SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Publishing Inc.
POSITION Lifestyle Editor (Metro Magazine)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED May 19, 2017

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Publishing, Inc (API), a wholly subsidiary of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Network, has the largest and widest magazine distribution network in the country, covering 200 key cities and municipalities all over the Philippines. With its portfolio of lifestyle, culinary, youth, and entertainment glossies and books, API has been able to reach well-established and emerging markets both here and abroad.

It is the first Filipino magazine publisher to have significant overseas sales, owing to its affiliation with The Filipino Channel (TFC). Its international editions StarStudio Guam and StarStudio Japan reinforce the companyĆ¢€™s vision to be in the service of the Filipino worldwide.

The company publishes:
-Metro
-Metro Weddings
-Metro Home
-Metro Society
-Working Mom
-Food
-Chalk
-StarStudio
-StarStudio International
-UAAP Magazine
-Star Magic Catalogue
-UFC Magazine
-Barbie
-Vault

API's synergy with ABS-CBN Broadcasting has resulted in strong selling titles like Nginiiig!, Pinoy Big Brother Magazine and K Magazine.

ABS-CBN Publishing also offers comprehensive print production services through ColorGuide (Pre-press). ColorGuide provides conceptualization and design services  and print implementations such as packaging design, corporate brochures, newsletters, product and merchandising catalogs to name a few.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Lifestyle Editor shall directly report to the Managing Editor and will be responsible for the following tasks:

    1. Conceptualizing lifestyle and feature stories in collaboration with Creative Director and Editor-in-Chief, all in line with the magazine's brand essence and direction.
    2. Producing lifestyle and feature articles as indicated in Metro's monthly editorial line-up. All materials - photos and text copy - should be submitted, complete and corerct, within the specified deadline, inclusive of captions and credits.
    3. Carrying out the tasks and projects assigned including researching, interviewing subjects, writing and transcribing, attending and supporting events and/or photoshoots.
    4. Being present daily in the office during closing, checking all lifestyle and feature pages before going to print - from assisting the Creative Director / Art Director in the layout and design of assigned stories, to ensuring that all details (image&text) have been correctly inputted into the story, including proofreading of print outs and proofs to check accuracy.
    5. Copying and editing all lifestyle and feature stories from head to subhead to text and making sure it reflects the brand's DNA before turning over to EIC.
    6. Providing content and monitoring the magazine's social media accounts and other digital properties based on agreed strategies with the EIC and Publisher/
    7. Submitting a weekly update report for status of various projects and tasks assigned to her.
    8. attending events, TV guestings, radio shows, and other related fashion activities to strengthen the brand identity and develop network contacts. 

REQUIREMENTS

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Graduate of a 4-year Bachelor's/College degree course in Mass Communications, Journalism, or any course equivalent.
    • Excellent communication skills in English and Filipino.
    • Excellent time management skills, able to prioritize and organize tasks assigned

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.