Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The Myanmar Times

Are you stuck in a rut at work? Are you looking for a new position and a company that will challenge you, inspire you and take you to new heights? Then it's time to take the leap – and join the most dynamic media company in Myanmar.

Myanmar Consolidated Media, Ltd, one of Myanmar's most highly respected and well-established news organisations, is the publisher of The Myanmar Times in both languages, two websites, and NOW! magazine. With over 360 staff in our Yangon, Mandalay, and Nay Pyi Taw bureaus, we have a news-gathering force of nearly 100, trained to the highest international standards of reporting. Sophisticated layout and award-winning photos and editorial make MCM the one to beat when it comes to publishing in Myanmar.

MCM is expanding into exciting new directions in 2016. We are seeking qualified, experienced Myanmar nationals and expatriates to fill openings in our Yangon headquarters. All positions require basic computer skills and a good command of written and spoken English.

We are always looking to bring on talented, motivated journalists, editors, designers, photographers, and translators to join our News Team. If you are interested in working with The Myanmar Times, please send your CV and cover letter to: jobs@mmtimes.com.
Specific newsroom job openings will also be posted below, as available, with application details and submission instructions.

For freelance opportunities or to submit a story pitch, please contact the News Editor at newsroom@mmtimes.com.

Current Job Openings (Yangon Headquarters):

1. Editors (National and Expatriate)
2. Reporters (National)


1. Editors (National and Expatriate)

  • •  A graduate of any discipline with a minimum of 5 years as a reporter or 2 years as an editor.
  • •  Excellent written skills in either English or Myanmar, ideally both.
  • •  Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • •  Strong interest in political, social and commercial affairs combined with an ability to analyse events critically.
  • •  An ability to lead and motivate a team of reporters.

Those interested should submit a CV and a letter of interest to jobs@mmtimes.com.

 

2. Reporters (National)

  • •  Graduate in any discipline, or a pass in a matriculation exam.
  • •  A strong interest in current affairs with an ability to understand, analyse and write about complex topics.
  • •  Eagerness to learn.
  • •  Previous journalism experience will be an advantage.

Those interested should submit a CV and a letter of interest to jobs@mmtimes.com.


About The Myanmar Times:

Launched as a weekly in 2000 by Myanmar Consolidated Media, The Myanmar Times is Myanmar’s premier English-language newspaper. In March 2015, a Monday-Friday daily edition was launched. MCM employs approximately 350 staff across its Yangon, Mandalay and Nay Pyi Taw bureaus, the majority of whom are Myanmar nationals. The company also publishes a Myanmar-language weekly newspaper and a weekly fashion & celebrity news magazine.