Job description / Role
Our client, a leading F&B Chain is looking for a Marketing Manager to join their team to be based in either Riyadh, KSA or Bahrain with the ability to travel. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing strategies to create interest, demand and recognition for the corporate brands and products by delivering an aggressive marketing plan based on thorough analysis and evaluation of the local market.
• Develop, manage and implement a creative and successful annual marketing plan.
• Implement the company’s marketing mix strategy through effective review of the execution of marketing calendar controlled by reports and budgets.
• Monitor and supervise all sales promotions, advertising campaigns, digital/ social media, direct event marketing and public relations activities.
• Overlook pricing, profitability, sales growth, new product launches and strategic initiatives.
• Research on the competition in the local market in order to identify various threats and opportunities.
• Generate various reports in liaison with the Operations Department in order to identify customer requirements and customer service levels.
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Administration. An MBA is a plus.
• 7+ years of relevant work experience in marketing or marketing operations.
• FMCG experience is preferential.
• Team management experience is essential.
• Strong communication and analytical skills are required.
• Quick learner, ability to multi-task and trouble shoot problems.
• Self motivated individual with high energy is a must.
• Ability to work independently as well as apart of a team.
• English and Arabic skills are mandatory.
THIS ROLE IS FOR SAUDI NATIONALS!
Applications will only be considered if you have the relevant experience and your skill set match those required and stipulated within the advert text
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