Full-time Email Us Content Writer - Manila, Ph

at Balsam International in Metro Manila

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 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.
Must have licensed MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) including Outlook.
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.


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