Editor, Arabian Business - Dubai

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Location
Dubai
Salary
Competitive, £DoE
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
12 Nov 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

ITP Media Group, the region’s largest media company is searching for an experienced editor to lead the English-language edition of Arabian Business. The magazine and website form the Gulf’s leading source of informed news, features and commentary.

The Role:

Based in Dubai, the role involves editing the weekly Arabian Business print publication whilst also contributing to the development of ArabianBusiness.com, together with its social media channel, and roster of events.

The editor is the hands-on project manager for the publication and must ensure that the product is written to a high standard, is well-designed and is produced on time.

We are looking for an individual who is excited by the idea of 360-degree publishing - this means taking the lead in print, digital, social and video, along with events. The right candidate will be passionate about creating innovative content that involves the readers and builds communities around the brand.

The role of editor is to understand his/her reader’s business needs and challenges, and address these issues in the publication. The successful candidate will be constantly thinking about how to improve the magazine’s content and its commercial performance.

High visibility in the market and acting as a strong ambassador for the brand is also required of the editor. Internally, the editor must forge strong and productive relationships with sales managers, designers, photographers and production colleagues.

Qualifications & experience:

The ideal candidate will possess at least five years’ experience in business journalism, preferably in more than one sector and have outstanding writing and subbing skills. A minimum of five years’ experience working as an editor is also required.

The right candidate will have degree-level education from a reputable university - appropriate journalism qualifications are also desirable.

Experience on national and local newspapers, as well as an understanding of the Gulf markets, are essential.

The role is permanent, full-time and based in Dubai. We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands.

Apply now by completing the application form below with your CV and samples of your work.

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