Assistant Foreign Editor

The National, Abu Dhabi, Middle East

Date PostedSeptember 16, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyNational/World News
Job StatusFull-time


We are seeking experienced journalists who are interested in being part of a multi-cultural team of journalists from all over the English-speaking world. We are looking for creative, hardworking individuals with a love of journalism and a keen eye for detail.

The National is a web-first newsroom requiring all our reporters and editors work at a fast pace and contribute to our digital efforts.

The United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to be as the country undergoes rapid growth. From the Louvre Abu Dhabi, to the UAE's ambitious space program, this small nation is making history and The National is committed to telling these stories.

The National is printed six days a week as a full-colour broadsheet, and runs a 24/7 digital operation.

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In addition to a tax-free salary, The National offers an annual flight to your home country, health insurance and 22 vacation days “working days” annually.

Assistant Foreign Editor

The National is looking for an Assistant Foreign Editor to join its expanding foreign desk in Abu Dhabi. Candidates should have a strong grounding in the Middle East with past experience in covering regional news and experience working on a foreign desk or as a correspondent.

Candidates should have the ability to generate story ideas, commission correspondents and handle desk copy as well as write compelling breaking news and features. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage. The National is expanding its foreign coverage with a growing network of correspondents in the field.

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