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Junior Reporter

Keywords / Skills : Junior Reporter

1 - 5 years
Posted: 2019-01-08

Job Description
Responsible for assisting with the editorial outputs of our magazines and publications. This is a multi-platform role that covers print, online, video, and digital. The candidate is expected to understand publishing content and adapt it to multiple platforms, print, video & digital. The job description is as under:

• Generating and publishing content on multiple platforms - print, online, video, and digital media.
• Understand the requirements of each platform and adapt content that best suits the platform – especially digital, video, and social media.
• Maintain consistency in execution and an eye for detail in alignment with our style guide.
• Liaise with the Managing Editor and editorial team on forward planning.
• Liaise with photographer, graphic designer, and third parties to accomplish assignments without delays.
• Attend events for social media and print/digital coverage where necessary.
• Develop and execute concepts/ideas for sales and event-related activities.
• Establish priorities, content focus, receive assignments, evaluate story ideas that will develop the editorial breadth of the magazine.
• Produce editorials, commentaries, feature articles or reviews, video and social media content that interprets events and society relevant to the editorial direction of the Y Magazine brand.
• Juggle multiple projects and meet task deadlines.
• Work flexible working hours as per work requirements.

Desired profile of the candidate 
• 1+ years of experience in print and digital media publishing
• 1+ years of experience in a magazine or newspaper setting. Experience in a lifestyle product/brand is preferred. Magazine experience is absolutely essential to apply for this job.
• Excellent language skills in English (Arabic knowledge will be an advantage)
• Strong expertise in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.
• Excellent working knowledge of Apple MacIntosh.
• Experience in the development of print collateral.
• Experience in Content Management Systems like Wordpress and assisting with web/social media content management.
• Practical understanding of web, social media, and mobile app trends.
• Practical experience in social and digital media. Video production and editing experience are preferred.
• Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership and direction abilities. Collaboration with editorial staff, sales teams and management is expected.
• Organized with excellent time management skills, multi-tasking, and capable of meeting strict deadlines.

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About Company

SABCO Media is one of the largest media houses, in Oman and the region, owning and operating Radio Stations, Magazines, Outdoor Media and Digital Media.
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