Football cum Sports Writer (Bahasa Malaysia)

This job is available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday



CompanyHarimau Malaya
Job StateSelangor
Job FunctionFeatured, Journalist / Editing / Writing - Journalist
Job IndustryMedia / Broadcasting / Publishing
This company is willing to hire

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • The task is to write features, analysis, interviews and other stories of local sports especially football and badminton; a strong passion for sports
  • Original, exclusive analysis and strategic writing – strictly no plagiarism
  • Solid knowledge of Malaysia sports especially local football leagues and badminton; knowledge of European and world sports especially football is an added advantage
  • The ideal candidate must have solid local football and badminton knowledge
  • Demonstrated creativity and ability to conjure up fresh, relevant content that will resonate with readers, while also keeping in alignment with the company brand’s personality and goals
  • Meet
  • ing deadlines and KPI is a must
  • Must be able to write excellent Bahasa Malaysia without spelling and grammar mistakes
  • To undertake any ad-hoc tasks/ projects as and when required
  • Any other duties as and when assigned from time to time
  • You will be asked to undergo a test and produce a sample article for evaluation purpose
  • Experiences in news /web portal is preferred
  • You may be required to work on shift especially during big tournaments/ competitions
  • Only those willing to commit for a long term must apply

Job Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) or more years of experience in a writing, editing, and/or content management role
  • Strong understanding of data collection and feeds, advanced data analytics work, tactical application and so on
  • Experience using Content Management System (CMS); ability to learn new software program
  • Relevant experience in working with news/ sports websites and online editorial setups
  • Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience with detailed analytics and traffic driving strategies
  • Diverse writing background and proven ability to adapt fluidly in a fast-paced, quickly evolving environment
  • Strong numerical ability with understanding of key sports metrics and distributions
  • A strong passion for local sports (especially football and badminton) and information on a global scale and kept up to date with latest sports news
  • Must have a positive can-do attitude and be a team player with a passion for perfection
  • Independent, resourceful and meticulous
  • Attentive to detail and good in planning and time management
  • A good team player; collaborate with multiple stakeholders required
  • Fast learner with excellent follow up skills
  • Computer literate, notably Microsoft Applications
  • Good command in both oral and written Bahasa Malaysia
  • Excellent Bahasa Malaysia writing and speaking skills
  • Able to start immediately
  • Weekend working might be required

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