SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Online Writer (Digital Entertainment)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED February 25, 2020

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

    We are looking for a driven Online Writer to conceptualize and create articles for the website and its social media platforms. The goal is to engage readership with quality content on the website and its brand’s other digital derivatives.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES

    • Deliver good, interesting, well-researched and creative written content (e.g. program descriptions, event coverages, reviews, feature articles, video scripts, etc.) encompassing news, entertainment, and lifestyle topics as aligned with his/her Editor-In-Chief and team
    • Contribute to the team’s idea generation and story conferences for content development and publication on respective online properties
    • Assist Social Media Publishing Team in promoting articles on various online platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) by providing updates with the latest news and happenings when needed
    • Collaborate with editors, video producers and online publishers in the day-to-day content production and ensure efficiencies and effectiveness
    • Content Creation & Posting
      • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, videos) specific for each platform that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
      • Monitor and publish daily content of Entertainment sites for site content online visibility and page views
      • Write effective copies in a lot of different styles, specific for each content on different platforms
      • Share content from other teams, LOBs (iWant, FB pages of different TV shows, Star Cinema, Jeepney TV, Metro Style, etc)
      • Attend events to publish LIVE content
      • Perform research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences to publish high-quality and relevant content on our Social Media platforms

REQUIREMENTS

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • College graduate (preferably with a degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, Creative Writing, Multimedia Arts, Advertising, Marketing, or with experience in the entertainment field
    • Excellent writing, presentation, communication skills (English, Filipino)
    • Positive attitude, detail- and customer- oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
    • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information
    • Willing to work long hours, weekends

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.