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Marketing Manager | Fashion Division | Al Futtaim | Dubai

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Date: 12-Jul-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 35448 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


35448 Fashion Div - Marketing 


As Marketing Manager MENA, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the commercial marketing plan which relates to the overall brand marketing strategy including offline media, social media, PR, Events activation, promotions and CRM.   You will help to create a brand awareness, recognition with the target audience, and produce a retail calendar of campaigns that are launched to the market to drive footfall and sales.  Your interpersonal skills are imperative, as cross functional discussion and negotiation is necessary between buying, retail operations, brands, and agencies, to ensure you promote the right merchandise with the right message on the right medium, all within a timely manner. 

Commercial acumen coupled with a creative flair would be ideal. Excellent communicators are desired to address internal and external stakeholders, from presenting ideas to management, to briefing store teams, to discussing an event with a brand, you are representing and marketing the Fashion brands at all times.


Other responsibilities include:

Collaboration with the top brand principals

Working closely with creative, media, PR and social agencies alike

Budget planning and management

Analysis of campaign performance, recommendations for improvement


About you: 


A degree in marketing, with 3 years+  experience in either strategic marketing, brand development, commercial retail marketing, ideally from a consumer facing retail company

A proven track record in marketing focusing on brand development and campaign planning that drive results

Knowledge of the retail business is preferred

A good grasp of the full marketing mix is important, including online customer engagement, e.g., social

You should have a “lead, not follow” mindset. Be very open to change, both structurally and ways of working

Passionate, energetic and motivated

Organised and analytic in your approach


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