UPDATE: This position has been filled
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. StoryWeaver, 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.
Illustration by Vibha Surya from Shruthi Floats an Idea, written by Navin Dorairaju, published by Pratham Books
We are looking for a Partnerships Manager - StoryWeaver
In the last few years, we have increased our impact by investing deeply in technology-based initiatives to further our mission. At StoryWeaver, we aim to do this by reaching out to more organisations, more educators, and many more children across the world - through our digital content.
We are looking for a passionate individual to lead the StoryWeaver Partnerships function to make our impact wider by forging strategic partnerships with organisations that promote reading and learning among children. The Partnerships Manager will be responsible for strategising and executing plans to increase the user base of StoryWeaver and also provide the necessary resources, support, and training to the partner network.
New Partnerships and Key Account Management:
Content Curation and/or Development:
Required skills and experiences:
Nice to have but not mandatory:
1. Experience working with non-profits
2. An interest in children’s literature, languages, and publishing
3. Experience or interest in researching/documenting education/literacy programmes
This is a full-time position is based out of Bangalore
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Write to us:
Email your resume with Partnerships Manager- StoryWeaver in the subject line to [email protected] Also, send us a short paragraph on why you think you are suitable for the position.