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ITP's market position and continuous expansion provide a fast-paced, exciting and highly rewarding working environment. If you have the desire to join the media industry or develop your current experience, ITP's market leading businesses and successful track record offer you a wealth of career prospects.

ITP recognises the importance of individual talent and skills in contributing to its thriving businesses. We actively invest in the development and well-being of our people through a range of training courses, attractive tax-free remuneration and a highly motivating work environment.

If you have the ambition, energy and skills to be part of this vigorous and entrepreneurial environment and can positively contribute to the standards and success of the company, then we are looking for you. Discover a whole new future for your career and take a look at what we're offering



Sales Manager, Ahlan! English

We are looking for a young and dynamic Sales Manager with a minimum of 2 years experience in the UAE market.     

You will need to work well independently and with team members on print and digital. Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills are required. You must also be able to multi-task, managing different projects simultaneously, plan strategically and execute ad sales programmes from the start through to completion.

You will be tasked with generating new client business for print and digital together with creating client proposals and presentations. In addition, you will need to be able to work well with colleagues in the department in order to develop innovative advertising packages that meet the clients’ needs and budgets.

You must meet and surpass sales quotas by finding creative ways to bring in new business and nurture existing client/agency relationships.

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

 


Deputy Editor - Grazia

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

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

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

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

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

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

To apply for this role please send your portfolio, along with 3 Hot Stories ideas for this week’s Grazia Middle East, plus who would be your cover star this week and why to  recruitment@itp.com. Please include “DEG” in the subject line of your email. Applications close on 7 May 2015.


Editor - Commercial Interior Design

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Editor - www.constructionweekonline.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Sales Manager - Time Out Abu Dhabi

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

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

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

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

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

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


PA/Corporate Affairs Administrator

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

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

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

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

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

Western educated candidates need only apply.

Please be aware that previous applicants need not apply.

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


Paralegal

We are looking for a commercially aware paralegal to join our publishing office in Dubai, U.A.E.  You will be required to advise on all the Company’s legal matters and to manage and draft all contracts the Company enters into.  You will have good communications skills and excellent English language skills, both written and spoken.

Legal qualifications and previous exposure to working within a legal environment will be required.  A minimum of 2 years previous experience in a paralegal role is desirable.

We offer visa, medical insurance and competitive salary and the opportunity to work in prestigious offices in Media City.

Please apply in writing quoting reference PL to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and covering letter and indicate your salary expectations.


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!


Group Sales Manager - ITP Executive

ITP was established 25 years ago and has an excellent reputation as the largest media business in the Middle East. More than 500 staff work on 80 readership brands combining print, digital and events in consumer, business and customer focused product groups. We are expanding once again and seek sales staff with a strong background in the trained sales environment.

The ITP Executive group publishes Arabian Business, the leading business weekly launched 15 years ago across 5 platforms and 2 languages across the Middle East region. In addition CEO Middle East was launched 8 years ago and Start-Up in 2012 in the SME sector. We also have 22 events and a digital platform of 1.6m unique monthly visitors.

Due to the expansion of the Executive group we are currently recruiting for a Group Sales Manager/Sales Director designate.

The candidate will lead our dynamic sales team of 8 staff and ideally have previous experience within the UAE/GCC, being able to display a strong approach to leadership, combined with mentoring and training. You will be a trailblazer, who empowers your team to take responsibility and ownership. What is more important than local/regional knowledge is a track record in taking a complex series of products and leading a sales team to success. The candidate needs to show how this has been achieved over a significant period and communicate clearly what they would bring to the ITP Executive group in ideas, training, initiatives and drive.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prime brand, at a senior level and candidates are encouraged from all sectors.

ITP offers excellent packages built on a tax-free income, plus performance based incentives. We are proud that a good proportion of our staff have been in our business for many years, rising in seniority along with their success. Most launches and successful products are led by staff with prior accomplishment in the business, so your career path is clear and achievable.

If you feel ready to join our team and come to work in a vibrant and growing market, then apply now to recruitment@itp.com with your CV and covering letter. Please include “GSM Executive” in the subject line of your email.

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

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


Catalogues Editor - Customer Publishing

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

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

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

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

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

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


Accounts Assistant

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

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

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

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


Editor - Men's Health

ITP, the largest magazine publishing group in the Middle East, seeks an experienced and passionate Editor for the market leading Middle East edition of the world’s leading men’s magazine brand: Men’s Health.

With at least three years’ experience on a consumer magazine and at least one year’s experience as Editor or higher, the successful applicant will balance being a talented and resourceful writer, with excellent organizational skills and a passion for the topic. He or she will be creative, resourceful and demonstrate an ability to work under pressure.

The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with the Design, Commercial and Production teams. Experience in working on a licensed title is also desirable, but not essential.

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


Editor - Time Out Kids

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

Educated to degree level with a flair for writing and a keen eye for detail, you will be responsible for the continued success of the Dubai magazine and for expanding the Time Out Kids brand across the GCC.

Applicants must have at least three years experience as Editor or Deputy Editor on a monthly magazine title. The position involves planning, commissioning, writing and editing the features and regular sections, as well as working on a range of brand extensions for the title including guides, supplements, and Time Out events.

You will bring fresh ideas across the range of titles, researching, writing and subbing articles, as well as organising and managing freelancers. Maintaining good contact with PRs and parents, taking an active interest in our online site and managing the listings will also form part of the job.
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 recruitment@itp.com, quoting reference TOK in the subject line.


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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