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Fast-growing, dynamic media group seeks striving talent

ITP's market position and continuous expansion provide a fast-paced, exciting and highly rewarding working environment. If you have the desire to join the media industry or develop your current experience, ITP's market leading businesses and successful track record offer you a wealth of career prospects.

ITP recognises the importance of individual talent and skills in contributing to its thriving businesses. We actively invest in the development and well-being of our people through a range of training courses, attractive tax-free remuneration and a highly motivating work environment.

If you have the ambition, energy and skills to be part of this vigorous and entrepreneurial environment and can positively contribute to the standards and success of the company, then we are looking for you. Discover a whole new future for your career and take a look at what we're offering.




Editor, Caterer Middle East

Are you a content creator who is passionate about the Middle East’s burgeoning F&B scene? Could you apply your multimedia journalism skills to this dynamic sector?

Caterer Middle East, the market leading B2B magazine and website for the regional restaurant industry, is seeking a dynamic, intelligent editor to help shape its next phase of development.

The ideal candidate will have a strong news sense, a natural talent for writing for print and web and a sharp eye for subbing. Excellent organisational skills are essential, as is the ability to keep a cool head when faced with a schedule of tight deadlines.

The right person must be confident and sociable, committed to developing an extensive network of contacts in the ever-growing Middle East F&B industry and generating their own content ideas.

The editor will be expected to represent the magazine at industry events and also help drive Caterer Middle East’s range of brand extensions, from conferences to awards ceremonies.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate how they have successfully spearheaded their own content projects and taken responsibility for sections of the magazines or newspapers they have previously worked on.

This role would suit a features editor, deputy editor or editor looking to develop their career on a fast-paced, market-leading trade magazine. It requires a native English speaker educated to degree-level, with experience of B2B publishing.

A minimum of five years’ experience working in print and digital journalism is required, and candidates with video editing skills will be at a considerable advantage. Appropriate journalism qualifications are expected, as is an understanding of the hospitality business.

The role is permanent, full-time and based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai. Some out-of-hours work is expected.

If you are a professional, outgoing journalist ready to take the next step in your career, then please send your CV and a cover letter which tells us why you want the role and explains why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.


Media Sales Executive, Promedia Publishing

Promedia Publishing is looking for an exceptional salesperson to help contribute to its exciting growth and continued success!
This is the perfect opportunity for a highly entrepreneurial salesperson who is capable of learning quickly and taking control of a brand, and running it like their own fast-growing small business across print, digital and events. 

The Role
The role will work pre-dominantly across our healthcare group, currently consisting of two titles with the prospect of adding additional titles in the future. 
Each title provides a monthly magazine and daily e-newsletter service to thousands of subscribing industry professionals, supported by a website and social media channels. The role will primarily focus on selling advertising packages across these platforms as well as event sponsorship packages.

Day-to-day responsibilities for the successful sales executive will include:
•    Account management of a rich group of loyal clients
•    Generating new business from new clients, and creating exciting new commercial opportunities for existing clients
•    Maintaining accurate records of all sales and forecasting future revenue to the group sales manager
•    Working closely with the editor to continually innovate and grow the brand

Desired Profile
We require the following qualities:
•    A proven track record for account management and new business development
•    Impeccable organisational skills
•    Passion and an entrepreneurial spirit to grow the brand, and also contribute to the wider success of ITP Promedia

Promedia Publishing is a subsidiary of ITP Media Group, the largest magazine and digital publisher in the Middle East & India. The company publishes several market-leading titles from its central London office. We are also home to landmark national events and awards ceremonies for the industries we serve.

To apply, please submit your latest CV and a cover letter which tells us why you want the role and explains why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.


Food Editor - Time Out Abu Dhabi

Time Out Abu Dhabi is looking for a Food Editor!

The successful candidate will be responsible for Time Out Abu Dhabi’s Food section across both print and digital platforms, and for steering the brand’s annual Restaurant Awards process. As key part of the Time Out Abu Dhabi team, you will be a strong writer and communicator, have excellent organisational and communication skills and a track record of gaining and breaking exclusives. You will have an understanding of Time Out Abu Dhabi’s digital targets, and be driven to contribute to the team hitting them. 

Key responsibilities

•    Producing weekly food content that is digital-ready
•    Compiling weekly Food events page
•    Contributing daily news stories to timeoutabudhabi.com
•    Managing Time Out Abu Dhabi’s Food newsletters
•    Curating, managing and populating the Food section of timeoutabudhabi.com. 
•    Pitching and producing features on a weekly basis that work both online and in print (inside and outside the Food remit) 
•    Pitching ideas for and helping produce Time Out Abu Dhabi’s weekly video content 
•    Gaining exclusives for Time Out Abu Dhabi by fostering solid relationships with PRs, marketing teams, managers and chefs across the city
•    Having knowledge of new openings, existing restaurants, closures and trends in the city
•    Visiting as many restaurants as possible to ensure a real depth and breadth of knowledge of the scene 
•    Developing relationships with key industry players and faces across Abu Dhabi
•    Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
•    Undertake adhoc projects as required
•    Assisting in raising the profile of Time Out GCC and ITP Media Group
•    Any other reasonable requests from the company directors

Knowledge and experience

•    At least two years’ experience writing to weekly and daily deadlines
•    Understanding of Abu Dhabi’s dynamic and varied restaurant, and an appreciation/open mind towards a whole range of different experiences, from road-side cafés to five-star dining rooms
•    Understanding of digital platforms and SEO
•    CMS experience
•    InDesign experience

Personal attributes and essential skills

•    A focused and organised person with an understanding for the importance of deadlines
•    Able to work independently and deliver on time 
•    Strong relationship-building skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Flexible, with the ability to adapt and work efficiently and effectively within a variety of different timeframes and situations 
•    An interest in going out and getting to know the scene and city they should be the lead authority on 
•    An interest and understanding of the global food scene 


Time Out is a company filled with individuals as diverse as the cities we live in and cover.  At the same time there are common characteristics we all share. To join our team you’ll want to… 

•    Be commercially astute
•    Either have experience at or want to dive headfirst into a fast-paced digital-first company
•    Think BIG
•    Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
•    Have a high sense of ownership, urgency and drive
•    Be a team player

If you believe you have the experience and characteristics to suit this role, apply now with your CV and a covering letter explaining why!


Digital Marketing Specialist

ITP Media Group is looking for a dynamic, creative and talented Digital Marketing Specialist to join our growing digital team! The right candidate will have a proven track record of developing, setting up and executing a wide range of digital marketing activities including email campaigns, blogs and SEO/SEM. In addition, the Digital Marketing Specialist will create and implement social media strategy as well as manage website optimisation. This person has expertise in leading integrated digital marketing campaigns and optimizing across all digital channels with strong experience in CRM and Marketing Automation.

