Communications Specialist

DP World

The Communications Specialist, P&O Maritime Logistics, will drive all communications & marketing activities for one of DP World’s companies under its Marine Services pillar – P&O Maritime Logistics.
The Communications Specialist will drive the execution of a strategic and tactical communications plan that will integrate P&OML’s key messages, vision, mission, values and brand as it relates to the Marine Services pillar’s business strategy, audiences and objectives.
The role will be responsible for:

  • Delivering a communications Strategy
  • Managing multidisciplinary agencies to maximise audience impact of communications
  • Reporting on success and measuring agreed KPIs
  • Identifying and developing external and internal content, working closely with the executive team of P&OML and SMEs within the company (this includes technical and operations teams, Business Unit heads, country managers and the commercial team)
  • Working closely with Group communications to ensure alignment of all activity and optimal channel use
  • Ensuring all content and collateral is aligned with DP World’s communications and product brand guidelines


  • Manage external agency teams
  • Manage the company’s messaging, and narrative as well as the brand
  • Develop deep sector knowledge and audience insight
  • Develop and execute campaigns and lead generation thought leadership papers
  • Drive the creation of high-quality, accurate, content (externally and internally)
  • Oversee social media planning and execution, responsible for community/engagement management
  • Work cross-functionally with Media Relations, and other key functions to lead the development of messaging for all key stakeholders
  • Oversee communications for industry event participation and ensure its cohesion with the global events plan – that is agreed with the partnerships and business communications team
  • Responsible over all design and brand projects
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 6 -8 years communications and / or marketing experience.
  • Solid experience in developing and leading strategic integrated communication programmes, meeting expectations and deadlines within budgetary guidelines.
  • A confident communicator and presenter
  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are essential, including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Solid understanding of paid media best practice and opportunities
  • Self motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
  • Experience in crisis communicationmanagement is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills. Regional communications experience a plus. Additional languages a plus
  • Self-starter who thrives under pressure, can prioritise multiple projects, take the initiative and is driven to achieve results in a dynamic environment

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