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Journalist (Bilingual English / Arabic)

Quest Search & Selection

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP340-141

The Role

Journalist (Bilingual English/Arabic) - International News Agency - Dubai

This truly international and expanding news agency seeks to add talented Journalists to its newly established team here in Dubai. The client is in the midst of an extensive expansion process, with the Dubai office being their latest global base. As a Journalist you will write original articles across a broad range of subjects including Political, Economical and Business.


• Report on interesting / relevant events / news conferences that you attend
• Using news wires you will report on the latest events in real time
• Writing original and engaging news articles in Arabic
• Adapt and translate stories from other newspaper where necessary
• Remain active on social media networks and manage business discussions
• Conducting phone or face-to-face interviews to support articles
• Gathering information from various different sources to create an original article


Person Specification

• Excellent command of both English and Arabic languages
• Superb translation skills from English into Arabic
• Three to five years Journalistic experience in English/Arabic
• Incredible attention to detail
• Be up-to-date with and take a keen interest in international business / social / political / economical new
• Experience researching and interviewing for cutting edge articles
• Effective team player
• Used to working in a high-pressure deadline driven environment

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years’ experience in sourcing the world’s best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants’ skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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