Associate Director - Strategic Partnerships (Destination)

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6986

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Or client are seeking a Strategic Partnerships Associate Director to drive the promotion and strategic development of destination offerings.

Client Details

Our client is renowned for its tourism destination and adventure offerings in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


The Strategic Partnerships Associate Director will play a pivotal role in promoting adventure destinations within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This position requires a strategic thinker with a strong focus on marketing, branding, contract review, and overall strategy building. The role will be an individual contributor and report directly to the Director and will have the opportunity to contribute as an individual contributor.


* Develop and implement strategic plans and initiatives to promote adventure and activity destinations.
* Conduct market research and analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and target markets.
* Collaborate with internal stakeholders to define marketing and branding strategies that effectively position the destinations.
* Review and negotiate partnership contracts, ensuring favorable terms and compliance with company policies and legal requirements.
* Identify and establish strategic partnerships with relevant industry players.
* Leverage partnerships to expand distribution channels, increase brand visibility, and drive visitor engagement.
* Work closely with the marketing team to develop and execute marketing campaigns, both online and offline, to promote the destinations.
* Monitor and evaluate the performance of strategic partnerships, making data-driven recommendations for improvements and optimizations.
* Stay updated on industry trends, competitor activities, and customer preferences to guide strategic decision-making.
* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align activities and ensure a seamless guest experience across all touchpoints.
* Act as a brand ambassador and represent the company at industry events, conferences, and trade shows.

Job Offer

Our client offers competitive compensation, a dynamic work environment, and the opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth and success of adventure and activity destinations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The benefits will aslo provide family benefits such as medical, schooling allowance & relocation assistance etc.

To apply, please submit your resume demonstrating your experience in strategic partnerships.


Qualifications and Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Hospitality, or a related field. MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
* Proven experience in strategic partnerships, marketing, or business development, preferably in the events or hospitality industries.
* Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to translate insights into actionable strategies.
* Excellent negotiation and contract review abilities, with a keen eye for detail.
* A deep understanding of marketing principles, branding strategies, and digital marketing channels.
* Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with partners and stakeholders.
* Ability to work independently as an individual contributor, while also collaborating effectively with cross-functional teams.
* Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
* Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
* Passion for adventure and activity destinations, with a genuine interest in promoting tourism experiences.
* This is a full-time opportunity based in Saudi Arabia

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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