Thursday, July 31, 2008

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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Essay Writing Contest - Galileo SurgiCenter

This essay wriitng contest is sponsored/featured by Galileo SurgiCenter promoting its 1st Annual Sight-Saving Month. The theme is "Why Eyesight is Important to Me" or "Bakit Mahalaga ang Aking Panigin." Submission of entires could be done through email! Cash prizes are at stake so send those entries now!

Contest Mechanics:
1. Open to everyone except relatives of the Center Staff or shareholders up to the 3rd degree of consanguinity or affinity
2. Essay should be between 250 - 1,000 words in English of Filipino send by
1. Regular post at Galileo SurgiCenter, G/F Belson House, 271 EDSA, Mandaluyong City
2. Via email at
3. Format must be in Adobe pdf, MS Word doc. or rich text format
4. Author must include his/her
o Full name
o Age
o Gender
o Contact Number
o Postal Address
5. Criteria for Judging
o Originality
o Writing Style
o Relevance
o Impact on reader
6. Winners will be contacted on September 30, 2008
7. Deadline for entries will be on August 30, 2008
o Mailed entries - postage date will be used as reference
o E-mail - end of office hours on that day
8. Winning entries will remain property of the author but may be reproduced by Galileo SurgiCenter in its newsletter and other publications without the need for express permission of fees
9. View complete mechanics

Contest Period: Until August 30, 2008

Contest Prize:
· 1st Prize: PhP 5,000
· 2nd Prize: PhP 3,000
· 3rd Prize: PhP 1,500

Monday, July 28, 2008

Wanted: Online Writing Tutor

- Easily earn P20,000 or more a month
- Smart, witty colleagues who love coffee
- Semi-flexible hours for vampires and insomniacs
- Office-based in Alabang (in the heart of the dirty south)

Job Description:
Tutors will be part of an online writing service to which high school and college students submit written works and receive critique. Tutors won't proofread or edit the essay for the student; rather, they will help guide the student towards appropriate revisions.

-Undergraduate Degree in a writing intensive field (e.g. Literature, Sociology, and so on)
- Knowledge and experience in all or most of the following areas: coursework, rhetoric, composition, literature, thesis writing, and creative writing
-Strong written English communication skills (particularly when it comes to analytical thinking, grammar and vocabulary)
-Good computer and typing skills
- Substantial writing experience (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and so on)
- Teaching experience for ESL (English as a Second Language) and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students (*preferable, but not required)

Contact:Michellan Sarile
Lead Online Writing Tutor/Supervisor
Clientcomm, Inc.
Units 302- 303 Alpap 2 Bldg.
Trade St. cor Investment Drive
Madrigal Business Park
Alabang, Muntinlupa City
E-mail: michellan.sarile@ clientcomm. net
Cell: 0929 806 5574
Telephone: +632 842 7500

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Hiring Writers/Researchers for AFP

The Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, J1 at the General
Headquarters, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon
City are currently searching for researchers/ writers. This office acts on all matters pertaining to personnel administration in the AFP.

Interested applicants may inquire at the Plans and Policy Division, OJ1, General Headquarters, Armed Forces of the Philippines, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. POC is Captain Sarmiento with Telephone Number 911-6001 local 6622/6581. Applicants may also submit their applications with picture attached via email to

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Call for Participants: PBBY-NBDB Salaysayan 2008

Application forms are now available for this year’s PBBY-NBDB Salaysayan, a nationwide storytelling contest. Organized by the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) and the National Book Development Board (NBDB), Salaysayan 2008 is a project that encourages a love for reading and children’s books through the celebration of the Filipino’s talent for storytelling.

The contest is open to both amateurs and professionals aged 21 and above. Only those whose duly accomplished Application Forms are officially received by PBBY by August 31, 2008 will be accepted as contestants. Before the actual competition, interested parties must attend the orientation sessions on the rules of the competition, as well as accepted storytelling methods.
Only 10 contestants shall make it to the finals on September 16, 2008 at the Manila International Book Fair.

