We are looking for a Communication Manager to join our team!

Posted by Pallavi Krishnan on January 10, 2019

Pratham Books 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.

Illustration by Tanvi Bhat from Best Foot Forward by Rustom Dadachanji

We are looking for a Communication Manager for Storyweaver
 
The role involves developing and implementing strategic engagement initiatives by advocating the brand and building relationships across a variety of social networks, as well as being responsible for documentation,  marketing communications and stakeholder engagement. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all the social media handles for StoryWeaver
    • Design and implement social media strategy to align with brand goals
    • Generate, edit, publish and share engaging content daily across all social media handles ( F/B, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter, Blog etc)
    • Manage and liaison with the Digital Marketing Agency. 
    • 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. 
    • Identifying and building lasting relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders from non-profits, authors, illustrators, publishers,  global translator communities, social enterprises, educators, parents, etc
    • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications
  • Responsible for all brand communications  for StoryWeaver
    • Meet with internal stakeholders to determine brand objectives, strategies and yearly marketing calendar.
    • Suggest and implement campaigns/contests/ events to develop brand awareness, increase external stakeholder engagement, promote new features, new content etc
    • Responsible for all communication and content updation on the StoryWeaver website
    • Communicate with followers, respond to queries in a timely manner by working closely with cross functional  teams 
    • Manage internal communications ( newsletters etc.) and 
    • Work closely with the cross functional teams on newsletters, reports, press releases, award and grant applications

Required skills:

  •  4-8 years of experience in marketing and social media management.

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  •  Previous experience in Social Media / Communications/ Public Relations

Location:

This is a full-time position based out of Bangalore

Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

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

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