SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Section Editor for Social Media (News Digital)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED October 05, 2017

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines' leading information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging, world-class entertainment programs that are aired on free-to-air television.

The Company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for nine channels on cable TV and operates the country's largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading-cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile.

The Company has interests in content development and production, cable and satellite television services, merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, and overseas services, all of which complement and enhance ABS-CBN's strength in content production and distribution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    POSITION SUMMARY:
     
    The Social Media Editor helps in the execution of the editorial agenda of the Tagalog/Filipino-based online publication of ABSCBN News. Will write and copy edit text articles -- including text added to videos and images; prepare edited content (text or video) for publication onto website, social and mobile services, and other properties of News Digital.
     
     
    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
     
    • Ensures that the Tagalog-Filipino-based online publication of ABS-CBN News is updated with latest content relevant to its audience
    • Selects stories, advisories, video packages that may have been aired or otherwise on TV, for lining up in editor-approved hierarchy of stories, and recommend for publication
    • Edits for publication on the website and other News Digital platforms chosen stories
    • Repurposes, optimizes, and nominates edited context for placement on social, mobile and other News Digital platforms
    • Tags stories according to key subject matters, towards facilitating other ways to organize content
    • Adds links to related content within and outside the website, specific articles, news pieces, infographics, visuals, and all other digital materials that may require or need links for enhanced user experience
    • Copy edits all text-related content, including all-text articles, text added to videos, other stories or forms that may require copy editing
    • Repurposes or ensures the repurposing for website, social, or mobile of video packages from TV Patrol, ANC, DZMM, and other relevant Ecosystem titles

REQUIREMENTS

    • Has excellent copy editing and writing skills
    • Has excellent news sense for content pushed to digital, social, mobile, and other platforms
    • Familiar with digital, preferably has presence on social media
    • Skilled not only in text, but also in video, graphicss and multimedia presentations
    • Has supervisory skills
    • Must be social media savvy
    • Knowledge in Photoshop, basic video editing would be an advantage
    • Willing to work during weekends, shifting schedules

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.