Rappler job openings

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Do you want to be a part of Rappler? Here is a list of our job openings.
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MANILA, Philippines – Rappler is growing, and with this growth comes the desire to find new people to join us in moving the world.

We have some new openings for people interested in working in the journalism industry, and if you’ve got the drive to succeed, we’d love to see what you’ve got.

Below is a list of job openings at Rappler: 

1. Multimedia reporter

A Rappler Multimedia Reporter values truth, ethical reporting, and accountability, fueled by a passion to tell the truth despite adversity. A working journalist or at least a graduate of a media-related course in college, he or she exhibits advanced journalism skills and requires minimal supervision in writing and producing news articles, in-depth features, and investigative reports. He or she is also a digital native who tells stories using text, photos, podcasts, and videos. Going beyond the call of duty, a Rappler Multimedia Reporter is willing to multitask and work long hours while constantly experimenting and showing willingness to learn new things.

Interested applicants may send their cover letter, résumé, 3 writing samples, and links to multimedia news outputs, if any to jobs@rappler.com. Use ‘MULTIMEDIA REPORTER’ as email subject.

2. Community & Digital Communications Specialist

A Community and Digital Communications Specialist is responsible for community-building and engagement efforts, as well as brand reputation management of the organization. S/He will work with a team of fellow Community and Digital Communications Specialists and will interface with other units within Rappler and communities outside.

Core duties and responsibilities

  • Create and produce digital content geared towards audience growth and community engagement
  • Monitor and report the outcome of audience and civic engagement efforts
  • Collaborate with other Community and Digital Communications specialists and perform the following:
    • Community-building and engagement efforts
    • Crowdsourcing and citizen journalism executions
    • Curating social media posts
    • Content production
  • Propose and write reports/stories related to data gathered
  • Design and implement online content marketing campaigns and strategies
  • Plan and organize online and on-ground social media, citizen journalism and community building events
  • Start and moderate discussions online. Engage social media community in smart conversations
  • Populate, maintain and grow Rappler channels

Qualifications:

  • Communication graduate with a background in and/or passion for journalism, community management, campaign development, and online and on-ground engagement
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills – from content production to engaging Rappler’s audience across various platforms
  • Strong analytical skills. Can work with data and analytics
  • Leadership skills and strong ethical standards are a must. S/he must have the ability to organize communities, deliver reports, and make recommendations for adjustments if necessary
  • Interested in best practices and strategy for digital platforms and has an understanding of the dynamics of civil society groups and/or government operations
  • Agile. Ability to adapt fast to ever-changing technology and workflows

Send your resume, cover letter, and writing samples (unpublished or first drafts of your published works) to jobs@rappler.com. Use ‘DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST’ as email subject.

– Rappler.com