Judges for both the eliminations and grand finals shall be designated by the PBBY. There will be two categories: English and Filipino. Prizes for the winners of each category shall be: P15,000 for the First Prize; P7,000 for the Second Prize; and, P3,000 for the Third Prize. Only books published from 2005-2008, and those not in this list are allowed as contest pieces for the NBDB-PBBY Salaysayan 2008.

Download the application form here

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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Home Based Copywriter for Auction & eBusiness Website Needed

Interested in online marketplaces and the latest Internet technology Got a background in communications, journalism or writing for the web? Then this could be the position for you!

We are looking for a creative, driven and experienced copywriter with exceptional research skills and an interest in Internet technology. In this position, you will be responsible for researching and writing content for our wholesale directory. The content you produce will help to educate our visitors on issues relating to the wholesale industry, selling online and running a business.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate:
* A solid working knowledge of online marketplaces
* The ability to alter tone and style to suit the demographic
* Outstanding oral and written communication skills in English
* Ability to meet deadlines on a constant basis

Experience in technical and/or marketing writing is an advantage.

Send your Portfolio, CV and Cover Letter to In your cover letter please explain why we should hire you and provide three examples of your best writing.

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Monday, July 21, 2008

Exhibit of Best-Loved Children’s Book Characters

After surveying hundreds of Filipino children, here is an exhibit of life-size sculptures of the 25 best-loved children's book characters. The sculptures are done by members of Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (Ang InK).

The Best-Loved Children's Book Characters Exhibit will be on July 15-22, at the Atrium, Cultural Center of the Philippines and on September 12-16, at the SMX Convention CenterFrom

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Wanted: People Who Can Read and Write

Got this from my Yahoogroup:

If you (or anyone you know) can research, read, understand what you read and write about it, then we want you. Part time and full time employees welcome.

We're expanding operations so we need writers. You can work from home if you have an internet connection. Or you can work in our office in Katipunan. As long as you're not afraid to learn geeky new things and use Google and Wikipedia, you can earn money with us. You will be fully trained and supported to write the articles we need. And you can earn 500-1000 for a couple of hours of work.

Work hours are flexible, you dictate what work load you want and how much you earn. The potentials are endless. And no, we will not suddenly disappear.

Please email if you're interested.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Wanted: Communications Officer

An international environmental organization working to transform the healthcare industry is in need of: Communications officer (Full Time)

Job Responsibilities:
Produce press releases, reports and website content.·
Produce information support to members.
Develop and regularly produce a newsletter.
Fulfill other related work that may be assigned by the director.

Necessary Skills:
· Strong writing skills in English and Filipino (journalisticbackground a plus).
Knowledge of or experience in NGO networks a plus.
High level of organization and attention to detail.
Strong computer and web publishing skills.
Ability to work in a team, at times at odd hours.
Some travel required.

Send your CV and application letter to *Cristina Carganilla-Parungao , Administrative Officer, at

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Job Vacancy: Writer/Researcher

The Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, an international NGO based in QC, is looking for an individual who can write technical documents (policy papers, proceedings, etc.) as well as news and feature articles for web and advocacy.

Preferably someone with knowledge and/or experience in disaster risk management. Interest in Knowledge Management a plus.

Salary range is between Php 18k - 25k, depending on qualifications.

For more info, visit
. Deadline for applications is July 18.

Pls. direct all inquiries and applications to (attn: Ms. Zenaida Tejerero).

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

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Job Opening: Creative Writer

Sultana Affairs Management, a four-year old events management agency is in dire need of writers of the creative variety. They do creative conceptualization, full-show production of events (both corporate and otherwise), professional video and photo services, and all the other things you can relate to event coordination and implementation.

The chosen applicant will mostly be tasked with writing concept proposals and program scripts for events of various shapes and sizes. Sometimes, you might
also be summoned to write TVC storyboards and/or tri-media campaigns for their sister company, Ad Gateway.

They are looking for writers with a minimum of one-year work-related writing experience, and with the right attitude.

Please email your resumes to aangel.ramos@