Editor at Large
DMA Media is recruiting for a Farsi-language channel – Iran International News. Iran International News channel is targeted at people living in Iran and those in the Farsi speaking diaspora.
It will be a news and factual channel with news bulletins, talk shows, documentaries, features and magazine content across broadcast, digital and social media, broadcasting the most current and up to date news 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
DMA Media provides expertise and services in launching television channels all over the world, and is looking for editorial and production staff to work on this multimedia channel, which will be based in a modern, purpose built newsroom in London.
Iran International News is looking to appoint an Editor at Large with a wide ranging role in helping to build and drive the broadcast and multiplatform digital content, strategy and policy. This senior role will provide expertise on the needs and interests of the audiences in Iran and the diaspora, covering politics, culture, social trends and topical issues. It will ensure that the service provides a coherent and well-managed offer to its viewers and participants, and that what it offers is distinctive and compelling to audiences.
The Editor at Large will work across the various news and programme divisions, and across the distribution platforms, to ensure that all of the output is consistent and of the highest quality. He or she will bring together the best ideas from every department, and from outside the channel, to make Iran International a creative and innovative product which will make a major market impact. You will be a first class communicator, and a leader who can work collaboratively with other senior and creative staff. You will have experience of media in the broadest sense, and of how it is perceived and the means of researching how people respond to it. You will have finely tuned political and cultural awareness and very sound editorial judgement on all coverage areas.
Previous experience in a senior media or communications role, in news or factual content.
Comprehensive and expert knowledge of Iran’s history, politics, social issues and culture; in-depth understanding of international current affairs.
Knowledge and demonstrable interest in broadcast and digital trends and technologies.
A keen appreciation and strategic awareness of TV, social media, and mobile.
Knowledge and understanding of the particular needs of the audiences in Iran and the Iranian diaspora.
Farsi as a first (or equivalent) language and a full comprehension of English.
Experience of managing staff and resources and a detailed knowledge of budget and financial planning.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and manage content creation and acquisition, working with executive producers or production entities.
Business acumen and commercial awareness.
This is a new and exciting position which offers an extremely competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. All applications must be made in English. .
Inserzionista: DMA Media Limited