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  • graduate of Advertising/Marketing or any Business course;
  • with pleasing personality;
  • above-average interpersonal skills;
  • able to communicate and sell effectively;
  • computer literate;
  • a team player, driven, hardworking, action-oriented, and consistent in achieving goals.
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
Responsibilities:
  • Write, research and pitch stories for BusinessWorld’s online properties
  • Cover events assigned by editors to find news leads and build a network of sources
  • Attend weekly content planning meetings to discuss potential stories and treatments
  • Work with editors, producers, artists, and other reporters to develop story ideas into multimedia news packages (e.g. video explainers, photo essays, audio stories, infographics)
  • Assist in promoting content on BusinessWorld’s social media platforms
 

Skills/Requirements:

  • Must be able to write clear, focused, and engaging copy under tight deadlines
  • Willing to learn new skills and be hands-on in various facets of the production cycle
  • Social media proficiency preferred, as is experience with content management systems, photo and video editing applications
  • Open to working flexible hours and on weekends as required
  • Has a strong interest in keeping track of industry best practices and sharing them to the rest of the team

Applications should include a resume, cover letter, and up to three sample works.

 

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: hr@bworldonline.com
Tel. 535-9901

Look for Ms. Emy (loc. 800) or Doreen (loc. 821)