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Responsibilities:
  • Start the day reading all newspapers, news sites, journals, blogs and other sources relevant to one's field of coverage;
  • Update one's self daily on issues relevant to one's field of coverage;
  • Stay in close contact with supervisor throughout the day;
  • Constantly update one's self on ways to improve delivery of news, both in terms of technique and technologies;
  • Build and maintain a network of sources, e.g. officials, experts and other sources;
  • Deliver all output -- field intelligence, daily articles and special reports -- on time.
 Skills/Requirements:
  • least an undergraduate degree in any course;
  • excellent command of English in both oral and written form;
  • an inquisitive, analytical mind;
  • as well as be healthy enough to work under the pressure of daily deadlines and rapidly changing conditions in the field.
Applications should consist of a cover letter and resume with professional references  
Basic Functions and Responsibilities:

The researcher is responsible for the collection and analysis of required statistical facts and figures for the regular and special reports published in the BusinessWorld newspaper related publications. The Researcher’s functions include:
  1. Gathering timely and relevant data from sources and writing economic indicators.
  2. Covering official release government/non-government statistical data as well as conduct interviews with industry sources and analysts to ascertain development and trends.
  3. Working on quarterly banking reports and other industry reports, gathering of data, interviewing sources and writing articles.
  4. Working on Top 1000 Corporations of the Philippines magazine
a. Gather financial statements of top 1,500 corporations based on the SEC and BusinessWorld rankings for the previous year. Send letters and attached sheets to the companies

b. Print/Photocopy financial statements

c. Proofread all figures

d. Conduct interviews and write articles

e. Work on Corporate Profiles
  1. Updating relevant data for BusinessWorld Research databank.
  2. Supplying research requirements of the Editorial Department.
  3. Supplying research requirements of Data on Demand clients
  4. All other tasks assigned by the Research Head
  5. Serving as reliever for reporters in covering certain beats.
Requirements:
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s/College Degree preferably in Economics, Finance or any related field.
  • Has knowledge in data analysis, interpretation and presentation. 
  • Has writing experience in school or any publication (an advantage for fresh graduates)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate particularly on MS Word and Excel. 
Willing to work long hours including weekends and holidays

Qualified applicants may send resume and other credentials to:

BUSINESSWORLD PUBLISHING CORPORATION

95 Balete Drive, Extension, Bgy. Kristong Hari, New Manila
Quezon City, Philippines 1112
E-mail: careers@smznbz.com
Tel. 8535-9901

Look for Ms. Aneth (loc. 800) or Doreen (loc. 821)