Work for us

Are you ambitious, creative and hard-working? Do you like a fast paced environment? Can you handle multiple projects and lot of responsibilities? Then you would like to join our team!

Current openings (July 2016)

Executive Editors (2) // Editorial Assistant // Editorial Intern (3) // Sales Account Managers  // Chief Content Officer 

MYANMORE is a young and aggressive company that believes in getting things done and creating great experiences.

We aim to provide every one of our employees with an exciting working environment and opportunities to grow, both as a person and professionally. As part of Lychee Ventures we offer career opportunities in other projects as well and actively provide internal promotions and segment opportunities.

We invite both experienced professionals and ambitious interns dedicated to making things happen.

If you think you are up for the challenge and see yourself in a dynamic environment, send your resume at [email protected] and tell us a bit about yourself.

Executive Editor (2)

We are currently looking for 2 Executive Editors to come on board. MYANMORE is moving into a new office by September and we are expanding our team to produce more quality content for our 6 publications, 2 of which will be printed in Burmese as well.

We are looking for a new Executive Editor for MYANMORE.com and the Weekly Guide. Our current Editor is leaving for academic opportunities abroad and we need a replacement. The second Executive Editor position is for DRIVE magazine, Myanmar’s first car and transport publication. The magazine is published in two versions, one English and one Burmese. Both positions require fluency in English.

Job Description for Executive Editor of MYANMORE.com & Weekly Guide

MYANMORE.com is the leading website on entertainment and events in Yangon, the Weekly Guide is the summary of the website in print form. Even though we have established a well-known brand in Yangon, we are still in the stages of a start-up. We are looking for an Executive Editor who can grow alongside MYANMORE and our Myanmar-Foreign staff.

The position is ultimately responsible for deciding what content makes it on the front page, and how to improve the site to better reflect lifestyle and culture news in Yangon, and potentially Myanmar as a whole. Dining, Arts, Travel, Nightlife are just some examples of the categories that fall under MYANMORE.com. The Executive Editor must think big picture and truly push what MYANMORE does. There is an enormous amount of creative freedom in this position, we need someone who is responsible, ambitious and level headed enough to capitalize on this opportunity.

A background in writing and/or visual media is strongly preferred, but not essential. Organization and communication are the most important qualities in running a heavily trafficked website. Executive Editors in the past have been expatriates, but we are open to hiring anyone who is passionate about Yangon and proficient in English. The majority of the MYANMORE staff are Myanmar. Compensation based on experience.

Responsibilities 

-Ensure that relevant and on-brand content consistently flows through MYANMORE.com. That means planning quarterly report so that important holidays and events are properly covered.

-Recruit and coordinate freelance contributors for any needed assignments.

-Coordinate with Operations and Design Team for the Weekly Guide, a publication that includes the happenings of the week, new openings for restaurants, a food review, cinema and an original guide on different things in Yangon. (The guide and review are the only pieces of content that the Editor is responsible for).

-Contribute to the website where needed. Reviews for restaurants, interviews with artists, musicians or entrepreneurs and themed guides for Yangon are commonly produced by the Executive Editor

-Promote local businesses and social enterprises through clever and concise writing.

-Oversee social media content

-Supervise 1 to 3 interns from local Myanmar high school. These will be the most integral members of the editorial team.

-Assist with content for sister publications (i.e InDepth, DRIVE, EnjoyIt) when possible

Qualifications:

-Proficiency in English is essential

-Basic computer literacy is essential. (Microsoft Office and Google services in particular)

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. As a major player our growing start-up, you must be able to represent the company with every email and every meeting.

-Background in writing, photo and/or video strongly preferred. At the very least, must have an eye for design and must be able to articulate a vision for new content and editorial projects.

-Must be able to cover important events, in person, when needed.

