StoryWeaver is an open source digital platform from Pratham Books on which stories can be read, downloaded, translated, versioned or printed. All the content on StoryWeaver is available under Creative Commons licenses to encourage collaboration and reuse.
As the stories on StoryWeaver 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.
As an Editorial Assistant at StoryWeaver, this is what will keep you busy:
Working with a designer to adapt our legacy content (Pratham Books' print books) for StoryWeaver
Co-ordinating with authors, illustrators, translators, reviewers and proofreaders
Reviewing and editing manuscripts
Co-ordinating with the administrative team for documentation, records and payments (contracts, work orders, etc)
Identifying and working with other content creators who may want their stories on StoryWeaver
Nurturing StoryWeaver's user community
Support campaigns aimed at improving content on StoryWeaver
Finding creative ways for stories on StoryWeaver to travel wide and far
Uploading books on StoryWeaver which involves tagging stories and images in a way that makes it accessible to users
Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language
Excellent Communication skills in English, and ability to read and write well in any one Indian language (preferably Kannada or Telugu)
1-2 years of work experience; freshers may also apply
Ability to multi-task and coordinate between different stakeholders
Be a good team player
Sharp eyes to check copy
Love for languages
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to [email protected] with 'Editorial Assistant for StoryWeaver' in the subject line of the email.
We look forward to hearing from you!