JOB OFFER

NHK General Bureau for Asia
NHK, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, is looking for a professional and highly motivated person to join our team.


POSITION: NEWS RESEARCHER

Job description:
•Research on and assist in producing news features related to politics, economy, and cultural stories based mainly in Thailand.
•Report on camera and write news scripts for 24-hours English news program when needed.

Requirements:
•Thai citizen aged around 20-40 years old
•Fluent in spoken and written English (Ability to speak Japanese is also welcome)
•At least 1 year of experience in the news industry
•Ability to work and study independently, and travel on short notice
•Bachelor's degree in media, journalism, or related fields is preferred

Interested candidates are invited to submit (1) your detailed resume, (2) expected salary, (3) samples of your work and (4) a recent photo by e-mail to: personnel@nhk.or.th


Wataru Fujishita
Bureau Chief
NHK General Bureau for Asia




The Straits Times, Correspondent position
The Straits Times, one of Asia's leading newspapers, is seeking to hire a Thailand correspondent. If you are a multimedia journalist well-adapted to Thailand's cultural and political landscape, and proficient at generating original news stories from the region, this could be the role for you.

A strong command of written and spoken English is a must, and a good command of Thai would be a major plus. Business reporting experience would also be considered an asset.

Please send your resume and links of your previous work to talent4@sph.com.sg.



Stringer/Researcher/Assistant (EN/Thai) - Bangkok based Swiss National Public Radio (SRF)
Swiss National Public Radio (SRF) is a publicly funded and publicly controlled non-governmental organization. It has no commercial purpose; it is dedicated to accurate and balanced information. SRF has opened a new bureau in Bangkok in April 2016. We are seeking a suitably qualified candidate for the position of stringer/researcher/assistant (English/Thai) starting on the 1st of December 2017. The position is partly office based, partly home based and will include travel, research and administrative work.

Jobs Description
- Translate on research trips in Thailand and in daily journalistic work in Bangkok
- Suggest proactively stories and interview partners from all over South East Asia
- Research stories and gather analysis on economic, political and social affairs from South East Asia
- Conduct interviews
- Send daily press reviews from all over South East Asia
- Prepare research trips (book hotels, flight tickets etc.), background news material etc.
- Find stringers for research trips in other South East Asian countries
- Provide contact information of experts and maintain relationships with external agencies etc.
- Update the address lists
- Collect and deliver required documents from ministries/Embassies and other organizations
- Transcription of soundbites
- Complete expenses
- Schedule meetings with interview partners, occasionally conduct interviews by yourself

Qualifications
- 3-5 years as a journalist/stringer, preferably with international media experience
- Strong journalistic instincts, analytical skills and an ability to work under pressure
- Good communication skills and the ability to work independently
- Proactive in suggesting stories and interview partners
- Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English and Thai; Burmese or other South East Asian language skills are a plus
- Good knowledge of political, economic and social affairs in South East Asia, particularly in Thailand
- A university degree or equivalent experience
- Knowledge of content management systems such as Word or Excel
- An existing social media profile with a strong network of journalist/editor contacts and sources
- Reliable and flexible with proven experience of working in a small team

How to Apply
Please send your CV and covering letter to Karin Wenger, South East Asia Correspondent, Swiss National Public Radio, by 27th of October 2017: Karin.wenger@srdrs.org



THAI-ENGLISH COMMUNICATOR
We're looking for someone to join our regional communications agency and be part of a dynamic Bangkok-based team to provide full-time translation and communications support for our clients.
Personality and attitude are as important to us as having the right skills and experience. How you answer the following questions will help us see how you fit the bill.

- First and foremost, are you an excellent translator, able to translate complex documents from English to Thai and Thai to English so that the result is accurate and engaging?
- Second, do you have strong interpersonal skills and the potential to provide strategic and creative thinking?

Qualifications required:
- Excellent English-Thai and Thai-English translation skills
- Excellent spoken and written Thai and English ability
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Translation experience would be an advantage, but the role might also suit someone with a strong skillset from PR/communications or journalism.