-Access to a quality camera is a plus

-Knowledge of Content Management Systems, especially WordPress, is a plus

-Burmese proficiency, a plus

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2. Job Description for DRIVE MAGAZINE

DRIVE Magazine is the first car and transport magazine in Myanmar.Starting in June 2016, this magazine is still finding its feet but a growing car culture in Myanmar gives this magazine a bright future.  It is written in English, then given to a translator for the Burmese edition. While we have several local writers, we are looking for an Executive Editor who is fluent in English. While Burmese language skills is an obvious plus, it is not essential.

This position comes with responsibility over all content in DRIVE magazine. Alongside an in-house graphic designer, an illustrator and several freelance writers, you will create a monthly magazine that covers trends in the international and Myanmar car markets. Any given issue of DRIVE can have a story about the latest Jaguar and a new highway development in the Sagaing Division.

Some background in writing and/or visual media is a must. That said, elite organizational and communications skills are the most important qualities in running a magazine. Executive Editors in the past have been expatriates, but we welcome any Myanmar nationals who are passionate about cars and proficient in English. Compensation based on experience.

Responsiblities

-Ensure that relevant and striking content consistently flows through MYANMORE.com.

-Recruit and coordinate freelance contributors for any needed assignments.

-Coordinate with Operations and Design Team for each issue.

-Think of visual media projects that could help boost interest. Accompany photographers on shoots for feature stories.

-Contribute to the magazine. Most stories will come from our freelance contributors and other editors on staff. But every issue will need a story filled, the Executive Editor should be able to write a great story and should be able to find the good stories.

-Assist with content for sister publications (i.e InDepth, MYANMORE.com EnjoyIt) when possible

Qualifications:

-Proficiency in English is essential

-Basic computer literacy is essential. (Microsoft Office and Google services in particular)

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. As a major player our growing start-up, you must be able to represent the company with every email and every meeting.

-Background in writing, photo and/or video a must. An eye for design and must be able to articulate a vision for new content and editorial projects.

-Burmese proficiency, a plus


Assistant Editor

Assistant Editor is a full-time position meant for those interested in a career in journalism or media. MYANMORE is looking for driven and organized candidates who can help build this small media company everyday they come into the office. Creativity is a definite plus, but attention to detail and critical thinking are far more important.

The Assistant Editor is responsible for content that goes up on the site. Not only must typos be noticed, but more importantly incorrect or insensitive content. Most Assistant Editors were once Editorial Interns. Interns work under the Assistant Editor.

Qualifications:

– Must have good English language skills

– Good communication skills and follow-through is essential

– Proficiency in Burmese is a big plus (most interns are local Myanmar)

– Computer literacy is essential. Knowledge of Word and Excel is important

– Knowledge of Content Management systems a plus

Responsibilities:

Help with social media and website uploads.

– Expected to pitch and contribute ideas (i.e guides to Karaoke bars, or a story on a famous poet).

– Assist in placing and editing stories for InDepth magazine and the website.


Editorial Intern

Editorial Interns are integral in maintaining and contributing to the MYANMORE website, social media accounts and sister publications. Candidates are predominately university students, or those planning on attending in the next couple of years. In general, there are two types that tend to thrive as MYANMORE Editorial Interns…

1) Those interested in writing and visual media. These interns tend to creative types who like finding new stories about Yangon and are eager to speak with a local artist or street food vendors.

2) The other type of intern are those interested in media. They plan on pursuing careers in communications or marketing and see MYANMORE’s growing brand as an exciting place to work for.

Whatever the personality, all Editorial Interns have similar duties… the focus of the internship can be shaped depending on the interests of the individual. Must be able to work at least 15 hours a week. Monthly stipend of USD $50 a month for those who can work 40+ hours a week.

Qualifications:

– Must have good English language skills

– Good communication skills and follow-through is essential

– Proficiency in Burmese is a big plus (most interns are local Myanmar)

– Computer literacy is essential. Knowledge of Word and Excel is important

– Knowledge of Content Management systems a plus

Responsibilities:

Help with social media and website uploads.

– Expected to pitch and contribute ideas (i.e guides to Karaoke bars, or a story on a famous poet).

– Assist in placing and editing stories for InDepth magazine and the website.


Chief Content Officer 

 Contact [email protected] for more information.