We are looking for smart, talented and passionate people to join our Pious Prayers team. To apply for one of the positions below, please send an application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the job, a resume and three clips.
Please include the name of the position you are applying for, preceded by ―Job App:”, in the subject line of the email, using the title description used in the announcements below. In other words, – Job App: Story Editor or – Job App: News Writer
Pious Prayers is seeking a Story Editor in its Mumbai office to assist with managing copy flow, copy editing, headline writing, and overall story quality. You have at least three years’ experience as a story editor in online news and know the basics of copy editing and fact-checking.
You delight in writing cleverly effective headlines. You relish the challenge of developing a style guide from scratch and bringing a consistency of style to a newsroom. You can punch up a story, rescue a buried story, or rewrite extensively – and do it all at a blazing speed.
You are practical and adaptive. You understand the demands of a digital medium and can roll with the punches. You are a good teammate, quickly earn the respect of your colleagues, and can be relied on when the going gets tough. You know that a good sense of humour is essential in all things.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Include the subject line: – Job App: Story Editor.
Pious Prayers fellows in our Mumbai office are involved in every aspect of our operation and have a hand in everything we do. They work alongside our Editors to write and break stories, help our editors keep a finger on the pulse of the current trend, and produce all kinds of digital media from youtube clips to mash-up photographs.
Each fellow is encouraged to work in multiple parts of our operation, it’s important that applicants have a basic understanding of new media technologies (blogging, YouTube, etc.) and a desire and ability to learn quickly.
The Fellow will learn all aspects of running and monetizing a digital media company. The Publishing Fellow will learn to manage advertising campaigns and handle client relations, including campaign development, optimisation, and reporting. The Fellow will also work with the publishing staff to devise ahead-of-market, creative ad campaigns and products. The Fellow will also learn skills related to Pious Prayers’s broader business according to evolving needs.
The ideal candidate will be highly interested in the business side of online medium and will be extremely creative and entrepreneurial. A working knowledge of Google analytics and Google DFP is a major plus, as is work experience in a client-facing role. A background in writing and/or journalism is also very beneficial.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the subject line: ―Job App: Fellow.