Benefits:
- Training in public relations and communications
- Opportunity for career development
- A competitive salary at either intermediate or senior level, depending on the candidate
- A supportive working environment that emphasizes the value of teamwork

Please email your CV (in English) with a covering note explaining why you think you are right for the job, along with an indication of your salary expectations (Subject: Application) to suphang@bbg.co.th by October 31, 2017.


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER / SPOKESPERSON, COX'S BAZAR, BANGLADESH
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is coordinating the humanitarian response in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, where nearly half a million Rohingya people have arrived in the past month, fleeing violence in Myanmar's North Rakhine State.

We need an experienced public information officer or journalist as soon as possible to be based in Cox's Bazar for 3-6 months to act as the spokesperson for the IOM-hosted Inter Sector Coordination Group (cxbcoordination.com.) S/he will also represent IOM, which, in addition to coordination, also has a major operational role in the shelter/ NFI/ site management, health, protection and WASH sectors.

We are looking for strong English writing and speaking skills; relevant emergency work experience in South / South East Asia, ideally Bangladesh and / or Myanmar; an understanding of the issues surrounding the Rohingya issue; an understanding of UN-led emergency response (the cluster coordination system) and the challenges involved; political sensitivity; and a capacity to work in a difficult environment under extreme pressure in a multicultural team without losing your sense of humor.

If you are interested, and think that you may fit the bill, please send a CV detailing your availability and salary expectations to Chris Lom at the IOM Regional Office in Bangkok. Email: clom@iom.int, Tel. +66.62 602 8752.

Khaosod English
Khaosod English is looking for tenacious and talented reporters to cover everything from street crime and politics to development and nightlife in Bangkok.

Are you a compulsive communicator who knows how to get the story? Can you write crisp copy on the news of the day as well as thoughtful features? Have your finger on the pulse of Bangkok's trends, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife and the arts?

If so, we have a job for you in a news organization that values truth-telling, high professional standards and online innovation. Our ideal candidates are bicultural, bilingual Thai nationals with a keen interest in telling it like it is without equivocation. Humor and wit are a plus, as is some tech savvy.

We prize newsroom diversity as essential to serving our readers.

Staff Reporter
Filling a full-time position for staff news reporter. Someone to venture into the field and cover the news of the day while building contacts, developing sources and mining the Bangkok beat for enterprising stories. The ideal candidate is a fearless truth-teller who finds stories by starting with the affected and afflicted. Must take initiative and smolder with determination to chase down stories and find sources. Two to three years of professional journalism experience and a related degree preferred.

Candidates should send a letter of inquiry, CV and writing samples to Todd Ruiz at contact@khaosodenglish.com.


Staff Reporter
Filling a full-time position for staff lifestyle reporter. Ideal candidate can write smart stories about everything from food and fine arts to underground music, with an eye for trend pieces which tell the story of Bangkok through its people. The writer should be interested in identifying emergent behaviors and subcultures which reflect the diversity of people who live here. Always looking for the new and cool? We want the real stuff, not PR-engineered fluff. One to two years of professional journalism experience or equivalent is preferred, as is a related degree.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Candidates should send a letter of inquiry, CV and writing samples to Todd Ruiz at contact@khaosodenglish.com.

Digital Sales Manager

Khaosod English is seeking a highly motivated Digital Marketing Manager with a phone full of industry contacts. Main responsibilities are growing sales and managing sponsored content and ads on KhaosodEnglish.com.

Specific duties include seeking out and contacting clients, maintaining sales workflow, closing deals and managing the production of sponsored media content in traditional and experimental channels.

While we're seeking someone who has proven she or he can close deals. Recent grads with some experience and a lot of energy and enthusiasm are encouraged to apply. Experience should be in digital media, entertainment or advertising. The job will go to someone who is organized, outgoing and aggressive about closing deals. Ideal candidate already has industry contacts in Bangkok, Thailand and the region. Applicants should send a letter of inquiry, CV and relevant materials to contact@khaosodenglish.com.

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