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Quick pitch: Tech in Asia (YC W15) is the online community for Asia’s technology and startup ecosystem. It is where you can keep abreast of Asia’s tech industry and share your thoughts alongside ours, while connecting with startups and investors alike. Our investors include Y Combinator, Softbank, Walden International, East Ventures, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, and more.

Positions:

Product & Engineering:

Also read: Tech in Asia’s Culture Code


Position: Speedy news specialist


Countries (no. of positions): India (1)

The News Specialist is responsible for spotting and writing about the most significant developments in Asia’s tech industry. You will watch the most credible publications, decide which news and analyses our readers will find interesting, and then rewrite them as summaries for our audience in an engaging and pithy manner – in no time. Your goal: to give Tech in Asia readers an instant snapshot of the latest developments in the tech scene, sourced from all over the Internet.

The News Writer is expected to:

  • Monitor various publications for relevant content
  • Decide what our readers would find interesting
  • Possess or develop a wide-ranging understanding of the global tech industry
  • Write engaging content very quickly
  • Learn the ins and outs of the tech industry

Required traits:

  • 2 to 3 years of professional writing experience
  • Ability to write clean and readable copy on first pass, within tight time pressure
  • Interest in the tech industry

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in a fast-growing startup in Southeast Asia funded by the likes of Y Combinator, Softbank, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, send an introduction with your resume  to terence[at]techinasia.com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Sales lead generation specialist


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

The Sales Lead Generation Specialist is responsible for prospecting, qualifying and generating new sales leads to support our Business Development team. This individual will be a highly motivated, self-starter able to identify and develop new business prospects from multiple sources including attending networking events, inbound marketing leads, prospect lists, discovery and individual research. A dynamic personality with a drive to reach decision makers is essential.

The Sales Lead Generation Specialist is expected to:

  • Develop new business via telephone and mass communication such as email and social media to introduce Tech in Asia and identify appropriate buyers within the target market.
  • Follow up on leads and conduct research to identify potential prospects.
  • Conduct a needs analysis and determine prospect’s pain points to determine how Tech in Asia can provide solutions catering to the needs.
  • Build and cultivate prospect relationships by initiating communications and conducting follow-up communications in order to move opportunities through the sales funnel.
  • Work with the VP of Sales to develop and grow the sales pipeline to consistently meet quarterly revenue goals.
  • Manage data for new and prospective clients within Salesforce, ensuring all communications are logged, information is accurate and documents are attached.
  • Prepare and analyze sales pipeline reports and dashboards on Salesforce.

Required experience and knowledge:

  • 1-3 years telemarketing and/or inside sales experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and/or exceed determined sales and activity quotas.
  • A proven track record of strong client relationships.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Technical Experience:

  • Proficient in MS Office products (Excel, Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred.

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume. Email: nathan[at]techinasia[dot]com, andrew[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Chirpy Community Manager


Countries (no. of positions): India (1), Jakarta (1)

Our chirpy community manager is responsible for building a fun and committed online community by building relationships with Tech in Asia users.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, expand, and maintain network of users, creating a leverage-able network and enable reach into the community
  • Develop, oversee, and execute online-to-offline meetups to recruit and engage the community frequently and deeply
  • Gatekeeping content on Tech in Asia to ensure quality control
  • Point of contact for community related touch points and activities
  • Work closely with the product team on product features and user feedback

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in community management
  • Positive, energetic, independent, and a problem solver
  • Exceptional networking and relationship building skills
  • Metrics-oriented, ability to work with data and track results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Fun and chirpy!

