Marketing & Innovation Trainee

Chalhoub Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP285-5251

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

INSPIRE | EXHILARATE | DELIGHT

For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

About Imagin3 Studio:
Imagin3 Studio is a digital innovation advisory firm that has been operating in the UAE since 2016 and focuses on creating impactful connections between brands and their audiences.

Internship Overview:
We are seeking a dynamic and creative intern to join our team. This role is ideal for someone wishing to work in a startup environment with the backing of one of the most respected family businesses in the region. As part of our team, you will play a pivotal role in brainstorming and implementing community activations for our clients, supporting internal digital innovation projects, managing our community of business leaders (the Future Club), and creating content to promote our various activities.

Key Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with the team to brainstorm and implement community-building projects for our clients.
- Assist in managing and engaging our Future Club, a community of business leaders dedicated to discussing and exploring future-related topics.
- Support internal digital innovation projects, contributing to the development and execution of new ideas.
- Help in creating compelling content for our various activities, including but not limited to client workshops, book promotions, and keynotes, to increase our company's visibility and impact.
- Participate in the planning and execution of events and workshops, providing logistical and creative support.

Requirements

What you'll need to succeed

- Currently enrolled in or recently graduated with a degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Technology, or a related field.
- Strong interest in digital innovation, community building, and content creation.
- Excellent communication and writing skills.
- Creative thinker with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Familiarity with social media platforms and digital marketing tools.
- Organized, detail-oriented, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Arabic is a plus.

What we can offer you

- Gain hands-on experience in community management, digital innovation, and content creation.
- Work with a team of experienced professionals in a dynamic and creative environment.
- Opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects with Tier 1 brands and see your ideas come to life.
- Enhance your professional network by connecting with business leaders and
innovators.

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

About the Company

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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