Manager of Magazines - Arabic Channel (Magazines)

Arabic Channel Doha, Qatar


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Job Purpose Summary:

Oversee end-to-end management of the magazine show to achieve the competitive edge by maintaining and constantly improving the current shows and production processes; generate new idea and concepts starting from the inception (idea outline) till the completion and delivered via TV & multi digital platform.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Develop a competitive magazine show strategy across multi-platforms based on the core strategic directions of the function.
  2. Manage multiple teams and shows, processes and set directions to multi stakeholders (internal & external) associated with the function.
  3. Responsible for creating and developing unique ideas & formats to maintain a competitive edge.
  4. Manage and supervise all steps of production from ideation to broadcast.
  5. Periodic planning of program production to achieve the scheduled timelines and needs of the channel
  6. Content planning and delivery through digital platforms to achieve audience engagement and viewership’s
  7. High-level problem solving and managing stakeholder escalations and expectations.
  8. Managing productions with outsourced content providers
  9. Manage and supervise multiple genres such as current affairs, edutainment, cultural etc.
  10. Financial planning and controls for the projects and shows
  11. Responsible for editorial quality content delivery to meet audience expectations across TV & multi digital platforms.
  12. Responsible for creativity and visualization of award winning content delivery to meet user experience across TV & multi digital platforms.
  13. Responsible to ensure content meets regulatory and other legal requirements/compliance.
  14. Responsible for approving the editorial content across TV & multi digital platforms
  15. Follow up and provide guidance to the teams for individual development and performance at work

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors in Political science/ Journalism / Linguistics/ History
Experience: 12 years