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume. Email: willis[at]techinasia[dot]com, huiyi[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Cheerful Product Manager


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

Our cheerful product manager is responsible for thinking about what users want (so our engineers can build what they want).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Talk to users and run user interviews to find out what users want
  • Look into data and understand user behavior and motivation
  • Internal and external product communication and planning
  • Orchestrate product development workflow between community managers, designers, and engineers
  • Product marketing and user acquisition

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Prior experience in product management
  • Prior experience in product management
  • Positive, energetic, independent, and a problem solver
  • Exceptional networking and relationship building skills
  • Metrics-oriented, ability to work with data and track results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Fun and cheerful

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume. Email: willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Amazing accounting manager


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

As our accounting manager, you will be working closely with our happy COO and accountant on the following key areas:

  • Budgeting and planning: Be on top of our budget reduce unnecessary expenses
  • Cash management: Have a great understanding of cashflow management, customer acquisition cost, and customer lifetime value
  • Establishing metrics and monitoring Success (or Failures): Create and track key business performance metrics
  • Financial reporting: Be on top of our financial reporting, audits, payroll, and taxes.
  • Board preparation: Prepare key strategic topics, financial details and metrics for board meetings.

Requirements

  • Minimum 2+ years in auditing or  accounting experience
  • Have experience in external audit and/or in-house financial management in a high-growth organization
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively
  • Great with numbers and analytics
  • Familiar with how technology companies are run is a huge plus
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Being passionate and comfortable with a fun-loving culture

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume or LinkedIn profile. Email: willis[at]techinasia[dot]com and andrew[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Happy UX/UI Designer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

Our UX/UI designer will be taking charge of designing awesome user experience, flow, and interface for Tech in Asia. We prefer a designer who understands UI, UX, and front-end coding and enjoy the process of wireframing, front-end coding, to live production.

Responsibilities for UX/UI designer

  • Work with product guys on overall user experience and interface of Techlist
  • Ensure features are designed and rolled out according to schedule
  • Iterate fast and quick
  • Participate in the brainstorming of and creation of concepts for best-in-class user experiences
  • Translate abstract concepts into simple and elegant user interfaces
  • Create concept models, user interface sketches, and detailed schematics.
  • Work closely with fellow creatives and developers to ensure the solidity of design systems

Requirements include:

  • Illustrator and Photoshop
  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Lean UX principles and methods experience
  • Knows how to conduct usability testing
  • Comfortable communicating in English
  • A solid understanding and demonstration of user centered design principles
  • A good understanding of what types of experiences are made possible by current digital technologies
  • Able to develop simple and elegant design approaches to complex design problems
  • Able to collaborate actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • In possession of excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and analytical skills
  • Must be organized and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Can work with grace under pressure
  • Passionate, independent, and pay attention to details
  • Happy!

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of works or projects you’ve done. (Linkedin/Portfolio/Website etc). Email: willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Happy Front-end Engineer


Countries (no. of positions): Jakarta (1)

Our Front-end engineer will be in charge of developing features for our very new and exciting Tech in Asia. The new Tech in Asia is an online community for anyone interested in Asia’s startup ecosystem. Users can connect with both investors and founders, submit content, post and find jobs, while keeping up to date with the latest in Asia’s tech industry.

Your responsibilities include working on the front-end for upcoming features on Tech in Asia, and ensuring that these are rolled out on time. You should be in tune with modern UI/UX practices, and understand features from a user’s point of view. You should be comfortable with the product development process, moving quick yet being meticulous enough to take out any related bugs on the site.

You will be working alongside similarly talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with PHP
  • Mastery with HTML, JavaScript (JQuery), and CSS
  • Mastery with JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. Angular, React)
  • Familiarity with UI/UX principles and practices
  • Experience with WordPress CMS or Laravel a plus
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors (e.g. SASS, SCSS, LESS) a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Being passionate and comfortable with a fun-loving culture

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc).

Email: lester[at]techinasia[dot]com, lisoon[at]techinasia[dot]com, and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Full-stack Engineer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (2), Jakarta (3)

You will be in charge of developing features for our very new and exciting Tech in Asia. The new Tech in Asia is an online community for anyone interested in Asia’s startup ecosystem. Users can connect with both investors and founders, submit content, post and find jobs, while keeping up to date with the latest in Asia’s tech industry.

Your responsibilities include working with our Product Managers on upcoming features for Tech in Asia, and ensuring that these are rolled out on time. You should be comfortable with the product development process, moving quick yet being meticulous enough to take out any bugs on the site.

