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Senior Marketing Associate, SSA

Central Marketing, Marketing
in Randburg, South Africa

About the Role

We're looking for a Marketing Associate to own world-class integrated marketing efforts that create brand impact and drive growth for Uber Eats in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. You will report to the Head of Marketing, Uber Eats SSA, working closely with cross-functional regional stakeholders (Comms, Policy, Ops and CommOps) to bring our products and brand strategy to life in-market. This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-paced and rewarding environment within one of the biggest food delivery businesses globally.

More specifically, you will be responsible for defining regional priorities in alignment with global priorities, owning region-specific marketing efforts, as well as managing activations of global toolkits to fuel consumer demand and drive brand strength.

What You'll Do

  • Develop a deep understanding of regional priorities (business targets, P&L priorities, segmentation, priority markets)
  • Manage implementation of integrated marketing campaigns, ensuring a high degree of excellence from start to finish;
  • Identify uniquely local marketing opportunities aligned with business priorities (major events, brand partnerships, sponsorships, seasonal moments, social, and restaurant co-marketing etc) and deliver campaigns or activations against them;
  • Drive cohesive execution of campaigns, activations, and product launches; working closely with cross-functional teams and restaurant partners on both strategic planning and execution;
  • Engage in stakeholder management across the organization and brand partners, including restaurant brands, influencers, and business partnerships;
  • Work closely with agency partners to manage the development and execution of localized work
  • Maximize awareness and growth in your markets in close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including local Ops, product, support, sales, and PR team;

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or related discipline. Advanced degree is advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in consumer marketing, brand marketing, or related experience with a successful record of delivering work with measurable business results on time and on budget;
  • Experience leading the development and execution of strategic marketing plans and integrated marketing campaigns, application of research/insights, global brand strategy, equity positioning, channel & comms planning, and campaign measurement/reporting
  • Creative, open and curious. You're full of fresh ideas to generate user growth and promote the brand;
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills;
  • Exceptional critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • An energetic team player and project manager with a collaborative spirit and the ability to influence and unify the cross-functional team, peers, and leaders
  • Preferred action and skilled focus on ensuring results
  • SA Nationals are encouraged to apply

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.