Responsibilities:
•    Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
•    Set up and optimise company pages within each platform, to increase the visibility of the company’s social content
•    Lead the coordination and implementation of all digital campaigns utilizing a marketing automation system (email, social, web and more)
•    Optimize all digital content for SEO to improve organic search results, work with paid search
•    Generate email newsletters for multiple internal and external audiences; incorporate metrics to continually improve click rate and open rate
•    Coordinate digital advertising campaigns with sales and production
•    Manage B2C Facebook marketing including writing ad copy, launching and optimizing campaigns to meet and exceed traffic, revenue and profitability goals
•    Identify new ways to increase engagement through interesting and winning content

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in digital marketing
•    Track record of success in a B2B & B2C environment and has helped build brands with recognized impact
•    Experience with website management
The ideal candidate should have previously worked in the publishing industry, with around 10 years of experience in digital/online marketing strategies and tactics. The ability to read, write and speak Arabic would be desirable too.

Core Attributes:
•    Expert writer with experience writing online marketing copy that pulls in an audience
•    In depth knowledge of SEO tools and practices
•    Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload within a fast paced environment, while meeting assigned deadlines
•    Professional and driven, taking the initiative to source appropriate resources and tools with limited direction
•    Collaborative team player, with a proactive approach to work and effective communication skills
•    Understanding of corporate and marketing communications
•    Delivering quality work that meets or exceeds management expectations
•    Critical thinking, troubleshooting and quality assurance skills

If you’re an experienced Digital Marketing Specialist and the above appeals to you, we’d love you to get in contact!
To apply, please submit your latest CV and a cover letter which tells us why you want the role and explains why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.


Event Producer - Marketing & Events Department

We are looking for an Event Producer to join our Events and Marketing Department. The ideal candidate will have experience and understanding of live experiences and events for our portfolio of brands including Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Esquire Middle East, Condé Nast Traveller, Architectural Digest, Time Out, Ahlan!, Shortlist, Cosmopolitan Middle East and many more.

From intimate dinners and cocktail receptions to fashion shows and large-scale events, the successful candidate will be charged with the conception, development and execution of innovative experiences for our different brands and their respective audiences.

We’re looking for a creative personality who can independently manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work to budget. The ideal candidate loves creating an event strategy as much as rolling up their sleeves to do the production work and will also assume responsibility for flawless execution of agreed-upon sponsor elements.

The ideal candidate requires:

•    5+ years’ experience in event planning, strategy and hands-on execution
•    Taste and aesthetic sensibility that pairs well with our brands
•    Enthusiasm for the range of personalities we work with, from fashion and celebrities to business-people and artists
•    Experience managing suppliers, freelancers and associated staff
•    Experience working on contracts and agreements
•    The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, internally and externally
•    A modern understanding of what makes an event successful
•    Social-media expertise a plus

Apply now with your covering letter, a recent photograph and your CV. 


Deputy/Digital Editor - Cosmopolitan Middle East

ITP Media Group is seeking a dynamic, talented and driven Deputy/Digital Editor to manage, lead and launch Cosmo Middle East’s website. The candidate will also contribute to the print title. The right candidate will have solid, proven experience working across both online and social-media platforms and web for desktop and mobile, and be adept at seamlessly moving between commercial and editorial projects with ease. This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredible, expanding team on one of the world’s leading magazine brands, and a chance to create and build a fresh, engaging and innovative new digital presence in the GCC and beyond. 

Key responsibilities: 
•    To be continually one step ahead, overseeing and bringing in news, exclusives and content that fully represent the Cosmo brand, reflect the reader and the region, and are delivered with energy and creativity.
•    To develop a digital editorial strategy and editorial calendar that works in tandem with print and social media.
•    Work closely with the Cosmo team across both editorial and commercial angles.
•    To manage the workload and upload process of the site on a daily basis, as well as relevant social-media platforms (currently including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube).
•    Source and manage talented freelance media specialists for video creation, shoots and features.
•    The ability to work with a small team, over long hours if needed, in order to hit deadlines.
•    A working knowledge of basic content management systems (CMS) such as Wordpress and/or Drupal is essential. A fair knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is preferable.
•    To gatekeep and act as quality control to all content being uploaded to all digital platforms.

Additional skills required:

•    Creative, curious and passionate, with an impeccable eye and even better grammar.
•    Second-to-none knowledge of the Cosmo reader and brand with the knack for knowing what she wants to read before she does.
•    Ability to think outside the box, blending a creative sensibility with commercial know-how.
•    Next-level organisational skills in order to produce and manage structured, scheduled content.
•    Must thrive under pressure, possess exceptional attention to detail and be team player.
•    Lives online, bursting with contacts, ideas and energy with the agility to juggle multiple priorities.
•    Sensitive to specific requirements and cultural considerations presented by the region.

Desired profile: 

The right candidate will be passionate about the Cosmo brand, excited about their role to play in its digital future, and whose dynamic energy will be clearly parlayed into creating original and fresh content. They should have a strong grasp and understanding of media as a whole, having had at least two years’ experience at Digital Editor level on a title or brand focused on women’s lifestyle or fashion. 

They should be as comfortable working alone as they are in a team, and be able to write about topics ranging from careers and fashion to beauty, relationships and feminism with equal flair. Being proactive, positive, responsible and dedicated are all imperative, as well as being a natural communicator, socially and culturally switched-on, and possessing a great, can-do attitude.

Additional information: 

Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Deputy/Digital Editor will manage a daily upload system that encompasses marketing collateral (newsletters, events and commercial competitions) plus any freelance image/video support required for specific projects or busy periods.

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region's most dynamic brands. Final package will be determined based on suitability and level of experience.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter reflecting why you are the ideal candidate for this role.
 


Digital Sales Manager - Arabianbusiness.com

ITP Media Group is looking for a highly effective, experienced Digital Sales Manager to join the iconic Arabian Business portfolio of brands. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of products in English and Arabic across multiple mediums, including print, conferences, and awards. The portfolio currently incorporates weekly and monthly magazines plus multiple events. As Digital sales manager, you will conceptualise and sell integrated digital advertising and sponsorship packages, including branded content, product integrations, display solutions and more. 

Applicants will be proven digital sales professionals, capable of combining impressive individual sales with overall group target delivery. They will have a strong background in business-to-business publishing, a track record of above-target delivery, and excellence when it comes to both agency and direct business.

The ideal candidate will have:
•    Media sales experience
•    Extensive knowledge and experience selling branded content, custom integrated marketing campaigns, social / influencer campaigns, and online display advertising
•    A strong history of exceeding aggressive monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales quotas
•    Experience of using Google Analytics and DFP

Travel throughout the region will be a core part of the job, including trips to Saudi Arabia, so Middle East experience and/or Arabic-language skills would be an advantage. Only passionate, hungry, ambitious and target-focused applicant need apply.

Based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai, the role offers a competitive basic salary and bonus scheme, as well as core benefits, including medical coverage. 

Please apply with your CV and covering letter detailing your relevant work experience and achievements.


Media Sales Manager (Digital) - Time Out & Shortlist

ITP Media Group is one of the largest media companies in the Middle East, with a portfolio of more than 100 brands. These brands include major international and regional names such as Time Out, ShortList, Harper’s Bazaar, Hello! Middle East, Arabian Business, Esquire and Condé Nast Traveller ME. 

Our future strategy is evolving and we’re looking for experienced Digital Media Sales talent to be part of our exciting journey and continued growth for both you and the company.

As one of our Digital Sales Managers, you will be based in our Dubai HQ working across multiple portals with both agencies and direct clients. You will conceptualise and sell integrated digital advertising and sponsorship packages, including branded content, product integrations, display solutions and more. 

