Copy Editor

Inquirer Group of Companies

  • Makati, Philippines
    , Pasong Tirad, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full time
Recruiter was hiring a day ago

Job Description

  • Processes breaking news filed by reporters from all news desks, sent by Central Desk, from the wires, and stories monitored from TV, radio, social media, and other websites.
  • Handles channel/s on the site, breaks and edits stories meant for the assigned channel/s. Ensures the accuracy of details in stories as well as correctness in grammar and spelling.
  • Checks the quality of posts and ensuring they adhere to the editorial style guide.
  • Uploads, publishes, and manages multimedia content using the Content Management System (CMS).
  • Assists other platforms under the Inquirer Group of Companies in using the CMS and posting multimedia content.
  • Enhances assigned channel/s content with related reports, videos, infographics, links and other tools that will engage readers.
  • Coordinates with Tech unit to ensure that all the links on the entire site are functioning.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College graduate, preferably major in Journalism
  • At least 2 years work experience as Editor for news organizations or in related jobs
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Highly energetic, motivated, and can work with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with the latest internet trends and technologies
  • Willing to work on a shifting schedule
  • Updated on current events in various fields – news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports

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

Jobs Summary

Job level
Associate / Supervisor
Job category
Writing and Content
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Pasong Tirad, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
Media / Publication
2 openings

Feel secure when applying: look for the verified icon and always do your research on a company. Avoid and report situations when employers require payment or work without compensation as part of their application process.

About Inquirer Group of Companies

The Inquirer Group of Companies (IGC) is the group behind the Philippines' trusted media brands for print - the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Bandera, Hinge Inquirer Publications, Inquirer LIBRE, Cebu Daily News; digital/online -; mobile- Inquirer Megamobile; different social media platforms, and radio - DZIQ 990AM Radyo Inquirer; to Out-Of-Home - Inquirer Digital Outdoor; to delivery services like DAG Xpress (distribution) and the Print Town Group (printing, manufacturing, and trading), and to learning thru Inquirer Academy. IGC started in the print industry 30 years ago and has now expanded into a multi-media company that provides 24/7 breaking news, the latest on local and international issues and events, compelling commentaries on politics, entertainment, sports, lifestyle, business, technology, feature stories and so much more. IGC prides itself in empowering the Filipino Nation with information via its numerous engagement platforms that allow the audience to experience and be part of the news no matter where they are.
Job closed. See available related jobs.