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Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Job Overview

Job Responsibilities:

1. Strategic:

  • Develop the business plan of the Marketing Department in line with the strategic objectives of the Brand
  • Formulate and communicate the Marketing Department performance objectives and continuously monitor progress and alignment towards strategic objectives

2. Managerial:

  • Develop the Marketing Department policies and procedures in order to ensure the fulfilment of organizational requirements
  • Oversee the operations of the Marketing Department, provide expertise, encourage teamwork and facilitate related professional work processes in order to achieve high performance standards and staff pride in contribution
  • Monitor the yearly budget of the Marketing Department and control expenditure to ensure optimal use

3. Operational:

  • Marketing and Strategic Operations:
    • Identify, develop, and evaluate marketing strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and mark-up factors
    • Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion managers
    • Participate with Brand/ Product Managers and/or the Division Manager in setting up the yearly plan suitable for the market and as per the brands guidelines
    • Participate with the General Manager in strategic meeting with suppliers, regional teams…to negotiate commercial conditions (margin, animations, exclusivity…)
    • Monitor the market trends, identify new target markets and determine potential positioning
    • Coordinate with suppliers, contractors, logistics, marketing and merchandizing with regards to new openings, closing or renovation operations
    • Maintain smooth relationship with the suppliers and business partners
  • Reporting:
    • Follow up on sales reports and use information to take action when necessary
    • Record, monitor and analyze market trends, competitor activities and provides suggested action plans
    • Provide the General Manager with quantitative and qualitative reports using data from market studies
  • Financials:
    • Assist the General Manager in defining the yearly strategic plan for the network and in preparing the yearly budgets and forecasted sales
    • Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction
    • Manage the organization’s resources within budget guidelines
    • Provide prompt, thorough, and accurate information to keep management appropriately informed of the organization’s financial position

4. Team Management:

  • Assign individual objectives for employee performance management purposes, manage performance, empower staff, and provide formal and informal feedback in order to support professional development and maximize performance
Your Profile:
  • University Degree in Marketing or any relevant field/ Master’s degree is a plus
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience with at least 4 years in a similar role
  • Team Player
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Analytical
  • Business Acumen
Competencies
  • Collaborating for Efficiency (Intermediate)
  • Communicating Effectively (Intermediate)
  • Developing and Managing Self-Awareness (Intermediate)
  • Drive, Entrepreneurship and Adaptability (Intermediate)
  • Technical competencies required for the role
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