You’ll be a solution sales person using entrepreneurial zeal and creative flair to achieve 70% new business wins and 30% continued business partnerships. To flourish in the role you will be confident enough to work autonomously and proactively in our supportive, yet ambitious environment to ensure you grow advertising revenue, consistently hit your sales targets and secure your lucrative bonuses.

The ideal candidate will possess:

•    At least 5 years of online media ad sales experience in both agency and client-direct sales
•    Extensive knowledge and experience selling branded content, custom integrated marketing campaigns, social / influencer campaigns, and online display advertising
•    Strong history of exceeding aggressive monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales quotas
•    Experience of using Google Analytics and DFP

If you’re an experienced Digital Media Sales Manager and the above appeals to you, we’d love you to get in contact.  

To apply, please submit your latest CV and a cover letter which tells us why you want the role and explains why you’re a great match for what we’re looking for.


Digital Editor - Grazia Middle East

ITP Media Group is seeking a dynamic, talented and driven Digital Editor to manage, lead and launch Grazia Middle East’s inaugural website. The right candidate will have solid, proven experience working across both online and social-media platforms and web for desktop and mobile, and be adept at seamlessly moving between commercial and editorial projects with flair. This is an exciting opportunity to join an incredible, expanding team on one of the world’s leading magazine brands, and a chance to create and build a fresh, engaging and innovative new digital presence in the GCC and beyond. 

Key responsibilities: 

•   To be continually one step ahead, overseeing and bringing in news, exclusives and content that fully represent the Grazia brand, reflect the reader and the region, and are delivered with energy and creativity.
•   To develop a digital editorial strategy and editorial calendar that works in tandem with print and social media.
•   Work closely with the Grazia team across both editorial and commercial angles.
•   To manage the workload and upload process of the site on a daily basis, as well as relevant social-media platforms (currently including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube).
•   Source and manage talented freelance media specialists for video creation, shoots and features.
•   The ability to work with a small team, over long hours if needed, in order to hit deadlines.
•   A working knowledge of basic content management systems (CMS) such as Wordpress and/or Drupal is essential. A fair knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is preferable.
•   To gatekeep and act as quality control to all content being uploaded to all digital platforms.
•   To work closely with Mondadori HQ in Milan to manage necessary approvals on content from international Grazia titles.

Additional skills required:

•    Creative, curious and passionate, with an impeccable eye and even better grammar.
•    Second-to-none knowledge of the Grazia reader and brand with the knack for knowing what she wants to read before she does.
•    Ability to think outside the box, blending a creative sensibility with commercial know-how.
•    Next-level organisational skills in order to produce and manage structured, scheduled content.
•    Must thrive under pressure, possess exceptional attention to detail and be team player.
•    Lives online, bursting with contacts, ideas and energy with the agility to juggle multiple priorities.
•    Sensitive to specific requirements and cultural considerations presented by the region.

Desired profile: 

The right candidate will be passionate about the Grazia brand, excited about their role to play in its digital future, and whose dynamic energy will be clearly parlayed into the most exciting new website launch to date. They should have a strong grasp and understanding of media as a whole, having had at least two years’ experience at Digital Editor level on a title or brand focussed on women’s lifestyle or fashion. 

They should be as comfortable working alone as they are in a team, and be able to write about fashion and feminism with equal sophistication. Being proactive, positive, responsible and dedicated are all imperative, as well as being a natural communicator, socially and culturally switched-on, and possessing a great, can-do attitude.

Additional information: 

Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Digital Editor will manage a daily upload system that encompasses marketing collateral (newsletters, events and commercial competitions) plus any freelance image/video support required for specific projects or busy periods.

Candidates should appreciate that the role is based in Dubai and is office based, however travel on key projects may be required. 

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region's most dynamic brands. Final package will be determined based on suitability and level of experience.

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter reflecting why you are the ideal candidate for this role.


Digital Content Manager

We are looking for an experienced Digital Content Manager to work closely with our commercial and editorial teams in the delivery of creative content solutions.

We are looking for someone with at least 2 years experience in an agency, marketing department or media group. Commercial experience with a strong account management track record is essential together with knowledge of digital publishing.

The ideal candidate will be degree educated, having studied at least one of Journalism, Fashion, Business, Marketing, Social Media. 

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, proactive, and tenacious and likes to work in a multicultural environment. An individual who is accountable, socially smart and extremely organised, someone who uses their own initiative and loves to communicate and is experienced digitally across social media, web and video.

If you believe your experience and skill suits this role apply now!


Deputy Editor - ITP Customer (Leading Food Retailer)

ITP Media Group, as one of the region’s most experienced publishers in the contract publishing field, has been commissioned by a host of prestigious clients including banks, airlines, NGOs and governmental organisations. 

ITP establishes a close professional business relationship with its customers, seeking to acquire an intimate and thorough understanding of the brand, positioning, history and objectives that in turn brings depth, perspective and measurability to the products. The customer, meanwhile, can confidently rely on ITP for providing world-class content solutions that live up to the brand, as well as flexible and accommodating staff and first rate client service.

ITP’s contract publications come with an unrivalled editorial credence and compelling authority to match the high brand equity of the customers themselves, and these customers are assured that alongside a complete and dedicated customer publishing unit, offering the highest standard of Customer Publishing and customer service, production values and professionalism, ITP also brings an additional element of editorial authority through unmatched expertise, experience and a thorough understanding of the local markets.

The Role: 

We are looking for a dedicated, talented and creative deputy editor to work on a forthcoming media solution (comprising print, digital and social media platforms) for a leading food retailer in the region.

Key responsibilities:

•    Under the direction of the Editor, create and deliver the overall content plan, across all platforms, liaising closely with the client to ensure all objectives are exceeded.
•    Ensure that the content is on-trend, educational and empowering.
•    In conjunction with the Social Media Manager and Editor, develop a joined up strategy for the web, print and social media platforms of the brand, 24 x 7.
•    Commission and oversee contributors, designers, photographers and videographers, with content and budget responsibility.

Experience required:

•    At least three years at Deputy Editor level.
•    Previous customer publishing/client liaison experience desirable.
•    Previous experience in a fast moving print environment, e.g. a weekly.
•    Hands on digital experience: online, social media, videography.
•    InDesign experience.

Personal attributes and essential skills:

•    Have excellent organisational skills.
•    Team player.
•    Able to work independently, demonstrate a sense of ownership and deliver on time.
•    Strong relationship-building and communication skills.
•    An interest in the food is essential.

The position is a full, time permanent role, located at ITP’s Head Office in Dubai Media City. 

If you believe you have the experience and skills to fulfil the above role, please apply with a copy of your CV, examples of your writing (for print and digital platforms) and a covering letter.


Editor - Hello! Middle East

The region’s top celebrity magazine Hello! Middle East is looking for a new editor to lead it to its next, exciting stage of growth. 

The ideal candidate must have a first class knowledge of the celebrity industry – the key figures and the latest fashion trends. Working closely with the Spanish license holder, the editor must be able to grow the brand through social media platforms, awards, events, and parties and work in collaboration with our commercial team.

