وظائف شاغرة

Head of News Output

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Head pf News Output is responsible for all aspects of editorial content, accuracy, style, and branding. He serves as a member of the news management team and participates in the decision-making process on news coverage.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Oversee the newscasts and programs content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy

 Ensure that editorial priorities are delivered on a daily basis

 Create an editorial vision for  bulletins and shows which supports the channel strategy

 Support content distribution to online channels and social media platforms

 Stay up-to-date with developments and generate new ideas to draw audience’s attention

 Supervise and provides training, mentoring, critiquing and evaluations of the editorial staff

 Set goals and key performance indicators for each member of the team

 Arrange effective communication with other departments on all aspects of coverage

 Work with channel management to innovate and effect change

 Develop content strategy aligned with short-term and long-term marketing targets

 Represents the channel at various national or international meetings and committees

 Contribute to the development of the channel content strategy

 Perform additional duties and take on special projects


WORK EXPERIENCE

 Minimum of 10 years related experience including at least 3 years in news management

 Experience in social media and digital platforms


EDUCATION

Minimum bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field

SKILLS


 Strong writing skills

 Strong editorial judgment skills

 Solid decision-making skills

 Proven track record for getting results on initiatives 

 Creative vision and plan for content

 Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating

 Computer and media asset management systems


KNOWLEDGE

 Excellent English

 Fluency in Arabic

 Wide, up to date knowledge of news, documentaries, and magazine shows

 In-depth knowledge of local and international current affairs, history, and newsmakers


JOB DEMANDS

Able to accommodate flexible work schedule to support 24/7 TV environment including overnight and weekend assignment.