Working at Dezan Shira & Associates is about growth. That means developing skills, making a difference, and achieving goals to help colleagues and clients reach new heights.

Marketing Associate at Middle East Desk

Location: Other Regions, Dubai
Function: Marketing
Role: Associate

Full time

Job description:

  • Provide marketing support to Middle East team under the business development strategy in the Middle East including ( but not limited) :
  • Coordinate and maintain partner relationship independently and proactively identify new opportunities;
  • The role will include direct communication with senior management the partners through the conferences or email communication;
  • Track, maintain and analyze the deliverables under various marketing initiatives and define the approach for improvement;
  • Research on the leading industries, associations and other networks in Middle East market and proactively approach for marketing opportunities; and
  • Lead and organize marketing campaigns and events in Middle East
  • Compose marketing collaterals, promotional flyers and brochures in coordination with colleagues
  • Promote the firm’s thought leadership in the area of foreign direct investment in Asia
  • Attend local networking events and build up new business connections
  • Assist with digital marketing support in terms of marketing content creation
  • Manage distribution channels of Asia Briefing publications in Middle East to improve readership and enlarge audience base
  • Manage assistants as they assist with major projects and perform routine tasks,

Requirements to desired candidates:

  • 1-2+ years’ experience in marketing
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing or a related field
  • Strong understanding of content and digital marketing,
  • Experience in legal and tax business environment in Asia is not mandatory but ability to learn fast on the technical aspect of FDI in Asia as required for successful marketing;
  • Full working proficiency in Arabic and English speaking and writing (experience in plain English and editorial style are a plus).
  • Detailed oriented with ability to process large data;
  • Strong initiative to lead new marketing efforts independently, creative approach and result oriented;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently under the deadline;
  • Willingness to travel in the region;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; other designs software tools is a plus;
  • Strong motivation for continuous learning and growing to Marketing Executive under Middle East Desk to lead the entire direction in the future; and
  • Ability to work with multinational team from different backgrounds and cultures.


  • Competitive salary and career advancement opportunities
  • Opportunity to grow into Marketing Executive;
  • Being part of a well-known and expanding organization in Asia
  • Practical experience for managing and developing market strategy with frontiers and partners;
  • Flexibility in conducting new campaigns and projects
  • Experience working in highly motivated and engaged international team

If you want to be considered for this position, please send us your resume and cover letter as well as the examples of the written marketing content in English and Arabic. Applicants failed to provide listed information will not be reviewed.

The candidate should be already residing in UAE. Visa support to transition from current position in UAE to Dezan Shira is provided. Visa support for the candidates outside of UAE is not provided.

DSA is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. DSA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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