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Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
REF: 1886
Contact Name: Steve Al-Bazy
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Marketing Manager for a trading client in Baghdad, candidate must have at least 8 years experience in marketing. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Purpose:

Responsible to manage marketing activities that targeting to add more values for the customers, clients and partners than competitors and achieve a position of unique advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop an annual and Quarter marketing plan and budget in conjunction with the sales department.
  • Conduct Market Share studies and report the study outcomes to the management on quarterly basis.
  • Conduct ROI analysis to the marketing activities
  • Issue reports for all marketing activities and submit it to the management on monthly basis.
  • Recommend to the management the needed actions based on market study results (i.e. price increment, price reduction, promotion time, etc.)
  • Implement the marketing operations on ERP or any other equivalent recommended system
  • Develop the company website to be interactive site which can serve more than one operation.
  • Responsible for the marketing activities of company products and services to the right market for all branches in Baghdad, Erbil and Najaf.
  • To generate and execute marketing activities that assist sales efforts to create product and brand awareness and help achieving assigned targets.
  • Demonstrate technical marketing skills and company product knowledge.
  • To achieve frequent, timely and positive media coverage across all available media.
  • Develop pricing and segmentation strategy in coordination with the sales manager.
  • To participate in setting the agreement with the future partners
  • Intensive Follow up with the partner regional offices on all related marketing issues and imbed their ads, brochures, product pics in the company profile and social media campaigns.
  • Develop marketing guidelines on annual basis
  • Develop and implement product pricing to the sales quote system based on mark-up set by finance to actual materials and labor costs and compared to the competitive products in the local market.
  • Ensuring the tariffs implementation
  • Implementation validation of tariffs within all products life cycle
  • Performing other duties as and when requested by the direct management.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • 8-10 Years of experience in Marketing.
  • 5-7 Years of Experience as Marketing Manager.
  • Strategies into action planning.
  • Budgeting and ROI analysis.
  • Competition awareness.
  • Building business relationship.
  • Campaigns management skills.
  • Creativity.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Content marketing aptitude.
  • Digital and social marketing aptitude.
  • Marketing / Sales cross functioning.
  • Accounts management and customer’s relation.
  • Leadership management skills.
  • Marketing terminology.
  • Market Awareness and Analysis.
  • Ability to travel domestically several times each year.
  • Experience in Customer Retention Management.
  • Marketing knowledge.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process