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Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, Inquirer.net is currently on a full work-from-home arrangement until further notice. The successful candidate for this/these position(s) must be able to perform the listed duties remotely.

Interested applicants should send their updated CV to [email protected].
Applications not sent via email shall not be entertained.
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Ad Operations Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors research and traffic team to ensure efficient implementation of ads and accurate delivery of data
  • In charge of overall DoubleClick Ad Exchange customization and analysis
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably B.S in Computer Science/I.T, B.S Math/Statistics or any business course
  • At least 2 years work experience in a related job 1 year work experience in managerial level
  • Experience in database marketing analysis including analytics, direct marketing test design, response analysis, ROI analysis, segmentation analysis, customer profiling, etc, preferably with a marketing service provider.
  • Experience in qualitative market research, such as focus groups. Ability to translate data into information, then into business recommendations.
  • Creative thinking, exceptional analytical skills coupled with solid business acumen Solution seeking – Interested in “figuring out” solutions to problems or methodology for improved client deliverables.
  • Strong expertise in computer software, including Microsoft Office , with command in Excel. Knowledge of latest advertising technologies, ad operations, rich media and video ad products

Accounting Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and accurate E-payment of Withholding tax on compensation, EWT, FT and VAT;
  • Prepares schedule of Quarterly Income Tax and Quarterly Vat Payable for e-filing and e-payment
  • Ensures timely renewal and payment of Business permit
  • Checks and verifies payment of quarterly Municipal License
  • Coordinate with the Tax Consultant for BIR LOA

BOOKKEEPING FUNCTIONS:

  • Preparation of timely and accurate Monthly Financial statements (Balance sheet, P&L and Cash flow )
  • Preparation of timely & accurate Monthly Board of Director's report
  • Preparation of Monthly Bank Reconciliation
  • Prepares monthly schedules and journal vouchers
  • Ensure all recurring transactions are recorded on time
  • Prepares lapsing schedules of PPE's
  • Checks and Verifies excess usage of corporate plan
  • Verifies GC and other ex-deal/marketing premiums issuance
  • Check and verify posting to General Ledger
  • Prepares monthly Related party transactions
  • Checks and verifies posting of bills payment
  • Verifies Approved liquidation of advances
  • Checks and Verifies Regular cash count
  • Checks and Verifies excess usage of corporate plan
  • Verifies GC and other ex-deal/marketing premiums issuance
  • Check and verify posting to General Ledger
  • Maintains General Ledger
  • Check, verify and analyze Transaction details and PNL
  • Prepares monthly Profit and Loss ( HO )
  • Check/verify proper posting of transactions and adjustments to Quickbooks
  • Checks annual financial budgets
  • Strictly monitor company’s cash position and recommends to Management actions required based on cash position
  • Coordinate with the external auditors in completing audit
  • Coordinate with the external auditors in completing audit
  • Performs other duties that maybe assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • College graduate major in Accountancy, Accounting Technology or equivalent
  • With at least 4-5 years of work relevant experience, with QB background is an advantage
  • A CPA license is required
  • Goal-driven, result-oriented, self-reliant, enthusiastic, creative and resourceful, analytical, organized Comprehensive, Good Oral and Written Communication Skills Time Management Skills, Critical Thinker, Judgement and Decision Making Skills Service Orientation Skills Systems Analysis and Systems Evaluation Skills

Content Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writes lighthearted and entertaining news, human interest features, and covers highly viral social media topics
  • Addresses the needs of a wide range of audiences, from mass readers to geeky/niche communities; taps his/her wide range of interests and sensitivity to the needs of all types of readers
  • Curates news-features, light features, special reports and branded content as required by the Editors, the Search, Analytics and Social Unit and/or Marketing Unit
  • Creatively develops story/feature campaigns, from concept to production and implementation, as required by Editors or in partnership with the Marketing Unit
  • Coordinates with the unit’s Graphic Artist and/or artists from other units on visuals needed to enhance written content
  • Helps monitor social media and various websites
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • College graduate, preferably major in Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing, Literature, Creative Writing, Psychology, History, or the Social Sciences
  • At least 6 months to 1-year work/internship experience in related field
  • Computer/tech and internet savvy, has high social media skills
  • Familiar with SEO and SEM processes and strategies
  • Interest spans a wide range of topics, from current events, social media trends, local celebrities, lifestyle, technology, pop culture, etc.
  • Tough but lighthearted, insightful but cheerful, hardworking but fun
  • Team player, service-oriented, loves to write and read, cares about all kinds of readers
  • Knowledgeable in basic news writing especially Entertainment news
  • Familiar with video reports

