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Managing Director - Lifestyle Publications

Job Title: Managing Director - Lifestyle Publications
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + Flights + Medical
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89799
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: knp.43595.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: August 14, 2012 08:23

Job Description

This successful and growing publishing company now seeks an inspirational Managing Director to run a major publications division of its business, based in Dubai. You will be tasked with preserving and enhancing the reputation of all print and online publications within this area of business. Your creativity and drive for the highest standards should be reflected on the pages of every publication your team delivers. Responsibilities: * Identify, develop and direct the company image through the implementation of business strategy. * Plan and direct the organisation's activities to achieve agreed targets and standards for publication quality, culture and legislative adherence. * Direct key functions and performance via the executive team. * Maintain and develop organisational culture, values and reputation within the market and with all staff, suppliers, partners and regulatory/official bodies. * Report to board members regarding organisational plans and performance. * Execute the responsibilities of a company director according to lawful and ethical standards. To be successful you will need: * 10+ years experience in media, journalism and/or publications industries * Notable experience with the consumer magazine and publishing sector * Prior international experience would be a plus * An understanding of Dubai / Middle Eastern culture and associated business methodologies * Forward thinking & innovative thinker * Arabic speaker would be a bonus, but not essential