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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



Assistant Editor, Care Home Professional and Carehomeprofessional.com - London Office

ITP Promedia is looking for a talented and passionate journalist to join the editorial team of Care Home Professional, the UK’s premier business magazine and website for care home operators, owners, developers and suppliers.

This is a perfect opportunity for a hard-working, dynamic editorial assistant or junior journalist looking for their next move. The role will include supporting the editor of Care Home Professional and writing news and features for print and online, as well as attending industry events and acting as an ambassador for the brand.

Care Home Professional and CareHomeProfessional.com has grown dramatically since its launch, and is already the clear market-leading magazine and website. The assistant editor will join at a time when we are developing several new special projects and events for the care home industry, and will be a vital contributor to this continuing success.

The ideal candidate for this position will have to demonstrate first-class writing skills and have bundles of confidence, energy and creative ideas.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
• Supporting the magazine's editor.
• Reporting effectively and intelligently across print and online.
• Building professional relationships with key industry executives.
• Working closely with the commercial team to drive revenue growth across Care Home Professional, Carehomeprofessional.com and the brand’s associated events.
• Representing the brand at industry exhibitions and events.

We require the following qualities from the assistant editor:
• A passion for journalism and a thirst for learning about new industries and people.
• Strong writing and subbing skills.
• Strong computer literacy across desktop packages and content management systems.
• Additional skills including Adobe Indesign and photography are highly prized.
• A willingness to do whatever it takes to thrive in a fast-growing publishing environment.

ITP Promedia is a subsidiary of ITP Publishing Group, the largest magazine and digital publisher in the Middle East & India. The company publishes several market-leading titles from its central London office including Professional Jeweller, Lingerie Insight and WatchPro. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

To apply, please send your CV and examples of your work to recruitment@itp.com quoting ‘Assistant Editor - CHP’ in the subject field


Head of Sales / Sales Director

Arab Publishing Partners (APP), part of the ITP Group, is looking for an experienced senior sales manager or Head of Sales for the HELLO! Group which includes a quarterly Arabic premium publication (HELLO! Arabia), quarterly Asian focused title (HELLO! Indo-Arabia) and the weekly HELLO! Middle East magazine.

Candidates should be ambitious, enthusiastic and dynamic with 5-7 years proven experience of selling advertising and creative solutions in print and/or digital.

Hungry for success they will be able to demonstrate prior success in hitting sales targets and strong negotiation skills. Must have had prior people management experience and evidence of having developed their team.

The position is located in Dubai Media City with a tax free basic salary and attractive bonus scheme.

Please apply to recruitment@itp.com with a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate by Sunday 26th June 2016. Please include “HELLO! Sales” in the subject line of your email
 


Editor, Oil & Gas Middle East

Are you a talented B2B journalist, working at editor, deputy-editor or desk-head level, and seeking an exciting new opportunity to develop your career? Would you like to combine professional advancement with the chance to work in the seaside, tax-free city of Dubai?

Oil & Gas Middle East is the flagship publication in ITP Business’s energy portfolio, which comprises three monthly magazines, two websites and an annual awards ceremony. It is the leading B2B title for professionals working in oil and gas extraction and production – the most important industrial sector in the Middle East.

The magazine’s job is to highlight how oil and gas are extracted from the ground, with special emphasis on the companies and technologies involved in improving efficiency and helping oil companies boost their bottom line.

ITP’s editors are responsible for the editorial content of their magazine and related websites. They also play a key role in developing and promoting brand extensions, including awards programmes and conferences.

The Position

The editor is the hands-on project manager for his or her individual publication. S/he must ensure that the product is written to a high standard, is well-designed and is produced on time.

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

The editor must also be visible in the market and must be a strong ambassador for the brand. Internally, the editor must forge strong and productive relationships with sales managers, designers, photographers and production colleagues.

Qualifications & Experience

The candidate should have a degree-level education from a reputable university. Appropriate journalism qualifications are also desirable. A minimum of five years’ experience working in a relevant role is required.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, quoting ‘Editor - Oil & Gas Middle East' in the subject field.


Editor, Care Home Professional and Carehomeprofessional.com - London Office

Promedia Publishing is looking for a gifted Editor to take the reins of Care Home Professional, the UK’s premier business magazine, for owners and executives running the country’s leading private sector care homes.

