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! Currently, we're looking for a full-time, Assistant Editor to join our Digital Team in Bangalore.
StoryWeaver is looking for a creative person to take on the work of an assistant editor. The position involves, editing chosen manuscripts, maintaining quality on the platform and working with the team to improve StoryWeaver. The position requires an interest in children’s literature and digital publishing.
Ability to copy-edit
Ability to work with graphic designer to adapt content for StoryWeaver
Work with the StoryWeaver team to maintain quality on the platform
Ability to tag stories and images before uploading on StoryWeaver
Coordinate with the administrative team for documentation, records and payments
Work with the team to identify opportunities to bring more stories onto StoryWeaver
Ability to maintain and document day-to-day editorial assignments
Ability to multitask and be team player
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Degree in Literature/Journalism/Mass Communication/Media /Language
Ability to visualise and engage creatively with the design team
At least 3-4 years in an editorial position would be good. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in children's publishing or with children.
This is a full time position,in our Bengaluru office.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send your resume and sample of work to firstname.lastname@example.org with Assistant Editor - StoryWeaver in the subject line of the email.