The backend languages we use include PHP, Node.js, and Golang. We’re comfortable experimenting with new frameworks and engineering methodologies. We keep up-to-date with emerging technologies. Yet, we maintain pragmatism in our drive for innovation. We appreciate others who share the same passion as us, and we’re an open bunch of folks.

You will be working alongside similarly talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia. If this sounds good to you, you’ve already got one foot in the door.

Requirements

  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with PHP
  • Familiarity with modern web components/architecture/standards a must
  • Mastery with HTML, JavaScript (JQuery), and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress CMS or Laravel a plus
  • Experience with React/Angular/JS-frontend libraries and frameworks a plus
  • Experience with a full Amazon AWS deployment a plus
  • Experience with Grunt/Gulp/linting/pre-processors/build processes a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Being passionate and comfortable with a fun-loving culture
  • Preferably be based in Singapore

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.

Email: lester[at]techinasia[dot]com, lisoon[at]techinasia[dot]com, and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com


Position: Meticulous QA Engineer


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

Our Meticulous QA Engineer will be in charge of testing and debugging features for our very new and exciting Tech in Asia. The new Tech in Asia is an online community for anyone interested in Asia’s startup ecosystem. Users can connect with both investors and founders, submit content, post and find jobs, while keeping up to date with the latest in Asia’s tech industry.

You will be in charge of maintaining and testing features for Tech in Asia. You should be someone who would obsess over minute details others tend to miss, and be comfortable with creating and executing a well thought out plan. You should be able to put yourself into the shoes of an end-user, yet feel right at home having to perform a deep dive into any debugging issue.

You will be working alongside similarly talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

Requirements

  • Have a passion for technology and an eye for details
  • Maintain user stories and oversee the entire QA cycle
  • Create test plans, define testing strategies, and enjoy uncovering obscure bugs
  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with PHP or Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with modern web components/architecture/standards a must
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Being passionate and comfortable with a fun-loving culture

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.

Email: lester[at]techinasia[dot]com, lisoon[at]techinasia[dot]com, and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: PHP Engineer – Events


Countries (no. of positions): Singapore (1)

Our Smiley Event PHP Developer will be in charge of developing features for Tech in Asia’s event website to improve our event user experience. While the event business is largely seen as an offline and physical set up, we approach it like any technology product, using software to meet the demands of our participants. You’ll be working very closely with other engineers to create meaningful synergies between our events and Techinasia.com. Some problems we are currently tackling include:

  • How to efficiently help over 3,000 folks meet the people they want at a conference?
  • How can we help them arrange meetings in the most seamless manner possible?
  • How can we use software to improve ticket sales?
  • How can we segment and send targeted messages to our participants
  • How can we use software to increase engagement in stage content

You’ll be working with our very talented Product Managers on upcoming features and ensuring that they are rolled out on time. You should be comfortable with the product development process, moving quick yet being meticulous enough to take out any bugs on the site.

You will be working alongside similarly talented and self-driven team members who are looking to make an impact on the tech scene in Asia.

  • Minimum 3+ years of web development experience, especially with PHP
  • Familiarity with modern web components/architecture/standards a must
  • Mastery with HTML, JavaScript (JQuery), and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress CMS or Laravel a plus
  • Experience with JavaScript MVC frameworks (e.g. Angular) a plus
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors (e.g. SASS, SCSS, LESS) a plus
  • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility in a fast-moving environment
  • Being passionate and comfortable with a fun-loving culture

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume and preferably some examples of projects or code you’ve written. (Linkedin/Github/Portfolio website etc). Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.

