POSITION Audience Development Specialist (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED September 04, 2019


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.


    POSITION SUMMARY: The Audience Development Specialist helps execute the engagement strategy of the Integrated News division in a manner that reflects the brand values of the division. He/She designs specific interactions points in social and other digital media and ensures these plans are deployed regularly to ABS-CBN News' digital communities. He/She also helps develop and implement activities that engage and retain audiences such as SEO campaigns, live chats, polls, branded content and others. He/She also monitors audience behavior to check for trends, sentiment and threats and prepares audience engagement reports.

    • Identifies interaction points with the communities ABS-CBN News serves, and designs possibilities on social and on search accordingly;
    • Searches for and creates new opportunities to reach and engage audiences - whether through SEO or other campaigns, polls, chats, email;
    • Builds, engages, and manages communities; develops loyal audiences of News Digital Media by providing opportunity for deepening engagement of users - may be done through participation and moderation of online chats, putting up online polls, moderation of comments on the web and other such conversations that occur in the digital space;
    • Prepares report on audience engagement, and monitors audience behavior and the like;
    • Supports the BUH and the Head of Audience Development in developing news digital products by reporting emerging trends in social media, engagement and interactivity;
    • Transforms or assists in transforming news tips, feedback and other material from Integrated News programs and platforms, digital properties, social media, and mobile accounts into content that can be "bicycled" or farmed out across and others News Digital properties such as social and mobile accounts.


    • Know community building, cultivation and management;
    • Be familiar with organizing on-ground events that may be closely linked to online interaction activities;
    • Be familiar with digital and its platforms;
    • Know management of social media accounts;
    • Know search engine optimization;
    • Know how to gather information, present data in, analyze multimedia (text, video, audio)
    • Know Tagalog and English news-writing and newsgathering

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.