Sunday, November 7, 2010

Ateneo De Manila University Needs Writer/ Researcher For Marketing

Basic Function
Assist the Marketing Group Head in strengthening each of the Business Disciplines by developing programs and courses that are responsive to the changing needs of the market.

Principal Functions and Responsibilities

Marketing environment scanning.
Researches on the needs of various industries, sectors, and firms.
Conducts marketing intelligence on competitors' course offerings and pricing strategies.
Program development which includes supporting and strengthening the process of conceptualization, development, and customization of courses that are responsive to the specific needs and requirements of the firms and industry sectors.
Make recommendations about the positioning strategy and the specific target market segments / niches for each course.
Provide direct support to each of the Business Disciplines in terms of:
         1. Setting up meetings
         2. Providing needed data and materials
         3. Rendering updates
         4. Keeping minutes of meetings
         5. Updating resource persons on developments
Updates, upgrades, and fine-tunes the courses in coordination with the respective resource persons.
Performs all other tasks assigned by the Marketing Group Head.

Interested applicants can send resume to:

Saturday, November 6, 2010

British Council Launches Radio Playwriting Competition

The British Council together with BBC world has recently launched an International Radio Playwriting Competition 2011. To join, you must create an original 60 minute radio play with up to 6 central characters. Two winners will each receive £2500 sterling and a trip to London to see the play being recorded and to attend a prize-giving evening. Contest is open worldwide so you better make that play stand out.

Contest Requirements:
  • Open to anyone who is over the age of 16 as of March 31, 2011 who is not normally a resident of the UK. This may include anyone living/working in the UK on a temporary basis (up to 12 months) at the time of entering the competition. Professional and previously published writers are eligible to enter, but this is not a requirement of entry.
  • Enter individually or as part of a group
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Write a radio play of approximately 60 minutes’ length on any subject of your choice
  2. Categories
    • English as a first language
    • English as a second language
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • Adaptations of novels are not eligible
    • Must not have been professionally produced in any medium
    • Must not be entered in any competition during the course of this contest
    • Minimum of 50 pages of A4 paper
    • Maximum of 75 pages NOTE: A rough guide is a minute per page; read and time your play before you send it
    • Maximum of six central characters (up to 3 small “doubling” characters who don’t have more than a few lines each)
    • Must be accompanied by a short synopsis which outlines the complete story of the play (no more than 400 words)
    • Must be written substantially or entirely in English
  4. One entry per person
  5.  Download application form
  6. Submit application forms together with your entry via email to or mail to
    • British Council
      10th Floor Taipan Place
      F. Ortigas Jr. Road
      Ortigas Center, Pasig City
  7. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: October 16 - March 25, 2011

Contest Prize:
  • Best play written with English as a first language - £2500 sterling and a trip to London to see the play being recorded and to attend a prize-giving evening
  • Best play written with English as a second language - £2500 sterling and a trip to London to see the play being recorded and to attend a prize-giving evening
  • Best radio play to be written from the following geographical areas: The Americas; Europe; Africa and the Middle East; South Asia; Russia and the Caucasus; Asia and Pacific - digital or short wave radio EACH
  • All writers whose plays reach the judges' final shortlist - BBC goodie bags EACH
For more information, log on to

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Publishing Company Needs Editorial Assistants

A leading publisher of Tagalog romance pocketbooks is in need of Editorial Assistants.

Female, preferably single
20 to 30 years old
College level
Reader of Tagalong romance pocketbooks
Proficient in Tagalog and English language

Interested applicants can submit their resume at 83 Sgt. E. Rivera St., San Francisco Del Monte, Bgy. Manresa, Quezon City

For inquiries you can call 414-6188 and 414-8191.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Freelance Writers Needed!

