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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



Fashion & Beauty Assistant - Harper's Bazaar Arabia

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Fashion & Beauty Assistant to join the growing Harper’s Bazaar Arabia brand. You will be imaginative, bold and able to deliver high quality work in a pressured, deadline-driven environment. An integral part of a small team, you will work across all sections of the magazine, supplements and digital arm – from compiling shopping pages and conducting interviews to conceptualising, prepping and producing fashion editorials, often at very short notice, as well as providing creative and practical support to the team.

Alongside the Fashion & Beauty Director, you will be responsible for styling across the magazine and its brand extensions, working with models and real women, including personal style stories, ‘at home’ features, sponsored shoots and still-life products.

Key responsibilities:

• To work closely with and offer support to the teams across the entire Bazaar brand portfolio, which includes, but is not limited to; ART, Interiors, Junior, Bride, Qatar, The Arabic Edition, Best Dressed and online.
• To produce beautiful, unique and engaging content across all magazines, from shopping pages and still-life product shoots to real women features and sponsored fashion shoots
• To develop excellent relationships with regional PRs to ensure HBA remains first in line for all news, exclusives and features.
• Source and manage stories and exclusive products relevant to the region each issue, keeping in mind our target audience.
• To oversee and train all interns to ensure they become a valued and an integral part of the team.
• Confidence to take the initiative and work with a small team and be prepared to work long hours, to reach tight editorial deadlines when needed.
• To constantly be on the search for new and inspiring women from the GCC to feature in our magazines to ensure that HBA leads and doesn’t follow.
• To respect the editorial integrity and international guidelines of the brands when producing content.

Additional skills required:

• Creative flair that continually produces unique and engaging features and shoots for readers.
• Structured and organised work management.
• A working knowledge of basic InDesign is preferable.
• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail.
• Sensitivity to the specific requirements and cultural considerations presented by this region.

Desired profile:

We are looking for someone who is extremely organised, can perform in a pressured environment, is proactive, self-motivated and capable of managing a heavy workload, whilst consistently bringing unique and creative ideas to the table, and able to see them from concept through to production to a high standard. Crucially, they must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude.

Additional information:

Reporting to the Fashion & Beauty Director, the Fashion & Beauty Assistant will work alongside Fashion & Beauty interns. Please be aware that whilst official hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm, out of hours work is expected on occasion, making up for quieter periods.

This is a unique opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands and truly make the Fashion & Beauty Assistant role an integral part of the magazine.

The final package will be determined based on level experience.

Please apply to recruitment@itp.com, by 10th August at 12pm, with a copy of your CV and a cover letter as to why you are the ideal candidate for the job. Please include "FBHB" in the subject line of your email. The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.
 


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 - Harper's Bazaar Arabia

ITP Consumer, publishers of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, are looking for dynamic and ambitious Sales Manager to join the fastest growing business in the Middle East.

Harper's Bazaar Arabia launched in the GCC in March 2007 and it is the only English-language premium monthly fashion and lifestyle magazine in the region. It is the arbiter of style and good taste for elegant, educated and fashion-savvy women. Sophisticated, provocative and inspirational, Harper's Bazaar Arabia is the ultimate resource for women who are the first to buy the best in luxury fashion, from casual to couture.

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Manager to join the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia team. 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 will be based at our offices in Dubai Media City. Please include “SMHB” in the subject line of your email.


Senior Sales Managers - ShortList - Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Arab Publishing Partners (APP) is a premium-only publisher and part of the ITP Group based in Dubai Media City. APP’s magazine brands include Condé Nast Traveller, The Rake, Hello! Middle East, Revolution, Stylist Arabia, www.ShortListDubai.com, Hello! Arabia, www.ShortListAbuDhabi.com, Hello! Indo-Arabia and Architectural Digest. APP is the GCC’s publishing partner for Condé Nast International, Revolution Press, Hello! and ShortList Media Limited.

ShortList is the UK’s largest circulated entertainment ‘freemium’ magazine (high quality, premium content for free). ShortList UAE will launch in September 2015, targeting both residents and tourists, with recommendations of the essential things to do, see, buy, eat and drink that week. The magazine will available every Monday, targeting both men and women, aged 20-50 years and will be widely circulated with a distribution of over 65,000 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

We are currently recruiting for two dynamic, ambitious Senior Sales Managers, for the launch of our new entertainment brand – ShortList UAE. We have two Senior Sales Manager positions available, one based in Dubai and the second in Abu Dhabi.

The ideal candidates should have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in media sales, ideally in both print and online. A flexible approach, determination to succeed and strong negotiation skills are essential, together with a good existing network of clients in the respective cities. Previous launch experience would be advantageous.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to: recruitment@itp.com. Please ensure that your email clearly shows if you are interested in the Dubai, or the Abu Dhabi position and include “SSMS” in the subject line of your email.

The positions are located at the ITP Offices in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, with tax free basic salaries and attractive bonus schemes.


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.


Senior Sales Manager - Stylist Arabia

Arab Publishing Partners (APP) is the GCC’s fastest growing premium magazine publisher, with an elite portfolio of brands including; Stylist Arabia, Condé Nast Traveller, Architectural Digest, The Rake, Revolution, Villa 88 and soon-to-be launched ShortListDubai.com.

Stylist Arabia is the UAE’s only female freemium title with a weekly circulation of 50,000 copies. The magazine is known for its innovative, thought provoking approach and we are looking for an experienced Senior Sales Manager to join our team.

To be considered you should be ambitious, enthusiastic and dynamic, with at least 2-years’ worth experience of advertising and media sales, in the UAE media market. You will be able to demonstrate prior success in hitting sales targets and have strong negotiation skills.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City with tax free basic salary and an 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. Please include “SSA” 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.


Senior Sales Manager - Hello! Middle East

Arab Publishing Partners (APP), part of the ITP Group, is looking for an experienced media sales person to join the Hello! Middle East team.

The successful candidate will be ambitious, enthusiastic and dynamic, with a minimum of one year’s proven experience of selling advertising and creative solutions in print and/or digital.

Hungry for success, you will be able to demonstrate prior achievements in hitting sales targets and strong negotiation skills. You will have passion for the Hello! brand and be comfortable working in a fast paced environment and be able to hit the ground running.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Manager who is looking for the next step in their career, working on this prestigious title.

If this sounds like you, 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 position.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City with tax free basic salaries and attractive bonus schemes. Please include “HSSM” 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.


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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