About Nervora/

Nervora publishes a portfolio of the Middle East’s most premier, authoritative content. This includes marquee fashion and lifestyle publications in both English and Arabic, including Vogue Arabia and PopSugar Middle East, reaching a highly coveted audience of millions of people.

We are forging a future for quality media publications in the Middle East supported by a sophisticated sales team connecting advertisers with solutions across display, native advertising, sponsorships, and commerce-driven partnerships.

Nervora was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Dubai.

Positions:

The Role

Company Accountant

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the Role

Nervora is looking for an organized and thoughtful Company Accountant to manage financial accounts for the company. This includes adjusting and ensuring financial policies are being followed, tracking accounts payable/receivable, tracking editorial budgets, and preparing standard financial reports for the management. The candidate should have 4+ years of relevant accounting experience keeping track of finances for a similar business and expertly versed in GAAP.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Create, modify, and enforce finance procedures to enable proper accounting of expenses and revenues.
  • Responsible for monitoring all company expenditure and where appropriate making
    recommendations to individuals and teams responsible for budgets.
  • Prepare financial forms and documents needed to maintain the financial discipline amongst the team.
  • Maintain monthly accounting statements including balance sheets, cash flow statement, and income statements (via Xero).
  • Responsible for maintaining computerised accounting software, ensuring the provision of
    adequate third party support for the software and upgrading the software where appropriate.
  • Responsible for prompt raising of sales invoices for bulk publications customers, advertising and
    inserts sales, processing of receipts and all aspects of credit control.
  • Leading weekly meetings reviewing company finances and accounts.
  • Oversee collections from customers and payments to suppliers.
  • Ensure key staff are managing budgets and correctly reporting.
  • Ensure security of all sensitive documents.

The Right Candidate (About You):

The right candidate will have a passion for organization and financial analysis, along with experience managing finances at a comparably sized company (50 ppl). The company accountant will work directly with the management team to ensure they are properly briefed on company finances and following appropriate company procedures.

  • You have 4+ years of experience managing accounts for a similar organization.
  • You are highly detail oriented with a passion for process.
  • You have the capability of explaining financial matters clearly and concisely to management.
  • You have knowledge of local financial practices and payment processes.

Apply

This is an extraordinary opportunity a growing publishing company managing some of the world’s leading titles. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to [email protected].

Careers with Vogue Arabia

For over 125 years, Vogue has been the defining voice at the center of the fashion and cultural universe, with unrivaled reach and influence across the globe. Vogue is a synonym for fashion consciousness — for style, joie de vivre, and indulgence. Founded in 1892, Vogue has set the international benchmark by which editorial quality and imaginative publishing are measured.

In October 2016, Nervora and Condé Nast International launched Vogue Arabia digitally, marking the first time in Vogue’s storied history that it has launched as a digital-first publication. The print edition was launched in March 2017, and both editions have empowered Vogue Arabia’s influential audience to experience a tradition of narrative-focused editorial and visually arresting imagery in new and richer ways.

For more details, visit our LinkedIn page or review the descriptions below for available positions. Please contact the appropriate email with a cover letter, resume, and your portfolio to apply for one of the above jobs or if you believe you have something truly unique to offer. Due to the high volume of applicants, we will be unable to respond to every candidate’s application.

If you are interested in an internship with Vogue Arabia, please email [email protected] explaining: who you are, what area you are interested in (writing, art, commercial), and why you should be selected. Internships are for a minimum of 3 months and Vogue Arabia will work to ensure academic requirements are met for credit.

Positions:

The Role

Senior Sales, Vogue Arabia

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the Role

Vogue Arabia is always interested in talented salespeople driven to expand Vogue Arabia’s market influence. We are looking for sales professionals with 6-15 years of media sales experience across both print and digital and strong experience selling a luxury/premium media product.

Candidates without relevant local experience and a client network will not be considered. Candidates should already have extensive contacts within the GCC media market.

The right candidate is strategic, organized, tenacious, calm under pressure, and able to juggle numerous tasks, as you will be involved in all areas of Vogue Arabia’s advertising sales across media and branded content. The ability to effectively plan and execute a detailed sales approach is critical. You should be fazed by little and able to solve all problems, great or small, calmly and efficiently.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop a holistic, well-structured, and action-oriented plan to target immediate and long-term revenue opportunities, generate new prospects, and grow accounts
  • Consistently close new business and stay on target to exceed targets
  • Deliver well organized updates to the Associate Publisher and senior management team concerning sales progress
  • Work collaboratively with our internal team to scope out and execute projects and deliverables you sell for new clients
  • Constantly think of innovative ways to sell into the world’s leading brands and agencies
  • Develop and present sales presentations to senior level players in the industry with ease
  • Network and liaise with lower-level media planners, obtain campaign briefs, and construct media plans
  • Think and act strategically with the intention of strengthening Nervora’s and Vogue Arabia’s brand and position within the market

