A unique opportunity to join a leading government advisory consultancy.


About Consulum

Consulum is a government advisory firm dedicated to helping governments develop, lead and deliver positive programmes that successfully promote their global interests. Our clients are government organisations and their leaders, including centre-of-government entities, ministries, authorities, agencies and state-owned enterprises.

About the role

A unique opportunity to join a leading government advisory consultancy. Consulum is seeking a digital communications executive with experience in digital strategy and digital communications to provide support to Consulum’s governmental clients.


Dubai, Bahrain, or Saudi Arabia

Key responsibilities
  • Support the delivery of governmental strategic digital communications to clients across the Middle East
  • Provide analysis of current and emerging regional issues and trends
  • Develop and incorporate analysis into digital communications programmes tailored to client requirements
  • Deliver workstreams for allocated clients, with responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of activities, ensuring deadlines are met and alerting those responsible for oversight to any issues and seeking sign off, where required
  • Deliver general digital tasks including writing social media copy, paid-social planning and influencer programmes
  • Contribute to the production, delivery and QA of emails, social media content, and web pages
  • Contribute to client roadmap planning by outlining ideas and market research
  • Create excellent presentations (using tools such as PowerPoint)– including content and appropriate design
  • Have a finger on the pulse of developments taking place in tech and digital comms – inviting opinions from peers and sharing our point of view with colleagues & clients
  • Identify key stakeholders and influencers, map a plan for engagement and support in cultivating relationships through digital channels

Business development and growth

  • Contribute to presentations and pitches to prospective clients.
  • Play an active role in understanding the landscape of potential Consulum clients and pro-actively recommend opportunities to engage.

Talent Development

  • Run basic training around Digital tools where required

One Consulum

  • Act as a buddy to colleagues.
  • Have a finger on the pulse of developments taking place in tech and digital comms – upskilling colleagues across Consulum
Essential skills and attributes
  • Intelligence: structured, logical thinking and presentation: the ability to develop and deliver comprehensive analyses and coherent presentations.
  • People: the ability to influence people.
  • English: excellent written and spoken business English.
  • Project management: an ability to structure and manage your day to day tasks and projects.
  • Software: an ability to use Powerpoint and Excel (including visualising data).
  • Tools: practised knowledge of how to use social media tools and digital analytics tools as well as experience in researching digital and societal trends.
  • At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in digital disciplines
  • Leadership: the ability to develop relationships of influence with clients and staff alike.
  • Can-do: being resourceful, proactive, positive and problem-solving.
  • Development-orientation: curiosity and the desire to learn, grow and progress.
  • Resilience and stamina: the ability to develop solutions under difficult circumstances and maintain a productive pace and outlook.
  • Ambition and humility: we want people who are hungry to grow, but not at the cost of others. Being able to take people on a journey is a key part of being able to work and lead at CSM.
Preferred experience
  • Experience working in government communications.
  • Understanding of verbal or written Arabic.
  • Excellent writing and presentational skills
  • Experience producing communications materials, including social media, press releases, talking points, media briefings, etc.
  • Experience participating in the development and implementation of communications strategies
  • Experience in marketing digital propositions
  • Experience in SEO optimisation
  • Excellent organisational skills and flexible approach to work, with the ability to work independently, but also display solid team working skills
  • Analytical skills and tactical judgement.
Why work for Consulum
  • Work for a purpose-driven organisation seeking to improve the positive performance and impact of governments
  • Be part of and contribute to some of the most interesting and challenging government reform programmes in the world
  • Be part of a high-performance culture defined by the pursuit of excellence, collaboration, collegiality, and a focus on professional development
  • Contribute to the development of the business.
  • Progress with a clear and achievable path to promotion
  • Tax-free living

Consulum’s core values

In order to be successful within Consulum, candidates and employees must suit the Consulum culture. As such, they must demonstrate the following core values:

Be the best, always
  • We seek to deliver a quality of work that cannot be found anywhere else.
  • We win every meeting, always impressing our clients with our effort, insight, ideas, and advice.
  • We innovate constantly, always seeking new and better ways to enhance the work we do.
Delight our clients
  • We listen actively and put ourselves in the shoes of our clients, enabling us to understand them and their needs fully.
  • We go the extra mile for our clients, ensuring they have our support when they need it most.
  • We empower our clients, helping them get better and do better.
Take a ‘One Consulum’ approach
  • We collaborate, drawing on all the expertise and experience Consulum has to offer in service of our clients.
  • We gladly share: our ideas, our time, our expertise, our support.
  • We treat one another well: with respect, consideration, and appreciation.
Empower yourself and each other
  • We actively seek to develop our skills and capabilities through reading, listening, watching, and practicing.
  • We help each other master new skills, develop expertise, and achieve progress.
  • We take enthusiastic advantage of every opportunity Consulum provides for professional development.
Say it like it is
  • We offer our clients honest advice in a sincere effort to advance their best interests.
  • We contribute with confidence, clarity, and openness to internal discussions.
  • We have hard conversations when we need to, always respecting the dignity of our colleagues.
Be a pro
  • We turn up on time, fully prepared and ready to deliver.
  • We never violate the confidences of our clients.
  • We act with integrity, always.


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