Content Creator/GA-Cebu based

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produces / curates stories, features, special reports and branded content as requested by the Search, Analytics and Social Unit and/or Marketing Unit and distribute (or market) these items to target audiences.
  • Develops campaigns from concept to production and implementation as required by advertiser and internal brand owners (editorial)
  • Coordinates with the unit’s Graphic Artist and/or artists from other units on visuals needed to enhance content
  • Helps monitor social media and other people’s content
  • Ensures that every content and campaign produced succeeds (quantity and quality driven results) and amplified well and be discovered by our audience with the goal to go viral
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education:College Graduate, preferably major in Journalism, Mass Communication, Communication Arts or equivalent.
  • Qualification : Must be based in or willing to relocate to Cebu In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required dialects/languages: Cebuano, English, Filipino
  • Work Experience:At least 6 months to 1 year work experience in a related job
  • Computer and Internet savvy, high social media skills,Familiar with SEO and SEM processes and strategies. Team player, passionate in work.

Cost and Budget Analyst

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consolidation of per department’s annual budget for Board of Director’s approval.
  • Prepares monthly variance analysis (actual versus approved budget)
  • Prepares annual budget analysis (previous years versus current budget versus actual).
  • Assists department heads in the preparation of annual budget
  • Monitor organizational and departmental spending to ensure that it is within budget.
  • Inform department heads of the status of the requested budget and availability of funds.
  • Prepares Monthly Revenue and cost analysis per locations/per item
  • Assists accountant in the preparation of documents needed by the external Auditor/BIR/LGU
  • Performs other duties that maybe assigned from time to time

Minimum Qualifications

  • College graduate major in Accountancy, Accounting
  • Technology or equivalent
  • With at least 2 years work relevant experience
  • Good in oral and written communication with Time management skills
  • Goal oriented
  • Independent and with good judgement and decision making
  • With minimum Supervision

Copy Editor

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit and review articles, social-first content, scripts, videos, and related materials of the niche titles to ensure they adhere to the brand DNA and established style and tone.
  • Ensure accuracy of details in articles, photos, and videos as well as correctness in grammar, spelling, and format.
  • Coordinate with the editorial manager and creative director to maintain brand DNA of the titles.
  • Meet regularly with the niche team to discuss plans and issues as well as assist in generating ideas.
  • Enforce Inquirer.net style guide formats and parameters.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Journalism
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Candidates with experience using a Content Management System like Trello are preferred

Designer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creativity
  • Create, collate and organize the materials needed, including covers, photos, illustrations, video, social media content and other related materials.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Director and other team members to develop the brand’s visual cues.
  • Attend cover shoots to art direct personalities during shoots.
  • Collaborate with professionals (phoitographers, stylists, and other creatives) to achieve strong visual narrative.
  • Uses latest technioques, softwares, tools in digital and content creation.
  • Keep up with design trend to capture the required style for any/all projects as assigned.
  • Ensure the proper use of pegs as reference only. Make sure the work is not copied and/or completely original.
  • Experiential
  • Attend and participate in all meetings
  • Assist in looking for potential locations for shoots
  • Establish creative conversations with Marketing team and internal stakeholders for brand initiatives and events (from brainstorming to execution, if needed)
  • Attend brand events as assigned.
  • Check the website and social media account regularly to ensure visual cues are aligned to the brand’s DNA.
  • To meet the assigned deadlines.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time.end cover shoots to art direct personalities during shoots.
  • Collaborate with professionals (photographers, stylists, and other creatives) to achieve a strong visual narrative
  • Uses latest techniques, software, tools in digital and content creation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Graduate of Multimedia, Fine Arts, Communication Arts, Media production or any related course
  • Work Experience: At least with experience in graphic preparation including layout and design preparation of text and images, publishing, advertising or closely related area
  • Knowledge and Skills: Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, photoshop, premiere etc)
  • Highly proficient in Graphic Design
  • Knowledgeable in photo and video editing
  • Knows how to create advertising campaigns
  • Very good with conceptualization/ ideation
  • Multitasking, flexible and willing to extend hours to finish deadlines
  • Able to style for shoots
  • Highly creative and artistic

