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 Senior Digital Media Journalist

Doha, Qatar

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job title 

 Senior Digital Media Journalist

Location 

 Doha, Qatar

Hours 

 Full Time

Contract

 Contract

Salary 

 Competitive

Posted date

 

 08/10/21

Closing date

 

 08/11/21

 

The Role:

 

We are seeking an experienced YouTube Senior Channel Manager to run the day-to-day operations, management, and analytical reporting. The successful candidate should be a creative thinker who can juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities, with a strong emphasis on organization and meticulous attention to detail. The candidate will manage a small team of channel managers.

 

Senior Channel Managers are expected to develop a deep understanding of our managed content and perform competitive analysis to gain an understanding of how we can improve and grow our channels. Candidates will be expected to perform ongoing YouTube viewership analysis using multiple analytics tools in order to validate existing strategies and provide information to guide programming, marketing, and investment decisions going forward.

 

 
 


 
Main Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Editorial section

 

- Upload content, ensuring channels adhere to YouTube best practices and track content production to ensure deadlines are met

 

- Run the day-to-day operation across multiple YouTube channels

 

- Oversee all written editorial across all videos and channel home pages and make sure it is of a consistently excellent standard

 

- Take responsibility for the overall look and design of all channels and make sure they obey all relevant editorial guidelines

 

- Design and create bespoke video thumbnails that catch the eye

 

- Write and edit metadata and copy for videos and channels

 

- Optimize titles, descriptions, other metadata, and keywords to be SEO

 

- Excellent command of the Arabic Language

 

 
Managing and Developing YouTube Team

 

- By running the team of YouTube Executives, the successful candidate will have to take responsibility for the day-to-day operation of all YouTube channels

 

- Manage, train, and develop a team of YouTube Managers / Assistants setting clear goals and KPI’s

 

- Create performance updates for the wider team and company

 

- Interrogate data to deliver actionable insights and strategies for growth

 

 
Monitoring and Developing YouTube channels

 

- Ensure channels adhere to YouTube best practices

 

- Keep up to date with YouTube platform developments, trends, and training

 

- Reacting quickly to changes across the platform, staying ahead of new trends and algorithm changes

 

 
Reporting and Analysis skills

 

- Good analysis and reporting skills of YouTube analytics and other data sources

 

- YouTube viewership analysis, using our multiple analytic tools

 

- Provide regular updates and reports on channel growth to the digital unit manager

 

- Regularly audit and interrogate performance metrics using various analytic tools such as YouTube Analytics and other analysis software to build actionable insights

 

 
Requirements

 

- 5+ years of direct and extensive experience managing successful YouTube channels

 

- YouTube Certified, with a deep and current knowledge of the YouTube platform

 

- Understanding of all YouTube features including YouTube Analytics, downloadable reports, and live-streaming

 

-  Deep understanding of YouTube Content ID, IP rights and community standards policy

 

- Proficiency in using Adobe Suite (particularly Photoshop and Premiere)

 

- Proficiency in video editing using Premiere and/or Final Cut

 

- Excellent organization, prioritization, and able to work flexibly in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

 

- An analytical approach and good communication skills

 

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

- Minimum Bachelor’s degree  

 

 

 

Full Time Position

Creative Producer

Doha, Qatar

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job title 

Creative Producer

Location 

Doha

Hours

Full Time

Contract

Contract

Salary

N/A

Posted date

 

28/09/21

Closing date

 

28/10/21

 

Department

Digital

Reporting to

Digital Unit Manager

Unit

Ana Alaraby (content unit)

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

 

About Ana Alaraby:

Ana Alaraby is a leading digital channel from Alaraby Television Network. It is specialising in producing digital content that covers trending topics, pop culture, current affairs, awareness, educational, social topics and entertainment. The channel is distributing its content over social media platforms and Alaraby VOD service.

Ana Alaraby aims to open up horizons for the Arab viewer to express himself, empower his voice, and document his memory. Ana Alaraby is using different formats such as social videos, short animation, documentaries, shows and presenter-led videos.

