Arabic Speaking Marketing Manager: 3-6 month contract. Flexible day rate. Must be available immediately or on short notice.
My client is an innovative tech start-up going through and exciting period of growth globally. They are looking for an experienced Arabic speaking Marketing Manager to oversee the operational side of the marketing strategy, as they expand internationally, and to grow international users and partnerships.
We are approaching a period of rapid scale up of our global operations, including opening country offices around the world.We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to oversee the operational side of our marketing strategy, as we expand internationally, and to grow our international users and partnerships.
You will provide support to the in-country teams (including marketing managers) to coordinate our local consumer activation & media partnerships and our B2B content and events strategy. You will also be responsible for driving integrated launch campaigns across the business, and managing the relationship with our agency partners.
As this role will provide support to our in-country teams, primarily located in the Middle East, South Africa and Mongolia, there could be a fair amount of travel as part of this role and the ability to communicate effectively in local languages – particularly Arabic, is a must.
Provide support to local marketing managers & oversee activation plans in conjunction with local agency partners
Coordinate on the ground activations
Maximise value and impact of local media partnerships
Ensure all required assets are delivered at the highest quality and on-time and on budget, with approval from the Global team
Nurture our local community by managing development and deployment of our monthly newsletter, in conjunction with the global team (who will manage production and deployment)
Maximise our voice at events to drive business leads & PR
Develop and expand our online community of advocates and orchestrate blogger outreach efforts
Oversee design of our local social media assets (e.g. Facebook cover photo, profile pic, thumbnails, ads, landing pages, Twitter profile, and blog)
Design, create and manage promotions and tactical Social ad campaigns
Support Business Development with marketing ideas and creative assets for local B2B meetings
Work with Business Development team to flag and follow-up with relevant business leads
Update WordPress site content where relevant to support local needs
You will have:
Experience at similar level within a reputable brand; creative agency, Account Directors or Senior Account Managers looking to take the next step in their career will also be considered
Excellent understanding of all media channels both on and off line
Impeccable spoken and written English
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Strong project management skills and ability to maintain order despite many competing priorities and needs
Experience managing integrated campaigns, including events, media sponsorships, print, radio, TV, paid social; ideally you have worked on/with both B2B and B2C brands
Experience managing advertising and media agency partners; ability to build strong, respected relationships that motivate the agency to deliver to the highest quality standard, on time and on budget
Experience developing strategic proposals and executing them
Ability to assimilate information quickly
Full working knowledge of all software tools required to complete the role (WordPress, Facebook Ad Manager, LinkedIn Campaign Manager, etc.)
You will be:
A native (or native-level) Arabic speaker
Highly proactive, will have your own informed point of view and strive to deliver the highest quality of work in the most efficient way possible
Excellent at making things happen quickly and efficiently
Educated to degree level or equivalent (university of life counts, too)
Ambitious and interested in building a long-term career with us
Commercially-minded and committed to global social change through business
Motivated by challenging targets
Highly collaborative and able to communicate requirements and priorities to the Global team in London
Extra credit if you:
Have run your own business or worked in a fast-growing start-up in a similar role, and been demonstrably influential in its fast growth.
Fluency in other languages, e.g. Spanish, French