Location   United Arab Emirates
Sector   Media, Print & Publishing
Job Type   Full Time
Date   10/06/2018
Job Ref No   3850

Company Profile

Our client, a globally recognized, multinational media production company.

Job Description

Our client, a globally recognized, multinational media production company is looking for a Head of Content Production for their United Arab Emirates division to lead their content production team.

Candidate Profile

  • Have a meaningful understanding of the various types of content consumed in this region, particularly within various Arabic demographics.
  • Have experience leading a team of producers, editors, production managers and technical staff.
  • Have a comprehensive understanding of story, structure and narrative.
  • Have an extensive network of creatives within the region and internationally.
  • Be responsible for business development, liasing with possible partners or business prospects.
  • Be responsible for allocating and managing expenditures for salaries, resources and creative projects.
  • Be able to travel on short notice for business development meetings, networking events and overseas meetings.
  • Have a gift of the gab and be great at presenting.
  • Understand the importance of data in the curation and creation of video content, as well as the means through which it is executed.
    • Have an understanding of the highly fragmented content market of the MENA.
    • Should be well-versed in the unique culture of the region, but also be well-read and open-minded.
    • Come from a background of media production, marketing and adervtising or online media, preferably from an MNC or large organization.
    • Have experience managing a small, yet diverse team that's constantly travelling or on shoots or sets.