 

The role:

We are looking for a creative producer, who will be responsible to carry out end to end production process, create creative assets, deliver creative concepts, art direction and advanced motion graphic elements. Be part of every stage in the creative process, from conceptualization to delivery.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To produce creative content of all types to a high standard, create and oversee complex, innovative and effective creative content campaigns.
    • Update Ana Alaraby creative playbook with most recent visual arts trends.
    • Comprehensive operational, technical and creative knowledge of production, video editing, motion graphics and animation software like Adobe suite
    • Passionate about trending topics conversations that might be interesting to the millennium youth, and have a desire to present it in a smart, conversational tone tailor-made for social media.
    • Ability to design graphics for cross-platform and find a technical/artistic solution to problems.
    • Ability to visualize abstract ideas and editorial scripts.
    • Previous experience in art direction and concept art.
    • Ability to deal with many projects effectively.
    • Ability to use team management and coordination software
    • Excellent sense of timing, a knowledge of the best ways to grab viewers.
    • - Packaging videos up to the market standards.

Required skills & experience:

    • Excellent knowledge of Adobe suite.
    • Work to formal/informal creative briefs, and ensure material is highly targeted and meets agreed objectives.
    • Sensational portfolio of work

Qualification & Experience:

    • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent.
    • At least 4 years of experience in a production company, media organization or agency.
    • Experience in managing teams and news shifts, solving problems, work under the stress of breaking news and fast headline flow.

 

Full Time Position

Senior Digital Producer, Dailies

Doha, Qatar

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title 

Senior Digital Producer, Dailies

Location 

Doha, Qatar

Hours

Full Time

Contract

Contract

Salary

N/A

Posted date

 

23/09/21

Closing date

 

07/10/21

 

Department

Digital

Reporting to

Digital Unit Manager

Unit

Ana Alaraby (content unit)

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

 

 

 

About Ana Alaraby:

Ana Alaraby is a leading digital channel from Alaraby Television Network. It is specialising in producing digital content that covers trending topics, pop culture, current affairs, awareness, educational, social topics and entertainment. The channel is distributing its content over social media platforms and Alaraby VOD service.

Ana Alaraby aims to open up horizons for the Arab viewer to express himself, empower his voice, and document his memory. Ana Alaraby is using different formats such as social videos, short animation, documentaries, shows and presenter-led videos.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced senior digital producer, who have a very strong managerial and editorial skills. He/she will be responsible for leading a team of producers and video editors to produce outstanding, digital friendly and sharp content (social videos, raw videos, contextual videos and cards) that covers current affairs and news on its wide spectrum (politics, sport, entertainment, art, etc..). His/her main responsibility will be leading both input and output on a daily basis according to the rota.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the execution of the approved daily coverage, production and publishing strategy.
    • Lead Ana Alaraby daily input and output operations on all aspects and hold editorial accountability for every produced piece of content.
    • Supervise newsgathering process, manage the morning editorial meeting, spot production worthy stories, define the editorial angle and assign stories to the producers.
    • Give editorial directions to the team, review and approve all aspects of the production (scripts, images, videos, tittles, captions, metadata, thumbnails, etc...)
    • Jump in the middle of covering, get hand dirty in producing stories when needed especially during breaking news.
    • Oversee workflow, rota, guidelines, newsgathering system and the publishing schedule.
    • Make sure the daily content is packaged to the high-end standards for each platform (thumbnails, tags, annotations, cards, description, tittles, caption, metadata, rights)
    • Maintain and contribute to the updated calendar of events and coverage, and planning the production according to the calendar.
    • Spot key trends in the genre, including new subject territories and approaches for contemporary content.
    • Work on a rota shift-based system, which includes weekends.

 

Essential skills required:

