• Content Marketing Specialist

    Location: Dubai

  • Eat is the #1 restaurant reservations platform in the Arab World. We help diners reserve tables in less than 3 clicks. Eat also installs Table Management System at restaurants to digitize reservations and walk-ins, manage floor plans and seat guests. Eat is venture backed and has seated over 6m+ guests to date. We are currently partnered with thousands of restaurants, regionally and globally. Eat is the trusted partner of Google, TripAdvisor and TimeOut Middle East. Eat is a 500 startups company, and funded by MEVP, the largest VC in the Middle East.

    About The Role

    We are looking for a talented content marketing executive to assist the marketing team with content creation and social media management. Our ideal candidate is a creative marketing professional, preferably with a writing background. You should be able to develop engaging content to attract and retain customers. For this position, it’s also essential to be up-to-date with new technologies and marketing trends.

    Responsibilities

    • Managing and creating content for consumer facing website and blog
    • Development of content strategy in partnership with marketing team
    • Creating and designing email marketing content that is in line with brand guidelines
    • Executing targeted activation and retention campaigns for app and web products
    • Creating Social Media content and nurturing followers
    • Liaising with account management team to ensure all content is in line with client requests
    • Develop and maintain content calendar to ensure deadlines are met
    • Edit, proofread and improve content
    • Optimize content considering SEO and Google Analytics
    • Channel management of digital content hubs and all supporting social channels including email/ newsletter distribution.

    About You

    • Creative marketing professional, with a writing background
    • 2-3 years relevant work experience
    • Knowledge of CRM and marketing automation tools and best practices
    • Excellent communication and writing skills in English. Ability to write in Arabic is a plus.
    • Writing experience within an F&B context is preferred
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently and take initiative
    • Must understand the basic best practices of the main social media channels
    • Capacity to grasp and learn complex concepts quickly and independently
    • Understanding of web publishing and CMS systems
    • Editorial mindset with an ability to predict audience preferences
    • Hands on experience with SEO and web traffic metrics
    • Basic HTML skills an advantage

    Benefits

    • Become one of the key employees of a fast-growing, exciting startup changing the restaurant reservations landscape.
    • Competitive salary, insurance and 1 annual trip home.
    • Insight into best practices throughout the restaurant industry.
    • Have a real impact on the company’s growth and evolution.
    • Access to full stocked eat kitchen and free Thursday lunches at the office.
    • Free gym membership.

    What's Next?

     

    This is a full time position based in Dubai, U.A.E. If you're interested in joining the Eat team and believe this is the role for you, send an email to [email protected] and start the email with "Konichiwa".

     

    Looking forward to your application, good luck.