Communications Director

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Competitive




150 West 28th Street
Suite 801
New York
United States


ABANA, the preeminent US organization for finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and North Africa, is looking for an energetic, experienced Communications Director to lead its public and member relations, and to manage and enhance its online presence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build and execute organization's communications strategy
  • Develop, launch and lead communications and marketing initiatives that expand ABANA's and our member' visibility
  • Develop, launch and lead efforts that promote ABANA programs and benefits
  • Manage and enhance all online resources, include ABANA website, membership directory and members-only resources
  • Produce and distribute regular member communications
  • Produce and distribute video/streaming content
  • Draft formal communications, speeches and publicity materials
  • Work closely with colleagues and board members on membership outreach campaigns
  • Manage production of all event materials (program, handouts, sponsor recognition, etc.)

The successful candidate will have experience managing communications for an organization or department and possess the following skills or experience:

  • 5 years' communications / public relations experience
  • Demonstrated ability to establish, monitor and achieve strategic goals
  • Sharp and persuasive writing skills
  • Website management (WordPress)
  • Experience working with press, media outlets
  • A self-starter with enthusiasm, good judgment, a sense of humor and flexibility
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector and the Middle East and North Africa a big plus 
  • Sensitivity to working with a range of stakeholders, from staff, volunteers and board members to corporate and government leadership


Health insurance, commuting and retirement benefits, generous vacation package.

Level of Language Proficiency

English, fluent

Arabic (not required but a plus)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, writing sample, resume and names of 3 references to