    • Excellent attention to details and take initiatives, organised and work with minimum supervision.
    • Excellent skills in creative writing in Arabic, with a language that is appropriate and relevant to the style of Alaraby TV, with no spelling/grammatical errors and exertional ability to check and review facts, images and scripts.
    • Ability to visualise data, dig deep to hunt appropriate video/image that reflects the script accurately.  
    • Excellent research skills especially in English and ability to identify in-accurate, misleading and fake sources of information.  
    • Familiar with fundamentals editorial, creative and technical aspects of social video production.
    • Sound editorial judgement and familiar with Alaraby editorial tone. 
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to handle production workflow with different stakeholders.
    • Hands-on Adobe Photoshop and Premiere. 
    • Have a strong understanding of evolving audience requirements and preferences for digital content.
    • Ability to follow up with multiple projects at a time. 
    • Work effectively within tight deadlines whilst meeting timelines   
    • Monitors traditional and non-traditional international news sources and has good knowledge of the top editorial files in the MENA region
    • Passionate with infographics and storytelling.
    • News junkie on its wide spectrum (politics, sport, culture, art, economics)
    • Wide awareness of digital content channels that are targeting Millennials and Generation Z in MENA and the globe in general.
    • Experience with newsgathering tools such (as Dataminr, TweetDeck, Crowdtangle, etc...) along with traditional newswires
    • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube community standards and copyright policies.

Qualification & Experience:

    • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent.
    • At least 5 years of experience in working in journalism, with 3 years of experience in the digital environment.
    • Experience in managing teams and news shifts, solving problems, work under the stress of breaking news and fast headline flow.

 

 

Full Time Position

Digital Producer, features (commissioning & in house)

Doha, Qatar

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job title 

Digital Producer, features (commissioning & in house)

Location 

Doha

Hours

Full Time

Contract

Contract

Salary

N/A

Posted date

 

23/09/21

Closing date

 

07/10/21

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Department

Digital

Reporting to

Digital Unit Manager

Unit

Ana Alaraby

 

 

 

About Ana Alaraby:

Ana Alaraby is a leading digital channel from Alaraby Television Network. It is specialising in producing digital content that covers trending topics, pop culture, current affairs, awareness, educational, social topics and entertainment. The channel is distributing its content over social media platforms and Alaraby VOD service.

Ana Alaraby aims to open up horizons for the Arab viewer to express himself, empower his voice, and document his memory. Ana Alaraby is using different formats such as social videos, short animation, documentaries, shows and presenter-led videos.

The role:

We are looking for an experienced producer who will focus on producing outstanding, digital friendly and sharp features (documentaries – digital show strands) for our platforms. From in-house production to commissioning, his/her main responsibility will be to deliver well packed product that inform, inspire and educate the audience.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the execution of the approved production and publishing strategy.
    • Produce in-house explainer videos, in depth features and digital strand. The process includes originating & pitching ideas, conducting deep research, writing & visualising scripts, liaising with & assigning production team, supervising production stage, commissioning graphics and illustrations, and supervise all post production aspects.
    • Supervise & commission Alaraby reporters and freelance filmmakers in order to produce high-end documentaries and digital show strands on both scales scripted and unscripted. This includes pitching ideas, writing synopses, treatments and scripts, assigning reporters on the field and freelance filmmakers, giving full and detailed editorial and creative directions. Also, providing logistic support and approving budget & delivery deadlines.
    • Work closely with different stakeholders, internally like (procurement - finance - production - legal) and externally (agencies, suppliers, freelancers and crowed sourcing platforms such as story hunter)
    • Make sure the delivery of both in-house and commissioned production is packaged to the high-end standards for each platform (thumbnails, tags, annotations, cards, description, titles, post, metadata, rights, promos and marketing materials)
    • Maintain and contribute to the updated calendar of events and coverage, and planning the productions according to the calendar.
    • Have a strong understanding of evolving audience requirements, including in relation to digital content, ensuring that new forms of content are being considered as part of the commissioning process.
    • Spot key trends in the genre, including new subject territories and approaches for contemporary content.

 

Essential skills required:

    • Excellent skills in creative writing in Arabic, with a language that is appropriate and relevant to the style of Alaraby TV, with no spelling/grammatical errors
    • Ability to visualise data, dig deep to hunt appropriate video/image that reflects the script accurately.  
    • Excellent attention to details and take initiatives, organised and work with minimum supervision.
    • Excellent research skills especially in English and ability to identify in-accurate, misleading and fake sources of information.  
    • Familiar with digital cameras (such DSLR and mirrorless) 
    • Familiar with fundamentals editorial, creative and technical aspects of filmmaking.
    • Sound editorial judgement and Familiar with Alaraby editorial tone 
    • Familiar with budgeting template (above the line and below the line)
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to handle production workflow with different stakeholders.
    • Hands-on Adobe Photoshop and Premiere. 
    • Ability to follow up with multiple projects at a time. 
    • Work effectively within tight deadlines whilst meeting timelines   
    • Monitors traditional and non-traditional international news sources and has good knowledge of the top editorial files in the MENA region  
    • Passionate with infographics and storytelling.
    • News junkie on its wide spectrum (politics, sport, culture, art, economics)
    • Wide awareness of digital content channels that are targeting Millennials and Generation Z in MENA and the globe in general.
    • Have a strong understanding of evolving audience requirements and preferences for digital content. 
    • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube community standards and copyright policies.

