Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 26 November 2020

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We are seeking experienced journalists who are interested in being part of a multi-cultural team. We are looking for creative, hardworking individuals with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.

If you are interested in applying for any of these roles kindly email recruitment@thenational.ae with your covering letter, CV and work samples. Please mention the position, location and job reference number in the email subject line.

Current vacancies include:

Position Location Job Ref. No. No of Vacancies
Copy Editor / Sub Editor Abu Dhabi, UAE EDUAE01 4
Deputy Head of Multimedia Abu Dhabi, UAE EDUAE06 1
Social Media Journalist Abu Dhabi, UAE EDUAE10 1
Product Manager: Tools and Features Abu Dhabi, UAE DGUAE03 1
US Edition Editor Washington DC, USA EDUSA01 1
Multimedia Producer Washington DC, USA EDUSA04 2
Homepage Editor Washington DC, USA EDUSA05 1
Social Media Journalist / Scheduler Washington DC, USA EDUSA06 1
Video Journalist Riyadh, KSA EDKSA02 1
Correspondent Tunis, Tunisia EDTUN01 1

 

 

 

 

Position Copy Editor / Sub Editor
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job Ref. No. EDUAE01

The National, the leading quality Middle East news organisation, is looking for a copy editor to join our expanding operation in Abu Dhabi. Candidates should be proven copy editors with a fine attention to detail, solid news judgment and substantial newsroom experience. Knowledge of Middle East politics is important. Experience of working across platforms is an advantage - as is proficiency in SEO.

Based in Abu Dhabi and with a network of reporters around the world, The National has established itself as a leading source of news for the Middle East and beyond with a 140-strong editorial team.

 

 

 

Position Deputy Head of Multimedia
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job Ref. No. EDUAE06

The National is seeking an experienced Deputy Head of Multimedia to become part of our successful and expanding international operation. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail. You will be required to support the Head of Multimedia in expanding the growth of the audience, managing the scheduling, administration, editing, planning, producing and publishing of news and feature videos for our digital platform, www.thenationalnews.com

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical know-how, good leadership skills, sound editorial judgment, be creative and keen to grow our video offering. A knowledge of the Middle East and languages of the region is preferred.

You should be fluent in English. Experience in video editing and recording, script supervision and podcasts is a must. Strong administration skills a plus.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organisation renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Social Media Journalist
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job Ref. No. EDUAE10

The National is seeking an experienced Social Media Journalist who is interested in becoming part of our international expansion. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.

You will be required to grow The National’s reach and audience on our digital offerings and across social media channels.

The ideal candidate will possess strong social know-how, be creative and keen to grow our audience. Experience in social growth, understanding trends and social publishing are a must.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organisation renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Product Manager: Tools and Features
Location Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job Ref. No. DGUAE03

The National is seeking an experienced Product Manager who is keen to become part of our Abu Dhabi newsroom. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a track record of delivering world-class digital products in a news environment.

You must have a keen eye for detail as you will be required to grow The National’s product offering and audience reach across digital and social.

You must have demonstrable experience in the development of tools and features across digital platforms such as APPs, market data, content presentation optimisation, voice and tools such as blogging platforms.

We are expecting good working knowledge of best practices across UI, UX, project management and PRD development; experience in a news publishing environment is a must.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organisation renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position US Edition Editor
Location Washington DC, USA
Job Ref. No. EDUSA01

The National, the leading quality news organisation in the Middle East, is looking for a US Editions Editor to join our new bureau in Washington. Candidates should have experience of running a home page as well as a deep knowledge of US and Middle East politics and diplomacy, excellent news judgment and proven editing skills. Experience in a senior newsroom editing role is required - as is the ability to coordinate a team of journalists. You should be adept with analytics, multimedia and social media. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing The National’s new US online edition and presenting a relevant and highly engaging mix of skilfully packaged content.

Based in Abu Dhabi, The National has established a reputation for authoritative, comprehensive reporting in the Middle East and beyond. This is an opportunity to join as we embark on a major international expansion.

 

 

 

Position Multimedia Producer
Location Washington DC, USA
Job Ref. No. EDUSA04

The National is seeking an experienced Multimedia Producer to become part of our expanding international operation. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail. You will be required to plan, produce and publish news and feature videos for our digital platform, www.thenationalnews.com

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical know-how, be creative and keen to grow our video offering. Experience in video editing and recording is a must. Knowledge of the Middle East and experience of podcasting is also preferred.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organization renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Homepage Editor
Location Washington DC, USA
Job Ref. No. EDUSA05

The National is seeking an experienced Homepage Editor who is interested in becoming part of our Washington DC team. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.

You will be required to curate The National's homepages to present a well-balanced, relevant and highly engaging mix of content.

The ideal candidate will possess strong editorial judgment and extensive digital skills. Experience in analytics and interpreting audience data are a must, as is the ability to create compelling content packages.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organization renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Social Media Journalist / Scheduler
Location Washington DC, USA
Job Ref. No. EDUSA06

The National is seeking an experienced Social Media Journalist who is interested in becoming part of our international expansion. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.

You will be required to grow The National’s reach and audience on our digital offerings and social media channels.

The ideal candidate will possess strong social know-how, be creative and keen to grow our audience. Experience in social growth and social publishing are a must.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organization renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Video Journalist
Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Ref. No. EDKSA02

The National is seeking an experienced video journalist to become part of our expanding international operation. We are looking for a creative, hardworking individual with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail. You will be required to plan, produce and shoot news and feature videos for our digital platform, www.thenationalnews.com

The ideal candidate will possess strong technical know-how, be creative and keen to grow our video offering. Experience in video shooting and editing is a must, as well as a grasp of Saudi political and cultural developments.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious, respected news organisation renowned for our reporting of the Middle East and beyond.

 

 

 

Position Correspondent
Location Tunis, Tunisia
Job Ref. No. EDTUN01

The National, the leading quality news organisation in the Middle East, is looking for a Tunisia correspondent. Candidates should have a nose for a story, the ability to come up with compelling news feature ideas, and the capacity to write engagingly on a variety of subjects.

You should have a deep knowledge and understanding of politics, diplomacy, society and culture in Tunisia and the wider region and access to influential contacts. A record of breaking exclusive, agenda-setting stories is an advantage. Candidates should be fluent in English, and have a good grasp of Arabic. Social media skills are also desirable.