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IDC Seeks Research Editor (Philippines)

02 April 2010
IDC Seeks Research Editor (Philippines)
Details:
Infocom Data & Consulting (Philippines) Inc.

IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community makes fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 45 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting http://www.idc.com.

Research Editor

Asia Pacific's leading technology market research provider is rebounding and growing rapidly, hence we are seeking individuals for newly created roles to be based in Manila, Philippines. This reports directly to the A/P Regional Publishing Manager, in conjunction with regional interaction within our Publishing Services & Technologies Group (PS&T).

In this role, the Research Editor will be focused on editing and formatting English language documents and schedule management for our IDC operations. The Research Editor’s primary function is to ensure the written quality of IDC’s research documents, and will also cover the following tasks:

Proofreading, language editing, and formatting of IDC documents
Data checking and analysis and ensuring data integrity
Keeping track of the workflow and progress of documents, preparing regular document status reports, updating the editing schedule daily, and other administrative tasks
Doing administrative functions and posting editing feedback to analysts and independent contractors
Providing training to staff and analysts, when necessary, on editing and the IDC Template, and answering questions staff and analysts may have about the IDC Template, English usage, and writing

Requirements:

With at least 2 years experience working for equivalent publishing sector specializing in editing, data checking, and proofreading, or related area.
Minimum university or college degree: Mass Communication or English Language degrees advantageous
Numerically literate, patient, meticulous, and disciplined; solid analytics and detail-driven
With strong written and verbal fluency in English, knowledge of foreign language is considered advantageous and a plus
Copes well under pressure, particularly with deadlines and multiple competing demands
MS Excel, Word, and Power-Point intermediate level experience required
Able to handle pressure situations and has a positive mindset toward achieving objectives of research projects
Gives attention to detail, both qualitative and quantitative, and has a strong self-motivated, independent work ethics
Knowledge of information technology and basic business dynamics is advantageous
Citizens of the Philippines, Permanent Residents, or those currently authorized to work in the Philippines

If you are interested, please write in or e-mail to us your resume by 3 April 2010 to:

Publishing Manager
Infocom Data & Consulting (Philippines) Inc.
Suite 12.06, 12th Floor Antel 2000
121 Valero Street
Salcedo Village
Makati City, Manila
Philippines 1227
Applicants reply via E-mail: recruit-ph@idc.com
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