Finance Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures the company’s strict compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and government regulations.
  • Upholds the integrity of the company and good governance across all areas of responsibility.
  • Oversees the company financial functions to meet financial budgets and other financial goals.
  • Aligns Accounting, and Finance internal controls to ensure efficient service delivery while maintaining checks and balances.
  • Formulates and recommends sound accounting policies and procedures for accurate and timely recording of company’s financial transactions.
  • Reviews and approves monthly and year- end financial statements for endorsement to Management for signing of Management Responsibility.
  • Formulates and recommends credit, billing and collection policies for high collection efficiency, thus minimize bad debts and enhance company’s liquidity position.
  • Prepares and strict implementation of annual financial budgets for effective cost management thus contributes to realization of company’s net profit targets.
  • Monitors company’s cash position and recommends to Management actions required based on cash position.
  • Ensures maximization of potential earnings of excess funds thru recommendation of non-risk but high yielding investments/placements.
  • Formulates and recommends sound policies on purchasing of equipment, supplies inventory and other company assets for effective purchase deals thus maximize use of cash liquidity.
  • Formulates and recommends effective internal controls particularly on disbursements, credit approvals and custodianship of company assets.
  • Conducts cost/benefit analysis for every disbursement and approval of credit on sales transactions.
  • Closely coordinates and offers a win-win formula with all department heads in matters relating to financial support to the operations, sales, credit approvals, disbursements and purchasing of company’s supplies, equipment and other assets without sacrificing internal controls.
  • Formulates and recommends sound Finance philosophy on office administration investment including facility maintenance and upkeep, non-life insurances, business and facility licenses and permits and; non-life insurance accounts.
  • Trains, develops and recommends all finance and administration personnel for career growth.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

General Description

The Finance Manager is responsible for the company’s day-to-day finance activities which includes among others, accounting, credit, billing, collection, budgeting, purchasing, cost management, treasury and liquidity management, internal controls; monthly, quarterly and annual financial goal management; financial analysis and; strategic planning to ensure the Company’s sustained and progressive financial position.

Multimedia Reporter (Editorial)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writes breaking stories based on information gathered from news coverage, statements and other new gathers information and produces journalistic content -- in the form of stories, images and videos -- for the website.
  • Takes photos, shoots video as required by the coverage.
  • Posts updates on social media (e.g. tweets and Facebook Live).
  • Cultivates sources and plans interviews for exclusive, in-depth or feature stories.
  • Creates multimedia and interactive content (such as infographics) from time to time.
  • Adheres to the news organization’s prescribed editorial style and the Journalists’ Code of Ethics.
  • Performs General Assignments duties for the various INQUIRER.net news desk as assigned from time to time.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably major in Journalism or Communication Arts.
  • Preferably 1-2 year experience in a related field; open to fresh graduates with related experience.
  • Proficient in reading and writing English.
  • Proficient in information gathering through interviews and research
  • Excellent Interpersonal communication
  • Photo and video editing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Can work with minimum

Social Media Specialist- BANDERA

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors established or developing social media for potential stories, especially Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.
  • Monitors standard media for potential social media stories, especially key websites and wire services.
  • Amplifies Bandera and other Inquirer content on social media, especially by promoting stories, highlighting connections, and participating in comment threads.
  • Regularly conceptualizes and develops features and content for social media, including photos and video.
  • Appears on-screen as talent for live or recorded content.
  • Writes social media-specific stories for Inquirer.net and Bandera social media platforms
  • Writes longer stories for publication on Bandera and other Inquirer platforms, on occasion.
  • Performs other related tasks as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • This position is a camera-facing role. The successful applicant will be required to execute social media content that involves regularly appearing on screen live and/or on recorded video as a talent.
  • College Graduate, preferably major in Journalism or Communication Arts and/or related courses
  • At least 6 months’ work experience in a related job or fresh graduate
  • With demonstrable writing skills
  • Active user of social media with calm online persona
  • Self-starter who can be depended on for steady stream of social media content
  • Deadline-beater with proven ability to write fast
  • Extrovert eager to network and build contacts
  • Team player committed to the credibility of the Inquirer brand

