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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



Sales Manager – Hotelier 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, established 25 years ago, with an excellent reputation as the largest media business in the Middle East, has over 500 staff on 80 readership 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 Hotelier Middle East 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 to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and noting “HB2B” in the subject line of your email.

We offer excellent office facilities in a purpose built, ultra-modern building in Dubai Media City, opposite the world famous Palm Jumeirah and close to all major areas, in one of the world’s most lively cities. You’ll join a business with a wide variety of nationalities and opportunities.

If that wasn’t enough, consider that year-round the weather is consistently 20 degrees warmer than the UK – and sunshine and warmth, in our experience, always puts smiles on our faces!


Editor - Education Journal Middle East

ITP Business is looking for an editor for Education Journal Middle East, its B2B title for the education sector in the Middle East. Working with a group editor, you will plan the content of the magazine, write and source copy, supply copy and images to the design team and be responsible for final approval of pages. You will understand how to make a magazine both commercially successful and invaluable to its readers. Excellent writing and editing skills, a keen eye for detail and a ‘can do’ attitude are essential.

Knowledge of the education sector would be useful, but talent, willingness to learn and a genuine passion for business journalism are more important. The position would suit a news, deputy or features editor looking to take the next step in their career. The position is based in the vibrant coastal city of Dubai.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover note to: david.ingham@itp.com


Senior Sales Manager/Sales Manager - OK! Middle East

ITP Consumer, publishers of world class publications such as Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Grazia and more are looking for dynamic and ambitious Sales Managers or Senior Sales Managers to join OK! Middle East. 

The ideal candidate should have at least three years experience of advertising and media sales.  They will be able to demonstrate prior success in overachieving targets, growing a brand and developing new business and revenue streams. 

An attractive remuneration package awaits the ideal candidate.  Please apply to recruitment@itp.com with a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the job.  The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Art Editor - Ahlan! Arabia

Ahlan! Arabia is looking for a talented Art Editor (Arabic language).

Ahlan! Arabia is the UAE's most popular Arabic-language celebrity weekly, offering its young female readers the latest celebrity news from both Arabia and Hollywood, the most glamorous fashion, the latest beauty looks plus photos from the region's most exclusive red carpet events.

At least two years’ experience in the consumer magazine market is essential, as is a love of fashion and celebrity style. The ideal applicant will be creatively and technically proficient, unflappable and organised with a passion for designing eye-catching layouts to style. You’ll need the confidence to both take the initiative and work with a small team under the pressure of a weekly deadline.

Experience of designing for online and digital platforms is also useful.

Does this sound like you? If so, please send an up-to-date CV and links/samples of work to Cate Warde, Group Art Director at catherine.warde@itp.com. We regret only those with both relevant experience and fluent Arabic will be considered for the role.

Based in Dubai, ITP is the leading magazine publisher in the Middle East. The company publishes more than 80 weekly and monthly magazines and has a wide portfolio of market-leading digital properties.


Advertising Director - ITP Publishing Consumer Division

Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Art & Interiors and Esquire

ITP overview:

Based in Dubai, ITP is the leading magazine publisher in the Middle East. The company publishes more than 80 weekly and monthly magazines and has a wide portfolio of market-leading digital properties, brand extensions and events.

The Role:

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Advertising Director to work on Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Art & Interiors and Esquire  – to manage and lead the commercial department of the magazine, digital platforms and all brand extensions including events, working in collaboration with Marketing and Editorial and reporting to the Group Commercial Director for ITP Consumer.

The type of candidate who will be successful in this role is someone who understands media and is creative in their thinking and delivery – it’s not just about selling empty space it’s about selling ideas, content and sponsorship. A great communicator, networker and negotiator who is commercial and is driven by financial success, the success you bring to the business will work hand in hand with your own package.

Skills required:

• Strong negotiation skills
• Creative Selling
• Core management and leadership
• Brand and product development
• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
• Fully competent in developing Presentations and Microsoft office programmes
• Sensitivity to the specific requirements presented by this region
• Accuracy and efficiency
• 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

Desired profile:

The ideal candidate should be an experienced Advertising & Sponsorship Director with at least 8 years proven experience across luxury lifestyle focused media. 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. 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.

Additional information:

The Advertising Director will manage a team of 4-5 Advertising Managers and 4 brands which will continue to grow across 360 media. Candidates should appreciate that most of the work is Dubai based however travel around the region is required. Official hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm however out of hours work and event attendance is expected.

The final package will be determined based on experience.

Please apply to recruitment@itp.com quoting ADHLG in the subject line with a copy of your CV and a covering letter as to why you are the ideal candidate for the job. The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Editor - Construction Week Qatar

ITP Business is looking for an energetic editor to take the helm of Construction Week Qatar.

Since launching three years ago Construction Week Qatar has become the industry voice for one of the world’s fastest growing construction markets. The monthly title is a vital source of industry information for contractors, consultants, developers and suppliers operating in the vibrant GCC state as it builds the infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and beyond.

The right candidate for this role must have outstanding writing and subbing skills and be passionate about creating innovative content that involves the readers and builds communities around the Construction Week Qatar brand. They must also be an energetic self-starter and have strong organisational and project management skills.

The editor must have at least three years’ experience on a B2B title, have a strong understanding of construction industry issues, 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, with frequent travel to Qatar expected.

If you would like to apply for the position, please send your CV and samples of your work to Robert Willock (robert.willock@itp.com). Please include “ECWQ” in the subject line of your email.


Deputy Editor - Grazia

The Grazia Group - consisting of Grazia Middle East the region’s only international fashion weekly title, Grazia Arabia, a high-end monthly aimed at the Qatari market, and Grazia Luxury, a bi-annual special issue – is searching for a dazzling Deputy Editor.

Summary of the role:
Responsible for all content in an overarching sense, with a main personal focus on features, interviews and front of book news.

Desired profile: 
The successful candidate will have at least five years' experience as a Deputy or Section Editor on an established title, either print or online. They will have a substantial contacts book and be inherently familiar with industry practices as well as holding an astute news sense. Curiosity and being able to see the story behind any sensation is also key. Crucially, they must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude. Ideally the successful candidate will also have experience editing print or online publications and will be able to create and run a flatplan, overseeing the process from concept to production.

As part of a small team, this role has far reaching responsibilities ranging from conducting interviews, managing and writing advertorials and news pages, to dreaming up covers in a very short amount of time, from image selection to the all-important cover lines and furniture. Candidates should appreciate that most of the work is office-bound, while event attendance and overseas travel may be required.

Skills required: 
• Ability to work well under pressure and be able to think creatively.
• Competence in InDesign.
• Awareness of the Middle Eastern fashion market and the specific requirements presented by this region.
• Accuracy and efficiency. 
• Experienced at managing a team and conducting interviews with both celebrities and real people.

Additional information: 
Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Deputy Editor aids in the management of a team of six, alongside any departmental interns. Please be aware that out of hours work is expected. 
We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on this market leading, internationally branded title.

To apply for this role please send your portfolio, along with 3 Hot Stories ideas for this week’s Grazia Middle East, plus who would be your cover star this week and why to  recruitment@itp.com. Please include “DEG” in the subject line of your email.


Editor - Commercial Interior Design

ITP Business is looking for a creative, intelligent and enthusiastic editor to take the helm of Commercial Interior Design (CID).

The ten-year-old, commercially successful business-to-business title is the established voice for the interior design community in the Middle East and the flagship magazine in the design group at ITP Business - the largest business, technology and construction trade publisher in the region.

Commercial Interior Design is the leading source of ideas, inspiration and product information for industry professionals. Read by senior decision makers and influencers, the publication covers all aspects of commercial interiors, from residential to industrial, offices to retail outlets, hotels to health spas and everything in between.

The right candidate must be passionate about interior design, possess excellent editorial skills and have a proven track record in business journalism. The candidate must be confident and authoritative enough to act as the face of the CID brand and have the requisite vision to drive the editorial development of the magazine and its associated website.

Sound digital publishing skills, public speaking experience and a positive attitude are necessary for this position.

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

Please send your CV and sample of your work to Robert Willock (robert.willock@itp.com). Please include “ECID” in the subject line of your email.


Editor - www.constructionweekonline.com

ITP Business is searching for a dynamic digital editor to take command of its business to business website: www.constructionweekonline.com.  

Launched in 2007, www.constructionweekonline.com has become the de-facto website for the region’s booming construction sector and one of the biggest B2B sites in the entire region.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding editorial skills, be passionate about all things digital (social media included) and have a proven track record in managing and growing online communities.

Solid experience with Google Analytics and SEO are a must for this role.

Finally, the ideal candidate must be ambitious, enthusiastic and enjoy a challenge.

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

Please send your CV and sample of your work to Robert Willock (robert.willock@itp.com). Please include “ECWO” in the subject line of your email.


Sales Manager - Time Out Abu Dhabi

ITP, established 25 years ago, with an excellent reputation as the largest media business in the Middle East, has over 500 staff on 80 readership brands across print, digital and events. ITP publishes licensed products, in addition to continuing to build home grown successes.

We are growing our team in Abu Dhabi and looking for sales staff with UK training, to help build on the success of Time Out Abu Dhabi.

To be successful for this role, applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have worked on their own initiative and over achieved on targets. Ambition and print media sales experience are a must. Local market knowledge is an advantage, however not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for a new challenge in the capital of the UAE. ITP fully supports overseas candidates with a relocation packages including; a flight into Abu Dhabi, short term subsidised accommodation, visa and health insurance. We offer generous tax-free salaries, plus target based commission.

