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Job Posting: Senior Team Leader – Saudi Arabia

Job Posting: Senior Team Leader – 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.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Team Leader to oversee and manage our new Sports Digital Team in Riyadh. This role involves coordinating workflows between various stakeholders, validating commercial proposals, managing financial offers and margin control, engaging with prospects and clients alongside Business Developers, and overseeing project handover for delivery.


Key Responsibilities:

– Team Management: Lead and manage the digital marketing team, ensuring effective workflow and collaboration among team members.

– Stakeholder Coordination: Act as the primary liaison with the Samba Digital leadership team and other internal and external stakeholders, ensuring smooth coordination and communication.

– Commercial Proposal Validation: Oversee and validate the development of commercial proposals to ensure they meet client needs and company standards.

– Financial Management: Manage financial aspects of proposals, including pricing and margin control, to ensure profitability and alignment with company objectives.

– Client Engagement: Accompany Business Developers in client and prospect meetings, presenting proposals and discussing services to secure new business opportunities.

– Project Handover Management: Coordinate with project teams to ensure smooth handover and execution of services, maintaining high-quality delivery standards.

– Market Insights: Gather and analyze market insights to inform strategy and decision-making.

– Samba Digital Culture: Vehiculate agency values locally to maximize business and collaborator alignment.



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

– Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role within digital marketing, preferably in the sports industry.

– Proven track record of managing teams and coordinating complex projects.

– Strong financial acumen and experience in managing commercial offers and margins.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with clients, team members, and partners.

– Fluent in English


Personal Attributes:

– Strong leadership and organizational skills.

– Strategic thinker with an analytical mindset.

– Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

– Cultural sensitivity and adaptability.

– Commitment to delivering high-quality work.


What We Offer:

– A dynamic and challenging role in a rapidly growing digital marketing agency.

– The opportunity to work in a multicultural environment.

– A platform to significantly impact the sports and entertainment digital marketing landscape in Saudi Arabia.

– 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 benefits package

– One-year contract with the possibility of renewal


To apply:

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