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Fast-growing, dynamic media group seeks striving talent

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



Editor – Ahlan! Qatar

Ahlan! Group is looking for an Editor for its Doha-based edition, Ahlan! Qatar. This glossy women’s weekly is packed with celebrity news and features, A-list fashion and beauty and local lifestyle content.

The ideal candidate will be an organised self-starter, with their finger firmly on the pulse of the Qatar social scene, with experience in fashion, beauty and women’s lifestyle writing and an eye for a good online story. They must possess the ability to plan, edit, sub-edit and write engaging copy within tight deadlines, in line with Ahlan! house style and have two years’ experience in a senior editorial role on a consumer title.

The ideal candidate will also have:
• a contact book full of Qatar’s movers and shakers, and PRs
• a proven track record of achieving circulation/readership growth
• experience of working online and on social media
• a good working knowledge of InDesign

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 ‘AHLAN! QATAR EDITOR’ in the subject field, attaching relevant examples of your published work and three feature ideas for the winter issues of Ahlan! Qatar.


Web Editor - AhlanLive.com

The Middle East’s biggest-selling English language women’s weekly is looking for a Web Editor to run its lifestyle website, based in Dubai. Covering entertainment, style, health and celebs the ideal candidate will have experience of working in women’s lifestyle and/or celebrity magazines at a senior level. You will also have experience of content management systems, analytics, web reporting and effective social media and SEO practices.

You will be tuned into what’s trending and the latest breaking celeb news, ensuring Ahlan! Live is always the first to cover every story and event of interest to our readers, producing engaging copy in a flash. A passion for fashion, involvement in the local social scene and excellent subbing skills are essential.

If you’d like to join our fun and fast-paced team, send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com. Please include ‘WEA’ in the subject line of your email.


Receptionist

We are looking for a responsible, bright, approachable person to be an ambassador for our company. You will have the professionalism and personality to make an excellent first impression on our visitors and guests.

You will have 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 answer high volumes of calls proactively and calmly. You will also be required to undertake general administration duties including, but not limited to, travel arrangements, answering e-mails, online research and data input. Accuracy and 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: paola.pani@itp.com, including “Receptionist” in the subject line of your email.


Senior Group Designer

ITP is looking for a Senior Group Designer, to be based in its Dubai office. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented up-and-coming designer!

Ahlan!, the region’s brightest celebrity lifestyle magazine, has a number of projects which need the creative touch. A fast-paced role, you will be working on our market-leading food title one day, helping to close a tabloid weekly the next and then thinking up new ideas for supplements after that.

Our ideal candidate will have been working for at least three years on consumer magazines and have a passion for designing pages which pop. The position involves working across a range of projects in the Ahlan! group, therefore the ability to juggle a variety of projects, with flair and good humour, whilst proving yourself invaluable as a creative force, is absolutely essential. Does that sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

ITP is the biggest publishing company in the Middle East and publishes over 80 titles including Ahlan!, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, OK! and Esquire.

Apply by email only to Cate Warde, Group Art Director: catherine.warde@itp.com. Please include a covering letter, a copy of your CV and samples of relevant work. As the vacancy requires proven design experience, applications without relevant examples of work will not be considered.


Deputy Editor - Grazia Group

Grazia, the biggest selling international fashion title in the Middle East, is looking for a dazzling new Deputy Editor to work across the group which includes Grazia Middle East, Grazia Bahrain, the newly launched Grazia Qatar and Grazia Luxury.

The successful candidate will have at least five years' experience as a Deputy or Section Editor on an established title. 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.

Key responsibilities:
• Idea generation across the brand group – from issue themes and cover options, to thinking up features, fresh interview subjects and news sourcing with a local angle, as well as compilation and management of any syndicated features.
• To sub all pages across every title, ensuring accuracy, as well as upholding house style.
• To manage, discover and repeatedly commission a group of freelance providers, from horoscopes to writers and any other additional support that may be required.

Please be aware that out of hours work and overseas travel may be required for this role.

To apply for this role please provide the following:
• A copy of your CV & portfolio
• Three potential cover ideas, which should include supporting news stories, for next week’s issue including your justification as to why you believe they are relevant to the region

These should be sent to: recruitment@itp.com, please include “DEG” in the subject line of your email.


