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Job Posting: Business Developer – Saudi Arabia

Job Posting: Business Developer – 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 an experienced and dynamic Business Developer to expand our digital marketing services in the sports sector in Saudi Arabia. With a focus on sports and digital, the ideal candidate will have a solid network within the Saudi market and be fluent in Arabic. This role involves identifying new business opportunities, building client relationships, and driving revenue growth.


Key Responsibilities:

– Business Development: Identify and pursue new business opportunities in the sports digital marketing sector in Saudi Arabia.

– Client Relationship Management: Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and providing tailored solutions.

– Market Analysis: Conduct market analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and competitive threats in the sports digital marketing domain.

– Proposal Development: Collaborate with the team to develop compelling proposals and pitches to win new business.

– Networking: Leverage existing networks and develop new connections in the sports and digital marketing industry in Saudi Arabia.

– Sales Targets: Meet and exceed sales targets, contributing to the company’s overall revenue goals.

– CRM Management: maintain an up-to-date and organized CRM system (Pipedrive) and personally manage goals and KPIs to report on progress

– Collaboration: Work closely with the marketing and strategy teams to ensure alignment and integration of sales strategies.



– Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or a related field.

– Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a business development role, specifically in sports and digital marketing.

– Established network in the Saudi Arabian sports and digital marketing industry.

– Fluent in Arabic and proficient in English.

– Strong understanding of digital marketing trends and techniques, especially in the sports sector.

– Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets.


Personal Attributes:

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

– Strong negotiation and presentation skills.

– Proactive and entrepreneurial mindset.

– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

– 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