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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



Stylist Arabia - editorial roles

Dubai-based Arab Publishing Partners (APP) is part of the ITP Group which publishes the largest number of magazines in the GCC. ITP has a range of leading international and home-grown titles including Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Time Out Dubai, Arabian Business, Ahlan!, Grazia Middle East, OK!, Esquire and Cosmopolitan. APP has an expanding premium portfolio which will include Condé Nast Traveller Middle East, The Rake, Revolution and Stylist. Launching at the end of September 2014, Stylist Arabia will be the UAE’s first ‘freemium’ (free, premium) weekly magazine for smart, successful, sophisticated women with an appreciation for the latest in fashion, beauty, travel and entertainment.   

Deputy Editor – Stylist Arabia

Stylist Arabia, the Gulf region’s first ‘freemium’ women’s magazine, is looking for a Deputy Editor to be a part of its launch team. The ideal candidate should be a trained journalist with excellent writing and subbing skills and a minimum two years’ experience in a similar capacity. Instinctive news and features planning are essential skills. You should be interested and experienced in social media, be brimming with exciting regional and international ideas and have an ability to work to tight deadlines. If you are the right candidate and want to join the largest women’s publishers in the region then apply immediately with your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@itp.com.

Fashion & Beauty Editor – Stylist Arabia

Stylist Arabia is looking for a Fashion & Beauty Editor to join its editorial launch team in Dubai. The ideal candidate should have solid experience in the industry, innate awareness of trends, luxury fashion and styling sense and relevant journalism experience. The ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure is essential. If you are the right candidate and want to join the largest women’s publishers in the region then apply immediately with your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@itp.com.

Picture Editor – Stylist Arabia

A well-organised, enthusiastic professional is required to work as a Picture Editor for soon to be launched Stylist Arabia. The ideal candidate would have a great understanding of the women’s weekly market, an eye for amazing visuals and will go the extra mile to negotiate a deal. At least two years’ experience in a similar role is essential as the position will involve selecting and editing images, liaising with picture libraries and invoicing. Adobe Photoshop and InDesign skills plus the ability to work to tight deadlines and manage a budget is a must. Please apply with your CV to recruitment@itp.com.

 

APP, part of the ITP Group, 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. 

*For all positions please use the subject line ‘STYLIST’ followed by the job title. 


Features Editor, Time Out Kids

ITP Publishing is looking for a features editor to join its market-leading monthly title aimed at families in Dubai, Time Out Kids.

The candidate should possess a passion and flair for writing as well as a keen eye for detail.

Applicants should have at least two years experience previously working in editorial on a monthly magazine title.

Working with the editor, you will bring fresh ideas for the brand and will be involved in researching, writing and subbing articles for the Time Out Kids portfolio and website, as well as assisting with events and other brand activities.

Maintaining good contact with PRs and parents and managing the listings will also form part of the job.

Based in either the Dubai or Abu Dhabi office, this full-time position would suit a capable, enthusiastic and organised journalist. Parenthood, or at least an affinity with kids, is an advantage.

To apply, send your CV, covering letter, and relevant samples of your writing to simone.gannon@itp.com, quoting reference TOK1 in the subject line.


Editor, Grazia Qatar

Grazia Qatar is looking for an Editor. Candidates must have a minimum of five years journalism experience, including at least three years international experience in a section editor/senior sub editor role on a national UK, US or Australian title. Impeccable fashion journalistic skills, concise news and features planning and editing prowess, a contact book full of PRs and Qatar’s cognoscenti, and a good working knowledge of InDesign are a must.

Launching in October 2014, Grazia Qatar will be the region’s go-to monthly glossy.

The successful candidate will be Qatar-based and work full-time. To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, with ‘GRAZIA QATAR EDITOR’ in the subject field, attaching relevant examples of your published work.


Sales Executive, Catering Insight & Cateringinsight.com - London office

Promedia is looking for an exceptional salesperson to spearhead the continued commercial success of Catering Insight and Cateringinsight.com.

