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Careers at Gulf News
As a media organization with businesses in print, digital and radio, along with being a leading newspaper in the UAE, GN Media is always on the look out for candidates with talent. With a challenging, rewarding work environment, competitive pay and benefits, Gulf News is one of the premium organizations to work for in the country. It is no surprise that we boast of very low attrition rates and long average tenures of our employees. If you are interested in joining of the most successful media companies in the UAE, please send your updated resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Web News Editor
Our Editorial team needs full-time digital-savvy Web News Editors who can help run our Web site and digital content products. He/she will understand the kinds of stories that will drive Gulfnews.com traffic, helping to make Gulf News the must-use, go-to digital source for news and information in UAE.
The candidate will need to source, edit and write news stories from a variety of sources, delivering breaking news quickly and accurately.
The individual will be able to integrate compelling and creative text and headlines, still images, audio, video, and web links to create appealing and thoughtful online packages.
He will need to build compelling pages designed to encourage click-throughs and repeat visits to the site.
The web editor will monitor news and social media, and update various sections of the site multiple times a day. He/she will manage various social media accounts.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for maximizing traffic to Gulfnews.com, analyzing and internalizing real-time and historical visitor trends and appropriately placing content on pages. The Editor will coordinate with reporters to ensure GulfNews.com not only breaks the news, but continues to follow up to remain ahead of the key stories of the day.
The successful candidate should have a strong command of web headline news writing and editing experience; exceptional writing, spelling and grammar skills; familiarity with online content management systems; and the ability to work accurately and independently under deadline pressure.
This is a full-time position. Applicants should note the flexibility required to work early AM and late PM shifts on rotation. The Editor needs to be able to work independently, and confidently to be able to manage the news flow onto the site.
Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years plus experience as a journalist and editor primarily in online news.
To apply send your cv with a covering letter at the latest by 1st June 2016.
You could also follow us on linkedin to apply for this vacancy.
Web Content Editor - Magazines
GN Publishing is looking for an experienced Web Content editor with the ability to effectively write, edit, and migrate web content. We are looking for an enthusiastic professional with digital experience able to manage relationships with multiple stakeholders.
Key disciplines :
- Management of web technology
- Content Migration
A typical day will involve :
- You’ll be working with individual Editors to select content for uploading to the websites. You’ll use your strong SEO awareness to write powerful headlines and adapt copy to maximize web traffic.
- You’ll also be responsible for creating dedicated digital content to maximize traffic, while ensuring it complies with all the relevant laws and standards.
- Using your technical skills, you’ll identify and implement minor technical changes
Why you’ll love this job :
- This is fantastic opportunity to be part of an exciting and dynamic business focused on lifestyle content creation. You’ll be surrounded by some of the region’s top journalists and will have the chance to make a real contribution to the success of the business.
To be successful :
- The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years’ experience in digital journalism, ideally including knowledge of Polopoly and Atex.
How to apply :
- You could also follow us on linkedin to apply for this vacancy
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