Careers

Contract/Freelance
Writer 

Responsibilities:

  • Generate fresh story ideas relevant to different clients’ needs and interests
  • Write well-researched and accurate content to tight deadlines and to specified word count
  • Write to suit the voices of different kinds of publications

Requirements:

  • Degree in journalism or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years’ of journalism, publishing, media or marketing communications experience in a magazine publishing environment
  • Strong command of English and excellent writing skills
  • Versatility in writing in different styles and across a wide range of topics and focus areas
  • Previous experience in writing for client’s needs is a bonus
  • Strong team player willing to pitch and go the extra mile
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with the editor and/or client
  • Only Singaporeans and PRs need apply

Contract/Freelance Designer 

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualise, design and lay out across a spectrum of titles
  • Ensure timely submission of layouts
  • Prepare for print production and submit FA files to printer
  • Check all artwork to ensure size is correct and meets print requirements

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a directly related environment
  • Ability to effectively juggle different titles without compromising on quality
  • Good command of English
  • Versatility in being able to create different design styles across a spectrum of titles
  • Strong people and project management skills
  • Strong team player willing to pitch and go the extra mile
  • Ability to communicate effectively with external parties and business units
  • Only Singaporeans and PRs need apply

CONTRACT/Freelance Translator 

Responsibilities:

  • Translate source language into target language accurately and in phraseology relevant to reader location
  • Style and tone of translated text should match those of source language
  • Source language can be in different format (print, video, etc), but the translated text format is usually in the print format
  • Work on a spectrum of subject matter including commercial, educational, medical, legal, literary, scientific and technical
  • Research on professional phraseology
  • Consult experts in specialist areas
  • Report to editor
  • Edit and proofread final copy

Requirements:

  • Degree in Translation, Language or related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in translation, interpretation, communications or journalism
  • Excellent command of two or more languages (including but not limited to English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil, Bengali, Vietnamese, Burmese and Thai)
  • Strong writing skills and versatility in different writing styles
  • Good understanding of a range of subject matter and in-depth knowledge of language-specific cultures
  • Initiative in using dictionaries, reference books and translation softwares as research tools
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with the editor
  • Only Singaporeans and PRs need apply