TheThaiger.com

Editor and Senior writer (English)

TheThaiger.com
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Posted on 17 Nov 2020

Editor and Senior writer (English)

TheThaiger.com

Job Highlights

  • Thailand’s most comprehensive news media
  • Available in English, Thai, and Vietnamese
  • Startup & multinational environment

Job Description

The Thaiger needs an amazing Bangkok-based English-language writer and presenter for our website and social media platforms. You will have previous journalist experience but be ready to learn the tools of modern digital news and information delivery, in text and video.

You will work directly with the CEO at our Bangkok office in Asoke and have an intuitive understanding of social media, experience with online news and an understanding of the Thai media landscape.

You will understand the urgency of the news cycle and be able to adapt and roll with the changes in media delivery. You’ll be motivated and keen to perform at a high level.

You can be Thai or foreigner, but you must be able to communicate as an English native-speaker.

As the English Writer  you will: 

  • Sourcing, writing and delivering stories for multiple platforms
  • Prepare and assist with script production for video content
  • Work as part of The Thaiger publishing team to produce excellent content and high SEO level
  • Assist the Thaiger team develop into Thailand and the region’s biggest media company
  • Become a modern day media ‘Svengali’ 

 
What we’re looking for:

  • Thai or Native English speaker with beyond exceptional written and presentation skills
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a professional media environment in Thailand
  • Experience with modern CMS and other media software
  • Someone who relishes the unexpected
  • Self starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • An attention to detail but with some flair and creativity
  • Strong grasp on modern social media and trends in media.

 
What you’ll receive from us: 

  • Excellent technology back up and office environment
  • Visa and work permit under our BOI company structure
  • An opportunity to grow with the region’s fastest growing media company

Additional Information

Career Level
Senior
Qualification
Degree
Years of Experience
3 years
Job Type
Full Time

Company Overview

The Legacy Lives On
“The Thaiger has grown from around 170,000 page views per month when we first took it over in July 2017, to 20 million+, every month now.”

The Thaiger started in Phuket in October 2016, initially as a new FM radio station for the island. The Thaiger Pte Ltd is now registered in Singapore and provides Thailand and SE Asia with the next generation of media – newslifestylerestaurant reviewsTop Tenstravel infofree classifieds and much more, have a look around!
Thaiger News is short, to-the-point, mobile-first, accurate and timely. Not only do we get you the main news stories first, we also update them more often. Additionally we have a huge resource of information articles about Thailand and the region.

The Thaiger added Vietnamese language news in September 2019 and Indonesian in December of the same year, and will be adding more native language news services for the region down the line. The Thaiger now provides Thailand’s most comprehensive news pages in EnglishThai, and Vietnamese; five Facebook pages, a YouTube channel, Instagram and Twitter providing a daily one-stop-shop for news, information and lifestyle.


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