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

Catering Insight and Cateringinsight.com combine to serve the highly professional community of commercial catering equipment dealers, distributors, consultants and manufacturers. Collectively, this community is responsible for designing, installing and maintaining almost every commercial kitchen in the burgeoning British restaurant market.

Catering Insight and Cateringinsight.com have grown dramatically in the past few years, and the sales executive will join a highly successful multi-channel brand that is ready to push on to a new level.

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 the Group Commercial Manager

·         Working closely with the editor to continually innovate and grow the brand.

We require the following qualities from the Sales Executive:

·         Previous media sales or Catering Industry experience

·         A proven track record

·         Impeccable organisational skills.

·         Passion and an entrepreneurial spirit to grow the brand, and also contribute to the wider success of Promedia.

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 Menswear Insight. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

Please apply with your cv and covering letter quoting reference number SECI/PM to recruitment@itp.com.


Sales Executive, WatchPro, Watchpro.com & London Watch Show - London office

Promedia Publishing is looking for an exceptional salesperson to drive the commercial growth of WatchPro, Watchpro.com and the London Watch Show.

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.

WatchPro and Watchpro.com provide essential business news and intelligence to thousands of professionals spanning major brands, wholesalers, retailers and service providers.

The sales executive will leap straight into the heart of this community - building new relationships and nurturing existing ones to become a key partner in their sales and marketing endeavours.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

·         Account management of a rich group of loyal clients

·         Uncovering new clients, and creating exciting new commercial opportunities for existing clients

·         Representing WatchPro at dozens of industry events every month including press conferences, store openings, drink receptions, fashion shows and exhibitions

·         Maintaining accurate records of all sales and providing reliable forecasts of future sales and reporting them directly to Promedia's Group Commercial Manager

·         Working closely with the Editor to continually innovate and grow the brand across print, digital and fashion events.

We require the following qualities from the Sales Executive:

·         Previous media sales or Watch Industry experience

·         A proven track record

·         Impeccable organisational skills

·         Passion and an entrepreneurial spirit to grow the brand and also contribute to the wider success of Promedia.

Learn more about WatchPro and read the digital edition online at www.watchpro.com

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. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

Please apply with your cv and covering letter quoting reference number SEWP/PM to recruitment@itp.com

 


Image Retoucher

An image retoucher is required to join ITP's talented and creative picture desk as an Image Editor based in Dubai, UAE. Applicants must have advanced knowledge and skills with Adobe Photoshop and a working knowledge of other Adobe design software is an advantage. The successful applicant will be working across ITP's magazine print titles and will need to have a good understanding of retouching for fashion, lifestyle and comping together creative features and covers.

·         Core duties will be: Colour correction, retouching and manipulation

·         Specific retouching skills required: skin retouching, slimming, hair, background extensions and layering effects

·         The following basic skills are a must: creating paths and cutouts, masking, colour correction for print.

·         A basic knowledge of the print process and the CMYK colour process.

·         Knowledge of production techniques is a plus along with previous print experience.

Applicants must have good organisational and communication skills as the role involves working to tight print deadlines. A good command of English, both written and verbal, is essential.

Please email your CV and examples of your work to patrick.littlejohn@itp.com with the subject line 'Image Retoucher'.

Shortlisted applicants will be provided with test images to work on to ensure they meet the requirements of the role.


Business Development Manager, Time Out Tickets

Time Out Tickets is looking for a talented individual to spearhead its ticketing business across the Middle East.

Based in Dubai, the position is ideal for a business graduate looking for a challenge in one of the world’s most exciting entertainment markets. The Business Development Manager is in charge of a small team responsible for planning, marketing and project managing all aspects of the ticketing cycle from client contracts to customer event access.

Working for the region’s longest running ticketing agent this exciting role is one that will include local and regional travel. The ideal candidate will have an excellent eye for operational detail, an interest in digital marketing, superb negotiating skills, time and team management skills and, of course, the ability to direct the ticketing business. At least 2 years’ experience in a marketing, business development, ticketing or operations position is required together with demonstrable experience working in a similar role.