Here at Promedia Publishing, we are passionate about crafting the very best editorial products in each industry we serve. All our editors become leaders in their fields by forging unrivalled relationships with business leaders at the very highest level. It is our expert engagement with these industry VIPs that ensure our magazines, websites and events are by far the most respected and authoritative in their markets.

Care Home Professional is a brand new title that launched in November, but has already been acclaimed by its readers for its innovative and commanding approach.

We are now looking for an Editor to take over the title and turn it into the undisputed market leader in, what is, one of the fastest growing markets in the UK.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong editorial background and a passion for business reporting. Expertise and experience in the care, or health, world would be of an advantage, but the attribute we value above all others is the passion to do whatever it takes to grow the brand.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
• Building professional relationships with key industry executives
• Reporting effectively and intelligently across print and online
• Meeting daily deadlines for e-mail news alerts, as well as monthly deadlines for the magazine and apps
• Working closely with the commercial team to drive revenue growth across the magazine, website and related events
• Becoming an ambassador for Care Home Professional at industry events, throughout the world

We require the following qualities from the Editor:
• A passion for journalism and a thirst for learning about new industries and people
• Impeccable writing and subbing skills, despite challenging deadlines and workload
• Strong computer literacy across desktop packages and content management systems
• Additional skills including Adobe Indesign and photography are highly prized
• A willingness to do whatever it takes to thrive in a fast-growing publishing environment

This is a full-time role, based in our Central London offices.

Promedia Publishing is a subsidiary of ITP Publishing Group, the largest magazine and digital publisher in the Middle East & India. The company publishes several market-leading titles from its central London office including Professional Jeweller, Lingerie Insight and WatchPro, Boutique Hotelier, Foodservice Equipment Journal and Catering Insight. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards.

To apply, please send your CV and examples of your work to recruitment@itp.com quoting ‘Editor - CHP’ in the subject field.
 


Group Deputy Editor

ITP Customer Publishing is looking for a talented, hardworking and passionate deputy editor to work across the Etihad Airways group of in-flight publications.

Etihad Airways is the national airline of the UAE, and flies from Abu Dhabi to more than 100 destinations worldwide. ITP produces four publications for Etihad Airways: etihadinflight, the monthly travel and lifestyle in-flight magazine; Aspire, the monthly business and luxury travel publication produced for Etihad’s first and business class guests; Ignition, an annual publication promoting the F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and Boutique, the quarterly duty free magazine.

We are looking for a group deputy editor to work across the four titles. The primary responsibilities for the group deputy editor will be writing a broad range of articles, idea generation and issue planning, sub-editing, and assisting the group editor with the daily management of Aspire and etihadinflight. Topics covered include: culture, travel, business, sport, art, design, architecture, motoring, interviews, entertainment, news and more. Occasional travel may be involved.

The ideal candidate will come from a contract publishing background and have a proven track record in both creative lifestyle and business writing. They will have a demonstrated ability to think on their feet, a knack for problem solving, an obsession for detail, and a capacity to work both independently and as part of a multi-cultural team. Professionalism, flexibility and capacity to deal with a client are essential qualities. Time management, organisational skills and patience are also required.

Specific requirements are:

• Degree-level education is preferable.
• Three years relevant in-house editorial experience at deputy editor level. Sub-editing and InDesign experience is essential.
• An outstanding portfolio of business, travel and lifestyle articles.
• Superlative organisation and time management skills.
• A strong desire to live and work in Dubai.
• Photography skills are desirable.

Please send your CV, covering letter and examples of published writing samples to recruitment@itp.com quoting ‘Group Deputy Editor (Etihad)’ in the folder. Applications without examples of published work or links to a portfolio will not be considered.


Editor – Ahlan!

Ahlan!, the biggest-selling magazine in the Middle East, is looking for a new Editor.

