Writer, EB Studio, Malaysia

Eco-Business is looking for a passionate and motivated individual with solid writing skills and experience in the news and media industry to join our growing, dynamic team as a writer with EB Studio, Eco-Business’s content studio that creates engaging and credible content in collaboration with our brand partners across Asia Pacific.  

This role requires a strong grasp of emerging sustainability topics, project management skills and the ability to create clear and effective copy for content across platforms, including the Eco-Business news website. You will work closely with EB Studio editors and the Eco-Business Partnerships team to create content across various formats.  

You must have an excellent work ethic, an interest in sustainable development topics, be a team player and be able to meet strict deadlines.  

This is a full-time position open to candidates based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Candidates familiar with issues and policy trends in Malaysia, and/or have news editing experience will be prioritised.   

Key responsibilities include:  

  • News gathering, conducting interviews and creating content for EBStudio projects  
  • Crafting and curating project briefs and content plans for brand partners, particularly key partners in Malaysia  
  • Project liaison, management and contact building  
  • Basic editing and proofreading  
  • Tracking and reporting impact metrics for content projects  
  • Collaborating with Editorial, EBStudio, as well as Partnerships and Events teams, to create coherent content  
  • Staying up to date on industry trends and best practices, including through attending industry events and conferences  

 
Key Requirements: 

  • 2-3 years of experience and proven track record in the news and media industry or the sustainability sector; candidates with 3-5 years of experience in writing and journalism will be considered for a senior role 
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with a portfolio of writing samples 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams 
  • Knowledge of the company’s target audience and goals 
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills 
  • Time management and organisational skills, and the ability to multitask 
  • News ethics and values  
  • A team player who has the desire to learn and grow  
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field 
  • Fluency in a second language is a plus 

Only those with the required experience will be shortlisted for interviews. All shortlisted candidates will be required to take a writing and/or video test.  
 
To apply, please send an email with the role as the subject line, cover letter, CV, and links to samples of your work to Natasha van Cuylenburg (natasha.vancuylenburg@eco-business.com) and Ng Wai Mun (waimun.ng@eco-business.com).   

We look forward to receiving your application! 

 

 

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