Qualifications

  • Robust regional network of agencies and brands within industries including Fashion, Luxury, Beauty, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Tourism, Automotive, Technology, and others in the GCC
  • At least 6-15 years of experience in premium media sales
  • Strong understanding of online advertising, products, and technologies
  • Aggressive, results-oriented personality
  • Demonstrated track record in print and digital ad sales and account management
  • Strong consultative sales and relationship building skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Influential and analytical by nature
  • High energy and passion

Apply

This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of a growing edition of Vogue. This will also be an extremely challenging role. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a thoughtful cover letter as an email and your resume to [email protected].

The Role

Arabic Writer, Vogue.me (Arabic)

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Mandate

Write stories for Vogue Arabia in Arabic.

About Vogue Arabia

For the past 125 years, Vogue has been widely revered for producing a print magazine that places fashion in the context of the culture and world we live in. It has also set the benchmark by which editorial quality and imaginative publishing are measured.

About the Role

Vogue presents culture through the lens of fashion. We are looking for more skilled Arabic writers to join our team to craft stories about women’s fashion and lifestyle under the direction of an editor.

The candidate should have 3+ years of editorial experience in high-end women’s content and understand the fundamentals of online publishing. They should be an outstanding writer with the discipline to succeed under pressure and ensure they meet deadlines.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Writing approximately 3-7 stories per day.
  • Pitch story ideas on a daily basis
  • Ensure stories have proper content to succeed in SEO and social media optimization.
  • Attend events as a representative of the company.

The Right Candidate (About You): 

We are looking for an Arabic writer with 3+ years experience writing women’s content. They should be passionate about Vogue and understand how to craft stories that succeed online by appealing to readers on social media and focusing on topics that meet search engine trends. If you think this applies to you, please apply below.

Apply

If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to [email protected].

The Role

Sales Associate, Digital (Vogue Arabia)

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the Role

The Digital Sales Associate will work closely with Vogue Arabia’s Commercial Director to sell digital media campaigns and content partnerships on Vogue Arabia’s digital platforms. This is an outstanding opportunity to be a key part of the world’s most storied publishing brand and to redefine the glossy media landscape across the Middle East.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Sell Vogue Arabia’s premium audiences and content creation capabilities to advertisers in the form of digital media campaigns and branded content solutions.
  • Reach and exceed digital revenue targets as assigned by the Commercial Director.
  • Grow Vogue Arabia’s direct client relationships by finding, leveraging, and networking with brands and agencies.
  • Build relationships with the media planners and content teams in key agency networks to sell in digital advertising and content solutions for clients.
  • Work with the branded content team to sell in sponsored content operations and events.

The Right Candidate (About You):

The launch of Vogue in the Arab world is historic both because of its introduction to the region and because of its initial digital focus. This is a rare and special opportunity to be a part of a launch, dig into the inner workings of Vogue, and get a front-row seat at one of the most critical points in Vogue Arabia’s journey. It’s also an opportunity to be a transformative player in building an iconic media presence and extending Vogue’s unique role as a cultural barometer. Given the gravity of this launch, we’re setting the bar high and demanding a lot of potential candidates. The right candidates should have the experience, skills, and qualifications below.

The Digital Sales Associate needs to have 2-4+ years of relevant experience in media agencies, ad networks, media organizations, digital publishers, and a strong blend of hard and soft skills:

  • You have a proven track record. You should have quantifiable experience (at least 2+ years) in selling digital ad and content solutions to advertisers and agencies.
  • Relationships with planners and buyers on the agency side and marketers on the client side.
  • Experience in working with clients in the high-end fashion, beauty, jewelry, watch, auto, technology, travel, and luxury sectors.
  • Ideally, an understanding of premium content in the fashion, design, travel, luxury, and lifestyle spaces.
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

Apply

This is an extraordinary opportunity to launch an edition of Vogue. This will also be an extremely challenging role. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to [email protected]

The Role

Marketing and Events Associate, Vogue Arabia

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About the Role

This is a key role in Nervora’s marketing and events department, allowing people to experience the Vogue Arabia brand through brand marketing and marquee live events. The Marketing and Events Associate reports to the Director of Brand Marketing and Partnerships and is responsible for executing against the overall brand vision — on time and within budget.

The right candidate is calm under pressure and able to juggle numerous tasks, as you will be involved in all areas of the Vogue Arabia’s event production – budgets, staffing, strategy, production, sponsorship, and event management.

