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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



Senior Sales Executive/Sales Manager

ITP Digital is the digital media arm of ITP Publishing Group, the region's largest publisher of technology, B2B and consumer publications.

ITP Digital delivers content to over 10 million unique users across the Middle East and has built a strong reputation being able to offer advertisers the opportunity to benefit from the ITP brands and reach out to key target groups of businesses and consumers.

ITP has published Time Out under license for 10 years and produces expert lifestyle content across Print, Digital, Events, Mobile and Applications so that our loyal readers can get up to date and unbiased city information wherever they choose. The Time Out Digital division is one of the most significant product groups in the ITP portfolio, spanning Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Bahrain and growing with a dedicated website for each city as well as a mobile site and a range of applications across many formats.

Time Out Digital has a position available as Senior Sales Executive/ Sales Manager across the regional websites (Doha & Bahrain) and their accompanying mobile sites and applications. Since the brand has such a strong presence in the region we require a sales person who is self motivated, self driven with a keen work ethic, who will combine excellent sales strategies and hard work to deliver the best possible results that the brand can achieve. Knowledge of digital media sales and practice is not essential, but will be of huge advantage.

There will be frequent travel to the regions involved but the position will be based in Doha

The ideal candidate needs to have a strong media sales background, strong regional experience across the Qatari and Bahrain markets. Experience in digital advertising sales and Arabic speaking would be an advantage.

The package is extremely competitive but is based on relevant experience, network of contacts and ability.

Please apply in writing to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and covering letter quoting reference SMTODig in the subject line.


Staff Photographer

We are looking for an experienced photographer who will be part of our talented & creative photography department.

Applicants should be experienced in fashion and still life, as well as portraiture, interior & food photography. Applicants must have a strong portfolio and previous editorial experience. Strong technical studio and lighting skills are a must, with abundant creativity.

A high level of organisational skills, together with strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is required in this fast paced, high pressure environment.

We are looking for candidates with the ability to deliver outstanding results to deadline, passionate about photography quality and a "can do" attitude. The position requires someone with energy, who is happy working long hours and occasional evenings and weekends.

Our photography team work across ITP's titles shooting fashion, portraiture, still life, events, interiors and food. The successful candidate can look forward to shooting for a multitude of regional and international titles.

Please send your CV and portfolio to patrick.littlejohn@itp.com with the subject line 'Staff Dxb Photographer'.


Picture Editor - Ahlan! Group

Ahlan! Group publishes the GCC region’s biggest-selling celebrity weekly, its sister editions, and the website www.ahlanlive.com, as well as a portfolio of annual titles including the prestigious Hot 100 series.

Currently Ahlan! Group is looking for a well-organised, multi-tasking professional to work as Picture Editor across both its web and print products.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Several years’ experience as a Picture Editor, in both print and online
• A passion for celebrity and lifestyle content and the ability to select and edit images that can drive traffic and engage readers
• Creative blue-sky thinking and experience of styling and directing photo shoots
• Adobe Photoshop, photography and video-editing skills
• Extensive experience of liaising with picture libraries and photography departments and securing exclusive image deals
• Proven skills in managing budgets and invoices
• The ability to work to tight deadlines across several products, while maintaining a smile and brand standards

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, with AGPE in the subject field.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City.


Group Designer

Grazia Middle East is looking for a talented designer to work across its expanding portfolio

Launched in November 2005, Grazia Middle East has fast become the region’s biggest-selling weekly glossy. Combining cutting-edge fashion content and weekly news fixes, the magazine provides addictive “Graziafication” to its readers and has transformed the women’s magazine market. In the time following its launch Grazia ME has added sister titles Grazia Bahrain and Grazia Luxury to the brand and is set to launch Grazia Qatar before the end of the year.

The ideal applicant will be creatively and technically superb, 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, often under hectic pressure.

At least two years’ solid experience in the consumer magazine market is essential, as is a love of fashion and celebrity style. Experience of designing for online and digital platforms is also useful.

Ticking all the boxes? 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. Please include GDGME in the subject line of your email. We regret only those with relevant experience can 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.


Corporate Affairs Assistant - Junior Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, bright and capable junior person to join our Corporate Affairs team. Recent graduates with the skills and personal approach to be successful in the role will be considered.

Your duties will include:
• Dedicated administrative support to the Corporate Affairs team
• Receiving calls and visitors
• Content management and updating of corporate website
• Company supplier reviews
• Supporting the development of centralised processes as required

You will need to have the following:
• High school diploma
• A minimum of 1 years previous experience or demonstration of the required skills and mind set to take on the role successfully
• Professional appearance and approach with a confident manner
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills
• Self-motivation, resourcefulness, creativity and a commitment to excellence
• Computer literacy

Western educated candidates, male or female will be considered.

If you would like to join our team and work in a supportive environment with an opportunity to grow and learn within the role, please apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to recruitment@itp.com, quoting CAA in the subject line.
 


Online Editor - Time Out Dubai

Time Out Dubai is looking for a talented digital editor to spearhead its website and social media channels.

Based in Dubai the position is ideal for a website or magazine editor looking for a challenge in one of the world’s most exciting publishing markets. The Online Editor is responsible for planning, writing, commissioning, editing and project managing www.timeoutdubai.com. Writing breaking news exclusives one day and preparing annual, 'SEO-friendly residents’ guides to Dubai the next, the role is varied and includes dining, nightlife, health, arts, travel, sport, family and much more.

