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    UMS GROUP
    Over 25 years of building brands


    Effective Business Solutions
    that make your Business Fly High

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    Advertising ideas to energise brands


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    From media channels to brand platforms


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    Innovative digital tools for brand engagement


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    Connecting customers to brands on social media


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    Taking the brand message to consumer doorsteps


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    Building and sustaining brand image 24/7




Who we are?

WE MAKE YOUR BUSINESS FLY HIGH


Unparalleled in its resources, highly professional set-up and technology base, United Media Services (UMS) offers fully-integrated, powerful channels and solutions to help marketers effectively connect with customers throughout the GCC and beyond.

With specialised competencies across the media and communications spectrum, UMS offers unmatched creative and strategic strengths derived from its in-depth understanding of the regional markets, people, branding, business, culture, technology, and media dynamics.

And What Our Clients Say



Key Personnel


Sandeep Sehgal

Chief Executive

Alpana Roy

Executive Vice President

Atulya Sharma

Chief Strategy Officer

Sanjay Syal

GM - Finance and Administration

Rajeev Sinha

GM - Distribution


UMS Group

OUR PRESENCE IN OTHER COUNTRIES


UMS is part of the Muscat Overseas Company, one of the leading business groups in the Sultanate of Oman. Established in 1974, the group has always retained an unswerving focus on quality and excellence all its diverse business areas.


Today, Muscat Overseas has an operational footprint extending from Southern Africa to Middle East and Central Asia.

Our Domains


Global Presence


UMS International FZ LLC

PO Box 503048, Building No. 10, Office 346, Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE

Oryx Advertising Co. WLL, Qatar

PO Box 3272, Doha, State of Qatar

In the media

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Contact Us

Get in touch with us


Contact us & get your brand noticed

Email

contact@umsoman.com

Address

P.O. Box 3305, P.C 112, Ruwi, Sultanate of Oman

Phone-no

+968 24 700 896


UMS Advertising's holistic approach to client's communication challenge makes us one of the largest and one of the most preferred advertising agencies. Rated among the best in terms of strategic thinking and creative execution, UMS Advertising leaves no stone unturned in catering to the clients' needs. All recommendations from UMS are backed by extensive market research, the latest brand management tools, and innovative communication solutions and strategies.

UMS takes pride in having a successful long-standing relationship with a diverse clientele of some of the leading and prestigious brands of the Sultanate and the region.

Get more effective branding solutions with deeper market insights.


Atulya Sharma
Chief Strategy Officer
Call Atulya on +968 9937 7150,
email: Atulya@umsoman.com


UMS Digital, with strategic thinking and technical excellence, brings to Oman and the GCC region cutting-edge digital solutions, tailored-made to meet the needs of diverse businesses.

UMS Digital delivers services that include but are not limited to, website infrastructure design, customised web applications, mobile applications, security consulting, graphic designing, network communication and much more. Our end-to-end web based solutions also include payment gateway development and integration, mailing solutions, DDos services, SharePoint portal development, maintenance, integration and migration carried out by a team of national and international professionals.

We host, design, maintain and manage web domains for reputed business conglomerates, financial and governmental institutions and have a successful track record of creating winning experiences for our client’s and their customers.

Get engaging digital possibilities at your fingertips.

Shibu K. Abraham
Account Director
Call Shibu Abraham on +968 9945 3139,
email: Shibu@umsoman.com


UMS Events, a part of United Media Services, is a one-of-a-kind event management specialist in the Sultanate of Oman.

Offering the full spectrum of Event Management Services, ranging from event conception, planning and organisation; logistics management; developing marketing communication and media relations, ensuring adequate media coverage; to everything that makes an event successful, UMS events works with the aim to create an impact that always delivers applause.

UMS Event's portfolio of high-profile events clearly showcases its wide-ranging repertoire:
- Oman Debate
- Alam Al Iktisaad Wal Amal Awards for Best Performing Companies
- Oman Forum
- Oman Green Awards Summit
- OER Top 20 Awards
- Dossier Construction Awards & Summit
- Al Mar'a Excellence Awards
- Signature Couture Show
- OER CEO Golf

Through these initiatives and opportunities, UMS events brings together members of Oman’s corporate community and high-end society on a common platform and provides them top-quality networking opportunities. Moreover, they put the spotlight on Oman’s leading brands and organisations, business people and socialites.

UMS also handles events that address specific corporate issues, like press conferences and management seminars, as well as the more tactical ones, like product launches and branded events.

UMS' capabilities have been proven over varied projects like multi-location roadshows, social media initiative on a university campus and the likes.

