One of the largest media companies in the Middle East are looking for commercial managers to join both its consumer and trade media brands. The company reaches an audience of more than 34 million people across the region and beyond through its leading websites, portals, social media platforms, events, conferences, award ceremonies, magazines, books and social media influencers agency. You must be willing to move to Dubai for these positions and have media sales experience.
Commercial Managers joining their existing teams will be responsible for individual or group brands. Selling multimedia solutions across all of their platforms with a focus on print advertising, content marketing, digital advertising, video content creation, event sponsorship and a host of innovative creative solutions.
Successful candidates will manage and personally lead a sales team (where appropriate) across a portfolio of independent media platforms (Print / Digital / Events) whilst be responsible for the day to day performance of their brand , development and motivation of the existing sales team and lead growth through new revenue channels.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND ESSENTIAL SKILLS
We are looking for dynamic and tenacious commercial managers. People that like to work in a multicultural environment and enjoy a challenge.. The right fit will be an individual who is accountable, socially smart and extremely organized, a team player who uses their own initiative and communicates effectively.
Strong negotiation and closing skills as well as the ability to work well under pressure and maintain efficiency and accuracy are key attributes.
The right candidate will display an excellent understanding of media sales and the media market place, but not be defined by it, and most definitely be able to think outside its traditional parameters and sell creatively as well as cross platform.
Additionally, the right candidate will have experience in;
Selling social influencer channels
Working closely with content teams to create content concepts for partners
Analytic digital sales
Brand and product development
2 months hotel accommodation provided to the candidates at subsidized prices
One way flight ticket to Dubai.