Ambassador Programme Senior Specialist

Doha, Qatar
25 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an Ambassador Programme Senior Specialist to join the communications team.

  • The job holder is responsible for delivery of the Ambassadors programme, including all budget and resource management. The job holder leads a centralised function that strategically identifies, acquires, and mobilises Ambassadors, plans, coordinates and delivers activations and rights, measures, monitors and reports Ambassador performance against programme objectives and KPIs.

  • The job holder reports into the Stakeholder Relations Manager and works closely with the Communications Planning & Strategy team. The job holder is required to work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders to ensure Ambassadors support wider communication objectives in key target markets.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ambassador Acquisition
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Activation Delivery

  • Programme Management                                                          

Qualifications, experience and skills

Education and certifications

  • Degree qualification in related area (sports marketing preferred).
  • Internationally recognised related project management qualification (e.g. PMP, Prince II or equivalent).           

Experience and skills

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience on a broad range of Brand Ambassador projects/programmes (sports management related experience preferred).
  • Minimum cumulative experience of 5 years in project management and brand ambassador activation.
  • Deep knowledge of Brand Ambassador programme implementation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of project management practices, methodologies and techniques.
  • High level of commercial awareness of the Qatar environment, and global influencer market.
  • Experience of developing and implementing programme policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyse, assess and profile Ambassadors against key metrics.
  • Developed computer skills in MS Office including Excel, Word, Powerpoint and MS Project.
  • Experience in contract development, negotiation and procurement.
  • Well-developed analytical skills with high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), and experience of dealing with ambassadors.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate junior staff members.
  • Experience of managing a team as well as staff development and mentoring.
  • Experience interfacing at various levels and reporting to senior management.


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