Editor, Time Out Abu Dhabi Jobs in Abu Dhabi at ITP Media Group

Title: Editor, Time Out Abu Dhabi

Company: ITP Media Group

Location: Abu Dhabi

ITP Media Group reaches an audience of more than 104.6 million people across the Middle East and beyond through its leading websites, portals, social media platforms, events, conferences, award ceremonies, magazines, books and social media influencers agency.

Time Out Abu Dhabi is looking for a brilliant, creative and dynamic Editor with multi-platform experience to oversee the creation of its content across digital and print platforms. You must have a demonstrable passion for editorial innovation, a keen eye for a traffic-driving story and your ear to the ground of Abu Dhabi’s going-out scene across art, culture, food, nightlife and beyond. This role is based in ITP Media Group’s Abu Dhabi office in TwoFour54.


The Editor of Time Out Abu Dhabi will primarily be responsible for but not limited to the following:

Responsible for the overall production, execution and management of Time Out Abu Dhabi across digital, print, video and social products and platforms.

Editing, proofing and publishing Time Out Abu Dhabi’s daily digital content, ensuring stories are on brand, on time and contribute to daily content quotas and audience targets.

Leading the ideation and development of creative front covers across Time Out Abu Dhabi’s stable of monthly and seasonal print products.

Work with other Editors within the Group to make sure goals and projects are aligned, and maintain a strong working relationship with the commercial team.

Build and maintain an editorial calendar across digital, print, video, audio and social.

Meeting web traffic and print circulation goals.

Overseeing Time Out Abu Dhabi’s annual Awards processes.

Work with the Editorial Director to ensure ALL content reflects overall content / editorial strategy.

Determine what medium is best suited for a particular content piece and commission internal and/or external writers, producers, designers, photographers, videographers, illustrators, product managers, etc. to make it live on deadline and on budget.

Ensure Time Out GCC’s editorial standards are met, all relevant copyrights have been cleared, content is optimized for SEO and content meets local and legal guidelines.

Support the Group Editor, Editorial Director and sales team by being an ambassador for Time Out Abu Dhabi by supporting and helping to develop revenue-generating content strategies and establishing good relationships PRs.

Have your finger on the pulse of the local scene; use your professional contacts and social-media networks to be the first to identify the next big thing.

Undertake reviews and attend events outside of office hours.

Embrace Time Out GCC’s digital-first philosophy. A strong background in digital publishing is essential.


Excellent knowledge of WordPress

Excellent knowledge of SEO best practice

Excellent knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter)

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, and PowerPoint is desirable

Knowledge of Google Analytics

Proficient in Adobe InDesign

Proficient in MS Word and Excel

Person Requirements

Creative individual, bursting with a wealth of ideas that can be used across all platforms

A demonstrable passion for and excellent knowledge of digital content creation

Highest standard of accuracy and attention to detail

Second-to-none eye for copy editing

Data driven and excited by analytics

Excellent grasp and understanding of SEO best practice


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