Marketing Director

Posted over 1 year ago by MSELECT
Location Baghdad, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Healthcare

MSELECT are currently looking for a Marketing Director to be working with one of the famous healthcare international brands in the world. The candidate will be working in Baghdad and must have at least 5- 6 years of experience in Marketing and must speak fluent English and Arabic.


  • Responsible for leading the Marketing Activities in the organization including branding, Channel communication, Loyalty and Retention, Customer Experience, Pricing and Product Development to Support the Commercial channel managers to achieve customer acquisition, profitability and revenue targets.
  • Responsible for formulating the marketing strategy and annual marketing plan in the organization to ensure brand image, product positioning, and pricing is in line with the organization strategy to achieve competitive advantage.
  • Oversee all marketing and advertising activities ensuring long term marketing strategies are established and marketing branding to achieve organization objectives.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to support sales and revenue objectives of organization.
  • Ensure that all marketing initiatives contribute to the overall top line growth of the organization by developing services that continuously acquire and retain customers.
  • Oversee the development of a pricing strategy which ensures profitability, whilst delivering perceived value to customers.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image throughout all product lines, promotional materials, and events.
  • Manage the daily follow up and the marketing plan's implementation with all concerned internal and external parties and ensure adherence to marketing budget.
  • Oversee and evaluate market research and adjust marketing strategy to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Monitor competitive products and marketing activities and provide market insight to sales managers.
  • Conduct periodic market studies for the ISP Market (competitive analysis and product positioning) providing Product range updates and competitors’ performance analysis.
  • Monitor and report Monthly competitive media spending analysis.
  • Plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities including print, online, electronic media, Events, & Sales Promotion activities.
  • Approve agencies and suppliers negotiating contract terms and conditions for major services.
  • Oversee advertising campaigns using the approved Format and Artwork in coordination with Sales.
  • Select customer data according to target group criteria and verify the quality of customer data and take Ownership of segmentation and profiling of customers.
  • Manage all internet site related marketing & Sales content in coordination with corporate communication.
  • Handle all new products design and business planning with the business development team.
  • Explore up selling and cross selling opportunities.
  • Carry out sensitivity and effectiveness analysis of each carried campaign.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of new products and services by liaising with Technology.

Business Development and Sales:

  • Develop and recommend product positioning, packaging, and pricing strategy to produce the highest possible long-term market share.
  • Conduct marketing surveys on current and new product concepts, and provide feedback for future product development.
  • Ensure that the products and services portfolio is aligned to the marketing strategy across all segments.
  • Monitor the ongoing performance of all products and services and make recommendations to boost sales and profitability.
  • Develop revenue and demand models; profitability models per product/service.

Skills and requirement 

  • Relevant experience in Marketing Management senior level
  • Baby Nutrition/ FMCG background (candidates with Baby Nutrition industry background are preferred)
  • Native Arabic speaking, English language fluency
  • Based in Baghdad

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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