Marketing Manager - Malls


As the Marketing Manager you will be responsible for maximising brand exposure, strengthen the presence within a Retail/Mall environment.


Main Responsibilities:
- Increase national and international PR exposure through the use of digital and non digital marketing channels. 
- Develop, nurture and maintain partnerships with industry and government bodies.
- Lead and manage any promotional/ marketing events.
- Conduct research and competitor analysis to aid in assessment of brand positioning in the market, using this to then set strategies and objectives on a regular basis. Obtain Demographic Intelligence, competitor research on like properties in Qatar, UAE and GCC, together with general real estate news that could impact on brand (leasing / retail / development).
- Promote and reinforce brand image.
- Manage and oversee all marketing related communications both external and internal.
- Develop, execute and oversee marketing campaigns
- Budget management of campaigns in line with overall marketing budget: effective utilization, execution and cost control of marketing and marketing related activities
- ROI analysis required on each promotion and relayed to the business.

Travel requirements: Occasional travel across the GCC

- BSc in Marketing, Business Management, Advertising, Mass Communication or a relevant field.
- Minimum of 6 years retail, consumer, leisure or hospitality marketing experience preferably working with malls.

Specialist knowledge:
- Commercial acumen
- Project Management 
- Budget Management 
- Attention to detail
- Good interpersonal skills 
- Ability to work to deadlines and stay calm in pressure environment.

Soft Skills and Personality traits:
- Strong working knowledge of retail marketing, strategic planning and program implementation, including website, media messaging and social media.
- Knowledge of Marketing Retail Developments (Retail Malls / Shopping Centers / Mixed Use Developments) within the GCC.
- Prior experience of Regional Mall / Shopping Centre Marketing.
- Ability to develop and implement successful communication strategies.
- Creative thinker with the ability to identify and harness new opportunities and challenges through effective planning.
- Strong management & interpersonal skills.

Language Fluency: Fluent in English, Arabic will be an advantage but not essential at all. 

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