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Strategic Marketing Specialist (Arabic Speaking)



Ref: GP186-4404

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with a leading, well-established and highly-regarded semi-government organisation in Qatar. Reporting to the Manager of Strategic Marketing our client is looking to hire an ambitious, driven and dedicated Strategic Marketing Specialist to join their marketing team.

This is an exciting opportunity where you will be responsible for conceptualizing, planning and implementing marketing initiatives and developing advertising and sponsorship opportunities. You will be responsible for campaign and projects management, such as preparing marketing briefs and ensuring media channels identified align within the media plan and assisting in the preparation of the integrated marketing plan. You will also be responsible for the execution of media bookings requests, identifying media and advertising opportunities, digital content and corporate video concept creation working with the digital and social media teams and assisting with SOP formulation and development. Other accountabilities include formulating and updating customer surveys analysing results and findings, as well as identifying, evaluating, pursuing and developing corporate sponsorships aligned to the corporate strategy.


The successful candidate should have Degree in marketing or communications and a project management certification would be advantageous. You should have 6-8 years’ experience in the same role preferably in a large organisation, at least 2 of which will be in a supervisory role. You should have a proven track record of achievement within a strategic planning and proposal development, and in the identification, solicitation and closing of corporate sponsorship deals. Knowledge of corporate and foundation funding trends, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy, corporate giving, and the methods, practices & procedures of cause-marketing programs; experience developing corporate sponsorships strongly preferred. In addition, you should also have excellent communication, negotiation, presentation and project management skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely is also required. Arabic is preferred.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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