Job openings at Philstar Global Corp.
(Philstar.com) - December 10, 2019 - 8:18pm

These are the current job openings for Philstar Global Corporation as of Dec. 10, 2019.

Editorial and Multimedia

Desk Editor (General News)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the daily creation of and process digital news content by applying editorial standards prior to publication.
  • Supervise writers, provide feedback and help them shape their stories.
  • Perform quality checks on published news content from Philstar.com's sister companies.
  • Initiate and manage editorial projects.
  • Arrange, direct and coordinate real-time national news coverage.

Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience in the news media. Must exhibit strong news judgment.
  • Graduate of any communications or journalism course.
  • Good leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in digital trends, social media, digital marketing or news product development is a plus.
  • Must be operations-conscious. A growth-oriented mindset is a plus.

Social Media Producer

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Produce and manage content for Philstar's social media accounts
  • Monitor news events and conduct crowdsourcing and research on the latest social media trending topics
  • Coordinate with other teams in the company for their social media needs

Qualifications:

  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Experience in the news industry is a plus.
  • Graduate of any communications or journalism course
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can work independently and must be proactive
  • Must have extensive knowledge of social media from the latest political news to pop culture trends

Content Producer (General News)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitor the latest developments about the Philippines and Filipinos around the world.
  • Produce publishable news articles and multimedia such as data stories, infographics and video copies.
  • Establish and maintain a network of contacts with news sources.

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience in the news media.
  • Graduate of communications, journalism, political science or any related course.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in social media, content marketing or video production is a plus.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

Content Producer (Business)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitor the latest developments on business or economy and produce publishable news articles and multimedia such as data stories, infographics and video copies.
  • Establish and maintain a network of contacts with news sources.

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience writing news about business and the economy.
  • Graduate of communications, journalism, economics or any related course.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

Content Producer (Interaksyon)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Produce news features and analyses for Interaksyon's young audience on social media and the World Wide Web.
  • Establish and maintain a network of sources.

Qualifications:

  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Experience in the news industry is a plus.
  • Wide knowledge of social issues and pop culture trends.
  • Convincing storytelling skills.
  • Graduate of any humanities or social science course.
  • Good verbal communication and excellent written communication skills.
  • Can work independently and must be proactive.

Multimedia Designer

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Edit and produce graphics and videos related to published news content.
  • Lead or participate in content creation campaigns and pitches.
  • Knowledge in web and mobile design a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. Experience is a plus.
  • Graduate of any arts, design or any related course.
  • Highly creative and artistic with excellent design skills.
  • News judgment and editorial sense a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently and must be highly proactive
Interested Editorial and Multimedia applicants may send their resume to editor@philstar.com and include three unedited work samples in one document not exceeding 10 pages. Indicate in the email subject line the position you are applying for using this format: [POSITION] Full Name

 

Advertising Department

Digital Account Manager

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for prospecting and generating client leads.
  • Responsible for crafting online strategies in selling online advertisements.
  • Responsible for all account management activities including resolutions, compliance and monitoring.
  • Responsible for providing after-sales service and timely reports to clients.
  • Responsible in building strong relationships with media and advertising agencies.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in any field
  • At least 1 year of work experience in sales digital field is required for this position.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • In-depth understanding of online marketing tools and platforms

Sales Content Producer

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible in conceptualizing native content topics for brands/clients  
  • Responsible in proofreading branded/corporate press releases
  • Responsible in writing scripts sponsored articles for brands/clients
  • Responsible in uploading sponsored articles and press releases in site CMS
  • Responsible in covering paid media events and producing related video content

Qualifications:

  • Must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in any field  
  • At least 1 year of work experience in related fields of media, communications, and advertising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity in conceptualizing and creating native contents
  • Skilled in scriptwriting, shooting and editing native video content for brands/advertisers
Interested Advertising and Sales applicants may send their resume to advertising@philstar.com and indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for using this format: [POSITION] Full Name

Admin Department

Human Resource Manager

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Creates a recruitment, testing, and hiring program based on company requirements
  • Prepares employees for assignments by holding job orientations once hired
  • Suggests career development training, seminars and conferences for employees to join
  • Updates job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Manages job evaluations, career path planning, coaching and disciplining employees when necessary
  • Acts as mediator and responsible for conflict resolution when necessary
  • Conducts exit interviews and provides management with feedback
  • Validates employee benefits programs versus current company needs and industry trends
  • Ensures legal compliance of human resource policies and requirements  
  • Prepares, updates and recommends human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains past and present HR records for the company

Skills and qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant HR experience is required for this position.
  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable college or university. Relevant fields include Human Resources Management, Psychology, Organizational Communications, Business Management and the like. MBA preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and an impeccable work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications with an innate ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.
  • Experienced in identifying and resolving issues.
  • Skilled in motivating and driving employee performance and improvement.
Interested Admin Department applicants may send their resume to applicant@philstar.com and indicate in the subject line the position you are applying for using this format: [POSITION] Full Name

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