Gulf Digital Communications Officer
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Flexible Location
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
4 months fixed term Pay band G Location: Any GCC country Closing date: 12.12.2017.
Role purpose  

 To support the Gulf Communications Manager in the implementation of the Gulf Communications strategy by working on online web tools and other digital products (social media, website editing, digital campaign management). Experience in planning and implementing digital and social media campaigns is a must, as well as the ability to produce, write and proofread English and Arabic written content for web and social.
You will be responsible for ensuring that content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, optimized for search, user needs and experience for all channels, including websites, social media, and email templates. Knowledge of and on proactive photo/video content creation for social media is a plus.
 We’re looking for a candidate that knows how to bring our arts, education, science and sports events to life for our digital audiences. Experience of social media strategy development and implementation, as well as strong community management skills and the ability to follow corporate digital and brand guidelines is essential.  
 The ideal candidate will also have a strong grasp of social media ad buying tools, CMS systems (wordpress), knowledge of SEO and social media listening and monitoring tools, as well as good digital project management skills. An understanding of channels, social trends and knowledge of social media influencers across the 6 markets is a plus. 

4 months fixed term
Pay band G
Location: Any GCC country
Closing date: 12.12.2017.

The candidate must already have the working rights in one of the GCC countries.

Role Profile
BC Skills
BC Behaviours
Generic Skills

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks