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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



Designer - Time Out Group

Time Out is looking for a highly creative, organised and experienced designer to work for the Time Out Group.

Working alongside the Head of Design, you’ll be part of a fast-paced and exciting environment at the largest publisher in the Middle East, based in the heart of Dubai.

Candidates must have previous design experience and have worked on a magazine, or in the publishing sector. You will also have an excellent knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

You will be designing across all Time Out products, whilst focusing on the weekly magazines, therefore you will have the following skills:
• A flexible and dynamic approach
• The ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
• Be able to consistently hit deadlines
• Come up with creative ideas and concepts every day

To apply, please send a covering letter, your CV and relevant samples of your work to: nadia.puma@itp.com, please include “TOG-TOAD” in the subject line of your email.


Senior Sales Manager - Esquire Middle East

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Sales Manager to join the Esquire team.

Esquire is the bestselling men’s lifestyle title in the region, with a successful track record in the UAE and 27 international editions worldwide. The Esquire Group is dynamic and continuously growing with new brand extensions.

The purpose of the Senior Sales Manager role is to sell advertising space in the print and digital editions of Esquire Middle East, its brand extensions and also sponsorships for the Esquire series of events. You will be responsible for achieving revenue targets, profitability and sales growth. In addition to identifying and reporting on business opportunities.

The ideal candidate should be a Senior Sales Manager, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the media sector, within the UAE. Previous digital sales experience is preferable. You must be able to demonstrate prior success of hitting sales targets, strong negotiation skills and market connections. You will have drive and enthusiasm for your role and the ability to work calmly under pressure. Excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire, motivate and lead a team are essential.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City. A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer, which is based on previous skills and experience.

To apply for the position, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the job and your salary expectations to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include "SSME" in the subject line of your email.


Section Editor - Time Out Abu Dhabi

ITP Publishing Group is looking for a Section Editor to join its weekly title, Time Out Abu Dhabi.

Applicants must demonstrate experience writing for a magazine and two years' experience in the industry. The position involves taking full responsibility for four of the magazine's sections including Music & Nightlife and Sport & Outdoor, as well as writing at least one feature a week, contributing to supplements, guides, online content and events.

Part of a small, incredibly talented team, you'll be working within a fast-paced and exciting environment for the largest magazine publisher in the Middle East, based in the heart of Abu Dhabi.

To apply for the position please send a covering letter, three examples of your work and your CV to kate.dobinson@itp.com


Sales Executive/Sales Manager - Time Out Dubai

ITP Publishing Group, the leading magazine publisher in the Middle East, is seeking a Sales Executive/Sales Manager for Time Out Dubai. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have worked on their own initiative and over achieved on targets. Print media sales experience is preferred. Local market knowledge is an advantage.

An attractive tax-free salary package and other benefits will be provided to the successful candidate.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to claude.elfeghali@itp.com.

The role is based in our Media City office in the vibrant, coastal city of Dubai.


Editor - Ahlan! Qatar

Ahlan!, the biggest-selling celebrity magazine in the Middle East, is looking for an Editor for its Qatar edition. The English-language monthly is packed with celebrity features, red carpet fashion and beauty, and a guide to going out A-list-style in the capital, Doha.

The ideal candidate will be an organised self-starter, with winning subbing skills and a passion for local culture. You will become the authority on local entertainment, fashion, fitness, beauty and visiting international stars, and an ambassador for the Ahlan! brand. The role would best suit an enthusiastic, celebrity-obsessed social butterfly with a strong work ethic, and they must possess the ability to plan, edit and write engaging copy and have three years’ experience in a senior editorial position on a consumer title.

The role is based in Doha, Qatar, with regular visits to the head office in Dubai, UAE. A relocation package is available for the right candidate.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, please include “AQE” in the subject line of your email.


Sales Manager - Grazia Qatar

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for a dynamic and ambitious Sales Manager to join the Grazia Qatar team, one of the world’s biggest female magazine brands in the Arabian Gulf.

The ideal candidate should be a Sales Manager and must have a minimum of one year’s previous sales experience, preferably within advertising and media sales. You will be able to demonstrate prior success in overachieving targets, growing a brand and developing new business and revenue streams and come with contacts in Qatar.

The position is located in Doha, Qatar and will report into the Advertising Director, based in the Dubai office, where regular travel will be required.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “SMGQ” in the subject line of your email.


Editor - Caterer Middle East

Overview
Caterer is part of ITP Business’s hospitality portfolio, which includes three monthly publications, two web sites, two annual awards ceremonies and an expanding lineup of conferences and events.

Caterer helps F&B directors, executive chefs, and senior managers in both front of house and back of house positions to make more informed business decisions that are geared to growing their businesses, improving service levels and boosting the bottom line.

The Position
The Editor is the hands-on project manager for their individual publication. The successful candidate will ensure that the product is written to a high standard, looks the part and is handed in on time. You will understand your reader’s business needs and challenges and address these issues in the publication.

You must be constantly thinking about how to improve the magazine’s content and its commercial performance. You will be visible in the market and must be a strong ambassador for your product. Internally, you must forge strong and productive relationships with photographers, designers and sales managers. You will play the leading role in developing and promoting your brand extensions, including awards and events.

Core tasks
• Plan content for each issue, ensuring features list is adhered to
• Plan cover, plus a backup option, and set-piece features with designer
• Brief design team on each issue and offer ideas on presentation
• Maintain flat plan
• Submit copy to design in the correct format, with ALL supporting info (headlines, standfirst, boxouts, captions)
• Source high quality pictures, using ITP photographers wherever possible
• Manage the proofing of designed pages in InDesign and pass them to production
• Create data and story boxouts to add value and interest to news/feature items
• Ensure the accuracy of all facts, figures and names
• Understand and respond to the cultural context in which we operate
• Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with your Sales Manager
• Create content that is valuable to readers and offers commercial opportunities
• Set an example with your enthusiasm, personal conduct and approach to solving

Qualifications & Experience
The candidate should have a degree-level education from a reputable university. Appropriate journalism courses are also desirable. A minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in journalism, with 18 months experience at features or Deputy Editor level. The candidate should also be able to demonstrate how they have successfully worked as part of a team and developed their skills on the job.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to: Robert.willock@itp.com, please include “EC” in the subject line of your email.


Reporter - Oil & Gas Middle East

Following an internal promotion, Oil & Gas Middle East is seeking a Reporter.

Oil & Gas Middle East is a market-leading monthly magazine that delivers news, data, analysis and opinion for the region's most prominent industry.

The publication is designed to give readers an overview of the month's major industry news, while offering insight into what's going on behind the headlines. Features focus on market reviews, product and technical information and company and personal profiles.

The Reporter's core role is to write news and features for the print publication and website www.arabianoilandgas.com, and to produce the brand’s regular email newsletters.

The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker with a degree-level education from a reputable university and an appropriate post-graduate journalism qualification, as well as relevant experience creating content in a print and/or digital environment (either in a full-time role or internship).

We are looking for someone hardworking and ambitious, with a natural talent for communicating a wide range of business and technical information, in an accessible and engaging format. You will also have an eye for detail and a relentless ability to hit deadlines.

As well as great writing and subbing skills, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate creativity, accuracy and sound commercial/political awareness.

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

To apply email James Henderson (james.henderson@itp.com) with your CV and covering letter. Please include “ROG” in the subject line of your email.


Deputy Editor - Hello! Middle East

Headquartered in the most glamorous city in the world, APP – the premium only publisher which is part of the ITP Group – is seeking a dynamic Deputy Editor to join the talented team on HELLO! Middle East.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years’ experience as a Deputy or Section editor on an established title, an impressive contacts book, the ability to become a brand ambassador for the role and show a natural appreciation for the world of celebrity and royals.

Summary of the role:
As part of a small team, the role will involve conducting interviews with local personalities and celebrities alike, writing news stories and advertorials, as well as possessing a creative flair for new ideas and devising fresh and innovative cover stories.

As the first point of contact for all copy in the magazine, you will have excellent writing and subbing skills, honing copy into house style.

The Deputy Editor must be a fantastic multi-tasker as well as a team player who is able to support the Editor-in-Chief and manage the busy team in her absence, as well as overseeing the Social Media accounts on a day-to-day basis.

Additional information:
All prospective candidates must appreciate that while most of the work is office-bound, overseas travel may be required for shoot/interviews and out of hours attendance to events will be expected.

We offer a competitive, tax-free salary and an opportunity to work on this award-winning international title based in Dubai.

To apply for this role, please send us your CV, examples of your work, as well as three local feature ideas for HELLO! Middle East, plus who would be your cover star this week and why to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “DEH” in the subject line of your email.


Executive Driver & Office Assistant

We are currently recruiting for an Executive Driver & Office Assistant to join our team in Dubai Media City.

The main purpose of the role is to be a dedicated driver to our executive management team. In addition to this, the successful candidate will work with our Health and Safety team to provide office assistance and administrative support.

The successful candidate will have an exceptional knowledge of Dubai roads, excellent customer service skills and be computer literate. You will be a team player and be capable of staying calm when under pressure.

A good understanding of English, both written and verbal, is essential. You will also have a professional attitude and appearance, with great communication skills. Western educated candidates need only apply.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced driver, who is looking for the next step in their career.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “ED” in the subject line of your email.
 


Web Production Assistant

The role offers the right candidate great career progression in a key area of digital advertising, with exposure to numerous global clients and training on the latest innovative ad serving technologies.

Candidates are expected to be able to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues around creatives and tracking; implementing and testing e-mailers, newsletters and flash and HTML banners, whilst also working with reports and campaign metrics data.

You will need excellent communication skills and an ability to clearly explain technical requirements to both non-technical and technical people, verbally and via email.

