Social Media Specialist | Cebu

Cebu Daily News Digital

  • Cebu City, Philippines
    Kaohsiung St. cor. S. Osmena Road, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
    Cebu City
    Central Visayas
  • Full time
Recruiter was hiring 25 minutes ago

Job Description

  • Monitors established or developing social media for potential stories, especially Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, plus chat apps Line, Kakao, WeChat, Viber.
  • Monitors standard media for potential social media stories, especially key websites and wire services.
  • Amplifies and other Inquirer content on social media, especially by promoting stories, highlighting connections, and participating in comment threads.
  • Writes social media-specific stories for social media platforms
  • Writes longer stories for publication on and other Inquirer platforms, on occasion.
  • Conceptualizes and develop features or special content for social media, including photos and video, on occasion.
  • Performs other related tasks as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be willing to work in rotational schedules (dayshift/nightshift)
  • College graduate, preferably major in Journalism or Mass Communication and/or related courses
  • At least 6 months work experience in a related job or fresh graduate
  • With computer, communication and writing skills
  • Creative, insightful, street smart, digital savvy
  • Actively participates in a wide variety of social media activities such as blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc.
  • Understanding of popular social networks – design, functionality, users
  • Demonstrates ability to produce community management guidelines and documents that reflects the holistic understanding and implementation of the role of social media and its effects
  • Must be willing to be based in Cebu
  • In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required languages/dialects: Cebuano, English, Filipino

Perks and Benefits

  • 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
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Retirement Benefit Plans Retirement Benefit Plans
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Transportation Allowances Transportation Allowances
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus

Preferred Courses

  • Journalism
  • Mass Communication

Jobs Summary

Job level
Fresh Grad / Entry Level
Job category
Writing and Content
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Kaohsiung St. cor. S. Osmena Road, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
Online Publishing
1 opening

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About Cebu Daily News Digital

Cebu Daily News ran its first issue on Feb. 8, 1998. It is one of the publications of Inquirer Publications Inc. (IPI). IPI is among the companies that comprise the Inquirer Group of Companies (IGC). Today, as the newest member of the family, it continues to pursue its vision to be the most respected, most influential community newspaper in the region committed to the upliftment of the people of Cebu. It is the only independent newspaper with no political ties or alliances. It adheres to the journalistic integrity and ethical standards of, CDN’s affiliate and the nation’s leading online news media company.
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