Key responsibilities: 

•    To strategically lead and direct the editorial team on the creation and production of all editorial content; across the monthly magazine, digital & social platforms, content used at reader events and any other brand extensions
•    To manage the flatplan of each issue of the main magazine, special editions and bespoke supplements
•    To write and edit accurate and engaging copy, displaying journalistic discipline and rigour which is aspired to by the team
•    To ensure all content is exclusive, engaging and relevant to the reader
•    To manage the budget to produce the magazine under tight deadlines
•    To understand and work within the commercial realities of publishing in the Middle East

Candidate requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess:

•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in magazines/journalism 
•    At least 3 years’ experience in the international market as well as a minimum of 1 years’ experience in the Middle East.
•    Digital experience
•    A very good understanding of media and the media market place, but not defined by it, and most definitely able to think outside its traditional parameters

The right person will also:

•    Be familiar with In-Design
•    Be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude 
•    Display a responsible attitude, and exhibit dedication, passion, brand understanding and leadership
•    Have confidence to take the initiative and work with a small team and be prepared to work long hours to reach tight editorial and commercial deadlines when needed
•    Have creative flair that continually produces engaging stories
•    Take a structured, scheduled approach
•    Have a proven ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
•    Have sensitivity to the specific requirements and cultural considerations presented by this region

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, proactive, and tenacious and likes to work in a multicultural environment.

The position is full time and based in Dubai and is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is accountable, socially smart and extremely organised, someone who uses their own initiative and loves to communicate and work as part of a team.

Apply now with your CV and cover letter with a brief explanation of why you are the ideal candidate.
Please send in your applications by 25 January, 2018.


Editor - ITP.net

ITP Technology is searching for an Editor to take the helm of its tech website: www.itp.net. 

The Editor must possess outstanding writing and subbing skills, be passionate about all things digital (social media included) and have a proven track record in managing and growing online communities. 

The ideal candidate must have solid experience producing interesting and intelligent copy, have at least two years’ experience on a similar website, possess an enthusiastic and outgoing attitude and enjoy a challenge.

The role is permanent, full-time and based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai.

Please apply now to show your interest and include a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate.


Commercial Manager - Villa 88

ITP is the GCC’s largest premium magazine publisher with an elite portfolio of brands including Stylist Arabia, Condé Nast Traveller, Architectural Digest, The Rake, Revolution, Villa 88, Shortlist, ShortListDubai.com and cnttravellerme.com.

Villa 88 is the UAE’s only female magazine that is published specially for the affluent local Arab women in the UAE. The magazine is hand delivered four times a year to a VIP database of 5,000 women including members of leading families. Villa 88 also executes four bespoke events a year and has small but influential social media platforms. 

We are looking for a commercial manager who can drive this exciting brand to the next level.

You should be brimming with ideas, creative, ambitious, enthusiastic and dynamic with at least 2-years’ worth experience of media sales in the UAE media market.  You will be able to demonstrate prior success in hitting sales targets and have strong negotiation skills.  Arabic speaking ability is preferable but not essential.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City with a tax free basic salary and an attractive bonus scheme.

Please apply now to show your interest and include a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate.


SEO Specialist

ITP Media Group are looking for an SEO Specialist to define and drive the strategy for SEO.

The main responsibilities will include:

•    Liaising with internal teams to ensure strong and prompt delivery of SEO strategic plans
•    Developing a system to experiment with SEO changes and track performance and effectiveness 
•    Staying one step ahead and researching updates from all the major search engines
•    Monitoring and tracking the position of keyword rankings in SERP's and reacting to them in order to maintain our market leading positioning
•    Creating content for our news and social media pages to engage and inform our audience
•    Pursuing and developing our link building strategies and managing an online SEO budget
•    Liaising with the web publishing team to develop and optimize content to increase exposure on SERP's 
•    Liaising and coordinating with third party agencies
•    Other ad-hoc marketing duties

The ideal candidate will have 7 years of experience in an SEO focused role, preferably in a publishing environment. Additional requirements are as follows:

•    Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
•    Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints
•    Up-to-date knowledge of the latest trends and best practices in SEO and SEM
•    Experience with bid management tools will be a plus
•    BS/MS degree in a quantitative, test-driven field

We are looking for an individual with:

•    A proven track record of driving growth in SEO
•    Advanced knowledge of Excel and analytics tools like Google Analytics and woopra
•    A good understanding of the relationship between paid search and SEO
•    Impeccable communication skills

The right candidate will be decisive and proactive – someone who is not afraid to back away from a challenge in order to champion SEO best practice. We are looking for someone who is naturally interested in all things digital – someone always up-to-date with current trends and thinking.

This role would suit someone who is extremely enthusiastic about SEO, someone who tinkers in their spare time and loves to keep up-to-date with Google's ever changing algorithms.

If you have the necessary experience and skills please apply now with your CV and covering letter explaining why you are a right fit for this role!


Receptionist / Administrator

We are looking for a responsible, bright, approachable person to join our reception team and be an ambassador for our company!

The right candidate will have the professionalism and personality to make an excellent first impression on our visitors and guests and will possess excellent verbal communication skills.

Candidates must be western educated and have a minimum of 1-2 years previous experience in a reception or customer service based role, preferably within an international company.

The ideal candidate will be able to multitask and to answer a high volume of calls calmly, and work proactively on other tasks. Other duties will include general administration including, but not limited to, travel arrangements, answering emails and data input. Exceptional organisation skills, accuracy and a high attention to detail are therefore essential as are a friendly and bubbly persona! 

If you have the skills to meet our requirements, please apply with your CV and covering letter.


Sales Manager - Digital Studio Middle East

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to progress your sales career? Have you ever thought about moving to the beautiful coastal city of Dubai? If yes, we have a fantastic opportunity for you! 

ITP Media Group (ITP) is one of the largest media companies in the Middle East, with a portfolio of more than 100 brands across print, digital and events. ITP publishes licensed products from Time Out to Arabian Business and continues to build home grown successes.

We are currently recruiting for a highly effective media sales professional to join our Broadcast Division team in Dubai. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and dedicated individual to join our successful portfolio of market-leading business brands and for someone looking to ‘fast track’ their career development. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing an extensive client base and delivering top line revenue growth for our market leading B2B monthly magazine. Applicants will preferably have media sales experience, however strong candidates with other sales experience will be considered. 

We offer generous tax-free salaries, plus target based commission. ITP fully supports overseas candidates with a relocation packages including; flight into Dubai, short term subsidised accommodation, visa and health insurance.

If you feel ready to make a potentially life-changing decision and come to work in a vibrant and growing market, then apply now with your CV!


Deputy Editor - ShortList

We are looking for a Deputy Editor to join the ShortList team!

