information should be sent to careers@auk.edu.kw
 

Please Note:

  • The applicant must possess a valid and transferrable residency in Kuwait.
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted.  

Reports to the Training Operations Manager.
CCE is looking to work with all passionate and experienced corporate trainers in Kuwait.

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We are looking for outgoing and energetic trainers to work with us on project basis, with strong communication and interpersonal skills to convey expertise in developing training materials and present programs in a stimulating manner using a combination of personality, multimedia and group exercises.

CCE is a leading Training Center at AUK that designs, develops and delivers innovative learning and development programs for professionals and corporations, in an effort to advance Kuwait professional society.