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HTFP Jobs: Assistant Foreign Editor, Abu Dhabi

Assistant Foreign Editor

The National

Based: Abu Dhabi

Posted: Sun 12 Nov 2017 Closing Date: Thu 30 Nov 2017
Employer: The National
Job Category: Newsdesk
Employment Type: Full time
Sector: National Media

Job Description


We are seeking experienced journalists who are interested in being part of a multi-cultural team of journalists from all over the English-speaking world. We are looking for creative, hardworking individuals with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.
The National is a web-first newsroom requiring all our reporters and editors work at a fast pace and contribute to our digital efforts.
The United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to be as the country undergoes rapid growth. From the Louvre Abu Dhabi to the UAE's ambitious space program, this small nation is making history and The National is committed to telling these stories.

The National is printed daily as a full-colour broadsheet.

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In addition to a tax-free salary, The National offers an annual flight to your home country, health insurance and 22 vacation days “working days” annually.

The National is looking for an Assistant Foreign Editor to join the foreign desk in its Abu Dhabi office. Candidates should have a good knowledge of foreign affairs, especially in the Middle East. The job requires the ability to spot and develop stories, manage correspondents and edit copy to a high standard. Digital proficiency is important: candidates should be adept at packaging and selling stories across platforms. Previous experience on a foreign desk is an advantage.

Contact Details

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to Sue Ryan at


Please mention HoldtheFrontPage when applying for this role. This advert will expire on Thursday 30th November 2017.

Employer Information

The National
United Kingdom

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