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Location: Singapore - Central

Company Profile

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms, ranging from print, digital, radio and out-of-home media.  

 

SPH owns award-winning newspapers, magazines and best-selling books in both print and digital editions, as well as online classified businesses in the region. In addition, SPH has two English radio stations and one Chinese radio station, an out-of-home digital advertising unit, a regional events and conferences arm, and runs a chain of modern retail convenience stores. SPH also has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 

 

SPH REIT comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road and The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall. SPH's latest retail development is The Seletar Mall located in Sengkang.  

 

For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.

Responsibilities

Launched in 1935, Tamil Murasu is Singapore's only Tamil language newspaper. Tamil Murasu is the main information source for the Tamil-speaking Indian community with its coverage of wide-ranging news, from current affairs to local and foreign news as well as the latest in sports and entertainment, in addition to its strong coverage on news from the Indian community and the sub-continent. The newspaper has established itself as a voice for the Tamil-speaking community in Singapore. The newspaper is looking to hire :

 

Sub Editor

 

Job Description

 

As  a Sub Editor you will  be required to give nice turn of phrases and coin catchy headlines and snappy captions. You will ensure accuracy and error free news articles with imaginative display of photographs with the news stories. The role will see you working in the shift from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm under daily deadlines.

 

Requirements

 

We are looking for individuals who are proficient in Tamil and who would have prior experience working with Tamil language as a translator or a teacher. You must be able to work under daily deadlines but retain the physical and mental stamina in a dynamic environment.

 

If you are keen, please email us with your CV and Tamil writing portfolio.

 

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified. 

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