Editor – MENA M&A

Location:Dubai
Salary:£60-75,000 + Bonus

Journalist/editor with a proven track-record breaking exclusive deal focused news from regional sources

My client is a major publishing company, with offices around the world and a global team of around 500 journalists, they are seeking a talented journalist to head-up M&A coverage of the Middle East and North African from their Dubai office. The role involves running the editorial output for their Dubai operation, the team is quite small so you would also be contributing to coverage as well as providing editorial direction. My client specialises in producing breaking news on mergers and acquisitions and corporate financial strategy at the pre-deal stage, so they network with and interview CEOs, bankers, fund managers and other sources to find out about companies that are about to go on the acquisition trail or are looking to sell assets. This is a key role in a market that is getting more interesting and developing by the day. You will need to have a proven track-record breaking exclusive deal focused news from regional sources, excellent English speaking and writing skills, and bring good reporting experience from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication to the table. Fluency in another language such as French or Arabic would also be desirable. You will need to be willing to travel to key events the wider MENA region and beyond, and be eligible to work in the UAE

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