Friday, September 2, 2016

Tock Tock! We're hiring an Editorial Assistant

Pratham Books is a multi-lingual publisher of children's books. We are looking to hire a full-time, Editorial Assistant for our Banaswadi office in Bengaluru.
As an Editorial Assistant at Pratham Books, this is what you will be doing:
  • Co-ordinating with authors, illustrators, translators, reviewers and proofreaders
  • Reviewing and editing manuscripts
  • Helping with ideas and commissioning of new books
  • Co-ordinating with the administrative team for documentation, records and payments (contracts, work orders, etc)
  • writing copy for blurbs, catalogues and promotional events  
  • Support campaigns aimed at promoting our mission of "putting a book in every child's hand"
Preferred but not set in stone: 
  • Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language 
  • Excellent Communication skills in English, AND  ability to read and write well in Kannada or Telugu.
  • 1-2 years of work experience; freshers may also apply
  • Ability to multi-task and co-ordinate between different stakeholders
  • Be a team player
  • Sharp eyes to check copy
  • Love for languages 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to with 'Editorial Assistant for Pratham Books in the subject line of the email.
We look forward to hearing from you! 

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