Gem Advertising & Publications, Senior Writer (Qatar)

Doha, Qatar
22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Editorial, Writer
Job Type
Full Time

Company Profile

Gem Advertising and Publications is a leading full service communications agency in Qatar, specialising in publishing, creative, and digital solutions for our clients. Our experienced team of editorial, design, production and systems specialists brings together a complete range of professional communications disciplines, combining creativity and technical expertise to deliver focused content that meet the needs of our clients and – just as importantly – the audiences they need to reach.

Job Description - Senior Writer

  • Deliver news and features of the highest quality under minimal supervision;
  • Produce speed and accuracy under pressure;
  • Display excellent interpersonal skills as befitting a client environment;
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines;
  • Devise stories for inclusion in publications and assist with forward planning of stories, utilising contacts, press releases and other media sources to do this;
  • Conduct one-on-one interviews and attend press conferences. Recording these interviews and press conferences;
  • Build up a strong understanding of issues across the various elements: namely, in the fields of education, research and community service.
  • To convey this to an educated, general audience;
  • Fact check stories ahead of providing them to the Production Editor for subbing;
  • Perform other duties as required from time to time by the Client, Editor or Group Editor;


  • A diploma or degree in Journalism, English or any related field;
  • Five years’ experience in magazines and/or newspapers;
  • Expert writing ability;
  • Creative approach to features and news stories;
  • Skill in handling multiple deadlines and projects;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Good interpersonal skills that will help you to develop a solid contact base across the organisation.

Apply by completing the application form below.