Fashion and Beauty Director - Harper's Bazaar Arabia

Harper’s Bazaar Arabia are looking for an experienced editor to join the team and take responsibility for all fashion & beauty content, as their Fashion and Beauty Director.

Desired candidate:
The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years' experience as a Fashion Editor on an international luxury title. It is essential that the successful candidate has proven editorial experience. Crucially, they must be flexible and have a can-do, positive attitude. The successful candidate will also have experience editing fashion supplements 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, compiling advertorials (often at short notice) and shopping pages, to styling cover shoots. Candidates should appreciate that most of the work is office-bound, whilst styling fashion and cover shoots is on a month-by-month basis.

Additional information:
Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Fashion and Beauty Director manages one Fashion and Beauty Assistant alongside Fashion and Beauty interns. Please be aware that out of hours work is expected.

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands.

To apply for this role please send your portfolio, along with 300 words describing the Harper’s Bazaar Arabia reader to recruitment@itp.com. Please include “FBDHB” in the subject line of your email. 


B2B Media Sales Manager

ITP Business is looking for a highly effective media sales professional, who will be responsible for managing and growing an extensive client base and delivering top line revenue growth for one of our leading B2B monthly magazines.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright and dedicated individual to join our successful portfolio of market-leading business brands, and for those looking to ‘fast track’ their career development.

Applicants will possess a minimum of 18 months media sales experience, preferably in B2B advertising sales, as a sales executive or higher. They will be looking to either take charge of their first publication, or to expand their existing skill set.

Based in the tax-free coastal city of Dubai, the role offers successful candidates a wealth of opportunities, a competitive basic salary and highly attractive bonus scheme, as well as core benefits including medical coverage.

For more details of this exciting role, please apply with your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com quoting reference number “B1” 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.


Senior Sales Manager - Esquire Middle East Group

ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Senior Sales Manager to join the Esquire team. Esquire is the bestselling men’s lifestyle title in the region, with a successful 5 year track record regionally, 81 years in the US and 27 international editions worldwide. The Esquire Group is dynamic and continuously growing with new brand extensions.

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

The ideal candidate should be a Senior Sales Manager, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the media sector, within the UAE. Previous digital sales experience is preferable. You must be able to demonstrate prior success of hitting sales targets, strong negotiation skills and market connections. You will have drive and enthusiasm for your role and the ability to work calmly under pressure. Excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire, motivate and lead a team are essential.

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

To apply for the position, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the job and your salary expectations to: rania.saba@itp.com.


Editor - Time Out Kids Abu Dhabi

ITP Publishing is looking for a brilliant Editor to bring its quarterly title, Time Out Kids Abu Dhabi, monthly from November 2014.

Working with the Group Editor, the ideal candidate will have bags of initiative, flair for creating sparkling copy on a deadline, excellent eye for detail, superb subbing skills, a bulging contact book and a good working knowledge of InDesign.

Managing freelancers and website uploads, assisting with events and other brand activities and working closely with the commercial team, will also form part of the role.

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

Based in Abu Dhabi this full-time position would suit an enthusiastic, experienced and organised journalist. Parenthood, or at least an affinity with kids, is an advantage.

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


Assistant Editor - Grazia

Grazia, the biggest selling international fashion weekly in the Middle East, is looking for an Assistant Editor. Key responsibilities include sub editing all pages across the group - which includes Grazia Middle East, Grazia Bahrain, the newly launched Grazia Qatar and Grazia Luxury. The Assistant Editor role will maintain the production schedule, in addition to writing, editing and/or commissioning the lifestyle content and contributing news and features when required. The ideal candidate will have exceptional writing and subbing skills and experience in a similar role. 

Please apply with your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include "AEG" in the subject line of your email.


Editor - Professional Jeweller - London Office

Promedia Publishing is looking for an exceptional Editor to help us continue the dramatic growth of our portfolio of jewellery magazines, digital platforms and events. The flagship of the group is Professional Jeweller, which is a peerless market leader, for business leaders within the retailer, wholesaler and jewellery brand community.

