Full-time Journalist/News Writer

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TYPE OF WORK

Full Time

SALARY

500 USD

ID PROOF

50

DATE POSTED

Aug 20, 2019

JOB OVERVIEW

We are an ad-technology company creating an innovative platform for publishers to scale with paid media on Facebook, Google, Outbrain and other networks, using machine learning.

We are currently in search of a highly talented News Content Writer for a fast growing Philippines news site.

This is a unique opportunity to engage in an open and creative work environment.

If a challenge is not a problem to you, it is rather an opportunity that you are excited about, this is the right place for you.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

You must be able to write interesting, easy to comprehend news articles for a Philippines based English speaking audience who are looking for the very latest news on lifestyle topics.

You must have the ability to source and publish news in real-time (content needs to be extremely fresh). Ability to produce content quickly and efficiently is a must for this.

You must also be able to develop 100% unique content by researching various sources.

Wordpress knowledge, SEO experience and advanced English writing skills essential.

You will be responsible for following the news in real-time and reporting immediately.

You must be able to work independently without needing constant direction.

We are looking for someone who will take control and manage the site effectively.

This also means making suggestions and coming up with solutions to help the site grow.

You must be able to provide feedback constantly and instantaneously.

We will prioritize journalists (or writers with at least 3 years in the field of news writing).


TASKS:

- Develop 8 x 300 word news articles daily (short and to the point)
- Write and upload articles to WordPress, including images, every day (Monday - Friday)
- Use best SEO practices, including internal and external backlinking
- Topic: Latest/breaking news which would appeal to an English speaking audience based in the Philippines.


SOME OF OUR EXPECTATIONS ARE:

- Quick response
- High availability
- Reliability
- Motivated
- Feedback constantly and instantaneously
- Ability to work independently and take control
- Great desire to grow within the business and as a person
- Full Time

IN RETURN WE OFFER:

- Flexible working hours (providing the work gets done)
- Freedom to work from home
- Bonuses for going above and beyond (eg. Producing more content, increasing site traffic, making suggestions and acting on them to help the site grow)
- Opportunity to engage in an open and creative work environment
- Opportunity to grow within the company


REQUIREMENTS:

- Journalist or 2+ years’ experience in news writing
- Advanced level of English writing
- High standard of spelling and grammar
- Own computer
- Reliable internet


SKILLS:

- WordPress
- SEO
- News Writing
- Research
- Ability to work quickly and efficiently
- Ability to work independently
- English Writing

SKILL SUMMARY
Writing
Web Content Writing
English
Writing
Office & Admin (Virtual Assistant)
Research
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