Full-time Email Us Content Writer - Manila, Ph

at Balsam International in Metro Manila

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Job Description
Balsam International is looking for Content Writers to communicate daily with our Manila and US-based teams, and play a key role in the development of our projects. They are responsible for writing content for our e-Commerce websites.

What you'll be doing:
• Work closely with the Content Team and other cross-functional teams to carry out initiatives including content creation and marketing campaigns.
• Write product descriptions, blog posts, promotional copy, and other content to support e-Commerce and Marketing needs.
• Write SEO-optimized copy, blog posts, and other articles according to the company’s branding and style guides.
• Pitch topics for editorial blog calendars and marketing campaigns.
• Participate or lead brainstorming sessions to determine themes and ideas for editorial calendar and other content initiatives including marketing campaigns.
• Provide support for cross-functional teams (Social Media, Reputation Management, SEO, etc.)

What you bring to the table:
• Excellent command of the English language, with high level of American English reading, writing, and speaking skills.
• Minimum 2 years of writing experience (either print or online)
• Passion for writing and ability to write engaging and informative copy on various subjects.
• Experience in a variety of writing formats (long-form, blog posts, social, etc.)
• Must be proficient in basic MS Office applications and comfortable performing online research as required.
• Outstanding organizational, time management, and communication skills.
• Proactive, efficient, quick to learn, and has strong work ethic.
• Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications).

Nice to Have:
• Experience in working in an advertising agency and writing ad copy.
• A bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or Communications is a plus.

Our must-haves:
• Must live within Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite and Rizal areas only.
• Must be willing to join occasional in-person meetings.
• Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:
For Windows users:
• OS: Windows 7 – 64 bit or better
• Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
• RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
• Hard Drive: 500GB or higher
For Mac users:
• Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
• Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
• Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
• Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB
• Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
• Must have a fast, reliable DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile or broadband stick) as the primary internet connection with a minimum actual speed of 5MBPS.
• Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.

Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.

Status: Full Time.

Location: Our corporate offices are based in Northern California with a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) in the Philippines. The Content Writer is a remote working position in Manila. Team members in the Philippines are ideally located within easy driving distance to Metro Manila for team outings. They have a great working environment at home with at least 5MBPS internet connection speed. Company executives visit the Philippines regularly so team members attend in-person meetings from time to time.

How to Apply: Interested applicants may visit our Balsam Brands’ Manila Careers page for more information.


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