The monthly magazine dominates its market in tandem with ProfessionalJeweller.com, with an unrivalled Daily News Alert with a huge social media footprint. Professional Jeweller also hosts the biggest and best events, conferences and parties of the year, including the Professional Jeweller Hot 100, which welcomes around 800 guests to celebrate the achievements of the 100 brightest stars in the industry every year.

The Editor will be part of a hugely successful editorial and commercial team, who have exciting plans to expand our existing portfolio and to add new projects in 2015.

This is a perfect opportunity for an experienced and highly entrepreneurial Editor, who is capable of taking complete control of a brand and running it like their own fast-growing business.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

·         Building professional relationships with key industry executives.

·         Reporting effectively and intelligently across print and online.

·         Growing the readership of our Daily News Alerts, our websites, social media output and monthly magazine.

·         Working closely with the commercial team to drive revenue growth on existing titles and adding new revenue streams.

·         Becoming an ambassador for the brand at industry events throughout the world.

We require the following qualities from the Editor:

·         A passion for journalism and a thirst for learning about new industries and people.

·         Impeccable writing and subbing skills, in addition to being able to work under pressure.

·         Strong computer literacy across desktop packages and content management systems.

·         Additional skills including a good knowledge of Adobe InDesign and also photography, are highly prized.

·         A willingness to do whatever it takes to thrive in a fast-growing publishing environment.

Promedia Publishing is a subsidiary of the 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 WatchPro, Lingerie Insight, Boutique Hotelier and Catering Insight. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com, please include “EPJ” in the subject line of your email.


Editor - Hospitality Group - London Office

Promedia Publishing is looking for an exceptional Editor to help us continue the dramatic growth of our Hospitality Group magazines, digital platforms and events.

The Hospitality Group is already home to Boutique Hotelier, Catering Insight and several market-leading events and digital extensions.

We are looking for an experienced Editor, who can launch new brands within the group, as well as contribute to the growth of existing products.

This is a perfect opportunity for a highly entrepreneurial Editor who is capable of taking complete control of a brand and running it like their own fast-growing small business.

Our Hospitality titles have grown dramatically in the past few years, and the Editor will join be joining a highly successful, multi-channel group, which is ready to push on to a new level in 2015.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

·         Building professional relationships with key industry executives.

·         Reporting effectively and intelligently across both print and online.

·         Meeting daily deadlines for e-mail news alerts, as well as monthly deadlines for the magazine and apps.

·         Working closely with the commercial team to drive revenue growth.

·         Becoming an ambassador for your brand at industry events throughout the world.

We require the following qualities from the Editor:

·         A passion for journalism and a thirst for learning about new industries and people.

·         Impeccable writing and subbing skills, in addition to being able to work under pressure.

·         Strong computer literacy across desktop packages and content management systems.

·         Additional skills including a good knowledge of Adobe InDesign and also photography, are highly prized.

·         A willingness to do whatever it takes to thrive in a fast-growing publishing environment.

Promedia Publishing is a subsidiary of the 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 Boutique Hotelier, Catering Insight, Professional Jeweller and WatchPro. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com, please include “EHG” in the subject line of your email.


Commercial Manager - Hospitality Group - London Office

Promedia Publishing is looking for an exceptional salesperson to help us continue the dramatic growth of our Hospitality Group magazines, digital platforms and events.

The Hospitality Group is already home to Boutique Hotelier, Catering Insight and several market-leading events and digital extensions.

We are looking for an experienced Commercial Manager, who can launch new brands within the group, as well as contribute to the growth of existing products.

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.

Our Hospitality titles have grown dramatically in the past few years and the Commercial Manager will be joining a highly successful, multi-channel group, that is ready to push on to a new level in 2015.

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 head of the Hospitality Group.

·  Working closely with the editorial team to continually innovate and grow the brands.

We require the following qualities from the Commercial Manager:

·  A proven track record for account management and new business development.

·  Impeccable organisational skills.

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

Promedia Publishing is a subsidiary of the 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 Boutique Hotelier, Catering Insight, Professional Jeweller and WatchPro. We are also home to landmark events including the UK Lingerie Awards and the London Watch Show.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@itp.com, please quote ‘CMHG’ in the subject line of your email.  