The Dubai-based English-language celebrity weekly is dedicated to packing its pages with exclusive celebrity gossip, A-list looks and lots of laughs in every page. The Editor will be expected to know the names of every one of Brad and Ange’s kids; plan, edit and write engaging up-to-the-minute copy and help oversee Ahlan! group’s website, social media platforms, supplements and events.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a senior editorial role on a similar title
  • A proven track record of achieving circulation/readership growth
  • Impeccable writing and editing skills, and the ability to produce entertaining copy quickly
  • The aptitude to work to tight deadlines and budgets while maintaining the magazine’s high standards, an upbeat attitude and a big smile
  • Vast knowledge of Hollywood’s hottest, with a track record of securing exclusive interviews and an address book full of relevant agents and PRs
  • Thorough working knowledge of UK media law, including defamation and copyright
  • The ability to spot a typo at a hundred yards
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft and InDesign programmes, and web CMS systems

To apply, please send your CV, a covering letter explaining why you’re right for the role, and three examples of your recently published work to recruitment@itp.com, with ‘AHLAN! EDITOR’ in the subject field. Please note, applications without these three basic requirements will not be considered.


Facilities and Safety Supervisor

We are looking for a forward thinking and confident Facilities and Safety Supervisor to maintain and develop our security and health and safety procedures within our busy publishing office. 

As a supervisory role, the ideal candidate should have strong motivational skills and have experience leading a small team. Other duties include but are not restricted to: administration, regular building checks, dealing with emergency alarms, risk assessment, investigation reporting, first aid and fire warden management, developing solid relationships with facilities management, our landlord, Civil Defence and other relevant stakeholders.

The applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a firm and professional manner, a willingness to work shifts and cover during times of annual leave/sickness, the ability to remain calm in high pressure situations and be of professional presentation.

Experience (Essential) 

  •  2 – 3 years experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience in health and safety issues and security
  • Adminstrative Experience
  • Computer Literacy

Experience (Desired) 

  • Driving Licence
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Civil Defence requirements and/or local health and safety law knowledge

 Qualifications 

  • Educated to high school level or above  

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to isla.watt@itp.com.


Art Director - Condé Nast Traveller Middle East

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East is looking for a talented and highly motivated art director to join its editorial team, based in Dubai.

The successful candidate will be a top-flight, dynamic designer and director with several years of luxury consumer magazine and editorial experience at a senior level. You will be responsible for the overall look and feel of the magazine, working at both a big-picture conceptual level and day-to-day design and execution, working closely with the editor in chief, as well as liaising with the picture editor and other staff.

We are looking for someone with a passion for design and all things travel (an interest in fashion is a bonus), who can deliver high-quality, eye-catchingly creative work in a pressurised environment; the candidate must also be articulate, self-motivated and able to manage their workload effectively. A thorough knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop) is essential and experience of video-editing packages and DPS is advantageous.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • To design and art direct the magazine’s covers, features and sections, and associated products, working alongside our editors
  • To create innovative concepts for shoots, sourcing and commissioning photographers, stylists and illustrators.
  • To maintain design standards across Conde Nast Traveller Middle East and ensure that production deadlines are met. 
  • To support the editorial team, by checking proofs and liaising with production and repro

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Demonstrate previous experience working on a leading publishing brand as a hands-on designer and innovative art director.
  • A portfolio that’s full of creative ideas and beautifully executed projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of magazine design, photography and typography as well as a passion for the industry.
  • A bulging contacts book and network of connections with top-end photographers, designers and illustrators.
  • Extremely well organised with a flair for managing myriad projects at once. 
  • Degree-level education is preferable.

Conde Nast Traveller Middle East is the leading luxury travel lifestyle title in the Middle East, and the only magazine in the market that brings together the very best in luxury travel experiences, fashion and lifestyle.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter with a link to your portfolio to recruitment@itp.com with ‘CNT Art Director’ in the subject field.


Deputy Editor, Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest Middle East is the leading art, design and architecture publication in the region, currently searching for a Deputy Editor.

The ideal candidate should be a trained journalist with excellent writing and subbing skills and a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar capacity. Instinctive news and features planning are essential skills as is an interest in social media. To be successful, the right candidate will also be brimming with exciting regional and international ideas and have an ability to work to tight deadlines.

If you feel you are the right candidate and want to join the largest architecture and design publication in the region apply immediately with your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@itp.com, quoting ‘AD Deputy Editor’ in the subject line.