Convey a corporate message, loud and clear.


Fidha Saleem
Events Manager
Call Fidha on +968 9965 3581,
email: Fidha@umsoman.com

To know more about us, www.applauseeventsme.com


The publishing business of UMS prides in publishing many acclaimed and widely read periodicals making it a premier media and publishing house. These titles draw their strength from an independent and responsible editorial; best in the class design and production values; impactful photography; loyal reader base and; a strong advertiser connect.

Established in 1999, UMS Publishing has emerged as Oman's largest media and publishing house. UMS Publishing has a dedicated team of professionals with vast editorial experience from world-renowned media companies. We have a professional design and visualising team who are responsible for making its portfolio of magazines visually attractive. Our Arabic language & translation division is equipped to handle all local language content creation, editing and translation requirements.

All the publications of UMS Publishing have set high qualitative standards in editorial, design and printing in the Sultanate. Apart from regular magazine titles, We also specialises in producing special reports, booklets, guides, manuals, annual reports and newsletters on a regular basis.


Alpana Roy
Executive Vice President
Call Alpana on: +968 9965 3581,
email: Alpana@umsoman.com

To know more about us, www.oeronline.com


UMS Distribution a division of United Media Services LLC (UMS), formed in 1988, is the largest independent print media distribution house in Oman, distributing publications from US, Europe, ME including Oman & Indian sub-continent, providing doorstep delivery of publications, covering all relevant retailers and offering services such as sampling, leafleting & mailing as well as marketing and online solutions. UMS provides a unique platform for the solutions related to media & communications business with divisions such as Advertising, Events Management, Public Relations, Publishing, Media Marketing and Digital Services through their unique integration with UMS Distribution division and has a culture that runs business professionally and makes long-term investments for sustainable growth.

Deliver your brand to the customer's doorstep.


Rajeev Sinha
General Manager - Distribution
Call Rajeev on: +968 9947 4699,
email: Rajeevs@umsoman.com


Buzzword is the UMS Group's Public Relations Consultancy, playing a lead role in establishing brands in the minds of consumers, and producing targeted, tangible and measurable results. And it is delivering a whole new kind of ROI in communications in Oman.

Buzzword aims at value-addition by positioning the clients in the market in such a way that positively impacts them. Its mission is not just limited to corporate communications and public relations but extends to assisting corporations realize greater value from their marketing mix. Buzzword believes that every client needs a unique, focused and comprehensive PR plan.

The approach is honed with in-depth understanding of assorted audiences, objectives and environment, allows Buzzword to deliver innovative services and strategic counsel to clients. Through the conceptualization and implementation of an integrated communication and marketing strategy, Buzzword provides a communication framework that is comprehensive. Programs designed by Buzzword help clients attract, retain, and build advocacy among customers and relevant stakeholders — providing an impressive return on their investment.

Enhance brand equity through smarter information sharing.


Yousuf Alvi
Manager - Client Services
Call Yousuf on: +968 9320 4570,
email: Alvi@umsoman.com


UMS Social, a full-service social media agency of UMS, is at the forefront of the ever-evolving and dynamic world of social media marketing.

We help clients filter out the noise and build brands by connecting with the relevant audience.

Our team is made up of techies and strategists, creative thinkers and artistic doers, content creators and those who produce strategically sound, engaging and relevant results that benefit your business objectives.

Our service offerings are as follows:

• Strategy and Implementation
• Social Identity Management
• Crisis Management
• Channel Monitoring and In-depth Analysis
• Social Media Sentiment Monitoring and Analysis
• Social Media Tools
• Social Media Advertising
• Campaign Management, Facebook App Development, Hashtag Trending


Get the conversation started.
Adveta Dwivedi
Social Media Manager
Call Adveta on: +968 9726 8071,
email: adveta@umsoman.com



Position: Assistant Editor

Job Description:

  • Interview, write, edit and aggregate business related articles
  • Co-ordinate with the designers, marketing team, columnists and freelancers
  • Manage the publication, websiteupdation and social media accounts
  • Work on the events related to the publication

Self-starterswith reporting and editing experience of atleast4-5 years in business journalism preferably energy and SMEs domains are encouraged to apply. The position is available in our Muscat office. Email CVs to radhak@umsoman.com.

Company Profile:

United Media Services (UMS) Group is one of the leading media and communication companies in the GCC region. Visit www.umsoman.com for more info.



Position: Business & Operations Manager

The role requires you to manage and run the Publishing and Events business of UMS Group profitably.

