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Marketing Manager

Careem Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 21 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior


About the job

Careem is building the Everything App for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earnings for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Morocco to Pakistan.

About The Role

Careem is expanding its ability to help simplify and improve the lives of people into new cities. With more than 25 different service offerings available on our Everything App, we have a lot of new products to bring to cities all around our region.

We’re looking for a Marketing Manager who is passionate about launching new products and helping them to find a product market fit. This position requires a blend of strategic thinking, data orientation, creative marketing and a strong bias for action. If you are passionate about growing new products and have experience in Abu Dhabi and Northern Emirates we want to hear from you.


  • Collaborate with colleagues within the expansion team and vertical teams to develop marketing strategies tailored to the local market
  • Employ a data-driven approach to understand market trends, user preferences, and campaign performance. Use these insights to refine marketing strategies and work with functional teams on optimizing user experience
  • Develop and execute marketing campaigns that encompasses digital campaigns, partner collaboration, and in-app experiences. Ensure these campaigns are executed on time, within agreed budgets and build a view on performance to ensure continuous improvement
  • Develop a city-level brand positioning strategy that is targeted around the stage of the market and the various target segments
  • Work closely with product, commercial, and finance teams to align marketing initiatives with user needs and company objectives
  • Be the voice of the city within Careem, ensuring the customer experience is maintained and the local needs of customers are captured


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in marketing, with specific expertise in product marketing, digital platforms, partnership management, and brand development
  • Proven track record in developing and managing marketing campaigns, and understanding of product positioning within an app-based environment
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in using data to inform marketing strategies, including customer segmentation, targeting, and conversion rate optimization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders
  • Deep understanding of Abu Dhabi and Northern Emirates, consumer behavior, and experience in adapting marketing strategies to diverse cultural contexts
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, with a knack for problem-solving and creative thinking

What We’ll Provide You

We offer colleagues the opportunity to drive impact in the region while they learn and grow. As a full-time Careem colleague, you will be able to:

  • Work and learn from great minds by joining a community of inspiring colleagues
  • Put your passion to work in a purposeful organization dedicated to creating an impact in a region with a lot of untapped potential
  • Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day
  • Work 4 days a week in the office & 1 day from home, and remotely from any country in the world for 30 days a year with unlimited vacation days per year. (If you are in an individual contributor role in tech, you will have 2 office days a week and 3 to work from home)
  • Access to healthcare benefits and fitness reimbursements for health activities including the gym, health club, and training classes
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About Careem

Careem is the leading technology platform in the Middle East, simplifying and improving lives since 2012. With operations in over 70 cities across 10 countries, Careem empowers millions of customers and Captains. Our mission is to create a seamless experience for mobility, food, payments, and more, while fostering talent and entrepreneurship in the region.

Benefits at Careem

    • Flexible work schedule with remote work options.
    • Unlimited vacation days and healthcare benefits.
    • Fitness reimbursements for health activities.