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Mobile Media - Project Manager
Position: Mobile Media Project Manager
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Status: Freelance
Estimated Duration: 6-12 months
Starts: Monday, July 10th
Job Specification
The role involves the implementation of Al Jazeera’s Mobile Media strategy across the Network with a focus on AJ Turk channel. In particular, the focus will be on the latest advances in mobile both in the context of getting news in (contribution) from Al Jazeera Reporters and the general public and also as a distribution channel to distribute news in new mobile formats. The right candidate needs to be proficient in all aspects of emerging technology (i.e. Smartphones, Tablets, Apps etc..) and how to effectively work with these in the media context.
This role entails working closely with the newsrooms and websites to understand their requirements in the context of their current workflow and to present to them feasible solutions using the latest in mobile and new media technologies. Leading projects from inception stage right through to completion and support. Continually investigating new services for Mobile and New Media and assessing their viability in the light of budgets, resources and requirements of the channels or websites. Also working to improve existing services that require evolution. Implementing a strategy of making our channels available on as many devices as possible.
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Application instructions:
Please send a CV of no more than 2 pages, without picture to newmedia@aljazeera.net - CV’s should be saved as FirstnameLastName in doc/docx or pdf format (e.g. MelikeDemir.pdf). Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. A covering letter is recommended, but not required, and should be limited to one page. Applications close at midnight (GMT) on 1st July 2011.
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