Senior Sales Manager - Saudi Arabia (KSA)

  • Footballco
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • 09 May, 2023
Full time Account Management Sales

Job Description







Footballco is the world’s biggest dedicated football content and media business. Reaching more than 400m football fans across the world each month, and with a growing roster of brands including Goal, Voetbalzone, and Spox, no one else has our reach or depth of understanding within the game. With over 300 employees globally, we’re a young company with some established brands and serious investment behind us. Our future starts now…


An exciting opportunity for an organised and driven individual to join the Footballco Media Sales & Partnerships team based out of our Dubai office with a view to relocate in KSA in the near future.

This dynamic individual will be expected to help hit media sales budgets through direct sales efforts and digital commercial strategies to monetise FootballCo properties, such the largest football website in the world, and the largest Arabic football site both combined reach of 15m Saudi Football Fans every month. Sales efforts will be directed at digital media agencies, brands directly, local clubs and the local leagues sponsors driving investment across Footballco media and content


Our Sales efforts will be focused on Premium Media, Content led Sponsorships and Programmatic deal set up across brands that invest in football being the primary focus.

Along with sales, this individual will be expected to manage direct Football clients who will work closely with the Dubai delivery team to ensure all campaigns deliver in full and clients are reported back to.


  • Direct Client Management/Engagement: You will oversee key football endemic brands in KSA and their strategists/managers to ensure Footballcos position across creative, content and media are well versed in the respective spaces of these brands. You will need to be proactive in engaging these clients with insights and thought starters and understand their strategy around football, showing them how they can activate their sponsorship in the digital space working with Footballco

  • Sales Management: With your agency/brand relationships in place, you will need to sell FCo initiatives through a number of silo's and ensure that Goal, Koora and our video network is top of their media buying consideration set, at all times. You must also ensure your approach to selling is 360 and you are selling in media partnerships around football content marketing and sponsorship.

  • Account Management: You will be expected to oversee your campaigns and accounts within your sales silo to ensure they run and deliver in full working closely with the AM in Dubai.

  • Client Services: You will be expected to nurture all agency and Brand relationships by investing time with them and ensuring Footballco meets their Media and Content needs.


  • 2-3 years of experience in agency or brand management and/or 3+ years of sales track record

  • Clear understanding of digital advertising landscape including experience in selling content driven

  • marketing initiatives (Commercial/Creative content expertise will be highly advantageous)

  • Black book of KSA direct brand contacts will be highly advantageous

  • Must be a fluent Arabic and English speaker

Footballco is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, colour, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.