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Editor Hospitality & Design ,KSA

ITP Media Group
Full-time
On-site
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

ITP Saudi is looking for a tenacious editor to lead its English-language Hospitality & Design titles in Saudi.

 

For almost 20 years, Caterer Middle East, Hotelier Middle East and Commercial Interior Design have been the F&B, Hospitality and Interior Design Industry’s go-to source for news, features, analysis and trends in the region.

 

In 2024, each title will launch its own Saudi-specific, quarterly magazine and we’re looking for an editor to oversee the brands in Saudi, reporting into the Group Editor.



Requirements

Key responsibilities

  • Plan, write and edit content for three quarterly print magazines and contribute towards each brand’s digital content.
  • Collaborate with editors on the region-wide titles, based in Dubai on content plans.
  • Use ITP Media Group’s analytics tools to identify trends / patterns, and using insights to inform future content strategy.
  • Work with a central video department to develop the brands’ video proposition.
  • Work with a central events department to deliver exceptional annual Awards properties in the Kingdom, ad-hoc events and identify new activations that add value to our brands, audience and clients.
  • Support the Group Editor and Editorial Director by acting as a senior editorial face of ITP Saudi – externally by establishing strong relationships in the industries, and internally by developing a strong reputation for project management and collaboration.
  • Support the Hospitality & Design commercial team by collaborating on projects that assist with revenue growth.
  • Occasionally attend events outside of office hours.

Personal attributes

  • Competitive – keeps a keen eye on the competition and wider industry, always staying one step ahead.
  • Accountable – the ideal candidate is comfortable with responsibility, open and honest.
  • Communicative – proactively provides updates and reporting, and works transparently with the wider team.
  • Energetic – a sense of humour and outgoing personality.
  • Persuasive – internally and externally, with the ability to present ideas with credibility, sound reasoning and emotion.
  • Creative – across everything from content creation to responding to challenges.
  • Flexible – is comfortable pivoting when priorities change.
  • Language – Must have an excellent grasp on the English language, ability to speak Arabic is a plus.