Basic Roles:
Conducting research on different subjects
Completing writing projects in compliance to requests, preferences and specifications
Conforming to correct rules of grammar, spelling, punctuations and writing standards
Employing proper and/or specified citation styles – whenever necessary, ensuring projects are free from plagiarism
Attending to revision and editing requests
Prompt submissions of all assigned projects, including revisions and editing requests
Giving prompt responses to general concerns especially with issues involving assigned projects
Providing support and cooperation to our Customer Service team

Basic Requirements:
Business, essays, technical and creative writing skills, competitive to international standards
High sense of quality for work output
Excellent reading skills and average arithmetic skills
Computer literate – with excellent Internet Research and Microsoft Applications skills
Willing to undergo training for new applications and writing skills improvement
Resourceful, organized and pays close attention to details
Responsible and committed
With mobile phone (Globe subscription)
Ownership of a personal computer is an advantage
Readily available access to Internet connection is an advantage

Please email your resume at Kindly include your Yahoo Messenger ID, Skype ID, and mobile number. We will communicate through email, chat, SMS, or phone. Correspondences will be done mostly online.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Job Opening For Content Writer

Job Opening: Technical/Content Writer

Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written
Strong technical and creative writing skills in English 
Has at least 1 year experience in writing technical manuals/guides etc.
Preferably has good understanding of hardware and software terminology
Strong ability & previous experience in technical writing content for websites, portals, blogs, articles, PRs, etc.
Write & edit website content as per the SEO standards.
Development of fresh content from scratch for Software User Manuals

Duties and Responsibilities:
Strong ability & previous experience in technical writing content for websites, portals, blogs, articles, PRs, etc.
Write & edit website content as per the SEO standards.

Applicants are required to submit a sample of their work along with their resumes. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an exam and interview.

Company: Neugent Technologies, Inc.
Topy Building I
#3 Economia Street, Bgy. Bagumbayan,
Libis, Quezon City

Call : +632-706-4700 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              +632-706-4700      end_of_the_skype_highlighting +632-706-4700
Email for your inquiries

Friday, September 10, 2010

Be Part Of A Group Of Writers For Children

Kuwentista ng mga Tsikiting (KUTING), a private, non-stock, non-profit organization of Filipino writers for children, is inviting all writers who are at least 18 years old and interested in writing for children to apply for membership. The KUTING orientation seminar will be held on September 18, 2010 (Saturday) from 12:00 noon to 3:00 PM at Room 309, CAL Building, UP Diliman, QC.
Application Requirements:
  • Four (4) copies of a sample work (published or unpublished) intended for children (18 years old and below) in Filipino or English; the written work can be any of the following:
    - one fiction or non-fiction manuscript (not more than 12 pages or one chapter of a novel)
    - five poems
    - one TV/film script
    - one 1-act play
    - one comic script/book
  • The sample work should be set in Times New Roman, 12 points, double-spaced on a letter-sized bond paper with one-inch margin on each side.
  • 2x2 recent photo (two copies)
  • CV/Resume
  • All requirements should be submitted in a legal-sized brown envelope during the KUTING orientation seminar on September 18, 12:00 noon. The applicant’s full name must be boldly printed on the upper right-hand corner of the envelope.
  • For inquiries send an e-mail to

  • Applicants must attend the KUTING Orientation Seminar. During the seminar, an applicant must:
    1. Fill-up an application form.
    2. Go through a writing skills assessment exercise
    3. Pay a non-refundable Processing Fee: P150(for orientation kit, snacks, etc.)
  • A maximum of twenty (20) probees will be chosen from the applicants.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

GMA Network Needs Promo Writers

    * Graduate of Communication Arts or equivalent course
    * At least 1-3 years work experience in Network, Broadcast Promotions, Advertising or other media-related industries
    * Adept at promotional strategies
    * Very creative storytelling techniques
    * Very strong visual orientation
    * Excellent written and oral communication skills
    * Adept at both English and Tagalog; other languages, a plus
    * Confident, good presentation skills
    * Works well with people
    * Team player
    * Computer literate