The National, Weekend Editor (Abu Dhabi)

Abu Dhabi (AE)
05 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Weekend Editor
Editor, Editorial
Job Type
Full Time

The National is looking for a Weekend Editor to drive the operation of our weekly Friday supplement.

The successful applicant will have a strong interest in culture, lifestyle, fashion, design and food; and will also be clued up on current affairs, interested in the state of the world – particularly that of the MENA region - and able to turn big issues into dynamic weekend reads. They will be heavily involved in how to best leverage that content online.

The role will involve commissioning, working with our strong team of staff writers, brainstorming with the design and graphics team, writing, and producing a clean, sparkling product week in, week out.

We are looking for an experienced editor who is open to the changes in the media landscape, and feels passionate about their product. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of publishing CMS systems and InDesign, and a strong eye for copy editing.

The National is printed six days a week as a full-colour broadsheet, and runs a 24/7 digital operation. We are comprised of a multicultural team of journalists from all over the world. You can visit The National at: To see our newspaper as it appears in print, register for free to view our e-paper:

The United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to be as the country undergoes rapid growth. From the opening of 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.

Working in the vibrant city of Abu Dhabi, the successful candidate will enjoy a tax-free salary, an annual flight home, and health insurance.

Send your CV and examples of your work by completing the application form below.

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