Business Development Manager MENA

We are looking for a talented and highly organized Business Development Manager (BDM), who will be responsible for forging effective relationships with brands, media-, creative-, digital-, and PR agencies in the whole MENA region. 

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, building a high-performance and strategic business development, and handling the offering of the indaHash platform to the highest levels of clients and agencies in the FMCG, entertainment, beauty and many other segments. If you feel ready to join a fresh start-up company with a proven business model, we would love to invite you to work with indaHash.

We are looking for a BDM who has:

  • understanding of market targets and budgets, media industry, and new business development
  • wide network in the media industry
  • Ability to hit the road running and show an early impact on the business
  • ability to nourish fruitful relationships, and to set up meetings with decision-makers within a limited timeframe
  • proven strategies and experience to attract clients successfully and the ability to negotiate to close business deals swiftly
  • strong experience with digital culture, and knowledge of trends and innovation in the digital ecosystem (Social Media/Media/Advertising/Digital)
  • 3-4 years of experience in media/creative agency (ideal but not necessary)
  • excellent organizational skills, with emphasis on priorities and goal setting

Your responsibilities: 

  • possess a strong understanding of our products, our competition in the industry and positioning
  • keeping up-to-date with social media trends
  • supporting regional VP and the team on campaign pitches and campaign execution
  • arranging as many meetings as possible with key decision-makers
  • maintaining relationships with current clients
  • implementing strategies for winning new clients
  • developing a sales pipeline which converts to revenue and targets
  • being a thought leader and strategist to your clients
  • shaping together with your team the biggest influencer marketing platform in the MENA region
  • executing short-term strategic goals with VP, Business Development Director to grow business in the MENA region
  • planning approaches and pitches

A character that we are looking for:

  • a natural hustler who wants the opportunity to work for a fast-growing international startup focused on the hottest marketing space of recent times
  • has previously added incremental revenues to their accounts at a media agency or marketing services company by thinking differently
  • is well-known and respected within the agency, advertising, and marketing communities
  • is an early adopter of social media and is a practitioner of the various platforms
  • is an activator who is impatient and keen to take action, decisive and courageous
  • is an exceptional communicator – clear, consistent and persuasive
  • disciplined, highly organized and self-motivated
  • is able to thrive under pressure

In return we offer: 

  • competitive salary (base salary + commission based on performance in hand)
  • lots of independence and trust
  • full-time work (Sunday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
  • work in an awesome, engaged, dynamic and super friendly team
  • improvement, training, self-development, and mentorship (you can learn as much as you want!)
  • professional development in the B2B sector
  • enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly start-up working environment

All applicants have to be permitted to work in the UAE or KSA. Don’t forget to tell us where you heard about the role!

About indaHash:

indaHash is the fastest growing technology platform that connects influencers from all over the world. Currently, indaHash operates in over 83 markets and owns offices in Germany, USA, UK, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, South Africa, and Poland. We cooperate with over 900,000 influencers and work with the biggest brands from the Fortune 500.

Since 2016 indaHash conducted more than 2000 campaigns for the world’s largest brands (Coca-cola, McDonald`s, L’Oreal, Electrolux and many more) in over 83 markets. indaHash cooperates parallelly with media houses and advertising agencies from around the world in order to carry out effective global campaigns on Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat.

Business Development Manager MENA
Department: Business Development
Location: Dubai
Job type: Full Time
Language required: English

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