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Middle East Editor

Location:
Central London
Salary:
c. £60,000 to £70,000 depending on experience
Date Posted:
04 Mar 2019
Advertising End Date:
29 Mar 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
7660
Job Description
Are you a driven and ambitious financial journalist? Are you a creative thinker with excellent networking skills and the ability to travel frequently? We have an incredible opportunity for an Editor to lead the coverage of the Middle East for a well-established B2B title focussing on the global banking and finance industry. The successful candidate will develop unique content and set the agenda across all media platforms. Please note that this is a London-based role with frequent travel to the Middle East.


Key duties:

  • Lead editorial coverage for the Middle East including breaking news, analysis, features and opinion pieces
  • Create and maintain solid relationships with key industry figures across the region
  • Travel frequently to the Middle East and set agendas for conferences
  • Deliver live interviews, host panel discussions and keynote interviews at events
  • Work with wider editorial team to share ideas and maximise readership through social media


Experience / skills required:

  • Solid proven experience in finance journalism is a must
  • Experience of setting news agenda is required
  • Track record of writing high-quality and insightful copy with a unique angle
  • Experience interviewing high profile stakeholders in the financial industry
  • Experience of chairing panels and conducting live interviews at events
  • A proactive, enthusiastic and meticulous approach to work, with the ability to work independently
  • Ability and willingness to travel frequently and at short notice


Applications ASAP, please


For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to
karinenicpon@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Karine Nicpon
Tel:                    020 3574 4426

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