We're hiring a Data Analyst for StoryWeaver!

Posted by Remya Padmadas on February 17, 2020

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 Data Analyst for StoryWeaver.

We are looking for a Data Analyst who will work closely with our product development team and other internal teams. They will discover the insights within the data sets, and help make smarter decisions to deliver better results for end users.

In this role, the person will be responsible for providing requirements for new features for collection of data, execute data validation checks, ensure data integrity, use statistical techniques to analyse and interpret data, take complete ownership of Google Analytics, identify trends and provide insightful reports to internal and external audience. We’re looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented individual who loves digging into data, developing insights and communicating data-based recommendations. They will work closely with the internal teams and tech partners to implement recommendations, track the impact and course correct. 

The position will report to the Senior Product Manager of StoryWeaver but also requires working closely with the top management. 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:

  • Work closely with internal product owners to understand the target audience and their motivations, generate the product enhancement, development ideas and requirements docs.
  • Perform steps required to create analysis-ready data sets.

  • Perform regular data analysis to assess readership, content gap, trends and performances.

  • Extracting valuable insight from our data and generating analysis that drives user retention and conversion.

  • Build a visualization tool that allows internal users to interactively explore the data and insights.

  • Respond to ad-hoc report and analysis requests from other teams as needed.

  • Take all data driven features to fruition by working closely with the product development teams.

  • Be the bridge between organization and other data-for-good communities. 

Required skills

  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Statistics, Market Research, Operational Research, or related quantitative disciplines.

  • 2-4 years of experience in the industry

  • Experience working with data and analytics.

  • Good technical background with some hands-on experience with Python/R, relational databases (PostgreSQL) to perform data analysis.

  • Ability to interpret findings through data visualization and delivery of presentations to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Expertise with Google Analytics and common Data Visualization platforms like Tableau, Apache Superset, Google DataStudio etc.

  • Strong analytical thought process, ability to extract data and transform it into valuable, actionable insight.

Nice to have but not mandatory:

  • Experience working with non-profits.

  • Experience with Machine Learning.


This is a full time position in our Bangalore office.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Write to us:

Email your resume with ‘Data Analyst- Storyweaver’ in the subject line to [email protected]