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Communications Manager - Saudi Arabia



Marketing & Communications
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Communications Team is responsible for conveying Snap’s mission, vision and values to core audiences within our community, which include Snapchatters, advertising partners, content creators, investors, policymakers, and Snap team members. This passionate team works hard to show the world what makes Snapchat the best platform for communication and storytelling, and to ensure the narratives about the company, its people, and its products are accurate and compelling.

We’re looking for a Communications Manager in Saudi Arabia to join the EMEA Communications team.

What you'll do:

  • You will be responsible for designing and delivering a proactive communications strategy that enhances our corporate reputation in Saudi Arabia

  • You will be responsible for issue and crisis communication management

  • Work closely with the Communications team in Dubai, London and Los Angeles, the local team in the MENA region and global cross-functional partners to develop and execute high-profile local communications initiatives and campaigns as well as localize and roll out global business and product news and campaigns

  • Be a spokesperson for Snap in Saudi Arabia, helping to educate local reporters, commentators and influencers to bring Snap’s narrative to life locally through authentic storytelling

  • Be a trusted contact for media in Saudi Arabia who rely on you for timely and accurate information and creative story ideas

  • Collaborate closely with the close-knit the MENA and global Communications team to share local knowledge, coordinate campaigns, and develop ideas

  • Work with the closely with the cross-functional team in the MENA region to highlight Snap’s growing community, our support for local businesses, local investments and partnerships

  • Pitch news stories, organize press briefings, create press materials, engage with and leverage commentators and influencers and prepare spokespeople for local media interviews and speaking engagements

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent understanding of the media, policy and cultural landscape in Saudi Arabia with a strong network of contacts across creators, commentators and business, consumer, technology and trade media.

  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to experiment in order to learn and identify creative solutions to problems

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to build relationships cross-functionally and across different time zones

  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical execution and attention to detail despite frequent inbound enquiries and requests

  • Excellent news judgment as well as very strong writing and communications skills

  • Adept at corporate reputation and media issues management

  • Able to serve as a company spokesperson

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA degree or equivalent professional experience working in a communications role within a multinational entity or Communications Agency in Saudi Arabia

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Fluent in Arabic with excellent writing and speaking skills

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success