Senior Arabic Writer

The role

  • We are looking for a senior Arabic writer and editor to work across a number of our prestigious international clients
  • The designated candidate will be required to produce and edit written materials in Arabic across a wide-range of topics and formats to the highest editorial standards
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to also translate from English to Arabic

Key responsibilities

  • Writing across a wide variety of long and short-form formats (press releases, speeches, opinion pieces, website copy, social media) in refined Arabic language
  • Researching, conceptualising and creating original content
  • Proofreading and editing the company’s materials produced in Arabic
  • Translating documents, reports and press releases from English to Arabic to a high standard conveying the meaning and essence of the original
  • Developing an in-house Arabic editorial stylebook
  • Supporting with recruiting and assessing Arabic speaking candidates for various roles including developing and reviewing Arabic language tests

Person Specifications

You must:

  • Have Arabic as a mother tongue, and be fluent in English
  • Be able to conceive, write, edit and review Arabic copy with the highest degree of accuracy and often to tight deadlines
  • Be able to be creative, innovative and prioritise competing requirements
  • Be able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and manage work schedules appropriately
  • Be able to work with and communicate effectively with others across the agency
  • Be able to take direction and report progress on your work with others
  • Desirable:
  • Have experience working across different markets in the Middle East

Qualifications and skills:

You must:

  • Have proven experience in Arabic writing and translation and be able to provide examples of your work


  • Willingness to travel overseas
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