Social Media Specialist-Cebu based

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitors established or developing social media stories for potential local, Cebu-based follow-up and/or supplemental stories, especially Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, plus chat apps Line, Kakao, WeChat, Viber.
  • Monitors standard media for potential local social media stories as well as national stories of interest to the Cebu audience, especially key websites and wire services.
  • Amplifies CDN Digital and other Inquirer content on social media, especially by promoting stories, highlighting connections, and participating in comment threads.
  • Writes local social media-specific stories for Inquirer.net’s social media platforms
  • Writes longer stories on local news and features for publication on CDN Digital and other Inquirer platforms, on occasion.
  • Conceptualizes and develops local features or special content for social media, including photos and video, on occasion.
  • Performs remote General Assignments work for other Inquirer.net news desks on occasion.
  • Performs other related tasks as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Journalism or equivalent
  • Must be based in or willing to relocate to Cebu
  • In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required dialects: English, Cebuano, Filipino
  • Must be able to thrive working in a virtual/remote setting
  • Six (6) months’ work experience required
  • Extrovert eager to network and build contacts
  • Team player committed to the credibility of the Inquirer brand
  • computer, communication and writing skills
  • Creative, insightful, street smart, digital savvy
  • Actively participates in a wide variety of social media activities such as blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc.
  • Understanding of popular social networks – design, functionality, users
  • Demonstrates ability to produce community management guidelines and documents that reflects the holistic understanding and implementation of the role of social media and its effects.

Marketing Associate (Cebu-based)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the primary contact point for coordination between the Cebu and Manila Sales & Marketing teams.
  • Works on all Cebu-based marketing partnership projects: create and evaluate proposals for partnerships
  • Seeks out relevant partnerships (research and contact)
  • Implements and follow-through partnership requirements and commercial; follow-through payments and monitors contract details
  • Assists in implementation of Adhoc sales campaigns: send monthly content updates to advertising clients
  • Works on talent management for CDN Digital
  • Uploading of all marketing/partner content as stated in signed contracts
  • Contract management for all marketing partnerships
  • Contract management for all sales campaigns
  • Facilitate follow-through of all partnership deliverables.
  • Assists marketing team in following up advertising materials and campaign requirements
  • Sales function – sales decks, sales pitch, partner sites solutions, roadshows
  • Delivery of post-campaign reporting
  • End-to-end delivery of projects for partnership contracts
  • Monitors marketing initiated projects, adhoc and editorial specials as needed
  • Monitors and manages product inventory
  • Ensures smooth flow of marketing process: internal process (implementation of ads on print), external process (deployments of brief to marketing team, implementation of campaigns both advertising and editorial)
  • Implements and monitors print requirements
  • Competitive monitoring for sales and marketing team
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably Marketing Management/Business
  • Management and/or other related courses
  • Must be willing to be based in Cebu
  • In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required languages/dialects: Cebuano, English, Filipino
  • Must be able to thrive working in a virtual/remote setting
  • At least 1 year experience in a related job
  • Computer Skills, Communication Skills, Attention to Details, Creative and Resourceful, Can work with minimum supervision;
  • Must be able to thrive in a virtual working environment

Multimedia Reporter (Cebu-based)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writes breaking stories based on information gathered from news coverage, statements and other new gathers information and produces journalistic content -- in the form of stories, images and videos -- for the CDN Digital website and also the Inquirer.net website as needed.
  • Takes photos, shoots video as required by the coverage.
  • Posts updates on social media (e.g. tweets and Facebook Live).
  • Cultivates sources and plans interviews for exclusive, in-depth or feature stories.
  • Creates multimedia and interactive content (such as infographics) from time to time.
  • Adheres to the news organization’s prescribed editorial style and the Journalists’ Code of Ethics.
  • Performs General Assignments duties for the various INQUIRER.net news desks as assigned from time to time.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably major in Journalism or Communication Arts.
  • Preferably 1-2 years experience in a related field; open to fresh graduates with related experience.
  • Must be willing to perform fieldwork on a daily basis.
  • Must have access to Cebu City
  • In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required languages/dialects: Cebuano, English, Filipino
  • Must have the necessary facilities to work from home when needed
  • Must be able to thrive working in a virtual/remote setting

