MERC Consulting - Consultant - Communications - Riyadh


Line of Service



Not Applicable


Managed Services

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

We are seeking a communications generalist who will report to Consulting’s Communications Manager for the ME region. This position is Riyadh-based and will support our Consulting Communications team in all of our business units via: content development, communications project management, internal campaigns development and executions, Partner communications and collaboration with Clients & Markets on external communications.

JD & The day-to-day Responsibilities

As a member of the Consulting communications team, you can expect your role to typically involve some or all of the following:

  • Contribute to the internal communications strategy in conjunction with stakeholders

  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications channels, such as a staff intranet, monthly newsletters or regular email bulletin. You will also be required to work on the layout of content from a visual perspective. 

  • Storyboard or translate ideas to the creative team of designers and multimedia editors. Manage the development of this content end-to-end. 

  • Prepare presentations and other materials for organisational events, such as annual meetings. 

  • Draft messages or scripts from senior executives for presentation to employees in written or spoken form.

  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organisation.

  • Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages. Collaborate with the Clients and Markets team members to align on this. 

  • Organize regular opportunities for feedback from staff via focus groups and online collaboration tools and adjust communications content accordingly. 

  • Contribute to content for social media and website, in collaboration with the Clients and Markets team. 

  • Ad hoc projects 


A BA in journalism, communications, public relations, research or marketing is required. 

Relevant experience

  • Experience in a communications team, especially internal communication, for a large organisation, is most sought after. 

  • Experience of writing for a variety of different audiences is also desired. General marketing experience is beneficial. 

  • Visual storytelling skills with proficiency in creating content across mediums that tell a compelling story. 

  • Development of videos, social media posts and communications assets. 

Key skills 

  • Writing skills: You need excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees

  • Speaking Communication skills: You also need strong speaking communication skills as you are likely to be called on to give presentations or host sessions with staff. 

  • Interpersonal skills: You need good interpersonal and relationship-building skills in order to work with colleagues across the business. You also need to possess the confidence to deal with senior executives and explain communication techniques to them.

  • Creative skills: You need the creative ability to devise communication strategies Digital skills: Familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication, is essential. Understanding the sector you wish to work in (private, public or voluntary) can be crucial. 

  • Bilingual in Arabic and English, with strong English language proficiency.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:

Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 80%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Riyadh



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