Associate Editor | Scout

Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inc.

  • Makati, Philippines
    Pasong Tirad , Makati, Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines
    Kalakhang Maynila
  • 18,000.00 - 25,000.00 PHP / monthPHP18,000.0025,000.0018,000.00MONTH
  • Full time
Posted a month ago and deadline of application is on 30 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 5 hours ago

Associate Editor | Scout

Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inc.

Job Description


  • To write, edit, and help conceptualize material (articles, videos, social media posts) for the brand and assist in all matters pertaining to the creation and production of same as guided and directed by the Editorial Manager and Group Publisher.
  • To ensure each post on the website includes all required information.
  • To ensure timely submission and posting of material for the website.
  • To meet the assigned editorial and production deadlines.
  • To supervise the daily operations of the publication


  • Create unique, authentic, engaging content across the brand (print and digital platforms)
  • Lead the team and support the Editorial Manager on digital strategy to grow multi-platform content, audience, and engagement
  • Inspire the team to produce content tailored to both print and digital
  • Manage the brands social media platforms and video opportunities while training and empowering the team to do so as well
  • Analyze and actively use metrics to inform editorial and strategic decisions
  • Actively partner with the Editorial Manager, editors, and marketing team to create synergy around content, innovation, and campaigns
  • Teach, coach, and mentor members of the team in best practices for writing and producing content for digital and social platforms
  • Prepare editorial budget and oversee monthly budget
  • Plans and maintains schedules for publications
  • Oversees the activities of the brands group
  • Edit and review articles, mockups, and proofs to ensure it adheres to the established style and tone
  • Approve color proof corrections and monitor traffic and status updates
  • Ensure, in conjunction with the Editorial Manager, that the tasks of any absent editor or editors are completed
  • Set and enforce company policies and procedures as well as directives from Editorial Manager and Group Publisher
  • Monitor and control budget
  • Manage story assignments, set parameters, and oversee coordination of content and editing process
  • Conduct editorial planning meetings and regular review of editorial inventory
  • Oversee Rights and Permission for contributors
  • Evaluate performance of the subcontracted parties and finalize arrangement with subcontracted parties.
  • Attend meetings and conferences as maybe deemed necessary by immediate head/superiors, and follow their guidance and instructions.
  • Performs other tasks from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • A graduate of Journalism, Mass Communication or Media-related course
  • Preferably with 2 years experience in Publishing, Writing, Public Relations, Styling, Advertising, Copywriting and Editing
  • Digital Content Production and Digital Marketing (Writing, Strategies)
  • Can work/knowledgeable in Content Management System (CMS)
  • Management Skills - planning, leading, organizing and controlling
  • Analytical Thinking
  • With Graphic Design Skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Judgment and comprehension
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be deadline-oriented
  • Must be resourceful, practical and have a positive working attitude
  • With Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Patient, hardworking and can work well with a team
  • Highly Organized
  • Attention to details
  • Presentation Skills
  • Attention to details

Perks and Benefits

  • Flexitime Flexitime
  • Work from Home Work from Home
  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Retirement Benefit Plans Retirement Benefit Plans
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus

Required Skills

  • Proofreading
  • Content Writing
  • Organizing and Planning
  • Copy Editing
  • Public Speaking
  • Feature Writing
  • Creative Writing

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
Media and Creatives
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while 
Office Address
Pasong Tirad
2 openings

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About Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inc.

Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inc. (HIP) is the multimedia content complement of the Inquirer Group of Companies (IGC). Known as the bold first-mover in the freezine space, we have seamlessly transformed our core tactile platform through integrated marketing solutions across what are digital, experiential, social and mobile platforms. Our freeziness carries the Hinge Inquirer style of storytelling, with content and visual aesthetics that captivate niche communities. We entertain audiences, share information, and tell stories to high value market segments and thriving population subsets with popular lifestyle interests. For campaigns that require undiluted brand experience, Hinge Inquirer has an active Custom Publishing Division that takes care of the entire process from ideation, production, promotion, to distribution. VISION HIP + Communities = Connections. We are the preferred name in targeted media 360 MISSION We create engaging and inspiring content and services for you, COMMUNITIES! VALUES •Teamwork We shall recognize and respect each other’s ideas and opinions. We shall act in the best interest of the team – because Together Everyone Achieves More •Innovation To embed in our psyche that there is always a better way of doing things. •Integrity We shall strongly uphold ethical and professional standards without compromising our values. •Passion We become excellent — both in heart and mind in everything we do. •Sustainable Living We shall be advocates of environmentally friendly print products and seek ways to be active in the community by participating in CSR programs.
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