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Sovereign’s Capital

Assistant Manager, Marketing (Metro Manila)



Marketing & Communications
Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Company Description

About Grab and our workplace

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading superapp. We are dedicated to improving the lives of millions of users across the region by providing them everyday services such as deliveries, mobility, financial services, enterprise services and others. More than that, we provide the opportunity for them to have a better life. And that aspiration starts inside Grab because we believe in a seamless blend of work and home life, making every aspect of life better for all.

Guided by The Grab Way, which spells out our mission, how we believe we can achieve it, and our operating principles—the 4Hs: Heart, Hunger, Honour and Humility—we work to create economic empowerment for the people of Southeast Asia. With our unwavering commitment to our values, we believe that we're more than a service provider; we're agents of positive change.

Job Description

Get to know the role

We are looking for an Assistant Marketing Manager to lead the planning, strategy and execution of marketing campaigns and initiatives to further grow Grab’s 4W business in Metro Manila.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in marketing strategy, who possesses not only solid logical thinking skills, but also a high level of creativity in finding solutions to meet challenges.

To succeed in this role, you need to be a self-motivated individual who can perform under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You should be able to turn complex challenges into clear, actionable plans.

The day-to-day activities

  • Drive business growth in Metro Manila via acquisition and retention initiatives by working closely with the demand planning and operation team, Marketing Analytics, Market Research Team

  • Develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies and plans: Address key business challenges, capture user insights, and unlock user demand with tailored-made proposal

  • Responsible for the end-to-end design and execution of strategic campaigns including concept ideation, media and demand planning, go-to-market strategy and budget planning. React fast to mid-campaign performance and optimize in between campaign activities.

  • Manage reporting and analysis across marketing campaigns, using data to drive better campaigns through a test and learn approach.

  • Work with all key stakeholders and crossfunctions (internal and external) to deliver high-quality work (Creative, PR, media buying, events , etc.) for Grab.

  • Work with our marketing analytics and consumer research teams to drive insight into how consumers are using our platform and translate these insights into innovative campaigns

  • Manage budget: ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the given spending


    The must-have

    • At least 3 year of experience in a brand and/or communications role (client-side or as a suit/planner in agencies).
    • Demonstrated the ability to lead campaigns across the spectrum of communications: brand repositioning, new product launches, and interesting twists on sales promotions.
    • Proactive and data-driven: Adopt an analytical approach to understanding customer behavioral segmentation and spotting opportunities.
    • Solution-driven mindset: Natural strategic thinker and problem-solver who gains category/commercial understanding with ease and has the ability to turn-key business drivers into exciting customer value propositions.
    • Great collaborator: Someone who works well with a wide group of stakeholders and is open to idea experimentation. Able to navigate complexities, influence, and persuade approval to get things moving.
    • Highly organized, detailed, and meticulous: Enjoys improving processes to achieve day-to-day efficiency. Thrives in an ultrafast-paced tech/digitally-inclined environment.

    Additional Information

    We care deeply about your well-being and are committed to supporting you every step of the way. Here are some of the global benefits we offer:

    • Protect and provide for your loved ones with peace of mind, knowing we have your back with Term Life Insurance and comprehensive Medical Insurance.
    • Craft a benefits package that suits your unique needs and aspirations with GrabFlex, because we believe in empowering you to thrive.
    • Embrace the magic of new life and create lasting memories with your family through Maternity and Paternity Leave.
    • Life can be overwhelming, but you're never alone. Our confidential Grabber Assistance Programme is here to guide and uplift you and your loved ones through life's challenges.
    • Your well-being is our priority. Benefit from our holistic well-being initiatives through Wellbeing@Grab, including health programmes, informative webinars, and vibrant carnivals.
    • Achieve a harmonious work-life balance with our FlexWork arrangements, allowing you to adapt and thrive in your personal and professional life.

    We’ve got many different benefits hyper localised in each country. Speak to your recruiter during your interview to find out more.

    What we stand for at Grab:

    We are committed to building an inclusive and equitable workplace that enables diverse Grabbers to grow and perform at their best. As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all candidates fairly and equally regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, family commitments, physical and mental impairments or disabilities, and other attributes that make them unique. If you require accommodations to fully participate in the recruitment process, you are encouraged to include your request(s) when applying.

    We deliver the greatest impact and ideas when we bring together diverse perspectives. It is what enables us to spread opportunities to Grabbers and our partners. It’s not a box-ticking exercise; it’s who we are.