Pratham Books is looking for a Social Media Manager for StoryWeaver

Posted by Pallavi Krishnan on April 30, 2019

This position is now closed

Pratham Books (www.prathambooks.org) is a not-for-profit children's book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India. As a publisher serving every child in India, Pratham Books has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to exploring innovative ways in which to create access to joyful stories and have been fortunate in finding partners to collaborate with who share this vision.

In 2015, Pratham Books' increased its footprint by going digital. As an industry leader, we were one of the first publishers in the country to open license our content. All this content is now available on StoryWeaver, which is a digital platform that hosts stories in languages from India and beyond, so that every child can have an endless stream of stories in her mother tongue to read and enjoy. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free. All stories on the platform are openly licensed.

We are looking for a Social Media Manager for Storyweaver

The role involves ddeveloping and implementing strategic engagement initiatives by building and sustaining relationships with multiple stakeholders, and advocating the brand across a variety of social networks

(Postmen in the midst of piles of letters,  Illustration by Bindia Thapar from 'City of Stories' by Rukmini Banerji)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all social media for StoryWeaver handles.
  • Incorporating online tools and networking to create relationships and ultimately build the company’s brand, both online and off.
  • Distributing the brand’s content across a variety of different social networks.
  • Identifying and building lasting relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders from non-profits, community groups, authors, illustrators, publishers, children, parents, etc.
  • Using Analytics and other measurement tools to provide reports on metrics, and continually find ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives.

Required skills

  • 2-3 years of experience in social media management.
  • Familiar with latest technology, trends and analytics in Social Media.

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Previous experience in Sales/ Marketing/ Public Relations

Location: 

This is a full-time position and is based out of Bangalore

Compensation: 

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with Social Media Manager-StoryWeaver in the subject line to careers@prathambooks.org

 

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We are looking for a Project Manager

Posted by Priyanka Sivaramakrishnan on May 28, 2019

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Pratham Books (www.prathambooks.org) is a not-for-profit children’s book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India. As a publisher serving every child in India, Pratham Books has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to exploring innovative ways in which to create access to joyful stories and have been fortunate in finding partners to collaborate with who share this vision.

In 2015, Pratham Books’ increased its footprint by going digital. As an industry leader, we were one of the first publishers in the country to open license our content. All this content is now available on StoryWeaver, which is a digital platform that hosts stories in languages from India and beyond, so that every child can have an endless stream of stories in her mother tongue to read and enjoy. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free. All stories on the platform are openly licensed.6

We are looking for a Project Manager for StoryWeaver

Illustration by Kabini Amin from BDum Dum-a-Dum Biryani! by Gayathri Tirthapura

This position will work closely with the StoryWeaver Product team to support the operations of StoryWeaver.  The role would involve project co-ordination, anchoring product enhancements, nurturing on ground relationships and support reporting and documentation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the internal teams to implement StoryWeaver’s operational plans
  • Project level support and coordination across various teams to ensure timely completion of project deliverables
  • Track and monitor user trends and usage data to drive future product enhancements
  • Anchor product enhancements through user research, requirement analysis, design and communication briefs to tech implementation
  • Support the core team in reporting, documentation, campaign processes
  • Drive on ground testing beds for key features and partner engagement

Required skills

  • Proven experience as a Project manager 
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Sophisticated ICT skills
  • Willing to travel to all project locations
  • 2-4 years of experience

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Experience working with non-profits
  • Masters in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field would be a plus

Location: 

This is a full-time position for 1 year and is based out of Bangalore

Compensation: 

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with ‘Project Manager - StoryWeaver’ in the subject line to careers@prathambooks.org

 

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Pratham Books is hiring a UX Designer

Posted by Menaka Raman on October 23, 2018

 

Pratham Books (www.prathambooks.org) is a not-for-profit children's book publisher that was set up in 2004 to publish good quality, affordable books in many Indian languages. Our mission is to see ‘a book in every child’s hand’ and we have spread the joy of reading to millions of children in India. As a publisher serving every child in India, Pratham Books has always pushed the boundaries when it comes to exploring innovative ways in which to create access to joyful stories and have been fortunate in finding partners to collaborate with who share this vision.

In 2015, Pratham Books' increased its footprint by going digital. As an industry leader, we were one of the first publishers in the country to open license our content. All this content is now available on StoryWeaver, which is a digital platform that hosts stories in languages from India and beyond, so that every child can have an endless stream of stories in her mother tongue to read and enjoy. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free. All stories on the platform are openly licensed.

We are looking for a UX Designer

We are looking for a UX Designer

We are looking for a passionate individual wanting to make a difference, one who believes that technology can be a powerful enabler in creating equitable access to resources. This role requires an individual contributor who can work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, in a team environment and deliver the project in a timely manner within allocated resources and budgets

We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual who strongly believes in the power of a Good user experience. You will work closely with the internal teams and other Design partners. The person needs to be an out-of-the box thinker and should be a strong believer and propagator of use of open technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • UX designs for new features and enhancements on the platform

  • Translate concepts into user flows, mockups and prototypes (use cases) that lead to intuitive user experiences. (where the screen would fit in the current website flow)

  • Create Workflows, customer journey maps and designs for requirements provided by the Product Development team

  • Requirements Gathering/Internal Interviews for better understanding of features.

  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Web Screen(browser based) and Mobile responsive

  • Prototyping

  • User testing and Documentation : testing  the  prototypes with key stakeholders, documenting the experience etc

  • Support content & marcom team on illustrations / designs on a need basis

Required skills:

  • 1-5 years of experience

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Knowledge about HTML and CSS

Location: 

This is a full-time position for 2 years and is based out of Bangalore

Compensation: 

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with UX Designer in the subject line to careers@prathambooks.org

 

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