• BBC Arabic Careers | Senior Journalist, Digital

    BBC Arabic Careers | Senior Journalist, Digital

    Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job Description

    We are recruiting for a Senior Journalist with a digital background to join our team in Cairo.

    You will be leading on the Digital North Africa content.

    This is a fixed term contract for 12 months on local terms and conditions.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Reporting to the Online Editor for BBC Arabic, you will play a key role in the digital editorial team.

    • We expect you to contribute to our expanding engagement with the audience, coming up with strategies for reaching groups that are underserved.

    • You will have editorial responsibility for the North Africa Digital output, including online and social media.

    • Working closely with the other Arabic platforms, your role is to ensure that BBC Arabic Digital works together to meet the needs of our audiences.

    View the full job description - HERE

    Job Requirements

    • The successful candidate will be a fluent Arabic and English speaker and writer, with demonstrable experience in a senior journalistic role.

    • You will have excellent knowledge of North Africa, Middle East and international current affairs.

    • You will have sound experience of social media platforms and digital journalism, with the ability to demonstrate knowledge of digital markets, trends and technologies.

    • You must be fully up to date with the latest relevant technological developments as they affect BBC Arabic’s services.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: BBC Arabic

    Vacancy Type: Full time Job

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

    Job Functions: Marketing, Public Relations, Writing/Editing

    Contract Type: 12 months Fixed Term

    Application Deadline: 15 November 2018


    Apply on BBC website

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