ShortList Dubai is looking for a talented digital reporter.
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 Dubai.com 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
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 email@example.com with the subject " Digital reporter - shortlist dubai "
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