To apply for the position please send a covering letter and CV to martin.chambers@itp.com


Sales Manager, Grazia Qatar

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

The ideal candidate should be a sales manager with 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. 

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 located in Doha, Qatar.


Sub editor, Time Out Abu Dhabi

ITP Publishing is looking for a strong sub editor to join the incredibly talented team at Time Out Abu Dhabi. The position involves subbing the weekly magazine and regular online content, overseeing team deadlines and workflow, production liaison, and monitoring style rules and guidelines for the Time Out GCC group.

Based in the nation’s capital as part of an energetic and vibrant team, you'll be working within a fast-paced and exciting environment covering up to the minute consumer content in one of the fastest growing cities in the world, for the largest publisher in the Middle East.

To apply for the position please send a cover letter and your CV to alexander.hammond@itp.com.


Section editor, Time Out Abu Dhabi

ITP Publishing 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, 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 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 alexander.hammond@itp.com.


Sales Manager, Time Out Abu Dhabi

ITP Publishing Group, the leading magazine publisher in the Middle East, is seeking a Sales Manager for Time Out Abu Dhabi.  Ideally candidates will live in Abu Dhabi and will be based in the ITP Abu Dhabi office, however, we will consider other candidates.

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.

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

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter to farrah.taylor@itp.com.


Sales Executive, ITP Business - Construction Week

Looking for your first step into media sales? ITP the Middle East’s biggest magazine publisher is looking for a Sales Executive to join the Construction Week team selling its classified section, and associated products across our expanding portfolio. Based in Media City, Dubai, this opportunity is a great first step into publishing. No experience is necessary, but enthusiasm, a willingness to learn, coupled with a strong work ethic are a must.

 

Please send your CV and covering letter to mark.palmer@itp.com.


Reporter, Oil & Gas Middle East

Oil & Gas Middle East, a business magazine and website about the upstream oil and gas industry across the GCC, is searching for an enthusiastic reporter to join the team.

The reporter's core role is to write news and features and advertorial content for the magazine and sister website; www.arabianoilandgas.com. Reporters play a vital role generating the backbone of content for our readers, as well as helping take the magazine to press and producing daily e-newsletters for the website.

The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker, have a relentless ability to hit deadlines and be capable of grasping a wide range of business topics.

A reporter must quickly demonstrate their writing proficiency and be open to and prepared to act on feedback from their editor.

The candidate should have a degree-level education from a reputable university. Appropriate journalism qualifications and a minimum of 12 months experience working in a reporter role are desirable.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate how they have successfully worked as part of a team and developed their skills on the job.

Regional travel will be required.

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

To apply, email greg.wilson@itp.com, with your CV, covering letter and samples of your written work.

 


Group Picture Editor, Time Out GCC

ITP Executive is looking for a well-organised professional to work as Group Picture Editor for Time Out GCC.  This will involve working across all Time Out GCC titles (weeklies, monthlies, guides and supplements).

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Prior experience as a Picture Editor

·         Adobe Photoshop skills

·         The ability to select and edit images, liaise with picture libraries and photography department and invoice picture returns

·         The ability to work to tight deadlines and budgets whilst maintaining a smile and the brands standards

·         A passion for the Time Out brand, a diligent team player with excellent communication and creative skills.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, with ‘TIME OUT! GROUP PICTURE EDITOR’ in the subject field.

The position is located in the dynamic coastal City of Dubai at the ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Reporter, Construction Week

Construction Week, a business magazine and website about the construction industry in the GCC, needs a new reporter.

The reporter's core role is to write news, feature and advertorial content for all of the Construction Week channels. Reporters play a vital role generating the backbone of content for our readers, as well as helping the editors take the magazine to press and produce the twice-daily e-newsletters.

The ideal candidate will be a native English speaker, have up to two years experience in news journalism, and demonstrate a natural talent for writing.

A relentless ability to hit deadlines is essential, as are the skills to get to grips with a wide range of business topics.