Key responsibilities

•    Support the Editor-in-chief in the overall production, execution and management of ShortList’s print, digital and application based products
•    Liaising with stakeholders to ensure content reflects needs and requirements of the city.
•    Plan, write, commission, edit and proof content
•    Work with the editor-in-chief to ensure ALL content reflects ShortList’s overall editorial strategy and meets brand guidelines
•    Work with internal and/or external writers, producers, designers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to ensure content is live on deadline and on budget.
•    Along with the editor-in-chief, ensure ShortList’s editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimised for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.
•    Regularly post and create content, which may include sponsored or offer based content, to social media.
•    Work with video team to create successful video content relevant to your product
•    Create content that meets individual and team goals (e.g., engagement, traffic, conversion, time-on page, etc.).
•    Work with a small, but talented editorial to populate an editorial calendar. Keep it current, identifying commercial and audience opportunities within it and communicating them to other teams.
•    Support the sales team by generating content strategies and establishing good relationships PRs.
•    Have your finger on the pulse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social-media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.
•    Embrace ShortList’s digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is absolutely essential.
•    Act as an effective brand ambassador for ShortList and an evangelist for our brand in the market.
•    Meet individual weekly content volume targets as agreed with your manager (e.g., new posts, updated posts, new listings, updated listings, etc.).
•    Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
•    Drive and develop Shortlist’s annual event properties
•    Assume responsibilities of the editor-in-chief during periods of annual leave.
•    Be driven by the prospect of one-day becoming the editor.
•    Adhoc projects as required
•    Assisting in raising the profile of ShortList and ITP Media Group
•    Any other reasonable requests from the company directors

Personal attributes and essential skills

•    Demonstrated desire to build great products and a market-leading business
•    Clear ability to collaborate across business functions and with external parties.
•    Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practice.
•    Ability to articulate and repackage existing content so it works across print, digital and social
•    A demonstrable passion for and excellent knowledge of content creation 
•    Highest standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise accordingly.
•    Experience writing tight briefs for external contributors.
•    The ability to write copy in line with highest digital editorial standards.
•    The ability to work quickly to tight deadlines under pressure.
•    Flexibility and a professional approach at all times.
•    The ability to self-supervise in order to meet deadlines.
•    Ability to work in and contribute to a fun and dynamic team-based environment.

We are looking for an experienced individual who is fluent in English and educated to degree level or with an equivalent industry qualification. 

If you think you have the experience and skill required to fulfil this role, apply now!


Editor-in-chief - ShortList

We are looking for an Editor-in-chief to join the ShortList team!

Key responsibilities

•    Responsible for the overall production, execution and management of ShortList’s print, digital and application products
•    In conjunction with the Publishing Director, develop overall brand strategy
•    Liaising with stakeholders to ensure content reflects needs and requirements of the city.
•    Plan, write, commission, edit and proof content
•    Work with the publisher to ensure ALL content reflects ShortList’s overall editorial strategy and meets brand guidelines
•    Determine what medium is best suited for a particular content piece and work with internal and/or external writers, producers, designers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to make it live on deadline and on budget.
•    Ensure ShortList’s editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimised for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.
•    Regularly post content, which may include sponsored or offer based content, to social media.
•    Work with video team to create successful video content relevant to your product
•    Create content that meets individual and team goals (e.g., engagement, traffic, conversion, time-on page, etc.).
•    Work with a small, but talented editorial and content team to create an editorial calendar. Keep it current, identifying commercial and audience opportunities within it and communicating them to other teams.
•    Support the sales team by being the editorial face of ShortList, by supporting and helping to develop revenue-generating content strategies and establishing good relationships PRs.
•    Have your finger on the pulse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social-media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.
•    Embrace ShortList’s digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is absolutely essential.
•    Act as an effective brand ambassador for ShortList and an evangelist for our brand in the market.
•    Meet individual weekly content volume targets as agreed with your manager (e.g., new posts, updated posts, new listings, updated listings, etc.).
•    Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
•    Drive and develop Shortlist’s annual event properties 
•    Assisting in raising the profile of ShortList and ITP Media Group


Personal attributes and essential skills

•    Demonstrated desire to build great products and a market-leading business
•    A clear understanding of the financial and functional dynamics of a media business.
•    Clear ability to collaborate across business functions and with external parties.
•    Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practice.
•    Ability to articulate and repackage existing content so it works across print, digital and social
•    A demonstrable passion for and excellent knowledge of content creation 
•    Highest standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise accordingly.
•    Experience writing tight briefs for external contributors.
•    The ability to write copy in line with highest digital editorial standards.
•    The ability to work quickly to tight deadlines under pressure.
•    A strong industry reputation. 
•    Flexibility and a professional approach at all times.
•    The ability to self-supervise in order to meet deadlines.
•    Ability to work in and contribute to a fun and dynamic team-based environment.

We are looking for an experienced individual who is fluent in English and educated to degree level or with an equivalent industry qualification. 

If you think you have the experience and skill required to fulfil this role, apply now!


Designer - Customer Publishing

ITP is one of the region’s most experienced publishers in the contract publishing field, and has been commissioned by a host of prestigious clients including banks, airlines, NGOs and governmental organisations. 

ITP establishes a close professional business relationship with its customers, seeking to acquire an intimate and thorough understanding of the brand, positioning, history and objectives that in turn brings depth, perspective and measurability to the products. The customer, meanwhile, can confidently rely on ITP for providing world-class content solutions that live up to the brand, as well as flexible and accommodating staff and first rate client service.

ITP’s contract publications come with an unrivalled editorial credence and compelling authority to match the high brand equity of the customers themselves, and these customers are assured that alongside a complete and dedicated customer publishing unit, offering the highest standard of Customer Publishing and customer service, production values and professionalism, ITP also brings an additional element of editorial authority through unmatched expertise, experience and a thorough understanding of the local markets.
 
The Role: 

We are looking for a dedicated, talented and creative Designer to work as part of a small team on a forthcoming media solution (comprising print, digital and social media platforms) for a major retailer, with direct responsibility for the Social Media strategy and content.


Key responsibilities

Under the direction of the Editor, to create and oversee the design of the print assets of the brand, and to contribute to and maintain the overall brand visual presence.

Ensure that the visuals reflect the overall brand components: On-trend and current, Educational, Empowering.

In conjunction with the Deputy Editor and Editor, contribute to and be accountable for the visual standards across Web, Print and Social Media platforms of the brand, 24 x 7.

Experience required: 

  • Previous ‘customer publishing’ / client liaison experience desirable.
  • Previous experience in a fast moving media environment.
  • Prior experience in page layout, web design, social media content design (infographics, etc)

We are looking for a creative individual, someone who takes pride in their work. An interest in Food, both as a consumer and from a business perspective, would be an advantage.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City. 

If you think you have the experience suited for this role, please apply now with a copy of your CV and a covering letter!


Social Media Manager - ITP Customer

ITP is one of its region’s most experienced publishers in the contract publishing field, and has been commissioned by a host of prestigious clients including banks, airlines, NGOs and governmental organisations. 

ITP establishes a close professional business relationship with its customers, seeking to acquire an intimate and thorough understanding of the brand, positioning, history and objectives that in turn brings depth, perspective and measurability to the products. The customer, meanwhile, can confidently rely on ITP for providing world-class content solutions that live up to the brand, as well as flexible and accommodating staff and first rate client service.

ITP’s contract publications come with an unrivalled editorial credence and compelling authority to match the high brand equity of the customers themselves, and these customers are assured that alongside a complete and dedicated customer publishing unit, offering the highest standard of Customer Publishing and customer service, production values and professionalism, ITP also brings an additional element of editorial authority through unmatched expertise, experience and a thorough understanding of the local markets.
 

