Our Mission

To connect people and businesses in the Middle East and North Africa by making available a convenient and efficient marketplace for buying, selling, renting, and finding jobs or services as quickly as possible.

OpenSooq Team

About OpenSooq

OpenSooq is the largest mobile-first classifieds marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with over 2 billion monthly pageviews coming from over 120 million unique visitors and over 800 million user visits each year. Every 15 seconds an item is sold on OpenSooq, with the value of goods sold on our platform estimated to be in excess of USD 30 billion per year.

OpenSooq first launched its platform across the region in 2013, and is now available in 20 countries. We currently have more than 350 team members located in 7 offices. And we are just getting started!

Our platform has more than 120 different subcategories of products and services, with our key verticals being autos, property, recruitment and hiring services, and miscellaneous classifieds. Together, these verticals form the backbone of our business and drive the majority of traffic.

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    Autos

    Are you looking to sell your car or motorbike? Or maybe you are looking to buy or rent for a day and want to compare prices? Our platform brings the world of autos directly to you.

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    Property

    With the amount listings we have, we offer buyers and renters an opportunity to find their perfect home, office or plot of land.

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    Recruitment and hiring services

    This is for job seekers looking for short term and long term jobs, and small businesses and tradespersons offering services in the areas of hospitality, construction, plumbing, carpentry, electrical equipment, gardening, and so much more. We connect you to businesses and individuals that need your help and your expertise.

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    Miscellaneous classifieds

    For everything else. From electronics, pets and furniture, to games, fashion and sports equipment - and everything in between. Given our reach, we are confident that we can help you sell or buy even niche items.

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    Our managed services

    In some countries, we can help you buy, sell or rent out a car or property that you like. Please contact us to learn more about how we can provide you with the assistance you need.

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We are driven by five guiding principles

  • Keeping it local

    While our platform is available in 20 countries, we know that marketplaces only flourish when we understand and serve the local community - at the level of each country, city and sometimes neighborhood. We are focused on hiring local employees and empowering them to serve their own communities.

  • Innovation in product and technology

    We are passionate about providing an intuitive and user-friendly experience driven by technology. We are proud of what we have achieved, but we know that this is an on-going process driven by feedback from our users and partners. We want OpenSooq to be easy-to-use by everyone, without compromising on our best-in-class product offering. This is our promise to every one of our users.

  • Focusing on safety and security

    We are committed to providing a safe and secure platform for our users. We know that trust is essential for the success of any marketplace, and we have worked hard over many years to gain our users’ trust and will continue to do so.

  • Supporting economic growth

    We believe that we can be an engine for economic growth in the communities we serve, by enabling everyone to buy, sell and transact from the comfort of their home or workplace. The MENA region has exceptionally strong fundamentals for growth in the classifieds and marketplaces business - as a home-grown business, we know we can make a difference.

  • Giving back

    We know that we are a product of the communities we serve. Through our special outreach programs and partnerships with charitable organizations, we try to improve the lives of the people around us and beyond.

A message from our
Co-Founder

Welcome to OpenSooq!

My name is Adey Salamin, and I am the co-founder and chief executive officer of OpenSooq. Thank you for visiting and using our platform.

I want to especially thank our users and partners for their continued support and trust in OpenSooq and our team. Your feedback, suggestions and engagement have been invaluable in helping us to grow and improve our services.

We have big plans for the future. As a product and technology-driven service, we are committed to investing in new features and technologies that will make OpenSooq the best online marketplace in the MENA region. Our main goal has always been and remains to grow our platform, expand our product offerings and better serve you.

I believe that OpenSooq can make a positive impact on the lives of people in the region. The OpenSooq team is passionate about creating a platform that helps people connect and transact with each other more easily and efficiently.

And for those of you that haven’t yet tried our platform - what are you waiting for? Please do try it and let us know how we can improve. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Adey Salamin
ceo

OpenSooq Careers

OpenSooq is a team of passionate and dedicated individuals who are committed to making OpenSooq the best it can be. We are a diverse team with a wide range of skills and experiences, but we are all united by our common goal of creating a better marketplace for you and the MENA region.

We are always looking for new ways to improve OpenSooq, and for talented people to join our team. If you are passionate about technology and product, and if you are excited about the opportunity to make a positive impact by enabling individuals and businesses to sell and buy, then we encourage you to reach out to us as we may have the right job position just for you OpenSooq.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, and we provide a stimulating and collaborative work environment. We are also committed to providing our employees with opportunities for professional development and growth.

Dare to dream big with us? We would love to receive your application any time.

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