About The ASEAN Post:

The ASEAN Post is a technology driven digital media organisation headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, focused on generating content that is of importance to one of the fastest growing regions in the world - South-East Asia.

We provide insights, analysis and opinions into regional geopolitics, renewable energy, climate change, and financial technology amongst others, all of which are linked to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’.

Through collaborations with key industry players, academics, and lawmakers we will highlight the revolution’s impact on regional transport, infrastructure, technological advancement, and social integration for the region’s 630 million citizens.

 

Working at The ASEAN Post:

We are looking for experienced and promising individuals to fill these vacant roles:

  1. Senior Editor
  2. Sub-Editor
  3. Digital Journalist, Energy Specialist
  4. Digital Journalist, Markets Specialist
  5. Head of Visuals
  6. Senior Photographer

Please find the job descriptions for each of the above roles below. Kindly email your resume to [email protected]

 

  1. Senior Editor

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as our Senior Editor. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires an experienced journalist who has a deep understanding of Southeast Asia’s diverse countries and cultures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting weekly editorial direction for The ASEAN Post
  • Identifying key storylines, events, and trends to produce analysis
  • Managing our growing team of Digital Journalists and ensuring they are meeting deadlines and producing quality work
  • Ensuring that all content is in-line with The ASEAN Post’s vision and business needs
  • Responsible for final approval of all original content (text and visuals) published on The ASEAN Post
  • Representation of The ASEAN Post at important junctures such as industry events and pitch meetings
  • Creating extra content to aid the team as and when required
  • Must be flexible in managing Ad-Hoc requests as per the directive of the Management Team.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • At least 7-8 years of experience creating written content for media organisations and/or research institutes
  • At least 5-6 years of relevant managerial experience with mid-sized teams
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism is a must
  • A Master’s Degree in a related field is an added advantage
  • Experience working for a digital publication is a must
  • Experience working with multiple ASEAN markets is a must
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken, are a must
  • Ability to read and write in a Southeast Asian language (Bahasa Indonesia, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Thai) is an added advantage
  • Basic production knowledge (Video) is an added advantage

 

  1. Sub Editor

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as our Sub Editor. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires an experienced editor who has a deep understanding of Southeast Asia’s diverse countries and cultures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Editing copy published by Digital Journalist
  • Rewriting material to ensure flow and accuracy is in-line with The ASEAN Post’s vision and business needs
  • Jointly responsible for the final approval of all original content (text and visuals) published on The ASEAN Post
  • Creating extra content to aid the team as and when required
  • Must be flexible in managing Ad-Hoc requests as per the directive of the Management Team.
  • Able to take ownership and manage the content management platform

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • At least 5-6 years of experience creating/sub editing content for media organisations and/or research institutes
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism is a must
  • A Master’s Degree in a related field is an added advantage
  • Experience working for a digital publication is a must
  • Experience working with multiple ASEAN markets is a must
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken, are a must
  • Ability to read and write in a Southeast Asian language (Bahasa Indonesia, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Thai) is an added advantage

 

  1. Digital Journalist, Energy Specialist

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as a Digital Journalist, Energy Specialist. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires an experienced journalist who has a deep understanding of Southeast Asia’s energy markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Following weekly editorial direction for our Energy vertical
  • Identifying key storylines, events, and trends to produce analysis on regional energy market developments
  • Delivering content that is in-line with The ASEAN Post’s vision and mission for its energy vertical.
  • Able to collaborate with the Visual Team for cross platform content production

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience creating written content for a reputable media organisation, research institutes and think tanks.
  • Detailed knowledge on the Southeast Asian energy markets i.e. renewables and non-renewables.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any related discipline i.e. Journalism, Engineering, Economics
  • Experience working for a digital publication is an added advantage
  • Ability to read and write in a Southeast Asian language (Bahasa Indonesia, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Thai) is an added advantage
  • Able to work independently and with minimum direction

 

  1. Digital Journalist, Markets Specialist

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as a Digital Journalist, Markets Specialist. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires an experienced journalist who has a deep understanding of Southeast Asia’s financial markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Following weekly editorial direction for our Markets vertical
  • Identifying key storylines, events, and trends to produce analysis on regional capital market developments
  • Delivering content that is in-line with The ASEAN Post’s vision and mission for its markets vertical.
  • Able to collaborate with the Visual Team for cross platform content production.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience creating written content for a reputable media organisation, research institutes, think tanks and investment banks.
  • Detailed knowledge on the Southeast Asian capital markets i.e. from fund raising to listing exercises on a regional scale.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any related discipline i.e. Journalism, Accounting, Banking, Finance and Economics.
  • Experience working for a digital publication is an added advantage.
  • Ability to read and write in a Southeast Asian language (Bahasa Indonesia, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Thai) is an added advantage
  • Able to work independently and with minimum direction
  • Equity Capital Market Analysts are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

  1. Head of Visuals

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as the Head of Visuals. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires an experienced videographer and/or animator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading weekly video content direction with a focus on Southeast Asia
  • Analysing events around the region and finding compelling video story angles
  • Managing the existing Visual Team comprising of animators, graphic designers, video editors and visual journalists
  • Collaborating with the Senior Photographer and Senior Editor to ensure a seamless content creation process in line with internal deadlines and policies
  • Flexible to accommodate ad-hoc requests from the Management Team

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with a foreign newswire and/or reputable media organisation and/or creative agencies
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is a must
  • Detailed knowledge of the Southeast Asian landscape
  • Experience working for a digital publication is a must
  • Proven creative and leadership skills
  • Skills in visualising and shooting concepts effectively
  • Ability to edit and assemble final visual product i.e Short Videos, Animated Features, Infographics.

 

  1. Senior Photographer

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone to join The ASEAN Post as a Senior Photographer. This is a key strategic role for the organisation that requires the individual to lead and develop all forms of photographic content.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring weekly content direction and identifying visual requirements
  • Analysing events around the region and proposing field assignments
  • Producing visual stories following field assignments
  • Providing guidance to the Content Team on photo selection and editing

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience with a foreign newswire and/or reputable media organisation
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Detailed knowledge of the Southeast Asian landscape
  • Experience working for a digital publication is a must
  • A good eye for picture and creative skills is a must
  • Excellent working ability with related industry level software i.e Adobe Suite.
  • Highly professional, disciplined and organised demeanour