Editor in Chief - Cosmopolitan Middle East

ITP overview:
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, brand extensions and events.

Cosmopolitan Middle East:
Cosmopolitan Middle East launched in 2011 and is the number one monthly women’s magazine in the region, published in the UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman. It is the life-stylist for millions of fun, fearless females who want to be the best they can, in every area of their lives from fashion and beauty, to relationships and careers. Cosmopolitan has a unique and intimate relationship with its readers and now those in this region have been able to engage with the brand that is loved by women the world over.

The role:
Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan Middle East - ITP Consumer Publishing is looking for an ambitious and talented Editor in Chief to manage and lead the editorial team of the magazine, digital platforms and all brand extensions including events, working in collaboration with Marketing and Advertising and reporting to the Publishing Director.

Cosmopolitan is the largest media brand for young women in the world. To be at the helm of this international brand, the Editor-in-Chief’s judgment, vision and decisions should be able to reach and grow the target audience and maintain Cosmopolitan as a “must read”, despite a multitude of media competition. It is key that the Cosmo Editor in Chief has a keen understanding of what is important and relevant to the Cosmo target reader: the millennial young woman, aged 18-34. They will lead the team to create content that provides information on relationships, beauty, fashion, health, career and empowerment, in a relevant, entertaining and engaging way – in print and digital platforms, with a forecasting eye towards mobile.

Key responsibilities:
• To be the Cosmopolitan brand ambassador, advocate and spokesperson, to both readers and the marketing and communications industry, taking ownership of Cosmopolitan Middle East
• To strategically lead and direct the editorial team on the creation and production of all editorial content; across the monthly magazine, digital & social platforms, content used at reader events and any other brand extensions
• To manage the flat plan of each issue of the main magazine, special editions and bespoke supplements
• Understand the young female consumer market (20 – 28 year old) and be able to lead the editorial team to connect and communicate with the fun, fearless readers of this magazine
• Taking ownership of the cover story, shoot and interview for each issue, maintaining the international standards of the magazine, with exclusive interviews and international celebrities
• Recognising regional talent and creating a platform to celebrate and showcase these people and brands, on an international level
• Writing and editing accurate and engaging copy, displaying journalistic discipline and rigour, which is aspired to by the team
• Creating content which is true to the brand and core pillars, whilst respecting the cultural differences of this region, along with legal restrictions
• Ensure all content is exclusive, engaging and relevant to the reader
• Managing the budget to produce the magazine each month
• To understand and work within the commercial realities of publishing in the Middle East
• Planning and editing content syndicated from Cosmopolitan’s international network to ensure local relevancy

Skills required:
• Creative writing
• Core management and leadership
• Brand and product development
• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain high attention to detail
• Fully competent in InDesign and all Microsoft Office programmes
• Sensitivity to the specific requirements presented by this region
• Accuracy and efficiency
• 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 ideal candidate should be an experienced Editor, with a minimum of 8 years proven journalism experience, including female, fashion and beauty consumer magazines. 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, 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 Publishing Director, the Editor in Chief manages a team of at least 4, which will continue to grow next year. Candidates should appreciate that most of the work is Dubai based and office-bound. Official hours are 9:00am – 6:00pm, however out of hours work and event attendance is expected.

The position is located at ITP Head Office, Dubai Media City. The application closing date: Thursday 6th November 2014.

Please apply to recruitment@itp.com with a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate for the job. Please include ECME in the subject line of your email.
 


Editor - Education Journal Middle East

ITP Business is looking for an experienced business to business magazine Editor to launch and establish its newest title; Education Journal Middle East. Launching in January 2015, Education Journal is a B2B publication targeting senior educational decision makers working in the region’s rapidly expanding education industry.

The Editor must also excel at project management, have outstanding writing and subbing skills and be passionate about creating innovative content.

The Editor must have at least three years experience on a B2B title, possess an enthusiastic and outgoing attitude, and enjoy a challenge. Experience within the education sector would be beneficial.

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).


Editor - .GOV

ITP Business is looking for an experienced editor to develop .GOV, as the B2B magazine makes the transition to a monthly title early in 2015.

