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Abu Dhabi Social Media Associate

  • Location
    (ABU DHABI) and various
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Marketing, advertising and PR / 2 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

Home to some of the fastest growing economies in the world, the Middle East and Africa region has a pivotal role to play in driving global conversations – from environmental policies to religion and pop culture. The UAE and Saudi Arabia are clear leaders in this equation, although the wave of innovation continues to transcend borders.

APCO launched its regional operations in 2006 in Dubai. Growing from a team of less than 30 consultants, APCO today has over 200 people from 32 countries working in teams across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Manama and Kuwait. Our projects also take us to Cairo, Amman, Muscat, Beirut and other markets in the Levant.

With a portfolio of over 100 clients, APCO’s MEA offices deliver public relations and digital communication support across health, food, consumer & retail, finance, technology, real estate & hospitality, non-profit and public affairs practices. The region also offers specialized services, created for the Middle East, such as our Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) model and our Compass and License to Operate offerings.

In addition, APCO’s global AI Comms Lab, a first-of-its-kind innovation center which utilizes artificial intelligence to build and protect the reputations of major global brands, governments and organizations is driven from the Dubai office.

From helping governments connect with the private sector and civil society, to supporting the Pope’s historic visit to the region and launching iconic brands and destinations, we understand the nuances of the Middle East and pride ourselves on making an impact

Position Summary:

The Social Media Associate is responsible to create appealing content for the company’s social media presence, including maintaining social media channels updated and brand-focused, and looking for new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences.

Primary duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage company social media content development for channels including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and some other platforms
  • Engage in social media presence creation on new and emerging social media platforms
  • Creates content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites, and encourages audience participation
  • Cover events
  • Work as part of a team to develop large social media strategies and campaigns
  • Propose new ideas and concepts for social media content
  • Analyze and report audience information and demographics, and success of existing social media projects on a monthly basis
  • Manage social media communications
  • Use timelines and scheduled content to create a consistent stream of new content for audience interaction while analyzing, managing, and altering schedules where necessary to optimize visits
  • AD-Hocks Assignment/reports
  • As per the Direct Manager’s requests


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Equivalent
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Prior experience in managing government social media accounts

Work Conditions:

The physical abilities needed to perform the duties of this position, in addition to the office climate

  • Office environment is general office setting
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must reside in Abu Dhabi or be willing to relocate
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • work will be at the client offices, pending security clearance

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Fluency in English and Arabic
  • Content writing skills
  • Graphic design skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Idea presentation skills
  • Customer service skills
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