The ideal candidate will have bags of initiative, flair for creating sparkling copy on a deadline, an excellent eye for detail, superb subbing skills, confident management skills and, of course, the ability to direct the editorial output of the website.

You should have been working in a digital or magazine publishing position for at least three years and have demonstrable experience working on similar content.

To apply for the position please send a covering letter and CV to will.milner@itp.com. Please include OETO in the subject line of your email.


Staff Writer - Hospitality Group

ITP’s Hospitality Group, a division of B2B magazines for the Middle East’s booming hospitality, restaurant and travel industries, is searching for an enthusiastic and energetic Staff Writer to join the team.

The Staff Writers core role is to write news and features on Caterer Middle East and submit daily news stories for the associated website: www.hoteliermiddleeast.com. The Staff Writer is responsible for a variety of tasks across the magazine from writing features and subbing pages, to attending events and interviewing industry CEOs.

The Staff Writer will also be expected to occasionally contribute to sister titles Hotelier Middle East and Arabian Travel News.

Excellent writing skills, a keen eye for detail and a ‘can-do’ attitude are all a must. 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.

The position would suit a graduate or junior writer looking to enter, or progress, in the dynamic publishing industry. Appropriate journalism qualifications and previous experience working in a reporter role are desirable. Some experience of page editing and Adobe InDesign would be beneficial.

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

To apply please email: greg.wilson@itp.com with your CV, covering letter and samples of your written work. Please include SWHG in the subject line of your email.


Sales Manager - Time Out Bahrain

ITP Publishing Group, the leading magazine publisher in the Middle East, is seeking a Sales Manager for Time Out Bahrain. You will be responsible for the advertising and event sales for the magazine.

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

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and passionate Sales Manager, who wants to work for a dynamic company. 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 farrah.taylor@itp.com. Please use SMTOB in the subject line of the email.

Please note this role is based in Bahrain.


Web Designer

What pushes your buttons? More importantly, what shape are they in? Tell us!

Our perfect Web Designer can work in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment, simultaneously showing off design, sensibility and attention to detail. They work with our fantastic team of strategists, creatives and developers to generate interactive designs/layouts. They will also be responsible for developing web templates, in front end languages, including HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript.

Things you’ll need to do:
• Create inspiring interactive design concepts and layouts
• Consult, advise and collaborate with team members on website designs and web design standards
• Work with the Lead Designer and Project Manager in developing designs, consistent with brand/campaign specifications
• Create web templates in HTML/CSS/JavaScript from design files
• Ensure compliance with web standards and accessibility requirements
• Design for usability and download speed
• Manage design files on multiple networks
• Test sites for cross-browser/cross-device capability
• Collaborate closely with other team members in the development of interactive designs
• Produce a high volume of work within clear deadlines
• Stay current with regard to web design trends, tools and practices
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail, with a focus on accuracy
• Strategic thinker
• Able to work independently, on multiple projects and to prioritise workload effectively

Things you’ll need to know:
• Degree in communications design (or similar concentration) is desired
• Experience in interactive design and web development
• Agency or interactive department experience is preferred
• Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
• Strong understanding of modern accessibility and web standards including HTML5/CSS3
• Proficiency in JavaScript including frameworks such as jQuery
• Implementing designs for CMS systems such as WordPress

Other skills that we would like to see, but not essential:
• The ability to work with GIT
• Understanding editorial, marketing and sales to communicate effectively
• Adobe Flash and ActionScript for creating complex & simple ads
• Basic PHP/Python skills

What we offer you :
• Flexible work environment
• 22 paid holidays
• We publish some of the biggest brands in the middle east, you’ll have an amazing portfolio!
• Competitive salary
• Medical Insurance
• The best coffee & soft drinks available
• Countless company discounts

Does this interest you? Are you the person with the right skills we’re looking for?

Please email recruitment@itp.com with your cv, covering letter, online portfolio, github/dribbble account and url’s to any project you worked on. Please include the reference WD in the subject line.

NOTE : Only western/GCC educated candidates will be considered.


Harper’s Bazaar Arabia – Features Editor – Dubai

Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, the leading luxury fashion title in the Middle East, is looking for a senior journalist to join the editorial team.

The Features Editor will have ultimate responsibility across all features and news content including styling, writing and compiling news and personal style stories, beauty and interiors features and diary/social event pages across the magazine and all associated supplements, brand extensions and digital platforms (both existing and under development).

Candidates must have a minimum of five years journalism experience, including at least two years international experience in a section editor/senior writer role on a national UK, US or Australian title.

Impeccable writing skills, styling experience, an in-depth knowledge of the fashion and beauty industries and an ability to work to short deadlines, while turning your hand to different areas of editorial at a moment’s notice are essential.  You will also be required to work within tight budgets and the successful candidate must have a positive can-do attitude.

Out-of-hours work is integral to the role.

To apply, please send your CV along with 300 words describing the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia reader to recruitment@itp.com. Please quote HBFE in the subject line of the email.


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.  

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 - 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


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 - 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.


B2B/B2C Sales Managers

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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