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August 99, Inc

Content Writer  

August 99, Inc

  • Pasig, Philippines
    Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired 10 months ago

Job closed.

Job Description

What you’ll be doing

  • Understand the goals and needs of real estate agents (and other business owners) who want to build their brand
  • Deliver unique and mind-blowing content
  • Write 1,000 to 1,500 words a day
  • Use credible and up-to-date sources when writing for clients
  • Adjust the tone of your writing (from formal to conversational) based on the client’s preferences
  • Do SEO writing (keyword mapping, blog optimization) as needed
  • Use SEO best practices
  • Be mindful of word and character count
  • Avoid plagiarism (we give you access to Copyscape Premium)
  • Make revisions as requested by clients and editors
  • Find images that match the topic you’re writing about (we use iStock)
  • Meet deadlines
  • Communicate with Project Managers and SEO Specialists regarding tasks, deadlines, and client feedback and requests
  • Track your work progress on MeisterTask and other apps
  • Offer support to other writers, particularly new hires

Common writing tasks:

  • Web copy
  • Blog posts and news articles
  • Social media posts and profiles
  • About pages
  • Company announcements
  • Pillar pages
  • Email copy
  • Sales decks

Minimum Qualifications

August 99 is one of the top web design outsourcing companies in the Philippines. From day one — that is, August of 1999 — we have not stopped expanding and pushing ourselves to achieve more.

Find your awesome! Join our community of out-of-the-box thinkers.

We’re looking for writers with a knack for research and creating web copy that people will want to read. The ideal candidate is smart, motivated, intellectually curious, and open to feedback and criticism.


  • Excellent writing skills
  • A demonstrable mastery of American English, with an ear for idioms and expressions
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and internet skills.
  • Self-motivated, able to handle multiple tasks, and work under minimal supervision

Key Competencies:

  • Creativity
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-discipline/strong work ethic
  • Consistency
  • Positive attitude
  • Initiative
  • Resourcefulness
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to anticipate clients’ needs
  • Organization skills
  • Communication skills
  • Willingness to take risks

Perks and Benefits

  • Work from HomeWork from Home
  • Special Leave Benefits for WomenSpecial Leave Benefits for Women
  • Single Parent LeaveSingle Parent Leave
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays
  • Medical / Health InsuranceMedical / Health Insurance
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • FlexitimeFlexitime
  • Paid Bereavement/Family LeavePaid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Life InsuranceLife Insurance
  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity LeaveMaternity & Paternity Leave
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision PlansMedical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans

Required Skills

  • Technical Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Creative Writing
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Entry Level / Junior, Apprentice
Job Category
Writing and Content
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Information Services
2 openings

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About August 99, Inc

August 99 is a company of startups with 25 years experience and expertise in the world of tech and digital. We help other businesses succeed through the use of cutting-edge technology and innovative strategy. We also offer a suite of web-based digital products for clients world-wide: full web design, internet marketing, content creation, and app development. Going beyond startups, we also believe in empowering individuals to excel in their chosen careers. August 99 fosters an exciting collaborative working environment that encourages our people to go beyond their job descriptions and achieve more. It’s all a part of our core values: dare something worthy, find your awesome, and earn your beef! August 99 is part of Venture Studio 12 (VS12). Learn more about VS12 and its global companies and brands at

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