At Careem, our mission is to simplify & improve the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation in the region reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organization that inspires and become a world-class institution from the region.

Founded in 2012 by former entrepreneurs and McKinsey alums, Careem is the MENA regions leading ride-hailing service and newest Tech Unicorn. With 30% monthly growth, we now operate in 100+ cities across 14 countries and host over 6 million users.

With our recent Series D funding success, we are positioned on the cusp of significant scale and have achieved our target of creating one million jobs in the region by 2018.

Join us in building a world-class institution in the Middle East and experience the thrill of beingnpart of a high-growth technology company, to improve people's lives.

Job Overview

The Social Media Executive will be responsible for handling the Careem NOW KSA social media channels as part of the KSA Careem NOW Marketing team.

The role will cover strategy implementation for the channels in support of core marketing objectives, day-to-day management of the social media channels including copywriting and creative conceptualization and execution, as well as planning and execution of standalone social media campaigns.

The person will work closely with the broader team - such as partnerships, marketing, and account management - to support them in the fulfilment of their objectives by utilizing social media as a standalone function of the traditional communication channels.


The role reports into the Social Media and Community Manager.

Core responsibilities

● Management of the Careem NOW KSA Social Media channels, including copywriting and
creative conceptualization and execution and liaison with the Community Management
● Implement and grow the long-term social media strategy that aligns with the team’s
Marketing objectives, and fulfil all associated responsibilities
● Conceptualize and execute social media campaigns – both standalone as well as in
conjunction with ongoing marketing campaigns
● Planning and visiting on-ground merchants and partnered restaurants around the city and
executing social media posts.
● Strive to achieve each quarter’s set OKRs
● Regular reports on the social media performance, including individual channel analysis
● Evaluation of campaign performance: reach, engagement etc.
● Market research and competitive reviews

Additional responsibilities

● Assist the Digital Marketing team with content development
● Ensure Digital marketing efforts align with the marketing objectives
● Research, conceptualize and implement creative digital marketing content concepts
● Refine and improve on digital marketing content

Key Performance Indicators

  • Achieving each quarter’s set OKRs
  • Successfully supporting core Marketing and partnership objectives
  • Ensuring that all stakeholders are kept in the loop including securing approvals prior to campaign launch.
    Qualifications/Skills required

● Minimum 2-3 years’ experience of handling social media channels for an agency (preferred) or in-house
● Bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Media (optional if work experience exceeds 4 years in an
agency social media role)
● Flexibility in on-ground visitation and coverage
● Fluency in Formal and Informal Arabic and English
● Strong proficiency and in-depth knowledge of the working of various social media channels such Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc.
● Ability to conceptualize creative social media concepts and campaigns that reflect the
Careem NOW strategy and values in collaboration with the extended team
● Strong copywriting skills
● Team player
● Basic digital marketing knowledge a plus, but not mandatory

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