DigiSay

The Big Picture

DigiSay is one of the largest MCN (Multi-Channel Network) in the Middle East. Right now we are transforming ourselves into a global digital media company that serves our clients with technology. Our overall objective is to become the biggest digital media management company in the EMEA region by 2022.

Background

We have developed with our technology partners (SilkBytes) a scalable software service that continuously tracks and takes down pirates on different social media and social video platforms.

This role will be part of SilkBytes team which is the technology arm for Digisay. As an innovation researcher you are a part of a small but very efficient commercial team. The team is tasked with handling all the commercial aspects of our service. The structure of the commercial process evolves around 3 activities that are sequentially interconnected: Marketing, Sales and Customer Success.

Role Description

The key role of an innovation researcher is to scout for trends, market needs, global direction in certain technologies as well as doing specific researches that will be part of input for our arm or our sister companies. The role will include research design, research implementation and research conclusion. The second part of the job will include writing reports and insights based on the research as well as designing proposals for our clients that explain the business need that was derived from the research. This role will be involved with different teams internally and external parties as well including sister companies and other stakeholders.

The role will include working on components like; market research, designing research components and proposals designing and writing. The candidate must be technically capable of building processes and approaches for implementing strategies in an efficient way, be very organized, work well under pressure and can clearly and precisely communicate through written content. The key success factor to this role is Proactivity.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing mid-term and long term strategies to align the commercial activities with the company’s organizational, technical and commercial targets.
  • Managing and overviewing proposals that serve the overall vision of the company
  • Building processes and guidelines to achieve the optimized scalable results
  • Driving teams to achieve the aspired outcome
  • Preparing & writing research strategies about project components
  • Building and implementing processes and guidelines for the day to day project activities
  • Managing interfaces with the other team to convey client/market feature requests in a scalable manner to reduce the commercial risk while taking the technical complexity in consideration.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Sciences in one of the following; Business Administration, Management, Business Information Systems.
  • 2-4 years of experience in one or more of the fields of; marketing, business development, fund raising, sales, account management, project management
  • Critical thinking is a MUST
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic.
  • Detailed oriented, excellent planning and analytical skills.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities.
  • Deep digital understanding.
  • Willing to embrace new technology.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills as well as time-management
  • Ability to build rapport and solve conflict.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and G-Suite as well as CRM softwares (e.g. Salesforce, PipeDrive)

We are looking for individuals that are willing to learn and are curious by nature. Individuals with the right attitude and the willingness to admit when they are wrong. Individuals who are willing to critically think and question everything and who possess this rare quality of trying to solve problems in a scalable manner rather than just quick fixes. We are looking for someone who adds value to us because we will add value to them.

Duties, tasks and responsibilities may change over time to reflect changes and growth of the company’s state. The company reserves the rights to update the job description in consultation with the employee. All employees are expected to comply with the policies, rules, procedures set by the company.