Tuesday, 27 December 2016

EditPub 2017: List of Selected Candidates

1.      Aditi Mallik 
2.      Alokananda Mandal 
3.      Anandadeep Roy
4.      Ananyaa Bhowmik
5.      Ankit Prasad 
6.      Arnab Mondal 
7.      Chandni Doulatramani
8.      Debadrita Chatterjee
9.      Debsruti Basu 
10.  Ishita Ray
11.  Krishnendu Pal
12.  Madhubanti De
13.  Madhura Kanjilal
14.  Medha Roy Chowdhury
15.  Prarthana Mitra
16.  Prerna Chatterjee
17.  Rajarshi Roy
18.  Ranita Ray
19.  Rini Pratik Kujur
20.  Sahana Mukherjee
21.  Salmoli Bhador 
22.  Samprikta Sinha 
23.  Smitakshi Chowdhury
24.  Srimoyee Roy 
25.  Srishti Dutta Chowdhury
26.  Sulagna Ghosh
27.  Sulagna Purakayastha
28.  Sunandini Mukherjee 
29.  Swarnali Bhattacharya
30.  Teerna Bhattacharya

 Waiting list
31. Monideepa Chatterjee
32. Rishav Chatterjee
33. Diptokirti Samajdar 
34. Rituparna Mandal
35. Debalina Roy 
36. Rimpa Das 

Admission to the course will take place on 3 January 2017 from 5:30 pm in the classroom of the School of Cultural Texts and Records (see below). The course fee of Rs 10,000 is to be paid preferably on the same day or by Monday 10 January.  The fee may be paid through cheque or demand draft payable in Kolkata, made out to the ‘The Registrar, Jadavpur University’.

Unless specified, most EditPub classes will take place in the classrooms of the School of Cultural Texts and Records. These rooms are located on the top floor of the Rabindra Bhavan building (next to Darshan Bhavan), five minutes' walk from Gate No. 5 (see below)

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Editorial Position at SuperLawyer

SuperLawyer, India's largest legal career insights web magazine is looking for an English Language Editor. Work from home, Rs. 10,000 monthly, Thursdays off.

Responsibilities include:
1. Editing Interviews
2. Editing Images in Photoshop
3. Managing a Wordpress Blog

You can write a nice cover letter expressing your interest and previous experience to donnie.a@superlawyer.in with the subject: “SuperLawyer Editor”.

Friday, 25 November 2016


Certificate Course in Editing and Publishing
at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University

Applications are invited from Honours graduates in any discipline for a PG Certificate Course in Editing and Publishing to be conducted by the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, from 3 January - 21 April 2017. Classes will normally be held three days a week from 6-8 p.m. (Tue, Wed, Thu). Applicants have to appear for a screening test on 16 December 2016 (Friday), at 6 p.m., to be held on the first floor of the UG Arts Building.

Course fee: Rs 10,000

Applications may be made on plain paper or by email to jueditpub@gmail.com. Paper applications should be submitted to the School of Cultural Texts and Records (5th floor, Rabindra Bhaban, JU) between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on working days.

Last date for receipt of applications: 13 December 2016. 
(For details about previous courses see: http://editpub.blogspot.in/)

Broad course topics: role of the editor; parts of a book; copy-editing and proofing; documentation and indexing; copyright; office correspondence; overview of publishing; editing with software; book and cover design; commissioning and contracts; production; manufacture; open source philosophy and LaTeX; pagemaking using proprietary software such as Adobe Pagemaker, Quark Xpress and Adobe InDesign; publicity design; business plan analysis; e-publishing; marketing; publicity; distribution; press visits; live projects.

India’s longest running university course in Editing and Publishing has trained hundreds of professionals for some of the leading English-language publishing houses in the country, as well as for other media. Our students have been hired by Pearson Education India, Pearson Education U.K., Oxford University Press, Cambridge 
University Press, HarperCollins, Rupa, Hachette, Scholastic, Penguin India, Macmillan, Dorling Kindersley, Sage, Orient Blackswan, Anthem, Google, TCS, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Times of India, the Ananda Bazar Patrika group, and the Jadavpur University Press, among others.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Job Opening in Polaris Networks

Polaris Networks (Sector 5, Salt Lake City, Kolkata) is looking for a technical writer. The applicant must be proficient in English and editing.
Experience in technical writing would be good, but you can apply even if you are a fresher.
To know about the company, visit the website - www.polarisnetworks.net
Please send me your updated CV as soon as possible if you are interested.
My email ID: amrita_dutta@polarisnetworks.net

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Job Opening at Reader's Digest India

Reader’s Digest is looking for an editorial hand with 2-4 years of experience in journalism or publishing.

Proficiency in English and editing is essential. Experience in feature writing or reporting, and an interest in lifestyle and human interest stories is desirable. Comfort with the online space and social media will be an advantage. Position required for the team based in the India Today Mediaplex, NOIDA.

Please apply at editor.india@rd.com with a detailed resume.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Copy-Editor Required

A Mr Aman Gopal Sureka is looking for a copy-editor for his book on an ancient board game. Anyone interested in doing this assignment should contact him at agsureka@masspl.com.

Please note that no deadlines or rates have been mentioned, so exercise your own discretion.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Multiple editorial openings at ABP Kolkata


Bengali Writer (Experience: 5-6 years)
Copy Editor/ Correspondent – Bengali (Experience: 8-10 years)
Photo Editor (Experience:6-8 years)

Brief job profile:
Native Writer – Bengali
Writing/ reporting news stories and features in Bengali

Copy Editor / Correspondent
This position is for the Bengali daily Ebela. The incumbent is responsible for writing / editing news stories. Those with prior experience in working with Bengali newspapers will be preferred.

Photo Editor
This position is for ABP Digital. Photo editors with prior experience of working with print and digital media will be preferred.

Salary: Open – based on experience

Contact person: Renuka Makker
Email: renuka.makker@abpdigital.in

Note: Kindly mention the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.