Thomson Reuters Website Editor in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Lead the development of strong and distinctive coverage of business, investment and technology trends in MENA for digital platforms.

Role Purpose * Drives content strategy to grow website audience and engagement * Leads a team of staff writers and a network of freelancers * Leads a top quality file for online platforms, ensuring it meets company standards * Manages staff and resources flexibly to meet overall direction in core specialist areas * Builds a relationship with knowledge contributors in the GCC and wider MENA Responsibilities * Leads a top quality file to agreed specialties for an online website that meets company standards for accuracy and impartiality * Monitors audience and engagement growth * Manages network of freelancers, assigning deliverables and pay rates * Manages the best file possible within a set budget. Escalates budget and other matters as needed appropriately to manager * Manages relationships with content partners * Build a relationship with business leaders, topic experts and academics in the GCC and MENA region * Works closely with online editor to drive content performance and with Arabic editor and visuals team to produce graphics * Good relationship with product management, marketing solutions,technical, legal. * Develops relationships with contractors and freelance network, coaches and develops them to better performance

  • Experience with producing SEO-driven content for online websites
  • Ability to manage and implement change
  • Ability to work with speed, accuracy and be a role model for others
  • Able to execute the basics of staff management effectively but know when to escalate appropriately
  • Ability to exercise strong news judgment in multiple areas at once
  • Strong editing skills
  • Fluent in English

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Job: *Publishing / Editorial Family Group

Organization: *GGO MENA F&R

Title: Website Editor

Location: United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Dubai-ARE-Dubai-Dubai Media City

Requisition ID: JREQ080872