Senior communications specialist – 6 to 9 months Temporary Contract

Job ID: R00092362

Category: Marketing

Location: Dubai, Dubai

Senior communications specialist – 6 to 9 months Temporary Contract

Join Ecolab’s Communications team as Senior Internal Communications specialist in Dubai for 6 months and help make the world cleaner, safer and healthier. We’re growing and need talented people like you to help us continue to protect the world’s most vital resources.

In this role, you will Play a key role in planning and executing our communications change management plans. Under the direction of the MEA Head of Communications, you will support the development and lead the execution of critical employee engagement programs as well as external stakeholder communications program focused on the recently announced spin-off.

What’s in it For You:

  • The opportunity to take on some of the world’s most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments
  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
  • The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:

  • Produce, edit and proof content for Company Spin-off activities
  • Produce, edit and proof content for Remain Co activities
  • Assist with company intranet content testing and reviewing
  • Plan and execute change management engagement activities to engage colleagues around change
  • Communicate wins by developing inspiring stories and promoting them via various internal channels
  • Work with MEA Communications head to develop, edit and proof external communication content (such as PR, etc.)
  • Work with leaders to create videos and assist with executive messaging
  • Support content development needs for existing communication channels
  • Assist with editing and proofing other global communication channels

Position Details:

  • Candidate must reside in UAE and have a Valid UAE Residency

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA Journalism, Communications or related degree
  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience in internal, organizational or corporate communications
  • Proven storytelling skills, with a strong understanding of strategic messaging and content curation
  • Advanced writing and editorial skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, influencing and project management skills
  • Team player – flexible and collaborative with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Able to handle confidential material with care and discretion
  • Experience with developing video content as well as coordinating and facilitating video shoots
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in PPT and Word
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Experience in supporting internal communications for a culturally diverse, global industrial workforce

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with acquisition, integration and/or change management
  • Working knowledge of feedback channels, quantitative metrics and other methods of program evaluation
  • Oilfield industry experience a plus
  • Proficiency in SharePoint, PoliteMail and SiteCore

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

Impact What Matters

The world needs you, now.



Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping transform our organization to enable growth.

…inspiring future generations of leaders.

…making sure all the technology connections work as they are supposed to.