The Filipino Times is hiring new employees

Are you a news junkie or an experienced full-stack web developer? The Filipino Times, the leading UAE Filipino newspaper, has an opening for news reporters, designers, web-developers, social media specialists and sales executives to join its roster of highly dedicated and competent staff.

Interested applicants must have the heart and drive to serve and empower the Filipino community in the UAE, which is now at estimated 3 million across the region.

The Filipino Times is hiring the following:
News reporters (Ref: 0965)
At least 3 years’ newsroom experience in newspaper, radio or TV
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or communications or related liberal science
Considerable experience in hard news writing and editing from a newspaper or international news agency.
Knowledge in InDesign and photography is a plus

Graphic Designer/Lay-out artist (Ref: 0966)
At least 3 years experience in magazine or newspaper publishing
Advance skills in InDesign
Possession of artistic abilities including drawing
Skill in accurately preparing layouts for production.
Has the ability to work well with others and can work well under pressure
Possess research skills
Knowledgeable in advertising design and creative marketing

Web Developer (Ref:0967)

At least 5 years experience as a web or app developer
Advance knowledge and skills in hard coding
SEO and CMS expertise
Knowledgeable in front end/back end web developing

Social media/digital media executives (Ref:0968)

Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO
Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
Fluency in English both written and oral

Sales Executives (Ref:0969)

Experience in field sales particularly in media (we also consider those with sales experience in the insurance/medical representative/banking and finance industries)
Excellent communication and persuasion skills
Confidence and an outgoing personality
Ability to build relationships with customers
Diplomacy and patience
Ability to work under pressure and meet targets

Interested applicants may send their CVs to [email protected]
In the subject, indicate the job title and the reference number you are applying for:
Reporters – 0965
Designers – 0966
Web developer – 0967
Social media/digital executives – 0968
Sales executives – 0969

Attractive and competitive compensation package await successful applicants. UAE visit visa holders and interested individuals in the Philippines may also apply.

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