Head of Digital
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 a Head of Digital to build and drive the multiplatform digital content, strategy and policy. This senior role will provide expertise and act as an interface to manage the digital content, tools and services of the channel.
The Head of Digital will be responsible for developing, implementing and driving the digital strategy in line with the vision of Iran International News. With the ability to support all digital capabilities, you will provide innovative solutions to multiplatform content and drive the right skills across the channel. You will manage the performance of the digital tools and services. You will work closely with the senior News and Programming managers and the Head of Channel. You will be expected to manage a specialist online team but you will also be expected to be a point of contact for digital across all the content and output.
Previous experience in a senior digital editorial 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 digital trends and technologies.
A keen appreciation and strategic awareness of social media, mobile and smart TV.
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 manage content creation.
Business acumen and commercial awareness.
This is a new and exciting position which offers an extremely competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. .
Inserzionista: DMA Media Limited