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Research Associate | Project Based

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Administration / Corporate Services

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Job Description and Qualification:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree , Journalism, Law, Business Studies/Administration/Management, Mass Communications, Political Science or equivalent.
  • At least 1 to 2 years of working experience in research, data collection and verification
  • Experience collecting information about current government office holders
  • Fluent English and Filipino both oral and written
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy, thorough and target oriented
  • A knowledge of local politics
  • An ability to use tools for monitoring the web, (eg. Google Alerts)
  • A sense of urgency and strong communication skills
  • Experience performing data collection or data validation would be an advantage
  • Motivated and driven, passionate and goal oriented
  • Has confidence in dealing and communicating with different people, organizations, and personalities
  • Can start immediately
  • Open for a project based engagement
  • Capable to work from home with strong internet connectivity
  • Open to report on site if needed in BGC, Taguig
  • Open to work longer hours if needed


  • Research, data collection and verification
  • Collect publicly-available information about current government office holders, such as their names, titles and links to their social media accounts, as well as candidates for elections.
  • Identify sources of information for current government office holders, including their social media accounts, official website, public contact details and other similar attributes
  • Identify and monitor sources of information about election candidates
  • Capture and update that information accurately and promptly, in English and Filipino
  • provide ongoing monitoring of the data collected (eg is officeholder’s Facebook page still accurate?) 
  • Contact political parties to gather political party logos, party colors and party abbreviations and upload them to a webpage
  • Focus primarily on the Philippines, but pick up work for other English-language countries as necessary