The Role: 

We are looking for a dedicated, talented and creative SMM to work as part of a small team on a forthcoming media solution (comprising print, digital and social media platforms) for a major retailer, with direct responsibility for the Social Media strategy and content.


Key responsibilities

Under the direction of the Editor, to create and deliver the overall Social Media content strategy commensurate with the brand direction and content.

Ensure that the content is On-trend and current, Educational, Empowering.

In conjunction with the Deputy Editor and Editor, contribute to help develop a joined up strategy for Web, Print and Social Media platforms of the brand, 24 x 7.

Desired Profile: 

•    Previous ‘customer publishing’ / client liaison experience desirable.
•    Previous experience in a fast moving media environment.
•    Prior experience in creating Social Media content, a thorough understanding of the major Social Media platforms, and thorough understanding of the various strategies to maximise followers and engagement levels.


We are looking for a creative individual, someone who takes pride in their work. An interest in Food, both as a consumer and from a business perspective, would be an advantage.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City. 

If you think you have the experience suited for this role, please apply now with a copy of your CV and a covering letter!
 


Senior Sales Manager - Condé Nast Traveller

Launched 30 years ago in the US, Condé Nast Traveller is the only global monthly luxury travel glossy with nine editions worldwide. As the Middle East’s best-selling and only, upmarket, monthly travel glossy & digital platform, Condé Nast Traveller provides inspiration and advice for discerning travellers looking for unique, unforgettable and luxurious travel experiences.

The most authoritative and influential travel and lifestyle magazine in the world, our readers turn to Condé Nast Traveller for an edited choice of restaurants, hotels and spas, shops and museums. Every month we take you to destinations off the beaten track, both at home and abroad, and readers are given a true sense of each destination without compromising on luxury and style.

We are the definitive gold-standard in travel and lifestyle media, home to award-winning journalism, travel writing and photography featuring contributors the world over who are experts in their field. Read more at www.cntravellerme.com 

The Job

Condé Nast Traveller Middle East is looking for an experienced Senior Sales Manager to join our existing team and sell across all of our platforms with a focus on digital advertising and video content creation.

Our platforms include our monthly magazine, www.cntravellerme.com, video production, social media and various events including the Readers’ Choice Awards, Luxury Forum and the Short Video Film Festival.

Desired profile: 

The ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial, proactive senior sales person with 10+ years international and GCC luxury, travel and hospitality media sales experience with contacts across theses industries including advertising agencies.

Strong experience in selling across digital display, video production, social media, events and magazine platforms is required, as is the proven ability to manage a continually growing digital platform and lead growth through new revenue channels.

The right candidate will display an excellent understanding of media sales and the media market place, but not be defined by it, and most definitely be able to think outside its traditional parameters and sell creatively as well as across platforms.

Strong negotiation and closing skills as well as the ability to work well under pressure and maintain efficiency and accuracy are key attributes.

Additionally, the right candidate will have experience in; 

•    GCC media sales 
•    Selling social influencer channels
•    Working closely with content teams to create video concepts for clients that can be distributed across Facebook, Instagram and YouTube
•    Analytic digital sales 
•    Creative Selling 
•    Brand and product development 

We are looking for someone dynamic and tenacious, someone who likes to work in a multicultural environment. The right fit will be an individual who is accountable, socially smart and extremely organised, a team player who uses their own initiative and communicates effectively. 

The package is competitive and will be based on relevant experience, network of contacts and ability.

If you believe you have the right experience and characteristics for this role, apply now with your covering letter and CV!


Digital Editor - Time Out Abu Dhabi

Time Out Abu Dhabi is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Digital Editor to join its team. 

Key responsibilities

•    Responsible for web traffic. Simple.
•    In conjunction with the product editor, develop strategy for web.
•    Plan, write, commission, edit and proof content for web.
•    Oversee newsletter content curation and dispatch strategy.
•    Work with the editor to ensure ALL content reflects overall content / editorial strategy.
•    Work closely with section editors and the content team to plan city-specific content packages.
•    Determine what medium is best suited for a particular content piece and work with internal and/or external writers, producers, designers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to make it live on deadline and on budget.
•    Ensure Time Out’s editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimised for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.
•    Regularly post content, which may include sponsored or offer based content, to social media.
•    Work with video team to create successful video content relevant to your area of expertise.
•    Create content that meets individual and team goals (e.g., engagement, traffic, conversion, time-on page, etc.).
•    Post digital content using our in-house CMS.
•    Create bespoke digital content and be excited about it.
•    Work with the editor and content team to create a digital editorial calendar. Keep it current, identifying commercial and audience opportunities within it and communicating them to other teams.
•    Support the editor and the sales team by being the editorial face of Timeoutabudhabi.com, by supporting and helping to develop revenue-generating strategies and establishing relationships with PRs.
•    Develop copy to support the commercial success of Time Out’s business.
•    Have your finger on the pulse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social-media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.
•    Manage digital budget; maintain network of talented, reliable freelancers who can create content for us.
•    Manage and work alongside a content team and talented section editors. Upskill them digitally where possible.
•    Embrace Time Out’s digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is absolutely essential.
•    Act as an effective brand ambassador for Time Out Group and an evangelist for our brand in the market.
•    Meet individual weekly content volume targets as agreed with your manager (e.g., new posts, updated posts, new listings, updated listings, etc.).
•    Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
•    Undertake adhoc projects as required
•    Assisting in raising the profile of Time Out GCC and ITP Media Group
•    Any other reasonable requests from the company directors

Personal attributes and essential skills

•    Is excited by analytics. Data-driven, but understand that brand longevity wins every time.
•    Demonstrated desire to build a great business.
•    A clear understanding of the financial and functional dynamics of a media business.
•    Clear ability to collaborate across business functions and with external parties.
•    Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practice.
•    Ability to articulate and repackage existing content so it works digitally.
•    A demonstrable passion for and excellent knowledge of digital content creation.
•    Highest standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise accordingly.
•    Experience writing tight briefs for external contributors.
•    The ability to write copy in line with highest digital editorial standards.
•    The ability to work quickly to tight deadlines under pressure.
•    A strong industry reputation is desired
•    Flexibility and a professional approach at all times.
•    The ability to self-supervise in order to meet deadlines.
•    Ability to work in and contribute to a fun and dynamic team-based environment.
•    Fluent English.
•    Education: Must be educated to degree level or equivalent industry qualification.

Time Out is a company filled with individuals as diverse as the cities we live in and cover.  At the same time there are common characteristics we all share. To join our team you’ll want to… 

•    Be commercially astute
•    Either have experience at or want to dive headfirst into a fast-paced digital-first company
•    Think BIG
•    Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
•    Have a high sense of ownership, urgency and drive
•    Be a team player

If you believe you have the experience and characteristics to suit this role, apply now with your CV and a covering letter explaining why!
 


Deputy Editor - Construction Week

Following an internal promotion, Construction Week, the leading weekly business magazine and website for the construction industry in the GCC, is looking for a talented deputy editor. 

As well as deputising for the editor in her absence, helping with team management and taking the lead on key editorial projects, the deputy editor will also plan and write news and features for online and print, subedit pages and produce newsletters. 