Job Description:

  • Have the vision and skills-set to manage the overall operations of the department and run it successfully achieving the annual financial budgets and corporate goals.
  • Strategize the business management and marketing to achieve desired objectives
  • Manage the entire team- Editorial, Creative, Production, Sales & Marketing, and motivate them to exceed their performance levels.
  • Enhance the size and scope of the current business
  • Innovate and create new business opportunities
  • Do business planning and sales forecast
  • Sell sponsorships for corporate events and spearhead large business deals
  • Establish and maintain relationships with high value clients and agencies
  • Have a good understanding of the Digital publishing platforms and the latest trends in the industry, specifically in the magazine segment
  • Manage the branding activities for all business streams
  • Track competition and plan an appropriate strategy
  • Maintain good relations with all stakeholders

Result-oriented senior level media professional with leadership skills, proven credentials and experience of at least 5-8 years in media industryare encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in the GCC region will be given preference. The position is available in our Muscat office.

Company Profile:

United Media Services (UMS) Group is one of the leading media and communication companies in the GCC region. Visit www.umsoman.com for more info.



Position: Business Head – Digital Assets

Role:

  • Independently manage the company’s digital assets including websites, social media, database, newsletters, apps, etc.
  • Lead the inhouse content team, supervise & manage the offshore/onshore partners providing content, development, design, etc. services
  • Develop and deliver insightful presentations to clients
  • Lead, train and support the marketing team in achieving desired business targets
  • Identify and forge strategic alliances as required
  • Set and meet the business and profit goals
  • Track the progress using relevant metrics and generate regular analytics report

Desired Profile:

  • Business management/online marketing qualifications
  • Atleast 4-5 years rich experience in marketing with a mainstream online publishing company
  • Good knowledge of conceptualizing marketing opportunities on portals and social media platforms.
  • Skills set in using social media platforms to build traffic and strong following for the brands
  • People management and coordination skills
  • Good knowledge of the backend technology and marketing tools & SEO strategies
  • Strong project management, interpersonal and communication skills



Position: Online Content Editor (1 Business & 1 Lifestyle)

Role:

  • Manage the company’s digital assets including websites, social media, database, newsletters, apps, etc.
  • Curate, write, edit and publish articles, videos and images on business/lifestyle domains
  • Co-ordinatewith inhousejournalists/designers/marketing team, freelancers and the offshore/onshore partners providing content, development, design, etc. services
  • Track the progress using relevant metrics

Desired Profile:

  • Formal qualification/certification in journalism preferably new media
  • Atleast3-4 years rich experience in online content management with a mainstream online publishing company in business/lifestyle domains
  • Good knowledge of the backend technology, SEO strategies; worked on CMS and digital publishing tools
  • Self-starters willing to work with minimal supervision



United Media Services (UMS) and ORYX Advertising W.L.L are amongst the largest and leading publishing, media marketing and event management organisations in Oman and Qatar. Our print titles are leaders in their categories and powerful mediums for advertisers to maximise their reach. We also specialize in niche corporate and lifestyle events.

We are currently strengthening our team in Qatar and are looking to fill up the following positions.

Event Manager: Overall to lead, develop and run the Event Management business successfully and profitably. The person must have prior experience with a reputed event management company in a similar position. The person will be responsible for organising and conducting various events. He/She will plan, direct, coordinate and implement activities from conceptualization, serving partner relationships, securing sponsorships, marketing and planning, to realization and evaluation, as well as build the team for this developing business stream. He/She will individually and along with a small team be responsible for delivering the targets, strategising for the success of the events, forge strong client relationships, innovate opportunities to meet client expectations. Should be a seasoned professional in Event Management, with at least 5 years experience, excellent presentation skills and ability to build and manage a team. Being bi-lingual (English and Arabic) will be a significant advantage.

For more information go to www.umsoman.com.
To apply, send your CV along with a passport size picture, mentioning your expectations to rekha@umsoman.com



United Media Services (UMS) is amongst the largest and leading publishing and media marketing organisations in Oman. Our titles are leaders in their categories and powerful mediums for advertisers to maximise their reach. UMS also specializes in doing Corporate niche events in the genre of business and lifestyle. To join its young, dynamic, passionate and experienced team of professionals UMS requires the following:

Position: Digital Media Executives

Job Description:

  • Manage websites, online newsletters and social media accounts
  • Write, edit and publish content on a daily basis using CMS
  • Co-ordinate with external service providers, journalists, marketing team and clients
  • Conceptualize and execute internal/external digital marketing campaigns
  • Build and promote traffic on websites and social media
  • Monitor competitive environment and track new trends

Tech savvy self-starterswith experience of atleast 2 years in the above mentioned areas are encouraged to apply. The positions are available in our Muscat and Doha offices.

