Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
AlJazeera.com is seeking a dynamic and experienced Managing Editor to lead the day-to-day operations of Al Jazeera English’s award-winning website, driving the newsroom’s 24 / 7 global news and current affairs coverage.
Reporting to the Manager of Online, he / she is responsible for implementing and executing the editorial agenda and publishing all the news that is fit to print, contacting news operations in the field as necessary, and working on long-term editorial and growth strategies.
With a worldwide audience of millions, the English website of Al Jazeera Media Network covers the world from a unique angle, with a focus on the human story.
Based in Al Jazeera’s headquarters Doha, Qatar, the selected candidate will lead our digital teams in Doha and across our bureaus in London, Washington, DC, New York City, and Kuala Lumpur.
You’ll be at the forefront of pushing boundaries, evolving with and being one step ahead of digital trends.
The Ideal Person :
You have at least ten years of experience in editing and filing high quality content, including news stories, live blog reports, analyses, and breaking news events for online platforms.
You are a natural leader with effective management skills, knowing how to motivate your teams and encourage and develop staff.
You are skilled at fostering strong working relationships with a wide range of people inside and outside of the news organization, and work skillfully under pressure.
Your time management skills are impeccable, and you are passionate about editing, writing and everything related to news, with a keen eye for detail.
You have a good understanding of what makes Al Jazeera's reporting stand out, and subscribe to its human-focused mandate.
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