Responsibilities
• Setting up, executing and monitoring digital campaigns including; HTML e-mailers, newsletter and web advertising
• Reporting to clients and accounts on campaign performance
• Coordinating with clients and sales for all creative requirements
• Monitoring, analysing and optimising campaigns, based on your data analysis
• Responding to requests from publishers and account teams; e.g. creative and trafficking-related queries
• Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues
• Uploading and testing creatives in the DFP and HTML environment

Essential knowledge and experience:
• Proven ability to work with the various tools of the trade – Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash and HTML
• Understands the need for strong follow-up with various contacts, to ensure timely delivery of artwork
• Excellent grasp of written and spoken English
• Previous experience of having worked in a team and a solid understanding the requirements to make a team work efficiently
• Experience of providing a well-rounded service to clients

Desirable skills and experience:
• Experience of trafficking digital ad campaigns, in an agency or for a media owner
• Experience of dispatching advertising e-mailers, or periodic newsletters
• Good grasp of written Arabic

Personal attributes
• Clear and concise telephone manner
• Good time and project-management skills
• Good attention to detail
• Well organised and hard working
• Excellent inter-personal skills

If this sounds like you, please submit a CV and covering letter to: meghna.jalnawalla@itp.com. Please quote: Web Production Assistant in the subject line of your email.


Sales Manager – Ahlan!

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to progress your sales career? If yes, we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting for a highly effective media sales professional to join our Ahlan! team in Dubai.

Ahlan! is the region's biggest selling celebrity weekly magazine boasting the highest market awareness throughout Dubai and the GCC. Containing the hottest news and gossip direct from Hollywood and the latest fashion, beauty and star style both on and off the red carpet, Ahlan! was the first home grown celebrity magazine to hit the shelves in the Middle East in 2003.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and dedicated individual to join our sales team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing an extensive client base and delivering top line revenue growth for our market leading magazine. Applicants will preferably have a minimum of three years media sales experience.

An attractive remuneration package awaits the ideal candidate and a fantastic working environment at our offices in Dubai Media City. We offer generous tax-free salaries, plus target based commission.

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


Sales Manager - Construction Week Qatar

Based in Doha, ITP Business is looking for an experienced Sales Manager to represent our construction portfolio in Qatar.

The sales manager will be responsible for achieving targets on the monthly print magazine, annual awards ceremony, market leading conferences, as well as regular supplements and breakfast meetings.

Reporting to the Sales Director based in Dubai, the successful candidate will have a minimum of two years previous media sales and product management experience, be target driven, creative and have the ability to develop and launch new products into Qatar’s thriving construction market. Whilst reporting on a weekly basis, you will also be required to spend at least two days per month in the Dubai office.

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 covering letter. Please note ‘SMQ’ in the subject line of your email. The position is to start as soon as possible and ITP offers a competitive salary, excellent bonus scheme, visa and private health insurance.

Apply today to take a new path with your career in the major media business of the Middle East!


Receptionist

We are looking for a responsible, bright, approachable person to join our reception team and be an ambassador for our company.

You must have the professionalism and personality to make an excellent first impression on our visitors and guests. You must possess excellent verbal communication skills, together with a minimum of 1-2 years previous experience in a reception, or customer service based role, preferably within an international company.

You will have the ability to multitask and to answer high volumes of calls proactively and calmly. You will be required to undertake general administration duties including, but not limited, to travel arrangement, answering emails and data input. Accuracy and a high attention to detail are therefore essential.

You will be part of a friendly team in a prestigious working environment. If you have the skills to meet our exacting requirements, please apply with your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “Receptionist” in the subject line of your email.


Group Art Director - Harper's Bazaar Arabia

The Role:

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Group Art Director to join the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia team. The purpose of the role is to manage and lead the art direction and design of the magazines, digital platforms and all brand extensions including events, working in collaboration with Marketing and Editorial and reporting to the Editor in Chief.

Required skills and experience:

• To work 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 designing events and marketing collateral, whilst also assisting the Online Editor with images for social media and Bazaar’s, soon-to-be-launched, website
• To manage the Art Director working within the team, supporting them in their role as the main designer across Interiors, Junior and special editions, whilst utilising them as a resource across the monthly publication
• Source and manage freelance Art Directors, for key projects at busy times, when the existing team are at maximum capacity - this is often to design HB Art or commercial supplements
• To work closely with the Picture Editor to come up with creative concepts for still-lives, occasionally at short notice. When required you will assist the Fashion Director on celebrity and real women photo shoots, both locally and internationally
• Have the confidence to take the initiative and work with a small team and to be prepared to work long hours to reach tight editorial and commercial deadlines when needed
• A working knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop is essential. Knowledge of digital/online design is preferred, but a desire to learn more and be trained in this area is key
• To respect the editorial integrity and international guidelines of the brands when producing the magazine
• 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. covers

Additional skills required:

• Creative Direction beyond the Art Direction of the magazine
• Brand and product development from a design POV
• 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

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 print. You must have a minimum of five years' experience at Art Director level, on an international women’s fashion title. Crucially, you must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude which shows you 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:

Reporting to the Editor in Chief, the Group Art Director will manage a team of one full time Art Director, as well as freelance Art Directors, who come in on specific projects. 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 deadline, making up for quieter periods in the month.

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. Please include “GAD” 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!


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