The deputy editor will be expected to arrange and conduct face-to-face interviews with key industry figures, and represent the Construction Week brand at press conferences and other events.

The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker, have demonstrable experience in B2B journalism and demonstrate a natural talent for writing. The successful applicant will also be able to demonstrate creativity, accuracy and sound commercial/political awareness. 

Video shooting and editing skills are highly desirable.

We are looking for someone hardworking and ambitious, with an ability to communicate a wide range of business and technical information in an accessible and engaging format. The ideal candidate is an individual who has an eye for detail and a relentless ability to hit deadlines. 

The role would suit someone working at a senior reporter or features writer level, who is keen to develop their career, gain some line management experience, and work on a market leading B2B publication.

The candidate should have a degree-level education from a reputable university. Appropriate journalism qualifications are also desirable. 

Regional travel will be required, so adaptability, patience and an open-minded approach to other cultures are essential. 

The role is permanent, full-time and based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai.

Please apply now with a covering letter and your CV.


Editor - ITP Customer

We are looking for a dedicated, talented and creative editor to work on a forthcoming media solution (comprising print, digital and social media platforms) for a major retailer.


Key responsibilities

•    To create and deliver the overall content plan, across all platforms, liaising closely with the client to ensure all objectives are exceeded.

•    Ensure that the content is On-trend and current, Educational, Empowering.

•    In conjunction with the Social Media Manager and Deputy Editor, develop a joined up strategy for Web, Print and Social Media platforms of the brand, 24 x 7.

•    Commission and oversee Contributors, Designers, Photographers and Videographers, with content and budget responsibility.

Experience required: 

•    At least three years at Editor in Chief / Editor level.
•    Previous ‘customer publishing’ / client liaison experience desirable.
•    Previous experience in a fast moving print environment, eg a weekly.

Other Requirements:

•    Creativity

Additional information: 

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.

Please apply to with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.


Group Art Director - Grazia Middle East

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Group Art Director to manage and lead the Art Direction and Design of the Grazia Middle East brand portfolio which encompasses magazines, digital platforms and all brand extensions including events, working in collaboration with marketing and editorial and reporting to the Editor in Chief. 

The ideal candidate will be a creative talent with a light touch and a refined eye and a minimum of five years' experience as an Art Director on consumer magazines. They will be confident managing editorial and commercial projects, often at full speed and over long hours when required. Being highly organised and able to work well under pressure is a must for this role as well as unlimited enthusiasm. 

Expertise in InDesign and Photoshop is absolutely essential. The successful candidate will have sole responsibility for the full spectrum of Grazia products, including Grazia Arabia and Grazia Luxury.

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands. 

Please apply with your CV and 3 examples of relevant work to be considered.
 


Digital Editor - Time Out

Time Out is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic digital editor to join the team!

Key responsibilities

•    Responsible for web traffic. Simple.
•    In conjunction with the product editor, develop strategy for web.
•    Plan, write, commission, edit and proof content for web.
•    Oversee newsletter content curation and dispatch strategy.
•    Work with the editor to ensure ALL content reflects overall content / editorial strategy.
•    Work closely with section editors and the content team to plan city-specific content packages.
•    Determine what medium is best suited for a particular content piece and work with internal and/or external writers, producers, designers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to make it live on deadline and on budget.
•    Ensure Time Out’s editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimised for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.
•    Regularly post content, which may include sponsored or offer based content, to social media.
•    Work with video team to create successful video content relevant to your area of expertise.
•    Create content that meets individual and team goals (e.g., engagement, traffic, conversion, time-on page, etc.).
•    Post digital content using our in-house CMS.
•    Create bespoke digital (the candidate should get excited about this).
•    Work with the editor and content team to create a digital editorial calendar. Keep it current, identifying commercial and audience opportunities within it and communicating them to other teams.
•    Support the editor and the sales team by being the editorial face of Time Out Dubai dot com, by supporting and helping to develop revenue-generating content strategies and establishing good relationships PRs.
•    Develop copy to support the commercial success of Time Out’s business in your vertical.
•    Have your finger on the pulse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social-media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.
•    Manage digital budget; maintain network of talented, reliable freelancers who can create content for Time Out.
•    Manage and work alongside a content team and talented section editors. Upskill them digitally where possible.
•    Embrace Time Out’s digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is absolutely essential.
•    Act as an effective brand ambassador for Time Out Group and an evangelist for our brand in the market.
•    Meet individual weekly content volume targets as agreed with your manager (e.g., new posts, updated posts, new listings, updated listings, etc.).
•    Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
•    Adhoc projects as required including reasonable requests from the company directors
•    Assisting in raising the profile of Time Out GCC and ITP Media Group

Personal attributes and essential skills

•    Is excited by analytics. Data-driven, but understand that brand longevity wins every time.
•    Demonstrated desire to build a great business.
•    A clear understanding of the financial and functional dynamics of a media business.
•    Clear ability to collaborate across business functions and with external parties.
•    Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practice.
•    Ability to articulate and repackage existing content so it works digitally.
•    A demonstrable passion for and excellent knowledge of digital content creation.
•    Highest standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise accordingly.
•    Experience writing tight briefs for external contributors.
•    The ability to write copy in line with highest digital editorial standards.
•    The ability to work quickly to tight deadlines under pressure.
•    A strong industry reputation. (desired)
•    Flexibility and a professional approach at all times.
•    The ability to self-supervise in order to meet deadlines.
•    Ability to work in and contribute to a fun and dynamic team-based environment.
•    Fluent English.
•    Educated to degree level or equivalent industry qualification.

Time Out is a company filled with individuals as diverse as the cities we live in and cover.  At the same time there are common characteristics we all share. To join our team you’ll want to… 

•    Be commercially astute
•    Either have experience at or want to dive headfirst into a fast-paced digital-first company
•    Think BIG
•    Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
•    Have a high sense of ownership, urgency and drive
•    Be a team player

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, dynamic and hardworking digital editor to join a progressive and exciting team.

If you’re an experienced digital editor and the above appeals to you please submit your CV and a cover letter which tells us why you want the role and why you’re a suitable fit for this position.


Driver

We are currently recruiting for a Driver to join our team in Dubai Media City. 

Previous experience in being a driver is essential. The successful candidate will have an exceptional knowledge of Dubai roads, excellent customer service skills and be computer literate. 

You will be a team player and be capable of staying calm when under pressure. You will need a valid UAE driving license and be willing to work flexible hours on occasion. 

A good understanding of English, both written and verbal, is essential. You will also have a professional attitude and appearance, with great communication skills. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced driver, who is looking for the next step in their career. 

Please apply with your CV, photograph and covering letter outlining your salary expectations.


Content Manager (Social Media, Video & Digital) - Harper’s Bazaar

We are looking for an ambitious and talented Content Manager to drive, manage and lead the online and social media presentation of the key and secondary Harper’s Bazaar brands (five in total) plus Best Dressed special edition, across web for desktop and mobile platforms, also working in collaboration with Marketing and Editorial.

