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Content Lead



Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

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 team

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on, and passionate senior food editorial writer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of the food and restaurant scene in Riyadh, and be able to build editorial content around suggesting restaurants for various occasions and use cases. Strong writing skills in English is a must (plus Arabic is preferred), as the candidate will be responsible for creating engaging and informative content for our app, blog, emails, and social media channels. The role sits within the Creative Studio in Careem and requires close collaboration with the creative, UX design, marketing, account, and product teams.

What you'll do

  • Research and write engaging content about the food and restaurant scene in Dubai
  • Suggest restaurants for various occasions and use cases
  • Write content for our app, blog, emails, and social media channels
  • Edit and proofread content to ensure accuracy and clarity
  • Meet deadlines and adhere to editorial guidelines

What you'll need

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an editor / editorial copywriter in the food and restaurant sector
  • Strong knowledge of the food and restaurant scene in Dubai
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English (plus Arabic is preferred)
  • Ability to work independently, to manage projects & stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or a related field preferred

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 organisation dedicated to creating 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 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 gym, health club, and training classes.