Marketing Associate (3 month Apprenticeship for UAE Nationals)

  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Intern

Company Description

As the world’s leader in digital payments technology, Visa’s mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You’re an Individual. We’re the team for you. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

For fresh graduates, UAE Nationals, the Visa Apprenticeship Program is the one of the biggest steps you can take to join our Revolution of Payments Innovation. Throughout your 12 weeks at Visa, you will tackle meaningful work, work closely with senior executives and help solve real problems. From technology to business, we are looking for people who can innovate, collaborate, and drive Visa into the next era of an already rapidly-evolving digital market place. The apprenticeship program will be the beginning; to what we hope will be a lasting career at Visa.


Job Description

The Team: Marketing

Visa’s MENA Marketing team specifically works with Visa’s clients (bank, merchants and fintech partners) to drive both clients and Visa business by developing marketing activities using Visa wide array of global marketing assets, local partnerships and unique market insights. This is in addition to driving Visa lead promotions that drive Visa transaction volume and payment technology. Visa Marketing works with all Visa functions and engages with 3rd party agency partners to deliver these campaigns

The Role: Marketing Associate

In this role you will work with the Business teams to convert client marketing incentives into tailor-made co-marketing campaigns to drive Visa and client priorities including but not limited to acquisition, usage and cross border as well as figure out the best use of Visa assets aligned with client strategies and optimal outcome for Visa

  • Leverag key Visa global assets including FIFA and Olympics to drive client’s business objectives

  • Contribute to developing deep client partnerships by providing marketing support including marketing analysis, insight development and campaign development and creative execution

  • Develop creative and innovative ways to target key segments including millennials and Gen Z via new and emerging social media platforms

  • You will also be responsible for continually monitoring existing and potential competitor marketing activities to identify new opportunities or highlight potential causes for business concern.


We are looking for UAE National fresh graduates who are keen to gain experience in a Global Technology Company with potential to move into a full time position

  • Business/Marketing degree

  • Interest in marketing, sales and analytics

  • Interest in Social/Digital media

  • Quick leaner/problem solver

  • Interest in technology and User Experience

  • Proficient in MS Office

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