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CAREERS

  • Job Description

    The Role:

    The candidate will be required to lead the arts and culture editorial team to create content including in-depth analysis - features, breaking news and digital media such as videos focused on the Middle East. The candidate will analyze data and collaborate with the current Al Arabiya network, as well as help develop an additional network of stringers and market reporters to create unique, informative, engaging and insightful content. The candidate will also be responsible to assign reporters and correspondents to relevant stories, create an events schedule and establish a database of credible sources.

    The Career Opportunity:

    This is an opportunity to shape Al Arabiya.net English’s arts and culture coverage. The candidate will be in a position to create strong content and have the opportunity to cover regional industry events, guide our content, and collaborate with news and market reporters.

    Team Collaboration:

    The editorial team works closely together in a fast-paced environment. You will report to the editor-in-chief and work closely with different editorial and production departments.

    Content Development:

    As an arts and culture editor, you will ensure that Middle East news is timely, unique and relevant. You will be responsible for creating content and presenting it in a way that has maximum impact. You will help conduct forward planning of events and story coverage.

    Content Presentation:

    You will be required to think innovatively on how best to present the content to make it impactful and reader friendly. This could involve the use of infographics, charts, tables etc.

    Content Generation:

    You will be required to collaborate with the Al Arabiya network, Al Arabiya.net English correspondents, and regional stringers, as well as other members of the news, production, and social media teams to generate and drive content. This could be in the form of analysis of developing news and writing features and opinions.

    News Development:

    Continuously evaluate editorial content, determine what has relevance to readers and develop value-added news - information. Analyze market issues and look for news and enterprise story opportunities. Develop and maintain productive relationships with a broad base of key industry sources.

    Required Skills:

    Have 7+ years of experience in a similar role;
    Strong English language editing, writing and reporting skills;
    Strong written and spoken communication skills;
    Data analysis capabilities;
    Proven industry knowledge and industry contacts;
    Have a wide range of contacts amongst the arts and culture community;
    Word and Excel skills;
    An eye for detail along with critical thinking;
    Prioritizing and multitasking;
    Arabic speaking skills are an advantage

  • Job Description

    The Role:

    The candidate will be required to develop content with the arts and culture editorial team including in-depth features, digital content such as videos focused on the Middle East. The candidate will analyze data and collaborate with the current Al Arabiya network, as well as help develop an additional network of stringers and market reporters to create unique, informative, engaging and insightful content.

    The Career Opportunity:

    The candidate will be in a position to create strong content and have the opportunity to cover regional industry events, guide our content, and collaborate with news and market reporters.

    Team Collaboration:

    The editorial team works closely together in a fast-paced environment. You will report to the Arts and Culture Editor and work closely with different editorial and production departments.

    Content Development:

    You will assist the Arts and Culture Editor in ensuring that Middle East news is timely, unique and relevant. You will be responsible for creating content and presenting it in a way that has maximum impact. You will help conduct forward planning of events and story coverage.

    Content Presentation:

    You will be required to think innovatively on how best to present the content to make it impactful and reader friendly. This could involve the use of infographics, charts, tables etc.

    Content Generation:

    You will be required to collaborate with the Al Arabiya network, Al Arabiya.net English correspondents, and regional stringers, as well as other members of the news, production, and social media teams to generate and drive content. This could be in the form of analysis of developing news and writing features and opinions.

    News Development:

    Continuously evaluate editorial content, determine what has relevance to readers and develop value-added news - information. Analyze market issues and look for news and enterprise story opportunities. Develop and maintain productive relationships with a broad base of key industry sources.

    Required Skills:

    Have 5+ years of experience in a similar role;
    Strong English language editing, writing and reporting skills;
    Strong written and spoken communication skills;
    Data analysis capabilities;
    Proven industry knowledge and industry contacts;
    Have a wide range of contacts amongst the arts and culture community;
    Word and Excel skills;
    An eye for detail along with critical thinking;
    Prioritizing and multitasking;
    Arabic speaking skills are an advantage.

  • Job Description

    The Role:

    The Candidate will be required to collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. You will be required to formulate arts and culture focused stories through hard sources and data analysis.

    Responsibilities:

    • Through hard data analysis, sources, interview, investigation or observation prepare relevant business content;
    • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story;
    • Coordinate logistics for productions or events;
    • Establish and maintain relationships with credible sources;
    • Edit written and video materials;
    • Review and evaluate notes taken about news events to isolate pertinent facts and details;
    • Analyze information obtained from news sources;
    • Operate communications, transmissions, or broadcasting equipment to record and transmit stories;
    • Agree with Arts and Culture Editor on stories, angles and areas of concentration;
    • Develop ideas or material for columns or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences;
    • Monitor current market trends;


    Required Skills:

    • 5+ years of experience in field reporting;
    • Strong English language editing, writing and reporting skills;
    • Strong written and spoken communication skills;
    • Proven ability to reach relevant and credible sources;
    • Proven knowledge of the arts and culture scene in the Middle East;
    • Data analysis capabilities;
    • Have relevant contacts;
    • Have a strong knowledge of opinion writers;
    • Word and Excel skills;
    • An eye for detail along with critical thinking;
    • Arabic speaking skills are an advantage.