CAREERS

RESEARCHER

Basic Functions and Responsibilities:

The researcher is responsible for the collection and analysis of required statistical facts and figures for the regular and special reports published in the BusinessWorld newspaper related publications. The Researcher’s functions include:

  1. Gathering timely and relevant data from sources and writing economic indicators.
  2. Covering official release government/non-government statistical data as well as conduct interviews with industry sources and analysts to ascertain development and trends.
  3. Working on quarterly banking reports and other industry reports, gathering of data, interviewing sources and writing articles.
  4. Working on Top 1000 Corporations of the Philippines magazine
a. Gather financial statements of top 1,500 corporations based on the SEC and BusinessWorld rankings for the previous year. Send letters and attached sheets to the companies
b. Print/Photocopy financial statements
c. Proofread all figures
d. Conduct interviews and write articles
e. Work on Corporate Profiles
  1. Updating relevant data for BusinessWorld Research databank.
  2. Supplying research requirements of the Editorial Department.
  3. Supplying research requirements of Data on Demand clients
  4. All other tasks assigned by the Research Head
  5. Serving as reliever for reporters in covering certain beats.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s/College Degree preferably in Economics, Finance or any related field.
  • Has knowledge in data analysis, interpretation and presentation. 
  • Has writing experience in school or any publication (an advantage for fresh graduates)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate particularly on MS Word and Excel. 

Willing to work long hours including weekends and holidays

MULTIMEDIA REPORTER

Responsibilities:

  • Start the day reading all newspapers, news sites, journals, blogs and other sources relevant to one’s field of coverage;
  • Update one’s self daily on issues relevant to one’s field of coverage;
  • Stay in close contact with supervisor throughout the day;
  • Constantly update one’s self on ways to improve delivery of news, both in terms of technique and technologies;
  • Build and maintain a network of sources, e.g. officials, experts and other sources;
  • Deliver all output — field intelligence, daily articles and special reports — on time.

 Skills/Requirements:

  • least an undergraduate degree in any course;
  • excellent command of English in both oral and written form;
  • an inquisitive, analytical mind;
  • as well as be healthy enough to work under the pressure of daily deadlines and rapidly changing conditions in the field.

Applications should consist of a cover letter and resume with professional references

 

Qualified applicants may send resume and other credentials to:

BUSINESSWORLD PUBLISHING CORPORATION
95 Balete Drive, Extension, Bgy. Kristong Hari, New Manila
Quezon City, Philippines 1112

E-mail: careers@bworldonline.com Tel. 8535-9901
Look for Ms. Imee (loc. 800) or Mr. Rene (loc. 821)

SPECIAL FEATURES WRITER

Responsibilities:
Job description:

  • Write articles about various companies and industries; profiles of executives and entrepreneurs; and business and health stories, among others
  • Write advertorials, press releases, and advertising proposals
  • Write copies and scripts for different ad campaigns
  • Interview CEOs and respected industry sources
  • Research industry trends and pitches story ideas to the editor
  • Cover press conferences and launches

Qualifications:

  • Has a background in journalism or creative writing
  • Can write articles in different formats
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player but can also work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Has great research and proofreading skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic, determined, resourceful and always willing to learn
  • Writing experience in school paper is an advantage for fresh graduates

MULTI MEDIA GRAPHIC ARTIST for Marketing

Responsibilities:

  • Must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Fine Arts;
  • knowledgeable in Adobe Pagemaker/ Indesign/ Photoshop and Illustrator, Windows and Macintosh systems;
  • know-how in web related software is a plus;
  • must be interested in photography and illustration;
  • hardworking, dependable and can work long hours with minimal supervision.

PROOFREADER

Responsibilities:

  • Preferably Male;
  • graduate of AB English/Literature;
  • willing to work long hours;
  • night schedule;
  • proficient in English;
  • computer literate.