An exciting new multi-media brand is recruiting for the following position:
– Production Assistant
You need to be fluent in Arabic and English, with excellent technical and broadcast skills, a passion for creating engaging content and a good knowledge of the 16-24 year old Arab audience.
The role is full-time, competitively paid and based in London.
Further details can be found below. A full job description will be provided on application.
To assist the schedule and workload of the Managing Editor, offering administrative and production assistance as well as ad hoc tasks for the successful running of the brand.
Tasks will include:
· Liaising with various departments to make sure workflow is at its optimum and projects and tasks meet internal and external deadlines
· Researching, writing and translating material between Arabic and English for internal and external distribution
· Assisting with administrative and on-air tasks across the editorial, production, social media and news teams, including the management of budgets and creation of content briefs
· Ensuring that all content is with the relevant people, departments or systems ahead of broadcast
The ideal candidate will be passionate about our output, excellent at translation between Arabic and English, be organised and able to work on their own initiative as well as taking direction from the Managing Editor, have knowledge of multi-media production techniques, excellent planning, organisation and time management skills combined with the ability to keep commissions on vision, on budget and within deadlines, attention to detail on all aspects of production, strong computer literacy and the ability to learn new production techniques and technologies as required. An understanding and appreciation of modern youth culture and cultural trends in the Middle East is also desirable.