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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. In 13 years, we have published over 3000 books and distributed over 14 million copies of our storybooks and 16 million story cards.
Last year, 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.
Donate-a-book, is a unique crowd-funding platform for children’s books. The platform helps to bridge the gap between individuals who want to help children read and those organizations, schools and individuals who need books for children.
At Pratham Books, we are shaping a new, innovative approach to multilingual publishing because we believe that every child needs good books to read in a language of their choice.
Pratham Books is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our digital team. This is a full-time position based in Bangalore.
The candidate will be responsible for
Designing picture books for print.
Adapting original design files (in print), and converting it into sizes and designs that are suitable for StoryWeaver - Pratham Books’ digital story platform.
Working closely with our Content Team to create and adapt content for digital and print mediums.
Working closely with the production team for the first print run of the books.
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.
Expertise in InDesign Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw
Basic graphic design skills and an interest in book layouts
Basic understanding of the printing process (digital and offset)
Minimum one to three years of relevant experience
Ability to work quickly and accurately on design files
Be a team player, quick learner
Good communication skills
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to [email protected] with ‘Graphic Designer - Digital' in the subject line of the email.
Pratham Books is an organization driven by the mission and a strong purpose of improving the world of children, especially of those who are under provided. As a Human Resource Generalist, you will need skills and values that align to an environment that is creative, passionate, diverse and inclusive.
Here is a list of skills and knowledge required for the job
• Communication skills for building open and trusting work environments.
• Experience of working as an ‘ individual contributor ’ without close supervision and collaborating with various teams to achieve results.
• Understanding the end-to-end hiring process and experience of closing positions within expected timeframe.
• Understanding of compliance and statutory requirements.
• Using, adopting and deploying technology relevant to the function.
• Using data regularly to support the decision making process related to employee policies and issues.
• Working with geographically distributed teams.
• Basic computer knowledge.
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You’re reading about this position because you believe in the power of content - good content. Similarly, 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.
About the role
Pratham Books is looking for a dynamic individual for the position of Content Manager (StoryWeaver). A self-motivated individual with experience and skills in curating content from multiple sources, forging strategic partnerships and anchoring the process of migrating content to the platform. The person will lead a team and be responsible for timely execution to expand the content available on the platform to serve the needs of children globally. The role will report to the Head of Digital Initiatives and will work closely with different internal and external stakeholders. This is a full time position based out of Bengaluru.
The individual will be responsible for all the following
Programme Management & Design
Liaison with co-collaborators & internal stakeholders:
Nice to have but not mandatory
Location: Position is based out of Bangalore and is full-time.
Salary: Will be commensurate with experience. We are looking for a passionate individual who wants to be part of a team that is creating a new model in multilingual publishing to address the scarcity of books for children in need.
Interested candidates can email their resume to [email protected]Be the first to comment.