APP is based in Dubai Media City and offers competitive tax-free salaries along with company medical insurance and the chance to work in one of the world's most exciting destinations.


B2B editorial opportunities in Dubai

Are you a talented B2B journalist, proficient in English and/or Arabic, and seeking an exciting new opportunity to develop your career?

And would you like to combine professional advancement with the chance to work in the seaside, 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.

If you would like to be considered for future vacancies, please send your current CV with a short covering letter outlining your role and salary expectations to robert.willock@itp.com.
 


Acting Editor & Acting Deputy Editor (Maternity Leave Cover) - Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for Maternity leave cover for two positions on the leading luxury women’s editorial brand in the Middle East, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia. The two roles required are:

1) Acting Editor
2) Acting Deputy Editor

Role Summary:

Acting Editor, 1st August 2016 through to 31st March 2017

• Responsible for subbing all content across all Harper’s Bazaar Arabia platforms and brand extensions. Producing My List, This Month, Escape, Your Life section of the magazine and other features and news as required.
• Full editing responsibility for Harper’s Bazaar Qatar, Harper’s Bazaar Bride and Harper’s Bazaar Junior.
• Supporting the editor-in-chief and acting editor-in-chief in all matters of content generation, syndication, commercial opportunities and magazine production.

Between September 2016 and Mid-January 2015:
• In the absence of the editor-in-chief and acting editor-in-chief, serving as acting editor on Harper’s Bazaar Arabia.
• In the absence of the editor-in-chief and acting editor-in-chief assuming responsibility for planning, producing and executing Harper’s Bazaar Arabia core magazine plus brand extensions and supplements.
• In the absence of the editor-in-chief and acting editor-in-chief, assuming responsibility for sending all magazines scheduled within this timeframe to press on time, to budget and accurately.

Acting Deputy Editor, Mid-September 2016 through to Mid-January 2017

• Responsible for subbing all content across all Harper’s Bazaar Arabia platforms and brand extensions. Producing My List, This Month, Escape, Your Life section of the magazine and other features and news as required.
• Supporting the acting editor in all matters of content generation, syndication, commercial opportunities and magazine production.
• Full editing responsibility for Harper’s Bazaar Qatar, Harper’s Bazaar Bride and Harper’s Bazaar Junior.

 

Key responsibilities for both roles:
• Creating and running the flatplan for Harper’s Bazaar and all associated supplements and brand extensions.
• Planning and overseeing the execution of all editorial content.
• Selecting relevant syndicated content.
• Commissioning, briefing and producing local content.
• Ensuring all editorial content is relevant, accurate and engaging for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’s readership of primarily GCC Arab women aged 30-60.
• Writing coverlines and working on the cover design with the creative director.
• Sending the magazine, supplements and brand extensions to press on time and to budget.
• Managing the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia editorial team.
• Working with the commercial and publishing teams to execute their requirements.
• Representing the brand at events for fashion, beauty and otherwise whenever relevant.


Skills required for both roles:
• Flatplan management
• Content planning
• Budget and deadline management
• Celebrity interviewing
• Subbing and sending magazine to press
• Ability to create beautiful, relevant, engaging covers
• Precise understanding of the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia reader and what content engages her across news, fashion, beauty and features
• Commercial savvy combined with editorial prowess

Desired profile:
We are looking for individuals with proven experience as a very senior section editor, deputy editor or higher level on an international print magazine or newspaper with proven ability to plan, produce and execute multiple editorial products to exemplary standards and tight deadlines.

Candidates will also need to:

• Possess at least five years’ experience in similar roles
• Be fluent in English – both oral and written

Additional Information:
The role is a full time position based in ITP’s Dubai Media City office and will involve working directly with the Publishing Director and the Commercial Director. The core business working hours are Sunday – Thursday 9-6pm, however flexible working ethics are expected. The final package will be determined based on level of experience.

For further information or to apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to Louise Nichol at louise.nichol@itp.com. Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 


Fashion & Beauty Editor - Grazia Middle East

Grazia Middle East, the only international fashion weekly in the region, is looking for a Fashion & Beauty editor to join the Grazia group.

The ideal candidate should have solid experience within the industry, an innate awareness of trends, impeccable fashion and styling sense, relevant journalism experience and be commercially minded.

The ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure is essential, as are confident writing skills.

You should be able to produce and conceptualise shoots as well as compile and style still life fashion and beauty pages to a standard that compellingly bridges luxury and high street brands.

You should be social media savvy and be brimming with exciting regional and international news ideas.

If you are the right candidate and want to join the largest women’s magazine publishers in the region then apply immediately with your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@itp.com.


Commercial Manager - London Office

ITP Promedia is looking for an exceptional salesperson to spearhead the continued commercial success of Professional Jeweller and professionaljeweller.com.

This is a perfect opportunity for a highly entrepreneurial salesperson who is capable of taking complete control of a brand and running it like their own fast-growing small business.

Professional Jeweller and professionaljeweller.com combine to serve the highly professional community of distributors, consultants and manufacturers. Collectively, this community is responsible for the growth of this fast paced, highly competitive industry.

Professional Jeweller and professionaljeweller.com have grown dramatically in the past few years, and the commercial manager will join a highly successful multi-channel brand that is ready to push on to a new level in 2016.

Day-to-day responsibilities 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 future opportunities, and reporting them directly to ITP Promedia’s Sales Director.
• Working closely with the editor to continually innovate and grow the brand.

We require the following qualities from the Commercial Manager:

• 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.

ITP Promedia is a subsidiary of ITP Publishing Group, the largest magazine and digital publisher in the Middle East & India. The company publishes several market-leading titles from its central London office including Boutique Hotelier, Lingerie Insight and Watch Pro. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards, the London Watch Show & the Hot 100.

To apply, please submit your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, quoting ‘Commercial Manager - Professional Jeweller' in the subject field.
 


Deputy Editor, Stylist Arabia

Stylist Arabia is looking for an experienced, talented and hard-working deputy editor to join the team, based in Dubai.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter bursting with ideas, with first class writing and subbing skills, solid experience in women’s lifestyle and/or news, and a proven interest in intelligent, female-led content. The ability to work quickly and creatively under pressure is essential.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Taking ownership of the features section, from pitching ideas to conducting interviews, booking photoshoots and liaising with the art director to ensure all articles are presented to best possible effect.
• Writing regular columns and reviews
• Subbing pages
• Taking an active role in ensuring that deadlines are met
• Helping to engage with and boost Stylist’s social media following
• Representing the brand at industry events
• Overseeing the smooth running of the magazine in the absence of the editor

Essential attributes

• Minimum of five years relevant editorial experience
• Proven interest in fashion, travel, culture and women’s issues
• First class writing and subbing skills
• Competent in InDesign
• Exceptional time-management skills and the ability to remain calm and positive under pressure
• A genuine enthusiasm for the Stylist brand

To apply, please submit your Cover Letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, quoting ‘Stylist – Deputy Editor’ in the subject field.


Table Sales Executive

ITP Business publishes business-to-business content in print and online. ITP magazines and websites are complemented by a portfolio of awards programmes, events and conferences.

The table sales executive will primarily be involved in sourcing and contacting suitable companies and individuals to encourage them to take part in our multiple awards programmes that serve several industries throughout the year. The role includes building relationships, educating contacts on the awards and guiding them through the nomination and table booking process. Converting contacts to nominate and book tables or seats at the awards is at the heart of this exciting, new position.

The successful candidate will be target driven, have excellent organisational skills and will be a strong verbal and written communicator. An advocate of customer service, the table sales executive will have the ability to multi-task effectively, have a proactive approach to tasks and be able to foster good working relationships. 

The successful candidate will be educated to secondary school level, with advanced education in sales or events related subjects an advantage.  A minimum of one year experience is required working in a delegate sales/client relations role, preferably with an events company in the Middle East.  This is a fulltime permanent role based in Dubai.

 If you would like to apply for this exciting position, please send your CV and a cover letter, quoting reference TSE, to recruitment@itp.com.


Fashion Director, Esquire Middle East

Esquire Middle East is looking for an experienced Fashion Director to produce and manage its style content across the magazine, supplements and digital platforms.

The ideal candidate should have solid experience in men’s fashion and will also be an accomplished writer who can write with authority on a range of topics. The ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure is essential.

