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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

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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 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, analyzing and internalizing real-time and historical visitor trends and appropriately placing content on pages. The Editor will coordinate with reporters to ensure 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 25th September 2016.

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