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.
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.
StoryWeaver is a digital repository of openly-licensed, multilingual children's stories. It allows its users to read, create and translate stories into Indian and international languages in the hope that children across the world can read quality stories in a language of their choice.
Currently, we're looking for a full-time, Junior Editorial Assistant to join our Digital Team in Bangalore.
As a Junior Editorial Assistant at StoryWeaver, this is what will keep you busy:
Working with graphic designer to help design and adapt books and other content for StoryWeaver
Uploading books on StoryWeaver which involves tagging stories and images in a way that makes it accessible to users
Co-ordinating with the administrative team for documentation, records and payments (contracts, work orders, etc)
Identifying open repositories/opportunities to bring more stories onto StoryWeaver
Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language
Good communication skills in English
1-2 years of work experience; freshers may also apply
Ability to multi-task and coordinate between different stakeholders
Capable of working within a team and tight deadlines
Sharp eye for copy
Love for languages
Be a good team player
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to [email protected] with 'Junior Editorial Assistant for StoryWeaver' in the subject line of the email.
We look forward to hearing from you!