Email: lester[at]techinasia[dot]com, lisoon[at]techinasia[dot]com, and willis[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Cool and analytical tech journalist


Countries (no. of positions): China (1), India (2)

As a Tech in Asia journalist you are required to write, find and break news, investigate, conduct interviews, and go to networking sessions to expand your industry contacts. We love great writers who are into the local tech and startup scene.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in a fast-growing startup in Southeast Asia funded by the likes of Y Combinator, Softbank, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, send an introduction with your resume along with writing samples (preferably raw copy) to terence[at]techinasia.com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Business development hustler, Tech in Asia


Countries (no. of positions): Bangalore (1)

We need smart leaders to lead a small business developer team to bring in the dough through online ads placement, conference ticket sales, and sponsorships for Tech in Asia. Like many business development positions you need to know how to network and work with sponsors without undermining our editorial independence. We generally prefer people who have prior experience in sales in tech-related areas and/or the events industry. If you’re good at it, you will also have a chance to lead a small and fast moving business development team. You need to have a passion for technology and are able to excel under pressure to deliver sales numbers.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

Interested applicants please send CV Nathan[at]techinasia[dot]com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Steady sponsored content writer


Countries (no. of positions): India (1)

As a sponsored content editor, you’ll drive our push into monetizing editorial content. You’ll take charge of writing paid-for editorial content (aka native advertising) that meets both the client’s requirements while still informing readers about the tech and startup industry.

Requirements:

  • Around three years of editorial or content marketing experience
  • Ability to write insightful, entertaining, and concise copy
  • Understanding of the startup world is a plus, though a keenness to learn is more important
  • Ability to craft and pitch compelling editorial ideas to clients.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in a fast-growing startup in Southeast Asia funded by the likes of Y Combinator, Softbank, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, send an introduction with your resume along with writing samples (preferably raw copy) to terence[at]techinasia.com. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.


Position: Business development executive – Sponsored content


As a Business Development executive (Sponsored Content), you will be part of a brand new team –  TiA Brand Publisher Program that collaborates with brands and advertisers in creating insightful and engaging sponsored content. The goal is to produce sponsored content that not only resonates with the Tech in Asia’s community, but also delivers our partners’ key message across.

This is a terrific opportunity for someone who is keen to work in a fast-growing startup and to learn more about content marketing and native advertising. Moreover, you will be heavily involved with developing strategies, processes and programs with the team.

You will be working with a new team at TiA Brand Publisher Program (editor and designer) to provide a complete experience for our partners in generating one of the best sponsored content in the industry.

We’re looking for a driven team player with strong integrity and a keen attitude to learn. You must be able to juggle multiple projects and still be able to meet clients’ deadlines.

Job scope:

  • Develop and manage a strong and robust pipeline of leads
  • Actively pursue leads and close deals
  • Interact with the Brand Publisher Program team to effectively manage client expectations and ensure the success of campaigns
  • Work closely with the Biz Dev team (Sponsorship) to tap into their pool of existing clients
  • Align the advertising needs/demands of clients with Tech in Asia community interests

Qualifications:

    • Strong communication and presentation skills
    • Experience in a lead generating / sales planning role
    • Experience in structuring and negotiating deals within the digital media industry
    • Excellent learning ability to pick up new technological trends/software to build on the Brand Publisher Program platform.

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.

Email: andrew[at]techinasia[dot]com and nathan[at]techinasia[dot]com.


Position: Startup Evangelist (1)


Passionate about startups? Then, you are probably the person we are looking for! As a Startup Evangelist at Tech in Asia, you will get plenty of chances to talk to startups, investors, accelerators and other startup influencers in the region. This role is certainly not desk-bound; you will also get to travel all over Asia and meet these important stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and engage a network of startups, investors and accelerators
  • Learn about their businesses and create meaningful and beneficial partnerships
  • Scout and curate startups to exhibit at our tech conferences in Singapore, Tokyo and Jakarta

Required experience and knowledge:

  • Extensive relationships of VCs, accelerators and startups
  • Exceptional networking and relationship building skills
  • Genuine willingness to learn and drive to succeed in your career
  • Metrics-oriented, ability to work with data and track results

Salary: Negotiable
Equity: Yes, depending on performance

If you are interested to work in one of the fastest growing startups in Southeast Asia, the first step is to send an introduction with your resume. Please indicate your current and expected salary, and when you can start work.

Email: andrew[at]techinasia[dot]com and nathan[at]techinasia[dot]com.