Established in 2014, .GOV, is an industry-specific, technology magazine, which has already built a loyal following among its readership of CIOs, IT directors and senior IT project managers working across the GCC’s governmental sector.

The Editor must excel at project management, have outstanding writing and subbing skills and be passionate about creating innovative content that involves the readers and builds communities around the .GOV brand.

The Editor must have at least three years experience on a B2B title, have a strong understanding of technology issues, possess an enthusiastic and outgoing attitude, 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 Greg Wilson (greg.wilson@itp.com).


Sub-Editor & Features Writer - Revolution and The Rake, Middle East

Are you a senior-level Sub-Editor who is also keen to write? Or perhaps you are a talented and experienced Features Writer, keen to broaden your skills as a Sub-Editor?

Following the successful re-launch of the premium titles Revolution – the world’s most respected watch magazine – and The Rake – ‘the modern voice of classic elegance’, we are expanding our editorial team. The position of Sub-Editor and Features Writer will be working across both titles and the role will include feature writing, copy editing, subbing and proofing. In addition to assisting the Editors of both magazines, to ensure the smooth flow of work to meet production deadlines.

The ideal candidate should be a trained journalist with a minimum of three years’ experience. You will be passionate about the English language and have a real eye for detail. You will have a good knowledge of the luxury sector and an instinct for style, ideally in menswear and accessories. You will have a strong sense of what makes a good story and the energy and discipline to work to tight deadlines.

Alongside the bi-monthly print edition of The Rake and quarterly print edition of Revolution, we are building multiple digital channels, therefore you should have a keen interest and solid experience in this area.

If you want to join the largest, most dynamic publishing house in the Middle East region, offering a competitive salary please apply now, with a copy of your CV and covering letter to recruitment@itp.com. Please include “SERR” in the subject line of your email.


Chief Reporter - Arabian Business

Can you put tough questions to the world’s leading CEOs? Can you distil complex issues into easily readable copy? Do you have solid experience as a business journalist?

Arabian Business, the Gulf’s leading source of informed news, features and commentary, is seeking a Chief Reporter to work across its print and online brands.

Based in Dubai, your role will include writing for both ArabianBusiness.com and Arabian Business, a weekly magazine, which are run by the Middle East’s biggest publishing house, ITP.

You will have a minimum of four years’ experience in business journalism, preferably in more than one sector. You will also have the ability to generate and deliver fantastic news and feature ideas, in addition to producing copy that is both entertaining and useful.

The role will involve covering key industries including; banking and finance, politics and economics, energy, construction and real estate and many more, in one of the world’s most exciting emerging markets.

We offer a competitive salary and an opportunity to work on one of the region’s most dynamic brands. To apply for the position please send a copy of your CV, a covering letter and examples of your work to: recruitment@itp.com. Please include “CAB” in the subject line of your email.


Editorial Director - ITP Business

ITP Business, the biggest business to business publisher in the Middle East, is looking for an Editorial Director to assume leadership of its construction, hospitality, design and energy magazines.

The right candidate must have an impressive track record in editorial management, be bursting with ideas and have an unwavering enthusiasm for all forms of business journalism both print and digital.

The Editorial Director will be expected to apply sound editorial judgement across a wide range of tasks; including developing new launches, improving existing titles, conceptualising front covers, writing features and news, hiring and mentoring staff, making speeches and planning event coverage.\

Candidates must have a minimum of 12 years’ experience, have worked in business publishing and be a strong team player.

Experience with either hospitality, construction, energy and design industries is a bonus.

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

Please send your CV and samples of your work to Greg Wilson (greg.wilson@itp.com), please include “ED” in the subject line of your email.


Editor - Facilities Management Middle East

ITP Business is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic business to business magazine Editor, to take charge of Facilities Management Middle East and forge its next phase of development.

The Editor must excel at project management, have outstanding writing and subbing skills and be passionate about creating innovative content.

The right candidate must have at least three years experience on a similar industry magazine, possess a positive and outgoing attitude and enjoy a challenge.

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

Please send your CV, covering letter and sample of your work to Greg Wilson (greg.wilson@itp.com). Please include "EFM" in the subject line of your email.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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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