Omar Adib Saoud
To develop my expertise in marketing through working in a healthy and well exposed work environment.
Creative, passionate and over-achiever in sales with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ensuring that my objectives are specific and achievable yet challenging - Over two years of professional experience with the fundamentals of understanding investors, business development and the importance of producing measurable, high quality outcomes. My core competencies lie in building and managing effective teams, growing and adding more value to the business and achieving sales and profit objectives.
2011- Present CIM Candidate, Charted Institute of Marketing London, in Beirut, Lebanon
2004 - 2008 Bachelor of Science in Business (BS), Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
Emphasis in Marketing.
2002–2003 Secondary Certificate, Al Ahlieh School, Beirut, Lebanon.
Brain wave communications, Beirut Lebanon Responsibilities:
Managing strategic media relations and media contracts;
Developing and gaining buy-in to the firm’s market positioning, messaging and annual marketing plan and assisting those assigned to implement it as needed.
Reviewing all prospective clients to ensure good fit and accept clients;
Reviewing and approving all proposals to clients.
October 2009 – Sept 2011 Noor International Holding, Beirut, Lebanon
Business Development Executive
Providing a variety of marketing related services for high end investors. This includes creating marketing and advertising plans, facilitating media buying, conducting market research, creating and supervising the production of art work, print production and other marketing and advertising related responsibilities. In addition, I provide ongoing public relations support to Investors
Achievements to date:
Launched a series of exhibitions and conferences in the GCC and Lebanon for new projects and invited new investors.
Created high scale events and activities for launching the projects such as: La Rosa, Jal El Deb Commercial Towers, Sofar Hills and Louize 201 in Beirut Lebanon
Managing a team of 4 Sales Executives and a target of over $2.2 Million a Month
Training of Sales Executives on knowledge, people skills, competence and having the ability to perform a specific role.
Developed a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) to track investors, interests of locations and future projects
Aug 2008 – Oct 2009 Noor International Holding, Beirut, Lebanon
Sales and Marketing Executive
Maintaining relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance,
Handling different projects for sale and following up with the buyer till the delivery of the project
Having a target of $800,000 a month
Sept 06 - Sept 2008 Department of Economics and Finance, Lebanese American University, Beirut
Student information desk, handling computer work such as course files, professional experience reports, emails, Excel based schedules
Oct - Nov 07 BLOM Beirut Marathon Association, LAU Water Station, Beirut
Responsible for 85 volunteers and dancers.
Logistics: Assembling the water station on the day of the marathon, administering the water station with over 5000 water bottles, and insuring availability and express replenishment.
Applications MS-Office: Excel, Access, Word, SPSS, DSS
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
Languages English, Arabic
Date/Place of Birth: Beirut, 10 November 1986
Marital Status: Single