We are looking for a Country Director to manage and grow Anghami’s partnerships and operations in Saudi Arabia.

The ideal candidate will have a passionate commitment to our brand and vision, an insane focus on excellence and customer service. Strategic thinking, Bias for action, and Deliver results are core and being able to engage the community of fans, artists, partners and brands around Anghami while delivering outstanding growth.

About Anghami

  • We’re a homemade startup with international swagger and over 70 million registered users.
  • We're the first Arab tech company to be listed on the New York Nasdaq.
  • We pride ourselves in our Users and our Product.
  • We work hard every day to understand the needs and aspiration of our users.
  • We believe that music is ambivalent: It is as social as it is personal.
  • And so we aim at providing users with all the tools and features that grant them the full freedom to explore, share and connect through music.

Responsibilities

  • Your mission will be to develop the strategy and action plan for growing brand equity, users & revenue growth in Saudi.
  • To achieve that, you have to grow the potential and business with telecom operators, advertisers and brands in Saudi Arabia
  • You will identify, structure, negotiate, and close strategic deals with local market that are relevant to our growth and vision in Saudi
  • You are responsible for understanding customer, industry, and competitor trends / behaviors in the country
  • You will grow Anghami’s footprint with music communities from music producers to artists, labels, bands, creators, influencers, etc.
  • You will reflect Saudi trends and culture overall the Anghami experience
  • You will lead, grow and manage the Anghami Saudi office and team
  • You will develop and maintain excellent relationships with key agencies, allowing us to better understand their businesses and position Anghami as an invaluable partner
  • You will identify new opportunities to grow partnership and unlock additional value
  • You will grow our brand locally by driving high impact partnershipsYou will represent Anghami at events and serve as a brand ambassador, communicating our vision.

Requirements

  • A Saudi national resident in Riyadh (preferably) or Jeddah - with a bachelor degree in business or engineering - an MBA is a plus
  • You have experience in a leadership role in a tech company, entertainment industry with a start up mentality.
  • You have hired and coached high performing, cross-functional individuals performers across multiple domains of expertise.
  • You work with a Target and KPIs driven mindset with ability to reach targets
  • You have a strong commercial sense, sharp problem solver and ability to get things done
  • You are ideally familiar with media, telcos, advertising agencies' ecosystem and practices
  • You’re a strong communicator in both languages (Arabic and English).
  • Deep knowledge in the Saudi local music scene and close to music and artist communities in Saudi - is preferrable

Benefits

  • We offer an attractive total compensation package, with emphasis on equity compensation, bonus granted upon meeting KPIs and excellent benefits.
  • You will have a unique opportunity to join a fast-pace company to meet its growing ambitions.