The role involves the following tasks:

• Style and direct shoots / advertorials
• Manage freelance stylists and shoots
• Maintain a consistently high standard of editorial throughout the title
• Coordinate with the license holder to obtain materials for print.
• Manage the freelance style section budget
• Develop editorial talking points for the title
• Contribute daily stories to online platforms
• Act as the title’s ambassador at industry events
• Flatplan each style section and any relevant supplements (including editorship of the Big Black Book)
• Contribute to sub-editing process of the magazine
• Ability to write across a range of non-style related topics in an authentic Esquire voice

Specific requirements are:

• Five years relevant in-house editorial experience as stylist and writer
• Sub-editing skills and InDesign experience
• An outstanding portfolio of style and lifestyle articles
• Superlative organisation and time management skills
• A strong desire to live and work in Dubai

If you are the right candidate and want to join the largest publisher in the region then please send a CV along with a covering letter stating current salary, writing examples and relevant style examples to recruitment@itp.com.
 


Head of Customer & Market Research

ITP Publishing Group is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced research/data manager to help develop it’s Customer & Market Research division. Based in Dubai, you will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the department.

The successful candidate will have a good grasp of the technical aspects of the research process, be able to establish client rapport quickly, produce top notch reports and credibly communicate the offering both internally and externally.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in market research/data management and good commercial awareness and understanding of the research industry in EMEA. Also required will be solid experience in managing the roll-out of new products and propositions and experience in the development of research methodologies.

Applications should be submitted to recruitment@itp.com and include a covering letter, your CV and a recent photograph.


Senior Sales Manager, Oil & Gas

We are looking for an inspirational, highly effective and creative Senior Sales Manager to join the team on our market-leading Oil & Gas Middle East brand. The successful candidate will champion sales, manage top client accounts and personally lead the sales team of two across the magazine and the annual Oil & Gas Awards.

Previous management experience of a monthly magazine is highly desirable but not essential. However, applicants will be successful sales people with excellent communication skills and a passion for meeting clients and building relationships. 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.

For more details of this exciting opportunity please apply with your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com, with Senior Sales Manager, Oil & Gas in the subject field.
 


Print & Paper Procurement Manager

We are looking for an experienced Print & Paper Procurement Manager with a background in the Print, Publishing and/or Paper industry.

The purpose of this position will be to manage the purchase, procurement and storage of all paper requirements for the offset printing of the company’s magazine portfolio. The main duties of the role include:

• Supplier search / supplier selection according to the organisation's paper requirements.
• Actively conduct problem solving with paper mills and shipping agents. This includes the development of action plans together with the suppliers and tracking the implementation of the defined measures
• Carry out contract and price negotiations
• Develop strong working relationships with publishers to understand and influence requirements
• Writing and delivering a sourcing plan considering local and international buying opportunities

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years experience in a similar role and have proven skills in contract management, negotiation and both strategic and tactical procurement. Technical understanding is essential as well as experience in driving down TCO.
The successful candidate will have relevant degree qualifications and CIPS / MCIPS will be highly advantageous.

In addition, we are looking for someone who has:
• Intermediate knowledge in print production
• Experience in supplier management
• Good contract and price negotiation experience
• Experience in project management and knowledge
• Analytical Skills to work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.
• Decision-Making Skills and the ability to use the information gathered by yourself and the purchasing agents to make decisions on behalf of your company.
• Math Skills, needed to analyse prices and get the best deals possible

This is a full time role based in Dubai. If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter to recruitment@itp.com with ‘Procurement Manager’ in the subject field.


Digital Editor, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Digital Editor 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 and reporting to the Publishing Director.

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, Qatar, The Arabic Edition 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 editorial strategy and editorial calendar with a schedule and guidelines that everyone is working to.
• To manage the workload and upload process of HarpersBazaarArabia.com on a daily basis, and its relevant social media platforms (currently 14 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 the site, as well as manage syndication of digital content from other Bazaar territories.
• 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 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 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.

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 Digital Editor 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 Publishing Director, 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 Dubai and office based 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 to recruitment@itp.com, with a copy of your CV and a cover letter as to why you are the ideal candidate for the job. The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Senior 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.

For more details of this exciting opportunity please apply with your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com, noting “B2B” in the subject line of your email.


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