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Head of Marketing KSA
Gulf Marketing Group - Sun and Sand Sports
Working on the Nike Brand, our company is the official distributor of NIKE across the GCC. You will report directly into the GM of Nike and your key interfaces will be with Wholesale, Retail, Nike Category Managers, Finance, Supply Chain and Operations. You will be personally responsible for the Nike KSA category marketing team, Graphic designer, sports marketing. Budget responsibility KSA. The purpose of the role is to drive profitable and sustainable market share growth of Nike and Sport and lifestyle brands across the KSA. responsible for the Nike brand strategy, design, implement and facilitate annual marketing plan, budget management and contractual awareness. Manage, drive principal relationship, take ownership. Effective internal and external communication in line with corporate and brand direction, PR, Media, (On line). Analysis of customer data and market figures in order to identify brand opportunities. Manage vendors, media, advertising and social media. Be part of and develop a strong and motivated team. Be an entrepreneur. Personally give direction, supervise and manage the team, facilitate good relationships within the Nike team, finance, operations, logistics, retail and wholesale. Controlling, measure brand share and plan accordingly seasonally. Measure and report on competitors activities and propose/initiate/take actions. Ensure vendor compliance with agreements. KPI's, Brand execution budget, budget management.
Exposure to media, advertising, vendors, principal brand
3-5 years Sales within Sports good industry
University degree in Business with marketing focus
Gulf Marketing Group
Gulf Marketing Group is a large privately owned entity that was first established in the UAE in in 1978. Since its start it has rapidly grown to become one of the leading Retail Operators in the Region, with business units and retail outlets in Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Kuwait and KSA.
The Group is diversified across a range of activities including Sports & Leisure retailing, FMCG- Meat & Produce, Pharmaceutical Healthcare, Nutrition, Fitness, Furniture, British Curriculum Nursery Schools, Real Estate- Shopping Centre, Toys and Games, Cold Storage Logistics and Security.
Our brands include: Sun and Sand Sports, Farm Fresh, Engine Fitness, Super-Care Pharmacy, Sun Coast Furniture, Toy Magic, Emirates British Nursery, Trilogy Logistics, Titan Security. We are the official distributor of a several leading American brands of sports and fashion wear.
With over 2,000 employees across the GCC, the group has been achieving phenomenal growth during the last 3 years and looking for the best staff to help it continue on this trajectory.
- Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- Company Industry: Retail/Wholesale
- Company Type: Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role: Marketing/PR
- Employment Status: Full time
- Employment Type: Employee
- Manages Others: Yes
- Number of Vacancies: 1
- Career Level: Management
- Years of Experience: Min: 5 Max: 10
- Residence Location: Saudi Arabia
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: Saudi Arabia
- Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma