External Relations Lead

Permanent employee, Full-time · Oman, UAE

About The Role
We are seeking an External Relations Lead to help develop and execute 44.01’s external relations strategy in Oman and the UAE. 

The External Relations Lead will help manage our relationships with regional media outlets, develop and execute communications strategies, help manage 44.01’s social media presence, and work closely with our policy and community engagement teams. 

The successful candidate will act as an external representative for 44.01 with various external stakeholders, including media, government, NGOs, community leaders and partners.

This role is based in Oman or the UAE and the successful candidate should expect to travel regularly between the two countries. The role will report to the Head of External Relations.
What You'll Do
  • Help develop and execute 44.01’s Oman/UAE communications strategy.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders including media, government, community members, NGOs and other partners.
  • Represent 44.01 externally at events and conferences. 
  • Help manage 44.01’s social media accounts.
  • Work with the media around significant announcements.
  • Monitor and analyse traditional and social media for issues that affect 44.01.
  • Travel regionally, including regular visits to Oman/UAE. 


Who You Are
  • Experience working in communications and/or government relations in Oman or the UAE. 
  • Fluency in English and Arabic.
  • Ability to produce excellent English and Arabic written communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships quickly.
  • Experience working with local communities (advantageous).
  • Experience handling external relations for technology or industry (advantageous).
  • Understanding of CCS and the global carbon market (advantageous).


What's in it for you?
  • A competitive salary and an opportunity to have a stake in the business.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Be part of a team that will invest in your career growth.
  • An opportunity to make a difference and join a high-potential start-up.
  • A chance to be at the forefront of the fight against climate change.
About us
About 44.01: 
44.01 eliminates CO2 by turning it into rock. Our pioneering technology accelerates the natural process of CO2 mineralisation, meaning we remove captured CO2 permanently. Our process is safe, scalable and durable.Our mission is to offer safe and affordable CO2 mineralisation worldwide to fight climate change. We are a purpose-driven, innovative business where every Carboneer has a direct impact in achieving our vision of driving a return to sustainable levels of atmospheric CO2.

Find out more here: www.4401.earth

Our Cultural Pillars:

Continuous Learning
Fast failure, creativity and curiosity are the foundations of innovation. We are never satisfied with the status quo and are always looking for ways to do things better.

If something needs doing, we do it. We take initiative, we take risks, and we empower each other to take on complex challenges. We don’t let fear of failure stop us - the worst thing is not to try. 

Acting with honesty and transparency. Taking responsibility for our decisions and our mistakes. Never forgetting our commitment to the planet, each other and 44.01.

We can only achieve our mission by working together with trust, openness, and respect. We assume positive intent and are respectful and understanding, even in disagreement or times of difficulty. 

Calling unconventional minds to eliminate CO2 and save our climate
Thank you for your interest in 44.01! 
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