Marketing and E-Commerce Manager – MEA

SteelSeries creates high performance premium gear for avid gamers all over the world, like mice, keyboards and sound equipment. Since our beginnings in Denmark 2001, professional players have won more prize money using our gear than any other.

The Role

The role as Marketing and E-commerce Manager is important for the region to reach sales targets. The job is to drive brand awareness and generate sales through state-of-the-art e-commerce and marketing planning and execution in close cooperation with SteelSeries’ account managers and our customers. The regional Marketing & e-commerce Manager bridges marketing and sales and you will be measured on the regional sales targets.

You “own” the regional marketing plan and marketing budget and assure a “constant drumbeat” across the region driving demand for our award-winning products. The activities planned by the Marketing and e-commerce manager draw on multiple facets and the daily work will therefore require close dialogue with a very wide range of stakeholders – the local sales team, the Senior Marketing Manager, EMEA marketing as well as SteelSeries’ global creative team. You will also be a cornerstone in the dialogue with our customers assuring implementation of marketing activities, online content, press awards etc, with our customers.

The role is based in UAE and will require at least 40 days of travelling per year.

Core Responsibilities

  • In alignment with sales, our customers and EMEA marketing you will be responsible for
  • High level 6-month marketing planning and detailed quarterly marketing planning and budgeting.
  • Participation in customer meetings to assure full activity alignment and integration of best in class online content – 20-40 travel days are to be expected.
  • Project management and execution of all marketing activities including driving PR and influencer activation.
  • Planning and executing of sell out activities with customers.
  • Assuring optimal brand and product exposure in e-commerce among others through implementation of product content and press awards with e-tailers.
  • Adopt and share best practice across the EMEA region with e-commerce and marketing teams.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to create demand and sales through marketing
  • Project planning and management
  • Experience within e-commerce and online marketing
  • Experience within SoMe and public relations
  • Budgeting and negotiation with external suppliers and stakeholders
  • Fluent in Arabic and English
  • Insight and understanding of gaming and influencer marketing

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar role

Personal characteristics

  • A hands-on attitude and outgoing personality
  • Self-driven with ability to make decisions and get things moving
  • Structured and good at finalizing projects
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