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 info@prathambooks.org with 'Editorial Assistant for Pratham Books in the subject line of the email.
We look forward to hearing from you! 

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