Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Pratham Books is Hiring : Editorial Assistant

Update : This position has been filled and is no longer vacant.

Pratham Books is looking for an Editorial Assistant to join the StoryWeaver team!

As the stories on StoryWeaver (https://storyweaver.org.in/) are travelling further, we need more hands on board!

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

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


The editorial assistant will be required to perform administrative and editorial tasks to ensure the production process runs smoothly. The candidate will be responsible for:
  • Managing freelancers -- including handling contracts, sending out invoices and delivering complimentary copies of the books
  • Working with the editorial and design team to adapt books to the digital platform
  • Resource management of the team

Pratham Books is a not-for-profit children’s books publisher. Pratham Books’ StoryWeaver is a digital repository of openly-licensed, multilingual children’s stories.

Required skills
  • One year of administrative experience
  • Excellent command over the English Language
  • Efficient in terms of task management
  • A people’s person and a team player
  • Highly organised and ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of design software is a plus
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to storyweaver@prathambooks.org with ‘Editorial Assistant’ in the subject line of the email.

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