Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Pratham Books is hiring: Junior Editorial Assistant

At Pratham Books, we believe in the power of stories – good stories. For well over a decade we have strived hard to reach children across India with a variety of award-winning stories across 18 Indian languages. With our digital crowd-sourcing platform – StoryWeaver we now share the power of stories with a global community of educators, parents, authors, illustrators and translators.

StoryWeaver is a digital repository of openly-licensed, multilingual children's stories. It allows its users to read, create and translate stories into Indian and international languages in the hope that children across the world can read quality stories in a language of their choice.

Currently, we're looking for a full-time, Junior Editorial Assistant to join our Digital Team in Bangalore.

As a Junior Editorial Assistant at StoryWeaver, this is what will keep you busy:

  • Working with graphic designer to help design and adapt books and other content for StoryWeaver
  • Uploading books on StoryWeaver which involves tagging stories and images in a way that makes it accessible to users
  • Co-ordinating with the administrative team for documentation, records and payments (contracts, work orders, etc)
  • Identifying open repositories/opportunities to bring more stories onto StoryWeaver

Preferred Requirements
  • Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language 
  • Good communication skills in English 
  • 1-2 years of work experience; freshers may also apply
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate between different stakeholders
  • Capable of working within a team and tight deadlines
  • Tech-savvy 
  • Sharp eye for copy 
  • Love for languages
  • Be a good team player 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to storyweaver@prathambooks.org with 'Junior Editorial Assistant for StoryWeaver' in the subject line of the email.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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