Position : Deputy Editor (Arabic)

Job Description:

Looking for an experienced journalist for Al Mar'a, our women's magazine. The ideal candidates should have the -

  • track record of excellence as a writer and editor
  • talent for identifying important and relevant stories
  • A proven ability to turn ideas into compelling, clear, and insightful articles
  • Experience in lifestyle journalism is a plus
  • Ability to converse in English
  • Formal journalism qualification from a respected institution
  • Salary will be commensurate to experience and abilities
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in an arabic magazine or newspaper

Position: Event Manager (Multi-lingual – Arabic and English)

Event Manager: Overall to lead, develop and run the Event Management business successfully and profitably. The personmust haveprior experience with a reputed event management company in a similar position.The person will be responsible for organising and conducting various events.He/She will plan, direct, coordinate and implement activities from conceptualization, serving partner relationships, securing sponsorships, marketing and planning, to realization and evaluation, as well as build the team for this developing business stream. He/She will individually and along with a small team be responsible for delivering the targets, strategising for the success of the events, forge strong client relationships, innovate opportunities to meet client expectations. Should be a seasoned professional in Event Management, with at least 5 years experience, excellent presentation skills and ability to build and manage a team.Being bi-lingual (English and Arabic) will be a significant advantage. This position is for both Oman and Qatar.

Position: Advertising Manager

Prior experience with a reputed publishing company specialized in magazine publishing and B2B publications in a similar position.The person will be responsible for the overall performance of a portfolio of magazine titles.He will be responsible for generating advertising sales as per set targets, forge strong client relationships, innovate advertising opportunities matching client expectations. Should be a seasoned professional in Media Marketing and space selling, with at least 5 years’ experience, excellent presentation skills, self-motivated with a keen sense of identifying business opportunities. Experience in the Gulf will be a significant advantage.

Position: Assistant Advertising Manager

Ambitious go-getters with innovative space selling ideas with minimum 2 years’ experience in magazine advertising sales, good presentation skills and a believer in brand ownership. You should have an excellent proven track record of successful sales performance with a reputed magazine brand. Willingness to work hard, invest efforts in building client relationships and a “Can Do” approach are some of the pre-requisites. Gulf experience will be a significant advantage.

We are looking for candidates with a “fire-in-the-belly” sales approach to outperform his/her own performance; is extremely sales driven and enjoys working in a very competitive work environment. He should be a self-starter with an ability to work independently excelling at managing multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Must have a valid Omani/regional driving license. Fluency in Arabic would be an added advantage.

We offer excellent career prospects, an attractive remuneration package, a highly dynamic, competitive yet a friendly work environment and a good scope for career advancement.

Only candidates who are meeting the above requirements need apply to rekha@umsoman.com along with a recent passport sized photograph mentioning your expectations.



United Media Services (UMS) is amongst the largest and leading publishing and media marketing organisations in Oman. Our titles are leaders in their categories and powerful mediums for advertisers to maximise their reach. UMS also specializes in doing Corporate niche events in the genre of business and lifestyle.

To join its young, dynamic, passionate and experienced team of professionals UMS requires the following:

Advertising Manager:

Prior experience with a reputed publishing company specialized in magazine publishing and B2B publications in a similar position. The person will be responsible for the overall performance of a portfolio of magazine titles. He will be responsible for generating advertising sales as per set targets, forge strong client relationships, innovate advertising opportunities matching client expectations. Should be a seasoned professional in Media Marketing and space selling, with at least 5 years experience, excellent presentation skills, self motivated with a keen sense of identifying business opportunities. Experience in the Gulf will be a significant advantage.

Assistant Advertising Manager:

Ambitious go-getters with innovative space selling ideas with minimum 2 years experience in magazine advertising sales, good presentation skills and a believer in brand ownership. You should have an excellent proven track record of successful sales performance with a reputed magazine brand. Willingness to work hard, invest efforts in building client relationships and a “Can Do” approach are some of the pre-requisites. Gulf experience will be a significant advantage.

We are looking for candidates with a “fire-in-the-belly” sales approach to outperform his/her own performance; is extremely sales driven and enjoys working in a very competitive work environment. He should be a self-starter with an ability to work independently excelling at managing multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

Must have a valid Omani/regional driving license. Fluency in Arabic would be an added advantage.

We offer excellent career prospects, an attractive remuneration package, a highly dynamic, competitive yet a friendly work environment and a good scope for career advancement.

Only candidates who are meeting the above requirements need apply to rekha@umsoman.com along with a recent passport sized photograph