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.
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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 languages of their choice.
Currently, we're looking for a full-time, Assistant - Projects to join our Digital Team in Bangalore.
As an Assistant - Projects 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 reviewers and proofreaders
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
Identifying and forging partnerships with other open repositories to bring their stories onto StoryWeaver
Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language
Good communication skills in English, and ability to read and write well in one South Indian language (preferably Kannada, Telugu or Tamil)
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 eyes to check copy
Love for languages
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume to [email protected] with 'Assistant - Projects for StoryWeaver' in the subject line of the email.
We look forward to hearing from you!