If that wasn’t enough, consider that year-round the weather is consistently 20 degrees warmer than the UK – and sunshine and warmth, in our experience, always puts smiles on our faces!

If you feel ready to make a potentially life-changing decision and come to work in a vibrant and growing market, then apply now to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and noting “SMTOAD” in the subject line of your email.


PA/Corporate Affairs Administrator

We are looking for an experienced PA and administrator, who is willing to be involved in a diverse range of duties across ITP.

We are looking for a mature and professionally presented PA to provide executive support to members of the Senior Management Team at ITP, together with providing administrative assistance to the Corporate Affairs Team.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, capable and willing to work as part of a team. They will be able to carry out duties which require strict confidentiality, a high attention to detail and will be confident in dealing with colleagues, of all levels, from across the business. They will be used to prioritising their workload to meet conflicting demands on their time.

As a PA/Corporate Affairs Administrator, your duties will include:
• Complex diary and travel management
• Arranging meetings
• Creating and managing highly confidential reports and files
• Providing dedicated administrative support to the Corporate Affairs team including; filing and responding to emails
• Receiving calls and visitors for the Corporate Affairs Team, including VIP’s
• Attending regular ITP events to take care of VIP guests and carry out other duties, to support the events team
• Content management, including updating the corporate website and intranet system
• Carrying out thorough reviews of company suppliers
• Undertaking regular visits to other ITP offices, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain and Doha
• Managing the office supplies for the ITP offices in Media City

The successful candidate will have:
• A minimum of 3 years previous experience in a PA role is essential
• Previous administration experience - essential
• A professional appearance and approach
• A high school diploma
• The confidence to deal with colleagues of all levels from across the business and VIP’s
• Excellent English language skills – both verbal and written
• Outstanding customer service skills
• Self-motivation, resourcefulness, creativity and a commitment to excellence
• Strong computer skills

Western educated candidates need only apply.

Please be aware that previous applicants need not apply.

This is a fantastic and diverse role, offering the opportunity to grow and learn within ITP. If you would like to join our team and work in a supportive environment, please apply in writing with a covering letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate for the role and a copy of your CV to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “PAA” in the subject line of your email.
 


B2B Sales Manager

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, established 25 years ago, with an excellent reputation as the largest media business in the Middle East, has over 500 staff on 80 readership 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 expanding and looking for sales staff with UK training.

We are currently recruiting for a highly effective media sales professional to join our B2B 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 magazines. 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 to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and noting “B2B” in the subject line of your email.

We offer excellent office facilities in a purpose built, ultra-modern building in Dubai Media City, opposite the world famous Palm Jumeirah and close to all major areas, in one of the world’s most lively cities. You’ll join a business with a wide variety of nationalities and opportunities.

If that wasn’t enough, consider that year-round the weather is consistently 20 degrees warmer than the UK – and sunshine and warmth, in our experience, always puts smiles on our faces!


Catalogues Editor - Customer Publishing

ITP Customer Publishing is looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Editor to work on a broad range of publications. The role will including editing all show dailies, previews and catalogues for major exhibition and event organisers in the United Arab Emirates.

The job entails:
• Writing, rewriting, layout, sub-editing and proofreading material for the various publications
• Liaising with and supporting the freelance Arabic editor and Arabic senior designer, ensuring all pages are signed off in a timely manner
• Briefing freelancers for certain publications
• Preparing annual schedules for all publications
• Sending pages to clients
• Ensuring all client debriefs and changes are met
• Flat planning each publication, whilst working closely with the Sales Manager
• Checking all proofs from the printers
• Packaging all files and working closely with the production team

The ideal candidate will come from a contract publishing background and be able to demonstrate their ability to manage multiple editorial projects at the same time. An ability to establish and maintain professional client relations is essential. Flexibility, patience, a “can-do” attitude and a proactive approach to problem solving are all desirable qualities. The candidate must be able to work independently.

Specific requirements are:
1. At least three years relevant editorial experience, at Deputy Editor or Editor level
2. Sub-editing and InDesign skills are essential
3. Proficiency in both Microsoft Word and Excel
4. Basic knowledge of Photoshop
5. Exceptional organisational and time-management skills
6. A keen eye for detail

The position is based at our offices in Media City, Dubai. We offer a competitive tax-free salary and fantastic working environment.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com. Please include “CE” in the subject line of your email.


Accounts Assistant

We have a vacancy for an Accounts Assistant to join our established Finance team.

The successful candidate will be a Commerce Graduate, with a minimum of 2 years previous accounting experience.

MS Office skills, with a good working knowledge of Excel are required. Excellent communication skills, together with good written and spoken English are essential.

Please apply with your CV and a covering letter which clearly sets out how you meet the criteria for the role to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “AA” in the subject line of your email.


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