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Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Sector: Hotels, Resorts, Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Our client is a Leading Hotel and Hospitality Group

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced Corporate Director of Marketing to be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities

  • Actively participating to the Company brand’s development and brand’s story, as well as all communication tools to facilitate brand’s unique entity as per approved core concepts
  • Developing, coordinating and overseeing the marketing efforts on behalf of the Company and its business units
  • Developing, implementing and directing the collection of measurements of success of the Company marketing efforts, on line of the brand’s story
  • Designing, implementing and facilitating annual marketing plan and relevant budgets (corporate and business units)
  • Spearheading company-wide and cross-promotional marketing initiatives
  • Driving and overseeing major creative and design initiatives, including providing creative direction
  • Overseeing the design and use of the Company policies and strategy Web site
  • Developing, aligning all the Company marketing and communication policies at all levels: corporate and business units
  • Ensuring that all types of communication properly implement approved strategy and policies (i.e. commercial, human resources, internal and external)
  • Supporting the development of an ‘Employer brand’
  • Planning and supporting the Company’s marketing operational budgets
  • Developing, coordinating and overseeing the marketing efforts on behalf of each the Company property
  • Overseeing the brand strategy, identity and conception of new businesses to successfully launch new business units
  • Identifying opportunities to cross-market properties and to apply marketing learning across businesses
  • Coordinating marketing spending across properties and identifying opportunities to maximize resources
  • Supporting and facilitating the development and implementation of existing properties marketing plans and strategic brand evolution plans
  • Overseeing development of properties’ marketing budgets
  • In partnership with the Company Corporate Sales Department, leveraging the value of the Company brand and resources to better and more cost effectively support each properties (i.e. community promotion, PDR campaign)

Key Skills

 

  • Strong leadership, influencing, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Track record of successfully building/leading a superior new business sales and organization of a similar size.
  • Excellent skills in the management and development of people, to ensure a high quality and highly motivated senior sales team.
  • Experience and success in new business sales management strategy and sales team organization and development.
  • Experience and success in working with, building and developing Partners and Alliances.
  • Established network of senior business contacts in the sales territory and positive reputation with customers and contacts.
  • Highly proficient and knowledgeable on systems and processes utilized to manage the business.
  • Strong sales, general commercial and contractual acumen, including negotiating skills.
  • Highly numerate and highly proficient in written and spoken business English, with exceptional presentation and communications skills.
  • Well organized, adaptable and clear thinker.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and ownership, with strong ethics.
  • Innovative, actively looking for solutions to problems, and a catalyst for change.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Marketing or similar
  • At least 20 years of experience
  • Minimum of 10 years in Senior Management/ Director level role
  • Should have experience in FMCG or retail
  • He will be heading a team of 4-5 in the Head Office
  • Open to Arab nationals based in GCC now – Should be Muslim due to travel in Mecca

Salary/Compensation

  • Salary to be used as a guide only and will reflect experience levels and interview performance
  • Salary is up to 60k SAR per month total package

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