We are looking for social media-savvy writers to join our fast-growing news desk. The successful applicant will develop, pitch and write daily content that will draw and engage our target audience – the overseas Filipino workers in the Middle East. A passion for and ability to spot and write and edit engaging and viral content, and experience in using social media as a source for content as well as a tool for audience engagement, are a must.
Qualifications and Skills
Your love for pop (interesting, as well as weird) should hinge on awesomeness. Be a creative storyteller. You must possess the ability to craft great headlines and stories and engage readers. Have keen sense of spotting topics that are trending or have viral potential Have experiences the use of social networks, and online forums to draw readers Have multimedia skills to form interesting, compelling and unique/original stories using images, gifs, video, headlines and other publishing elements Have proven track record of writing engaging news, reviews, interviews, features, or scoops on OFW news with viral potential Have ability to work independently under tight deadlines, as well as collaborate as part of a team.
Must have at least 2 years experience in writing for a publication or digital media outlet or a blog.