Key responsibilities: 

  • To work closely with the teams across the entire Bazaar brand portfolio, which includes, but is not limited to, ART, Interiors, Junior, Bride and Best Dressed, as well as events and marketing, to ensure that each is being presented to its full digital potential, and leading them into thinking about digital representation at every editorial, marketing and commercial opportunity. 
  • To develop a digital content strategy and calendar with a schedule and guidelines that everyone is working to. 
  • Knowledge of social media scheduling systems.
  • Ability to create and execute social media campaigns across all platforms.
  • To manage the workload and upload process of HarpersBazaarArabia.com on a daily basis, and its relevant social media platforms (currently 12 separate accounts across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Help source and manage freelance media specialists for key digital projects such as Bazaar TV.
  • To oversee and create bespoke regional online content for all platforms.
  • Confidence to take the initiative and work with a small team and be prepared to work long hours to reach tight editorial and commercial deadlines when needed.
  • A fair knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is a must.
  • Video editing knowledge would be preferable.
  • To respect the editorial integrity and international guidelines of the brands when producing online content.
  • To understand and work within the commercial realities of publishing in the Middle East and the pressures of the current climate.
  • To work closely with Hearst Media International HQ in NYC, and leverage on the resource and team in place, as well as working in line with their international brand guidelines, and managing necessary approvals on local content from international Hearst offices, e.g. cover stories for web.
  • Multiple languages (English & Arabic) desirable.

Additional skills required: 

  • Creative flair that continually produces engaging stories for users / readers
  • Structured, scheduled content management 
  • Brand and product development to support digital projects
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
  • Sensitivity to the specific requirements and cultural considerations presented by this region
  • A very good understanding of media and the media market place, but not defined by it, and most definitely able to think outside its traditional parameters
  • The understanding that to survive in the current market, Harper’s Bazaar is to be perceived as a brand supported by various products and platforms rather than simply a magazine supported by website

Desired profile: 
    
The type of candidate who will be successful in this role is someone who understands media as a whole, but is specifically experienced in digital launches and must have a minimum of two years' experience at a Content Manager level on a product, title or brand focussed on women’s luxury lifestyle or fashion. Crucially, they must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude which shows they are respectful, responsible and dedicated, and by default demonstrate passion, brand understanding and leadership.

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, proactive, and tenacious and likes to work in a multicultural environment. The individual needs to be accountable, socially smart, savvy and inquisitive, and extremely organised, using their own initiative and communication skills – and work well within a small, talented team. 

Additional information: 

Reporting to the Digital Content Director, the Content Manager will manage a daily upload system that encompasses marketing collateral (newsletters, events and commercial competitions) plus any freelance image/video support required for specific projects or busy periods. Candidates should appreciate that the role is office based at ITP’s Dubai Media City office, however travel on key projects may be required. Official hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm however out of hours work is expected on occasion, making up for quieter periods. We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands. The final package will be determined based on level experience. 

Please apply with a copy of your CV and a cover letter as to why you are the ideal candidate for the job. 


Editorial Producer - Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

ITP Media Group is looking for an ambitious and talented Editorial Producer, to be responsible for all editorial production and support across all Harper’s Bazaar Arabia platforms and brand extensions, including but not limited to HBA, Bride, Qatar, Junior, Best Dressed and contributing to digital and social media. The position will report to the Editor in Chief.

Key responsibilities:

• Producing, managing and planning photo shoots to budget
• Sourcing freelance photographers, HMU, stylists and negotiating prices
• Sourcing locations across the GCC and internationally
• Arranging all shoot logistics
• Prop sourcing and styling
• Conceiving and styling still life images
• Creating call sheets and being the point of contact for crew
• Aiding fashion team with moodboard creation
• Picture editing
• Budget admin support
• Planning, booking, directing, editing, compiling and captioning Flash pages
• Providing digital coverage for people featured in the magazine (creating and sending watermarked images and PDFs for use on social) and managing those communications and hashtags
• Identifying editorial opportunities across the GCC
• Support Art Director with requesting, managing and downloading syndicated material and managing Atlas
• Support fashion team on credits, captions and prices
• Support fashion team on Stockists
• Manage CRM flatplan
• Write Contents pages
• Manage back issues library
• Manage digital product image library
• Recruit and manage interns as required
• Work across all HB products, supplements and events as required

Skills required:

• Work well under pressure and still able to think creatively whilst within brand guidelines
• Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
• Strong administrative skills with a good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
• Incredibly sensitive to and in-tune with the culture and specific requirements presented by this market
• A very good understanding of media and the media market place, but not defined by it, and most definitely able to think outside its traditional parameters
• The understanding that to survive in the current market, Harper’s Bazaar should be perceived as a brand that produces multiple content products and platforms, rather than simply a magazine supported by website

Desired profile:

We are looking for someone who is passionate, dynamic, proactive, and tenacious and likes to work in a multicultural environment. An individual who is accountable, socially smart and extremely organised with high attention to detail, someone who uses their own initiative and loves to communicate as part of a team. Someone who will immerse themselves in to the Bazaar brand guidelines instantly.

An understanding of the broader media landscape is essential, both as a consumer and professionally. Being internationally savvy, having a creative mind, a passion for communications, marketing and advertising, and an understanding of the luxury sector are all key contributors to being part of the Harper’s Bazaar team. They must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude, which shows they are respectful, responsible and dedicated.

Additional information:

Candidates should appreciate that the role is Dubai and office based however travel on shoots and projects may be required. Official hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm however out of hours work is expected on occasion, making up for quieter periods.

We are looking for someone with a graduate qualification plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience. The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.

Please apply with your CV and a brief description of why you are the right candidate for the role.


Editorial Opportunities - B2B

Are you a talented B2B journalist, proficient in English and/or Arabic, seeking an exciting new opportunity to develop your career? Would you like to combine professional advancement with the chance to work in the tax-free city of Dubai?

ITP Business continues to invest in its market-leading portfolio of magazines and websites and is regularly looking for ambitious journalists and editors to join the team.

All roles require individuals with a natural talent for writing, sharp subbing skills and an ability to get to grips with a wide range of business topics. 

Candidates should be able to develop strong feature ideas and have a talent for generating news stories. Your work will be appearing online and in print, so the ability to adapt your style to different channels is important.

The best people for the job will also be able to generate plenty of contacts and ideas, have excellent project management skills and be happy to represent their brand at industry events.

If you would like to be considered for future vacancies, please apply now with your current CV and a short covering letter outlining your relevant experience and salary expectations.


Senior Media Sales Manager - B2B

We are looking for inspirational, highly effective and creative Senior Sales Managers to join our business-to-business publishing team.

Selling across print, digital, awards programmes and events, candidates will champion sales, manage top client accounts, and personally lead the commercial charge on one of our core brands. A successful track record in sales, excellent communication skills, a passion for meeting clients, and building relationships is a must; while previous management experience of monthly or weekly magazines is highly desirable.

You’ll also be hungry to grow your own career and determined to succeed. Ideally, you will have at least two years past sales experience working on a B2B publication, and will be able to demonstrate your creative approach toward clients.
Based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai, the role offers successful candidates a strong career development opportunity, a positive, supportive and fun working environment, accompanied by a highly competitive basic salary and bonus scheme, as well as other core benefits such as medical coverage.

Please use the Apply Now button above to submit your application. 


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