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Openings at the EPW | EPW Engage

 

The Economic and Political Weekly invites applications for various positions for its Digital Initiative Engage.

 

Please have a look at the positions open now

The EPW is initiating a project for communicating social sciences and humanities content to a digital audience. Among other things, the project will using EPW's archives to create platforms for debate and public engagement. Please have a look at the positions open now:

 

I. Business Manager (Digital)

 

EPW is looking for a Business Manager for its digital initiative:

To: 

- To translate EPW's strategic goals for EPW Engage

- Design business models to address the wider digital publishing community

- Define key metrics to monitor and measure effectiveness of  the features and functions of the EPW's Digital publishing platform

Core functions 

- Work closely with web designers, programmers and application developments teams

- Gather and analyse information on audiences, sales, website traffic patterns and competing websites

- Shepherd new features from conception to production

- Ongoing maintenance

- Write specifications, product backlogs, functional requirements and define key milestones

Qualifications

At least 3+ years' experience in digital product management. Experience in academic publishing would be ideal.

Domain knowledge, including core web technologies and the ability to effectively participate in discussions.

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in and plans for EPW Engage.

 

Please be sure to write "EPW Engage: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

Note: The deadlines were extended.

 

 

II. Full-Stack Web Developer

 

 

 

The developer will work with the EPW team to translate ideas and concepts to the EPW Engage web pages.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and modifying webpages from scratch, in layout and function.

  • Build visualizations based on qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Build interactive web pages and web applications

  • Writing miscellaneous scripts to assist in processing/manipulating documents and information from the web e.g. web scraping

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Body of work demonstrating web development skills using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Understanding design patterns for building applications

  • 2+ years experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent technical discipline

  • Experience working with Python, Django, Drupal

  • Knowledge of UI/UX principles

  • 2+ years experience working as a software/engineering professional

 

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in EPW Engage.

Please be sure to write "EPW Engage: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

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