Video Editor Full-time Job

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Collaborate with the editorial team to conceptualise, plan, and execute video projects that align with the newspaper's editorial goals and standards.

Edit raw footage into compelling and visually appealing videos for online platforms, including social media, website, and mobile applications.

Ensure video content meets brand guidelines and maintains consistency in style, tone, and quality.

Use video editing software and tools to enhance footage, add effects, transitions, and graphics as necessary to elevate storytelling.

Manage video assets, including organising and archiving footage for easy retrieval and future use.

Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in video editing and production to continuously improve skills and workflows.

Work efficiently under tight deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy.

Provide constructive feedback and support to other team members to foster a collaborative and positive work environment.

Contribute to brainstorming sessions and pitch ideas for video content that resonates with our audience and drives engagement.


Bachelor's degree in film studies, media production, journalism, or a related field.

Proven experience as a video editor, preferably in a newsroom or media organisation.

Proficiency in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, or DaVinci Resolve.

Strong understanding of video formats, codecs, and compression techniques for online distribution.

Excellent storytelling skills with the ability to convey complex narratives through visual elements.

Creative thinker with a keen eye for detail and aesthetics.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and project requirements.

Knowledge of Arabic language and familiarity with local culture and current affairs in the UAE is a plus.

Company Description
The National was founded in 2008, setting a new standard for quality journalism in the Middle East. The National is committed to delivering quality journalism to its international audiences, offering readers six dedicated editions UAE, US, UK, Gulf, Middle East North Africa and International - giving them a greater choice and accessibility in finding the news that matters most to them.
With bureaux in London, Washington DC, Beirut and correspondents in key cities worldwide, The National has developed a reputation for providing in-depth coverage and a window into the region. The National has also been extensively awarded for its design, reporting, photography, and video work, while its indisputable reputation for excellence appeals to business leaders and decision makers.
Publishing across all digital platforms, The National harnesses the latest multimedia tools website, App, Videos, and podcasts - while continuing to produce a print edition six days a week in the United Arab Emirates.
The National is owned by International Media Investments, a privately owned investment company focused on building a portfolio of quality media assets across the globe.
The National can be found online at and online app stores at TheNationalNews.