A reporter must quickly demonstrate their writing proficiency and be open to and prepared to act on feedback from their editor. The reporter will be constantly talking to people in their industry and must be highly professional at all times. The reporter must acquire knowledge of their readers’ business challenges and be able to write about these issues with confidence and authority.

The candidate should have a degree-level education from a reputable university. Appropriate journalism courses are also desirable. A minimum of 12 months experience working in a reporter role is required.

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.

Regional travel will be required, so adaptability, patience and an open-minded approach to other cultures are essential.

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

To apply, email michael.fahy@itp.com, with your CV and covering letter.


Sales Manager, Ahlan!Live

Experienced Sales Manager required with a strong media sales background and experience in digital advertising sales – eg. website advertising, direct e-marketing campaigns.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital media and experience of working in the Middle East market with a proven track record.

Please apply to recruitment@itp.com with your cv and covering letter. The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Senior Group Editor - ITP Business

ITP Business is searching for a Senior Group Editor to manage its portfolio of construction and design magazines.

The role demands an experienced business to business editor, with exceptional leadership skills, a passion to create great magazines and a willingness to learn. Combined with excellent project management skills, the Senior Group Editor must have razor sharp subbing and editing skills, be able to produce copy on a wide range of issues and have a track record of magazine excellence.

The right candidate must be a self starter, with an enthusiastic approach to problem solving.

Frequent travel around the GCC will be required, so adaptability, patience and an open-minded approach to other cultures are essential.

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 Greg Wilson (greg.wilson@itp.com)


B2B Correspondent

ITP Publishing Group has a vacancy for a B2B correspondent to cover Saudi Arabia for a range of construction and industry titles.

 

The role requires a native English speaker, with a natural talent for writing, sharp subbing skills and an ability to get to grips with a wide range of business topics. Arabic language skills would be an advantage.

 

Candidates should be able to develop strong feature ideas, combining that skill with a persistent and professional approach to news gathering. Your work will be appearing online and in print, so the ability to adapt your style to different channels is important.

 

The role is a great opportunity for an experienced journalist looking for a challenge in a market laden with potential.

 

The correspondent must have strong project management skills, commercial awareness and a willingness to represent ITP's brands within different industries. The best people for the job will also be able to generate plenty of contacts and ideas.

 

Although the role will be based in Dubai, frequent travel to Saudi Arabia and other GCC nations will be required, so adaptability, patience and an open-minded approach to other cultures are essential.

 

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 Greg Wilson (greg.wilson@itp.com)


Publishing Director, Arabian Business

ITP Executive is looking for an inspirational, innovative and creative Publishing Director to drive top line growth and above-budget profits for the Middle East’s leading business-to-consumer brand, Arabian Business.

The successful candidate will oversee a wide range of products in English and Arabic across multiple mediums, including print, conferences, and awards programmes. The portfolio currently incorporates two weekly magazines, five monthlies, and multiple events.

In addition to the products, the Publishing Director will be responsible for the performance, development and motivation of a large multi-cultural and multi-discipline team. Travel throughout the region will be a core part of the job, including trips to Saudi Arabia. 

   

Applicants will be proven leaders, excellent managers, and have an outstanding pedigree across a variety of roles, from setting commercial strategy, managing profit and loss, overseeing operations, and ensuring all publishing departments run efficiently and effectively.

 

Only passionate, hungry, ambitious and target-focused applicants need apply.

 

Based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai, the role offers a competitive basic salary and bonus scheme, as well as core benefits, including medical.

 

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com


B2B/B2C Sales Managers required

ITP Executive is looking for experienced and highly effective media sales professionals who will be responsible for managing an extensive client base and delivering top line revenue growth for our leading B2B/B2C magazines.  This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and dedicated individual to join our highly successful portfolio of market leading publications. 

Applicants will possess a minimum of 18 months previous media sales background, preferably gained in B2B or B2C adverting sales.

Based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai, the role offers successful candidates a strong career development opportunity, accompanied by a highly competitive basic salary and bonus scheme, as well as core benefits including medical coverage.

For more details of these exciting roles, please apply with your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com.
 


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