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Bilingual Managing Editor - Dubai

Job Title: Bilingual Managing Editor - Dubai
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91367
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: JJS.05442.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 08, 2013 07:52

Job Description

This high-profile publishing company seeks an experienced bilingual Arabic/English Editor to oversee the quality of the newspaper content. You will be a key leader of the expanding team in Dubai and must have a keen eye for detail as you deliver quality articles. The role is with a large English-language newspaper which is well established in the region. Responsibilities: * Monitor and report on world events, staying current with stories/results as they are broken by means of TV/Radio/Social Media/Web * Research local and regional stories and find interesting stories of local significance * Writing original and engaging articles * Oversee all content and ensuring its quality before final submission * Gathering information from various different sources to create an original article Person Specification: * Excellent command of both English and Arabic * Superb translation skills from English into Arabic * Minimum 5 years' editorial experience in English/Arabic in a newspaper setting * Incredible attention to detail * Be up-to-date with and take a keen interest in international events * Experience researching and interviewing for cutting edge articles * Effective team player * Used to working in a high-pressure deadline driven environment