We're looking for a Social Media Manager!

Posted by Remya Padmadas on November 01, 2019

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.

We are looking for a Social Media Manager for Pratham Books.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all social media for Pratham Books handles.
  • Incorporating online tools and networking to create relationships and ultimately build the company’s brand, both online and offline.
  • 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.
  • Supporting Pratham Books’ properties like Donate-a-Book.
  • 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 in our Bangalore office.

Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with Social Media Manager in the subject line to [email protected]

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We are looking for a Senior Brand Manager

Posted by Remya Padmadas on November 01, 2019

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

We are looking for a Senior Brand Manager to develop, plan and manage marketing activities with various departments and stakeholders so as to enhance the Pratham Books brand. They will oversee all operational requirements with the team. We are looking for someone who has an understanding of what children need to read as well as Indian milieu, being up to date with new trends and effective ways of brand building and media coverage. The person will also need to identify and tap opportunities for brand building and improvise constantly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and present our brand memorably.
  • Build thought leadership in the area of reading/ literacy and innovation.
  • Lead strategy and communication for digital sales channels like the Pratham Books e-store and third-party platforms like Amazon and Flipkart. 
  • Communicate and connect with multiple stakeholders – external, like authors, illustrators, publishers, children, parents, schools, other non-profits, social enterprises and governments; as well as internal, meaning function heads.
  • Effectively explore new media avenues and collaborations to achieve brand goals.
  • Plan and execute research projects.
  • Plan and execute marketing campaigns for Pratham Books as well as sub-brands like Donate-a-Book.
  • Enhance brand’s offline presence at onground events through marketing collaterals and activation.
  • Develop and maintain media relations.

Required skills:

  • 8-10 years of work experience
  • Good writing and people skills
  • Project Management
  • Eye for detail

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Prior experience in children’s book publishing or the social sector will be an advantage.

Location:

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

Compensation:

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with Senior Brand Manager in the subject line to [email protected]

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Pratham Books is Hiring : Print Production Manager

Posted by Remya Padmadas on May 09, 2017

This position has been filled. Keep following us on Social Media for other openings in the team.

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 the last 13 years we have published over 3000 books and printed over 14 million copies and 16 million storycards. 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 in now available onStoryWeaver, our digital platform that hosts stories in 59 languages. The stories can be read, translated, versioned or downloaded for free. With both the print and digital initiatives being scaled, Pratham Books is looking for a Print Production Manager to take the lead of its print, production and digitization processes.

Job Description:

As a Print Production Manager you will be driving the management of a busy studio that can change from a quiet environment to one full of freelancers and multiple projects all running at the same time. Your job will be to manage the studio and production schedules as well as the day to day administrative responsibilities of running the studio of a reputed publishing house.

This is a job that requires attention to detail, organisation and time management. Clear communication and multitasking skills are a must.

We require an individual who is motivated, knows how to manage the requirements of book production that can require multiple cycles of reviews and adaptations for different platforms. Ability to prioritize workload to manage the studio schedule within the budgetary requirements.

You will work closely with the Editorial team to ensure timely delivery of all aspects of production for print and digital books - from layouts to pagination, optimizing image quality and proofreading to readying artworks, uploading digital books and QC (quality checking).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with editorial groups to create the final files for production of both print and digital formats of our books
  • Upload the digital books on StoryWeaver
  • Prioritize and manage timely output
  • Supervise the design and production team
  • Develop work procedures, establish quality standards and be responsible for releasing the final files
  • Schedule daily studio workload, coordinate approvals from different teams, manage version control etc
  • Train and monitor studio staff in all relevant skill areas.
  • Liaison with cross functional teams
  • Maintain an efficient archiving system
  • Maintain accurate records of work in progress for billing 

Must have:

  • 7-8 years experience of working within a creative agency / publishing house
  • A working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in leading a mid-size team consisting of layout artists, DTP, Photoshop and artwork people
  • References to previous work

Salary: Subject to level of previous experience

Location: Delhi

Write to us: Interested candidates are requested to send in their resume to careers(at)prathambooks(dot)org

P.S. - If you are shortlisted, you will hear back from us within 15 days of applying

 

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