About the job
When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, wed be pretty surprised if talabat didnt pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, weve grown quite a lot over the past 17 years.
Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region with more than 3,000+ employees! Our food delivery business works with over 27,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!
Our philosophy is to make sure we do what is right for our ecosystem – our customers, our partners, our people, our riders, and the communities in which we operate. Our #techforgood program allows our customers a safe and convenient way to contribute to important causes in their community through donating to local and international charities directly on talabat with a focus on food insecurity in the region. Since its inception in 2020, we have facilitated the donation of well over 1 million meals to those in need, as well as donated over $1.5 million to charity with the help of our partners and customers. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.
Who are we?
When you think of food delivery in the MENA region, wed be pretty surprised if Talabat didnt pop into your mind first! Since delivering our first order in Kuwait in 2004, weve grown quite a lot over the past 17 years. talabat is part of Delivery Hero, the global leader in online food delivery and q-commerce.
Today, we deliver hundreds of millions of food orders, grocery items, and other products per year, to our customers in nine countries throughout the region. Our food delivery business works with well over 25,000 brands and almost 50,000 branches, while our q-commerce concept, Talabat mart, now delivers groceries to customers in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE in 30 minutes or less!
We are also a Great Place to Work certified in UAE, Qatar, and Bahrain, accredited by the leading global authority on workplace culture.
The Talabat Communications, Public Affairs, and Corporate Responsibility team have an exciting opportunity for a creative, passionate, and savvy Communications professional.
As an Associate People Communications Specialist, you will play a key role in how we shape, create and develop our people communications efforts internally and externally across our markets, both locally and regionally, working closely with many other functions within the company.
talabat is also Great Place to Work certified – and as part of the people communications team, we contribute to telling the stories of both the organization and its people to the world!
Whats On Your Plate?
Assist in planning, editing, and writing content for various internal and external communications platforms such as – intranet, slack, corporate blog, glassdoor, Linkedin, etc.
Collaborate with local and regional teams (Communications/Public Affairs/Corporate Responsibility, Talent Acquisition/Development, Employee Experience, etc)
Assist in developing regional Internal Communication/Employer Branding strategies and monthly town halls with help from a wider team
Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages
Assist in defining of our Employer Branding Guidelines and SOPs
Prepare monthly reports for regional communication campaigns
Experiment with new, creative ways to reach internal employees and drive their engagement in prioritized company initiatives
What Did We Order?
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations
Between 1-2 years experience in communications
Strong content development skills and experience drafting content
Ability to interact with team members at all levels
Excellent written and verbal communication in English & Arabic (optional)
Excellent communication and relationship development skills
Ability to plan, multi-task, and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Experience working with leaders and senior management
Detail-oriented, agile and proactive with a sense of initiative
A desire to develop your career in one of the most dynamic organizations in the region.