SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Talent Scout
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED August 02, 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

    • Research and submit recommendations for target field locations for scouting (for approval of supervisor)
    • Field scout in contests, gatherings and events with a good probability of finding target talents
    • Continuously search online for latest potential and emerging viral or non-viral online talents
    • Generate and maintain folios/files of scouted potential talents
    • Generate reports and recommendations that will help improve online talent recruitment
    • Carry out other duties other than the abovementioned when the need arises or as required by superior

REQUIREMENTS

    • Graduate of BS Communications Research or any four-year course with significant online research related units
    • Has experience in networking with connections in related industries (advertising, events, etc.)
    • Adept in initiating and carrying on conversations with contacts or talents with the goal of getting info on talents or recruiting the talents outright
    • Significant experience in online/digital research
    • Knowledgeable in editing pictures/videos
    • Fluent in spoken and written English/Tagalog
    • Trustworthy in handling confidential information
    • Presentable and punctual
    • Learns fast given the normal amount of time to familiarize with the position
    • Confident but courteous in dealing with subordinates/peers/superiors
    • Knowledgeable in copywriting
    • Familiar with digital landscape and social networking sites (Facebook, Instagram, Dubsmash, Soundcloud, Musical.ly, etc.)

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.