Multimedia Specialist (Cebu-based)

Key Responsibilities:

  • editorial group, i.e. articles, photos, videos, graphics, voice-over, hosting, etc., in a timely manner and with high standards of quality.
  • Contributes multimedia executions as needed by the Editorial and/or Digital Content and Marketing teams in a timely manner and with high standards of quality.
  • Develops local social media-specific content for CDN Digital Editorial, CDN What’s Up, CDN Digital and, Inquirer.net’s social media platforms.
  • Monitors design trends for ideas or innovations that can be applied to CDN Digital and Inquirer.net platforms.
  • Content enhancement through design and value-added features
  • Provides relevant graphics and visuals
  • Suggests/recommends improvements in the design, look, feel of the site
  • Builds and maintains a library of evergreen content: articles, photos, videos and graphics
  • Conceptualizes and designs marketing collaterals
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably Multimedia Arts, Journalism, Mass Communications, Marketing, Advertising or any related courses
  • Preferably 1-2 year experience in a related field; On-camera experience such as hosting is an advantage
  • Must be willing to perform field work on a daily basis.
  • Must have access to Cebu City
  • In-depth knowledge of all things Cebu
  • Required languages/dialects: Cebuano, English, Filipino
  • Must have the necessary facilities to work from home when needed
  • Must be able to thrive working in a virtual/remote setting

Web Analytics Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizes, interprets and summarizes findings, creating presentations and reports.
  • Analyzes data using statistical methods to identify trends, meet organizational goals and feed dashboards.
  • Defines metrics and track, analyze and report on specific project outcomes.
  • Imports, cleans, reviews, expands, validates and documents datasets.
  • Engages across units to identify and meet data needs.
  • Monitors and maximizes online tools such as IO, CrowdTangle, Google Analytics, Search Console, Facebook Insights and other online tools.
  • Performs other related tasks as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • The successful candidate for this role must have the ability to work remotely on a temporary basis (as a result of the company's pandemic safety measures) but be willing to return to a full office-based setup at the company's discretion.
  • College Graduate, preferably in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science
  • At least 1year work experience in Web Analytics or similar
  • Experience in web analytics tools, excellent data collection and reporting, familiar with any of the following tools: Google Analytics, Alexa, IO, etc.

Web Designer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops efficient and optimal applications for the Inquirer Interactive’s network of websites.
  • Maintains a hands-on role in assuring and continually improving Inquirer Interactive’s web/app experience and design. This includes requirements, analysis, prototyping, optimizing, implementation, testing, and post-mortems (documentation, reports, and support).
  • Submits status report of projects, as required.
  • Maintains and updates existing front-end solutions for additional features and existing bugs.
  • Responds promptly and professionally to bug reports. This includes being on call 24/7 in case situations like these do occur.
  • Works closely with the Design team in the development of the company’s websites and services. Ensuring website function and stability across devices i.e. desktop, mobile, tablet
  • Interfaces directly, as needed, with the editorial and sales departments for tasks related to the applications being developed/maintained.
  • Carries out miscellaneous tasks in support of the organization's goals.
  • Performs other related tasks that may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • College Graduate, preferably B.S Computer Science/Engineering or any related course
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a related job
  • A solid understanding of client-side and web-based internet and intranet technologies.
  • Familiarity with the latest Internet trends and technologies.
  • Has good quality management and good communication skills.
  • Proficient in HTML5, PHP, MySQL, CSS, XHTML, XML, RSS, Ajax, Javascript, API (Svelte JS is an advantage)
  • Has worked with Adobe Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and XD
  • Experience in User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI)
  • Knowledgeable in other web applications development tools/languages

Interested applicants should send their updated CV to [email protected].

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