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Old 23-12-2019, 07:15 PM   #1
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Full-time Senior/Tech Writers wanted for the HWZ Editorial team!

We're Hiring for the HardwareZone editorial team!

Specifically, we're looking for tech writers who have a keen interest and deep knowledge in consumer electronics, mobile and PC technology arena, have flair in writing, possess excellent written & spoken English and are confident to host videos. If you have what it takes, join the HardwareZone team, the leading consumer tech media publication in this region.

We're looking to fill TWO full-time positions (1-year contract based) who can cover some of the below-listed topics/areas of specialization.

Namely, we're looking for writers who can fulfil a primary specialization of being either an audio specialist, mobile-tech specialist, PC computing specialist or a tech deals specialist.

Keen to join the editorial team? Please send your CV/Resume to hrjobs@sph.com.sg.
If you have referrals, do refer them to this opportunity as well!

If you already have a full-time job but you've time to pursue tech writing on a freelance basis, drop me a PM or email me at vjanand@sph.com.sg .

Responsibilities:-
  • Stay updated with all verticals of tech and tech-lifestyle.
  • Error-free reporting as you’ll be in-charge of conceptualizing the content, research, production and layout.
  • Cover events, conduct interviews, scour for leads and report news.
  • Research, test and develop content coverage strategies (short/long-form writing, photo galleries, social media posts and host videos)
  • Utilize best practices for SEO content optimization and search trends to target your audience.
  • Engage readers and community across our various social channels.
  • Manage reader engagement, feedback for content expectations and suss out opportunities/content gaps.
  • Manage and build relations with PR reps in the industry.
  • Care for loaned products with proper inventory management.


Content Specialization Areas:-
We are looking for candidates who are well versed and technically inclined in some of these topics:-
  • TV and AV equipment
  • Headphones / Speakers
  • Monitors
  • Desktop/Notebook systems
  • PC components (Graphics Cards, Motherboards, CPUs, etc.)
  • Storage
  • Networking
  • Internet, Cloud, eCommerce
  • Smart Home Appliances
  • Smartphones & Telcos
  • Photography & Cameras
  • Wearables & Fitness tech
  • Automotive tech
  • Travel tech


Requirements:-
  • A passion for tech writing/hosting
  • Possess excellent written and spoken English.
  • Confident in video hosting for reviews, events, interviews, etc.
  • Work with the Editors to meet the publication’s content goals.
  • Is a self-starter and is able to piece a story with minimal guidance.
  • Able to work solo or in small groups depending on the assignment at hand.
  • Good analytical skills and familiarity to assess problems encountered while testing/reviewing products.
  • Understand and decipher related tech jargon to educate our audience as well as account for findings through the course of reviewing products.
  • Reported works should take into consideration the subtle points of journalism as well as consider all the pros and cons of a topic for an unbiased view that readers/viewers can rely upon.
  • Possess basic photography, photo & video editing skills.
  • Possess basic HTML skills.
  • Prior experience in a relevant industry or field is an advantage, but it’s not a requirement.

Write to us at hrjobs@sph.com.sg with your full resume, portfolio or if you have sample writing/video examples.
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Old 31-01-2020, 03:17 PM   #2
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Positions are still open!

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