URGENT!!!! NEWS WRITER/ EDITOR

  • JIGU CORPORATION
  • Mandaluyong, NCR, Philippines
  • May 10, 2017
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

NEWS ARTICLE REWRITER or EDITOR NEEDED ASAP

SALARY: Earn as much as Php 25,000 / Rate is on per article basis

JOB VACANCY:  1 ASAP, Full-time

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 3-5++ years work experience as a writer

NUMBER OF WORDS: 200-400

INDUSTRY: Publishing/Journalism/Mass Communication

TONE: Objective/Impersonal

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • News editorial writing experience
  • Knows how to write AP (Associated Press) Style

JOB DUTIES:

  • Create content for news and feature articles taken from international news websites in US, Canada, UK, etc. Articles submitted should be ORIGINAL and UNIQUE.
  • Research and include related photos/illustrations related to the news article.
  • The rewritten articles should be in a smooth flowing, news-like style. Articles must be completed with good grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Journalism, Communications, or a related discipline
  • 3-5++ years of proven professional writing and editorial experience, including reporting, editing, proofreading, writing for the web. Experience in editing and proofreading print and online content
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Keen understanding of journalism industry and intuitive understanding of news
  • Innovative, creative approach to content creation
  • You should be able to communicate by email daily, and need to be available Monday - Friday

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • A love for writing and an ability to write compelling narratives that leave audiences wanting more
  • Demonstrated ability to write creative headlines
  • Excellent research, organizational, and learning expertise
  • Ability to write on deadline. Exceptional attention to detail
  • Should be familiar and guided on Newspaper Writing Style