SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Social Media Writer (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED March 16, 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

    The Social Media Writer extends the presence of the ABS-CBN News brand to social media platforms by creating and producing timely, relevant and engaging content that adheres to the ABS-CBN News brand of ethical, world-class, and reliable journalism. He or she also assists in the execution of the editorial agenda of ABS-CBN News by breaking news on official social media accounts, writing captions for posts, publishing videos on social, monitoring news channels and sources and writing articles and producing multimedia content as assigned by senior news editors.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Searches, gathers, creates, writes, packages and publishes content for digital platforms;
    • Helps grow and engage online communities by monitoring and maintaining social media accounts across various ecosystems;
    • Ensures that the digital presence of Broadcast programs (microsite and other related products) are updated with the latest texts, videos, and content from the mother TV news program of the microsite;
    • Optimizes the reach of ABS-CBN news content by publishing posts in social media accounts in a timely and engaging manner;
    • Helps assure quality of content by giving each article a thorough check prior to social media promotion.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Have nose for news and interested in a wide array of topics
    • Have excellent writing (English and Filipino) and interviewing skills
    • Comfortable/skilled in gathering info in multimedia (not only text, but also video, audio)
    • Comfortable/skilled not only in text, but also in videos, graphics, chats, and other multimedia presentations
    • Familiar with online platforms, preferably has presence in all social media properties

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.