Job Opening: Commercial Executive, Augustus Saudi Arabia

The role of Commercial Executive is to be responsible for the sales element of Augustus brand, Lovin Saudi. The Commercial Executive will report to the Country Manager for Augustus KSA and be based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 1-3 years of work experience in sales
  • Agency, Media or Advertising company experience required
  • Must be well versed in Arabic.
  • Creativity and strong ideas for responding to client briefs
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative and generate leads
  • Comfortable with working to monthly/quarterly targets
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, presentation and time management skills
  • Ability to work within a start-up environment
  • Capacity to organize event brand activations
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at once, often to short deadlines

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Commercial

  • Attract new business, identifying potential customers and convert leads to sales
  • Work closely with in-house content teams and Lovin Saudi clients to ensure work is fulfilled
  • Negotiating sales deals and any costs
  • Building long-lasting and profitable relationships
  • Managing sales meetings
  • Ensuring all follow-ups and executions are done above standard
  • Regular and insightful reporting on sales
  • Comprehensive understanding of analytics and other measurement tools in order to show ROI data for sponsors and advertisers
  • Generates proposal and pitch documents as required

Finance

  • Support account manager / editor managing social advertising budgets
  • Delivering proposals to support increased budgets
  • Supporting in delivery of company revenue targets
  • Regularly reporting on budgets to Country Manager

People

  • Assist in fostering a high performance led culture
  • Bring along a positive, collaborative, ready to learn attitude always 
  • Develop SMART performance objectives alongside your line manager 
  • Promoting Augustus as a great place to work, ensuring positivity is championed and your team feels prepared to live out the 3 core values

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Build on your emotional intelligence and self-awareness
  • Grow your presence in the industry, including relationships within agency partners and industry bodies to support professional stature
  • Complete mandatory training 

ABOUT AUGUSTUS

Augustus is a Middle Eastern digital media company based in Dubai and Riyadh and has been designed to adapt and evolve to this perpetually changing media environment. Our mission is to be the ‘New Media’ company of choice in the Middle East by generating profitable growth through innovation and breaking the mold in marketing communications.

Values

We understand that achieving our mission is based upon strong values and we have identified three that sit right at our core.

  • Ingenuity: There is a bit of genius in everything we do. We take pride in our creative originality.
  • Tenacity: Good things come to those who work for them. We always persevere and persist.
  • Velocity: High level performance is about speed and momentum. We are fast and agile in how we think, operate and how we act

Apply on the form here or please send an email with CV to hello@weareaugustus.com

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