Editor Job in Yahoo Dubai

Managing Editor Information Yahoo

Middle East

Managing Editor, Information � Yahoo Middle East vacancy in Dubai, UAE

Place of Work = Dubai, UAE .

YAHOO Middle East /

Yahoo Dubai, UAE

Ref: YAHOO Maktoob


The Role

Yahoo Maktoob is looking for a versatile, aggressively fast-paced and innovative individual to lead editorial programming and production of our daily news and finance coverage as Managing Editor, Information for Yahoo Middle East English. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of running a digital news team. Candidates must be comfortable working in real-time collaborating with multiple teams in different locations and coordinating with strategic partners in a dynamic environment. Candidates must have excellent communication skills, impeccable news judgment and the ability to make high-stakes decisions quickly and clearly.

• Drive and own the editorial vision and strategy for Yahoo News & Finance for Middle East English
• Responsible for overseeing the production and programming of Yahoo News and Finance across all platforms
• Manage a small editorial team and work closely with the wider media teams worldwide
• Participates in key product discussions for Yahoo News & Finance
• Responsible for the original content strategy for Yahoo News & Finance
• Manage coordinating coverage of major news with FP
• Identify gaps in coverage/ ensure we are on top of 24/7 news cycle and contribute and implement ideas and stories to enhance our timeliness
• Evaluate partners and partner content, and manage and contribute to special partnerships
• Manage events diary and plan/ commission features and special event coverage accordingly
• Manage hiring needs and related human resources requirements, including hiring of contractors, freelancers, and other temporary staff, as needed
• Understand the audience and its interests and feed those back into editorial and product plans to make Information a daily habit


• 5 years of editorial management, preferably in the digital news arena
• A track record of aggressive management and quick turn editorial programming in a fast-paced digital news environment
• Extensive experience managing content across different locations and time zones
• Comfortable working with senior management and corporate matrix partners
• Excellent news judgement combined with a fine-tuned sensibility of when and where to take risks
• Excellent communication skills and an ability to lead while working collaboratively with multiple teams
• A comprehensive understanding of editorial best practices, including SEO and SMO
• B.A. required, preferably in journalism or media
• Excellent command of fluent English (written and spoken) required. Knowledge of Arabic a strong advantage.

About the Company

Yahoo! is focused on making the world’s daily habits more inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.



Yahoo is the world’s largest start-up, which means that we move fast and always let our users lead the way. Founded in 1994 by two Stanford PhD candidates, we’ve grown into a company that helps you find what you’re looking for on any Internet-connected device. Our employees are rewarded for curiosity and we celebrate explorers, relying on our passionate and transformative talent to do what’s right for our users.

What We Do

As a leader in global daily habits like email, entertainment, news and sports, we strive to inspire, delight and entertain. By infusing our products with beauty and personality driven by our users, every Yahoo experience feels made to order.

Yahoo! Dubai Office contact adress :
Yahoo! Dubai Office: 49-Dubai Business central Towers Dubai,Dubai Media City, Dubai. Phone: +971 4 391 4555 -United Arab Emirates

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