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Journalist / Writer - Dubai

Job Title: Journalist / Writer - Dubai
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dubai
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92978
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SAW.98291.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: June 20, 2013 12:56

Job Description

Retail Gazette is a well established free-to-access online retail news publication providing the latest independently-sourced information from the UK retail industry. The publication is in search of a new talent as they begin to diversify their portfolio and branch out into the Middle East market. Retail Gazette is currently looking for a dynamic and highly talented individual to join their editorial team based in Dubai, UAE. The successful candidate will be responsible for: * Producing high quality news and content for the website * Maintaining relationship with key agencies and industry figures * Representing Retail Gazette in promotional events * Interviewing senior retail professionals for exclusive articles * Editing reports and checking accuracy of content and publishing articles using CMS * Initiating partnerships with relevant editorial sources to provide articles for the site * Compiling, editing and distributing e-newsletters The ideal candidate will have: * Degree level education or equivalent, preferably with an NCTJ qualification * Experience writing for a B2B news publication * Experience writing for a retail/consumer industry related publication * Strong knowledge and understanding of media law * Excellent proofreading and subbing skills * Strong commercial acumen with the ability to work independently within a small team For this crucial post, the rewards are beyond the usual tax-free salary package, but an opportunity to further develop as a professional in a new and exciting workplace. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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