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Job Posting: Account Manager – Saudi Arabia

Job Posting: Account Manager – Saudi Arabia


Samba Digital is a leading international sports marketing agency that partners with rights holders to establish and enhance their global presence across diverse regions such as LatAm, the US, Africa & MENA. We specialize in managing localized content, PR & communications, and commercial practices to engage new audiences across a wide range of sports, including football, rugby, tennis, and many more.

Samba Digital is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Account Manager to join our team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in managing client relationships and developing and executing sports digital marketing campaigns.


Key Responsibilities:

– Manage a portfolio of accounts, including some of the most prestigious sports, entertainment, and e-sport clients

– Continuously develop innovative, creative ideas and solutions for customer campaigns.

– Building customer relationships, listening to and understanding individual customer needs, and consistently meeting – if not exceeding – customer expectations.

 – Collaborate with other members of the team and external freelance resources to develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns

 -Assistance in preparing presentations and briefings, working with the team to develop ideas, strategies, or campaign concepts, and presenting and pitching these ideas to the client.

 -You create project plans, keep track of the budget and margin, ensure deadlines are met, and report to key internal stakeholders.

 -You have an overview of the quality of the results and are responsible for the implementation of your projects.



– 3+ years of experience in an account management role, ideally in an agency

– Strong understanding of the digital marketing landscape, including social media, SEO, PPC, and email marketing

– Ability to effectively manage client relationships while delivering projects at the highest level, on time and budget.

– Ability to quickly and effectively analyze problems and find a solution.

– Ability to interact with people at all levels while demonstrating tact, diplomacy, discretion, and understanding.

– Experience with developing and executing digital marketing campaigns

– Experience with tracking and reporting on the performance of digital marketing campaigns

 – Ability to work under pressure while keeping high quality standards

– Very good written and verbal communication skills. 


Personal Attributes:

Has a passion for sports, with knowledge of the industry

– Organised with strong attention to detail and time management skills

– Enthusiastic personality and desire to work in a team environment

– Keen to get involved with new business opportunities

– Business fluent in English is required, Arabic is a must

Cultural awareness and sensitivity, particularly in the context of the Saudi Arabian market.


What We Offer:

– The opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and growing team in the exciting field of sports digital marketing.

– Extensive network-building opportunities

– Professional development in a multinational company

– This is a full-time permanent position

– Please note this role will be based at a Riyadh office

– Working hours are 9:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility on remote working as appropriate

– Competitive salary and performance-based incentives

– One-year contract with the possibility of renewal


To apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to ana.saraiva@sambadigital.com