We’re hiring an Editor for Coconuts Yangon

Coconuts Media is hiring a Coconuts Yangon Editor.

Are you a local news junkie?

Do you have a wide range of interests in Yangon urban life, from traffic to politics to food to the arts?

Are you a skilled and versatile writer, able to churn out entertaining and engaging copy on any subject with a unique voice?

Do you have experience in a fast-paced daily newspaper and/or online news position?

Are you a tech-savvy social media and blogging whiz?

Do you have, at minimum, a solid camera and basic photography skills, or better yet, full-on multimedia journalism skills?

Are you hard-working, reliable, intelligent, and ambitious?

Do you have a sense of humor?

If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, you should apply for this full-time position at Coconuts Yangon.

Responsibilities will include:

Writing original local news and lifestyle stories about Yangon, as well as aggregating and sourcing stories from other social media.

Reporting on news events, taking photos and/or video to supplement written stories

Managing social media – with an emphasis on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube – and uploading live content from the field

Knowledge of WordPress, multimedia experience, and an extensive network of sources are a bonus. So is ownership of a smartphone.

A university degree and at least two years of editorial experience are required.

This position will be based in Yangon.

Apply by sending CV and writing samples to clarissa [AT] coconuts.co.

Coconuts Media is also looking to commission stories from freelance writers and photographers in Myanmar.