Careers

Looking for a job in a quick-paced, exhilarating work environment? Then Savoir Flair might be the employer for you. Our fast-growing business has one of the most exciting company cultures in the Middle East, making it one of the most highly sought-after workplaces in the publishing industry.

Please see below for positions that are currently being recruited.

Sub-Editor

The Role

Savoir Flair, the Middle East’s first and leading online fashion magazine, is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic Sub-Editor for its growing editorial team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the articulation of the editorial voice/tone/style, ensuring brand integrity.
  • Acting as the guardian of brand equities in order to keep brand voice current yet familiar to readers.
  • Overseeing the development of sophisticated, well-crafted editorial content across all platforms, including social, ensuring the highest standards of quality while meeting content and audience targets.
  • Ensuring that an article is readable, accurate, and ready for publication.
  • Checking text to ensure it is well written and logically structured.
  • Correcting grammar and spelling according to the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Checking facts and raising queries with the author.
  • Checking that illustrations and captions are correct.
  • Ensuring that all website requirements – such as tags and topic fields – have been filled out correctly.
  • Working with the author of the article to make sure the best imagery and title have been used to make the feature as readable and click-worthy as possible.
  • Ensuring SEO requirements have been fulfilled.
  • Writing attention-grabbing headlines, subtitles, and photo captions.
  • Overseeing design team on creation and delivery of weekly newsletters.
  • Maintaining the publishing flow to ensure that deadlines are being met.
Application

Applicants must by highly motivated, detail oriented, and organized, with a love and feel for the English language. The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines is a must. The perfect candidate would have a meticulous approach to their work, an eye for detail, as well as an excellent mastery of copy editing, spelling, and grammar in order to maintain Savoir Flair’s position as an industry leader and pioneer.

This position reports to both the Managing Editor and Editor-in-Chief.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Dubai. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your résumé as well as a cover letter to careers@savoirflair.com with the subject line: APPLYING FOR SUB-EDITOR POSITION. Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered. No phone calls please.

Editorial Assistant - Arabic Title

The Role

Savoir Flair, the Middle East’s first and leading online fashion magazine, is looking to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic Editorial Assistant for its new Arabic website.

This Arabic property, to be launched in Q1 of 2016, marks the market-leading online publication’s first foray into the Arabic language, with Saudi Arabia as a key audience.

Candidates must be highly flexible and adaptable, with the kind of resourceful, can-do attitude that is required for the launch of a new large-scale publication. Excellent command of the Arabic language is a must, and prior experience at a digital publisher is preferable.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting editorial team in all activities leading to content production, including but not limited to photo research, content management, video production, and photoshoots.
  • Liaising with contributors, freelance writers, and translation agencies, making sure deadlines are being met and the publishing workflow is well-maintained.
  • Uploading text and images to the website using our content management system.
  • Compiling and sending out newsletters on a regular basis.
  • Ability to expertly use Photoshop, Illustrator and and other relevant design tools in order to create best-in-class visuals according to internal guidelines and procedures.
  • Assisting with Social Media content production, either supporting photoshoot production or editing photos.
  • Requesting, pulling, and returning samples for use in photoshoots.
  • Requesting prices for products as and when needed.
  • Follow-up requests to PRs, brands, and publicists on behalf of the Managing Editor, as and when needed.
  • Serving as the liaison between AR and EN for administrative tasks, and working with the Office Manager to ensure invoices, subscriptions, etc. are processed accordingly.
Application

Applicants must be passionate about the digital medium, highly motivated and detail-oriented, with extensive experience with Adobe CS6. Please note that Arabic knowledge is mandatory for this position.

Excellent organizational skills, along with strong design skills and good written and verbal communication skills, are a must in order to build Savoir Flair’s position as an industry pioneer and leader in premium digital content.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Dubai. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your résumé as well as a cover letter to careers@savoirflair.com with the subject line: APPLYING FOR EDITORIAL ASSISTANT POSITION. Please follow these instructions carefully in order to be considered. No phone calls please.