Marketing Director – Middle East & Africa

Carter Murray
UAE

Ref: HP662-356
Carter Murray

The Role


The Role


Our client, a global professional services firm is recruiting a Marketing Director for it's Dubai office, covering the Middle East and North Africa territories. You will lead the sub-area marketing function comprising the central marketing team, the production agency and the Country/office marketing resources. A replacement role, the Marketing Director will be responsible for continuing the strategic direction of a client relationship marketing/account planning capacity. Covering all business lines, the role is one which involves strong stakeholder management skills as well as a solid understanding of marketing and communications in the Middle East.

Within the role you will work closely with the Business Development teams, both locally, regionally and internationally, whilst reporting to the Middle East Markets Leader. You will advise the Business Development team of the most effective go-to-market strategy and positioning of the firm within the market. The Marketing Director will support and ensure the development of appropriate plans for all business areas, segments and countries within the sub-area.

The ideal candidate will have a solid track record within professional services marketing and business development, whilst having had some exposure to the region previously, or to marketing within an emerging market at the very least. Whilst the strategy has already been built and laid down to a degree, this person needs to have experience operating at a senior level.

SR Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Requirements


Requirements


The ideal candidate will have a solid track record within professional services marketing and business development, whilst having had some exposure to the region previously, or to marketing within an emerging market at the very least. Whilst the strategy has already been built and laid down to a degree, this person needs to have experience operating at a senior level.

About the Company


About the Company


Carter Murray is a specialist recruitment consultancy specialising in the placement of marketing professionals into professional services firms, the financial services sector, multi-national corporations and global brands from our offices in London, Dubai and Sydney. Carter Murray is a member of The SR Group, a specialist global recruitment consultancy founded in 1987, operating in the niche markets of Taxation, Legal, HR and Marketing recruitment. From the world’s largest companies to small owner-managed businesses, we recruit at all levels for a complete cross-section of clients. Our clients include the full range of UK and international professional services firms and financial services companies. We recognise that they expect an exceptional level of service and a real knowledge of today’s highly specialised market.Each of our consultants personally manages their own clients and specialises in specific areas of this key marketplace. We take the time to really understand both parties’ needs and provide focused and consistent advice.
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