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WeirdKaya is hiring! (We’re not gonna ask you to sell kaya, so don’t worry!)

Ready to be part of an awesome team?

YES! We’re hiring! You’ve heard it from us first here! Headline Media is currently searching for the extraordinary you to join our team.

Headline Media? Who?

To put it simply, it’s the home of WeirdKaya!

Headline Media was founded by a group of young Malaysians that aims to create content relevant to Malaysians.

Co-founders of headline media, that is hiring

We also strongly believe that we can break into the local media market, and this was proven by our ability to reach millions of users on various platforms within a year.

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At Headline Media, you’ll be surrounded by interesting, creative and vibrant colleagues. Don’t believe us? Check out the ‘About Us’ section to find out!

You’ll also be able to glean invaluable insight from the team’s experience in the industry while squeezing every drop of brain juice in designing content for our readers.

And the best part? You’ll get to witness a startup experience firsthand!

So…are you a good fit? 

Now that we’ve gotten your attention, here’s what we’re looking for in potential candidates.

For starters, we need trend-sensitive and savvy social media individuals who will need to catch and follow current trends, or better still, lead one themselves!

As we are all working from home, for the time being, we also want fast and proactive people to join us in making WeirdKaya grow.

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On a side note, we are only open to interns who are ready to join for a minimum of three months at the moment.

In short, we need you to be:

  • Social media savvy
  • Sensitive to current trends
  • Fast and proactive learner
  • Able to commit for 3 months and above

If you’ve said ‘YES’ to all the above, scroll down to see more details about our current openings!

English Social Content Writer (Intern)

For this position, you need to be a quick and proficient writer who will never compromise on accuracy.

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If you’re a creative storyteller who can produce high-quality and engaging content using down-to-earth and concise language and truly cares for the Malaysian community, we would love to have you on board!

Also, if you have excellent attention to all kinds of Malaysian news, especially social news both online and offline, it’s definitely an added bonus.

Job scope (include but not limited to):

  • Write articles for our website and social media platforms
  • Produce high-quality & engaging content
  • Create decent images to suit articles or social media postings

Requirements:

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  • Strong social media marketing sense
  • Quick, independent & proficient writer in English
  • Uphold high standards of accuracy
  • Have creative storytelling skills
  • Follows Malaysian news consistently

Writing samples:

English Lifestyle Content Writer (Intern / Full-timer)

Do you love food, love life and love sharing about these?

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We have a space for you! Join us to share awesome lifestyle tips or good places to chill out and eat.

Job scope (include but not limited to):

  • Write original evergreen articles regarding food and lifestyle
  • Create decent images to suit articles or social media postings
  • Assist team in branded content ideation
  • Manage WeirdKaya’s lifestyle column content direction (Full-timer)

Requirements:

  • Follows Malaysian social media trends consistently
  • Independent in delivering content
  • Quick, proficient and highly accurate English writer
  • Knows how to play and eat well
  • Have creative writing and thinking skills

Writing samples:

English Video Production (Intern)

To all talented and creative video producers out there, we need you!

You’ll get to unleash your innovation and videography skills and build astonishing portfolios with accounts of various industries.

Not just that! You’ll also get to experience handling different clients and improve your interpersonal skills.

Job scope (include but not limited to):

  • Lead collaborative video team in video production
  • Help video producer manage ideation and execution of video content
  • Create fun and engaging TikTok & YouTube videos
  • Involve in video production eg: script-writing, shooting, editing, animation, etc

Requirements:

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  • Have creative ideas and videography skills
  • Able to produce high-quality & funny videos
  • Familiar with video post-production
  • Heavy TikTok / YouTube user
  • Follows Malaysian social media trends consistently

Marketing Intern

To those with Business-related backgrounds and who have been dying to experience start-ups, your opportunity is here!

You’ll get first-hand experience in dealing with clients from various fields and improve your marketing skills along the way.

Job scope (include but not limited to):

  • Improve sales processes and handle clients
  • Define strategic marketing plans
  • Manage marketing budgets and ROI

Requirements:

  • BA in marketing, business administration or relevant field (Fresh grad/student)
  • A team player with a customer-oriented approach
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills in English/Chinese
  • Independent in handling clients
  • Extravert and outspoken personality

Video/TikTok Talents

Always wanted to be a star in videos but you feel unsure or have yet to find yourself a suitable platform? Your chance is here!

This internship post gives you the opportunity to experiment with your strengths and limitations when it comes to shooting and hosting a video.

You’ll get to know whether it’s really your thing while getting PAID!

Requirements:

  • Follows social media trends tightly
  • Watch all kinds of online videos
  • Can do basic video-editing
  • Not camera-shy
  • Vibrant personality
  • Able to prepare scripts or storyboards for video-shooting
  • Knows how to host in a video
  • Able to deliver client’s requirements in videos

Interested in growing with us? Accept this small challenge first!

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Author: Jin Wen Chan
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