Hiring Petir.sg is the new socio-political website of the People’s Action Party. In Malay, Petir means ‘lightning’, the symbol of our Party. Petir.sg is the story of the PAP, told from within. We are inviting candidates with a keen interest in media and politics to apply to join us in a full-time role as Senior Writer and Video Content Creator. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with, our key political leaders and experienced editorial practitioners. 1. Senior Writer (Full-Time/Part-Time Position) The Role As a Senior Writer, you will write about the social, economic, and political developments that affect Singapore and Singaporeans. You will closely follow local and international socio-political-economic-cultural events to create timely and engaging materials to help Singaporeans understand the issues and imperatives of the day, and to explain our Party’s policy positions to Singaporeans clearly, in a way that captures hearts and minds. Requirements Minimum 5 years of experience in news, digital media, government, or a related industry. (Fresh graduates with a keen interest in local or regional politics are also welcomed to apply for junior positions) Passionate about Singapore, believes in the core values of the People’s Action PartyDeep interest and understanding of history, current affairs, people, culture, and politicsExtremely fluent in the use of digital / social media, keeps updated on trends and developmentsDeeply analytical and thoughtful, possesses excellent writing and editing skills,Able to help our audiences understand the thinking and reasons that drive our policy decisions.Team player, reliable, independent, dynamic, and optimistic. If you enjoy media and politics, work well in a fast paced and competitive environment, we hope that you will consider this opportunity. 2. Video Content Creator (Full-Time/Part-Time Position) The Role As a Video Content Creator you will produce, shoot and edit engaging videos on social, economic, and political developments that affect Singapore and Singaporeans. You are also a digital native who follows the latest social media platforms trends closely so as to ensure that our videos are in the correct styles or formats that attract the respective platforms’ viewership. Requirements Minimum 5 years of experience in video production, news, digital media, government, or a related industry. (Fresh graduates with are also welcomed to apply for junior positions) Creative story telling skillsProficient in editing software such as Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut ProGood experience in handling video, lighting and audio equipmentFluent in the use of digital / social media, keeps updated on trends and developments; a digital nativeAble to create engaging videos to explain the thinking and reasons that drive policy decisionsPassionate about SingaporeTeam player, reliable, independent, dynamic, and optimisticIf you enjoy digital media and politics, work well in a fast paced and competitive environment, we hope that you will consider this opportunity. Connect With Us If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, connect with us at [email protected]. We seek your understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you.