ITP Media Group

Digital Reporter, ShortList Dubai


January 29 2019

Job title:

Digital Reporter, ShortList Dubai


Job description

ShortList Dubai is looking for a talented digital reporter.

Key responsibilities

  • Pitch, plan, write, edit and proof content for web.
  • Meet individual weekly content volume targets as agreed with your manager.
  • Work with the editor to ensure all content reflects overall content / editorial strategy.
  • Work closely with wider editorial team to plan and deliver city-specific content packages.
  • Determine what medium is best suited for a particular content piece and work with internal and /or external writers,producers,designers,photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to make it live on deadline and on budget.
  • Ensure ShortList's editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimised for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.
  • Regularly manage and deliver sponsored or offer based content.
  • Work with video team to create successful video content across multiple platforms, including print.
  • Create content that meets individual and team goals ( eg- engagement, traffic,converion, time-on-page,etc )
  • Post digital content using our in-house CMS.
  • Manage daily newsletter content curation and dispatch.
  • Create bespoke digital ( the candidate should get excited about this).
  • Work with the editor and content team to create a digital editorial calendar. Keep it current, identifying commercial and audience opportunities within it and communicating them to other teams.
  • Support the Editor and sales team by being an embassador for ShortList by supporting and helping to develop revenue-generating content strategies and establishing good relationship PRs.
  • Develop copy to support the commercial success of ShortList's business in your vertival.
  • Have your finger on the puse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.
  • Act as as effective brand embassador for ShortList and an evangelist for our brand in the market.
  • Undertake reviews outside of office hours.
  • Embrace ShortList's digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is absolutely essential.

Personal attributes and essential skills

  • A Doer.
  • Is excited by the challenge of last-minute, ad-hoc projects in addition to daily output.
  • Data driven and excited by analytics.
  • Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practise.
  • Ability to articulate and repackage existing content so it works digitally.

Please apply with a copy of your CV, a cover letter and send it to with the subject " Digital reporter - shortlist dubai "


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