The ability to effectively plan and execute a detailed marketing and event plan is critical. You should be fazed by little and able to solve all problems, great or small, calmly and efficiently.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience putting on commercial events and be prepared to share learnings from their existing events experience.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Execute Vogue Arabia’s flagship and co-branded sponsored events under the direction of the department head. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Execute Vogue Arabia’s annual events, including the Fashion Prize and other TBA events in the model of other international Vogue and Condé Nast events.
    • Help develop new event concepts to meet the needs of brands and fit with Vogue Arabia’s editorial voice.
    • Ensure the events calendar is properly planned and communicated to the team and advertisers.
    • Ensure events are properly executed within budget and according to the stipulations of the department head. When facing obstacles, you will be expected to come up with solutions or step in to complete the work directly.
    • Manage event resources profitably, on time, and within budget.
    • Maintain a detailed supplier list and negotiate to obtain good deals on production, venues, and F&B for events.
    • Assist with site planning and confirming venues.
    • Direct the day-to-day work of event staff, ensuring contractors live up to their obligations.
    • Manage guest lists and execute the communication required for an event.

Apply

This is an extraordinary opportunity to be part of an edition of Vogue. This will also be an extremely challenging role. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to [email protected].

The Role

Lead Developer Vogue.me, Vogue Arabia

Location

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Mandate

Maintain and manage development of Vogue Arabia’s digital properties.

About Vogue Arabia

For the past 125 years, Vogue has been widely revered for producing a print magazine that places fashion in the context of the culture and world we live in. It has also set the benchmark by which editorial quality and imaginative publishing are measured.

For the first time in Vogue’s storied history, a regional edition of Vogue launched as a digital-first publication. As a digital first publication, Vogue Arabia empowers the next generation to experience a tradition of narrative-focused editorial and visually arresting imagery in new and richer ways.

About the Role

The Lead Developer will be responsible for scoping and executing the development plan for Vogue Arabia’s digital platforms, focused mainly on Vogue.me. As a digital publication, development of our digital presence is key. Vogue.me is the hub of all of Vogue Arabia’s digital activities.

Our technology stack:

WordPress – Content Management System

Mailchimp – Email correspondence

MYSQL – WordPress’ database

PHP – WordPress’ backend language

SCSS – CSS management

JQuery – Front end interaction (infinite scroll, history control, lazy loading, etc.)

Git – Version control

 

Key responsibilities:

  • 30% Development Planning – Scope and assign development tasks to a remote team. This includes weekly status updates to management and feedback to team members.
  • 50% Development – Writing code to implement features and set the structure for junior team members.
  • 10% Review and Oversight – reviewing and checking the work of other developers to ensure features are properly implemented.
  • 10% Technology Management – Ensuring editorial members can use tools.

The Right Candidate (About You): 

We are looking for a developer excited about web development with a drive for perfection. Vogue Arabia’s code should look good, run fast, and represent the best experience to our readers and advertisers.

  • You’ve got a proven track record.  We’re looking for a developer with experience scoping and developing an entire website front-end. The ideal candidate will have built a WordPress theme from start to finish. You must understand how WordPress operates and how to build a properly structured front end with Javascript / CSS. You should also understand back end considerations for the WordPress ecosystem including PHP and SQL queries on the back end.
  • You’re a passionate and polished storyteller. We’re looking for someone who cares about how the site runs and looks. While you don’t need to be a designer, you need to have an attention to aesthetics and notice basic bugs in how the site looks.
  • You’re technologically savvy.  Vogue Arabia works with a variety of technical tools and you should be able to serve as a consultant to evaluate their effectiveness. This may be anything from 360 degree video to mobile platforms.
  • You’re a self-starter. Vogue.me will be your baby, and you will need to care or the development of the site, plotting the path for its development and ensuring it has the resources to develop properly. It will be your responsibility to ensure the site develops to be its best.

Apply

If you are the kind of developer who enjoys the aesthetics and rigor of web development, this is the job for you. Vogue.me is a large development project, but small enough to engage in every part of the site. If this sounds like something you would like to do every day and you have the experience, skills, and qualifications listed (and can prove it), please send a cover letter, your resume, a portfolio of your work, and links to your social media profiles to [email protected]

PopSugar Middle East is the Middle Eastern edition of the incredibly addictive PopSugar.com. PopSugar attracts over 90 million monthly visitors worldwide. We inform, entertain, and inspire action through the content we create and the commerce we drive. We believe that it takes more than inspiration to live the life you want. We bring together inspiration and action to empower you to live your fullest life. That’s why we not only create content that moves our audience, but also make it easier to take action on what’s important to them — whether it’s starting a new fitness routine or participating in a social cause.

See available positions at https://popsugar.nervora.com/careers/.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we may be unable to respond to every candidate’s application.

PopSugar is always interested in talented writers, videographers, and salespeople for both English and Arabic.

Please visit the PopSugar Middle East’s corporate careers page for more details.