PR, Partnerships & Events Manager - Middle East, India, Turkey and South Africa

Job description

Breitling stands apart from other watch brands with its focus on casual, sustainable and inclusive luxury. We are currently looking for a PR, Partnerships & Events Manager to join our #Squad. You will be responsible for developing, implementing and executing communications activities for the region to increase our brand awareness to the defined target audiences. This position encompasses management of PR, influencers, partnerships and all scale of events.

Your responsibilities:

  • PR, Influencers
    • Develop and execute a PR and events plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics
    • Develop a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media, alongside influencer engagement
    • Coordinate all public relations activities, partnerships and influencer collaborations
    • Leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within business and industry media
    • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
    • Manage all samples and gifting requirements
    • Create and distribute content for local press releases and keynote presentations
    • Monitor, analyse and communicate PR results on a monthly/quarterly basis as required
    • Evaluate opportunities for media partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis
    • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
    • Direct social media team to engage audiences across traditional and new media. Provide content to region for local implementation
    • Maintain all activities within the allocated budget
  • Events & Partnerships
    • Research and propose a coherent partnership or sponsorship plan within the communities of land, sea & air. Creating effective routes to connect with our audiences and further build the Breitling values.
    • Develop and coordinate the successful delivery of Marketing events including PR events, CRM events, Partnership events, Brand events
    • Manage all activity within the budget allocation
    • Liaise with Retail/Global for approval and feedback on execution and ROI

Job requirements

Your profile:

  • You have at least 5 years experience in similar role in luxury environment
  • Extensive knowledge of publications and existing relationships with press/media/local influencers
  • Strong creative outlook – ability to research and propose activities relevant to our communities
  • Knowledge of the region and cultural affinity
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Confident and dynamic personality – interested in what’s new and exciting around the region
  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills
  • Languages: English and Arabic (fluent spoken and written)

At Breitling, we are:

  • Entrepreneurially-minded
  • Doers and results-driven
  • Innovative thinkers
  • Explorers and experimenters
  • Ethical and inclusive
  • Inspired by heritage and craftsmanship