Qualification & Experience:

    • Degree in a relevant field or equivalent.
    • At least 5 years of experience in working in journalism or filmmaking.
    • Experience in writing Two-column scripts with the ability to list audio/video details.  

 

 

Full Time Position

Animator & Motion Graphic Designer

Doha, Qatar

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title: Animator & Motion Graphic Designer

Location: Doha

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Contract

Salary: N/A

Posted date: 13/09/21

Closing date: 03/10/21

Department: Digital 

Reporting to: Digital Unit Manager 

Unit: Ana Alaraby

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Main Duties and Responsibilities

About Ana Alaraby:

Ana Alaraby is a leading digital channel from Alaraby Television Network. It is specialising in producing digital content that covers trending topics, pop culture, current affairs, awareness, educational, social topics and entertainment. The channel is distributing its content over social media platforms and Alaraby VOD service. 

Ana Alaraby aims to open up horizons for the Arab viewer to express himself, empower his voice, and document his memory. Ana Alaraby is using different formats such as social videos, short animation, documentaries, shows and presenter-led videos.

The role:

We are looking for an artist, who will be responsible for creation of assets, delivering high quality of illustrators, animation, concept art, art direction and advanced motion graphic elements. Be part of every stage in the creative process, from conceptualization to delivery.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

·        Creating and designing creative work for Ana Alaraby such as posters, animated stories, social videos, motion graphic designs, etc... 

·        Update Ana Alaraby creative playbook with most recent visual arts trends. 

·        Comprehensive operational and creative knowledge of video editing, motion graphics and animation software like Adobe suite 

·        Passionate about trending topics conversations that might be interesting to the Millennium youth, and have a desire to present it in a smart, conversational tone tailor-made for social media. 

·        Ability to design graphics for cross-platform and find a technical/artistic solution to problems. 

·        Ability to visualize abstract ideas and editorial scripts 

·        Work quickly and efficiently under pressure. 

·        Previous experience in art direction and concept art. 

·        Ability to create vectors, characters, illustrations & backgrounds from scratch. 

·        Ability to animate different visual elements (illustrations, vectors, characters and any other objects) and deliver a high-quality finished product. 

·        Ability to deal with many projects effectively. 

·        Ability to using team management and coordination apps 

·        Excellent sense of timing, a knowledge for the best ways to grab viewers. 

·        Packaging videos up to the market standards. 

 

Essential skills required:

·        Excellent skills in creative writing in Arabic, with a language that is appropriate and relevant to the style of Alaraby TV, with no spelling/grammatical errors 

·        Excellent knowledge of After Effects – Photoshop – Premiere – Illustrator 

·        Sensational portfolio of work 

·        Video editing skills 

·        Sound design experiences 

·        Excellent attention to details and take initiatives, organised and work with minimum supervision.

·        Sound editorial judgement and Familiar with Alaraby editorial tone  

·        Excellent communication skills and ability to handle production workflow with different stakeholders. 

·        Hands-on adobe Photoshop and Premiere.  

·        Ability to follow up with multiple projects at a time.  

·        Work effectively within tight deadlines whilst meeting time lines    

·        Monitors traditional and non-traditional international news sources and good knowledge of the top editorial files in the MENA region  

·        Wide awareness of digital content channels that are targeting Millennials and generation Z in MENA and the globe in general.

·        Have a strong understanding of evolving audience requirements and preferences for digital content.  

·        Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube community standards and copyright policies.

 

Qualification & Experience:

·        At least 4 years of experience in a production company, media organization or agency. 

·        Bonus skill: knowledge of 3D animation software 

·        Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant field.