Job description / Role
Charterhouse is working exclusively with an iconic multinational brand who is looking to hire a Marketing Director to join their regional headquarters in Dubai.
This role will provide strategic direction and tools to enable teams across Middle East & Africa markets to achieve outlined business goals and execute the global brand strategy.
This is a rare opportunity to join a multinational retail brand and contribute significantly towards shaping it's marketing plans across the entire Middle East and Africa markets.
As Marketing Director, you will support the development and execution of successful marketing strategies, selecting the appropriate marketing mix based on local markets and consumer trends. Acting as a brand custodian this role will ensure all marketing materials and activities represents the business in the best way and complies with global brand best practices.
There will be a major focus on people development and team building, therefore our client is looking for someone with excellent communication skills and previous team management experience, ideally within a multinational environment.
In addition, there will be regular special projects which this role will lead on behalf of the business, working closely with internal teams and external agencies to direct marketing initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have over 7 years of experience in a marketing related role, with strong leadership experience and team management, ideally working for a multinational organisation. Prior experience of working within retail or for a leading marketing agency is preferred.
Due to the geographic coverage and responsibilities, candidates must be fluent in English/Arabic. Our client is looking for a forward thinking, strategic leader who possess excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to develop.
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 Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.