Weekly Update: Jobs in Publishing

Jobs in Publishing in India for the week ending on 15th April 2023

Have you always dreamed of working in the Publishing industry in India, but do not know where to start? Fret not, we are here to help you with that. Every week, we will share a list of curated job openings (full-time and part-time) shared by publishing houses in various departments. The job details will be hyperlinked with all the necessary information for ease of access. So, just click and apply!

  1. Penguin Random House India
    1. Influencer Executive
    2. Copywriter (Twitter Team)
    3. Senior Commissioning Editor
  2. Rupa Publications

Penguin Random House India

Influencer Executive

Hello, we’re also looking for a consultant to work with our influencers and execute campaigns efficiently. Candidate must have prior experience in this field to apply. Send your resumes and influencer campaigns to careers@penguinrandomhouse.in

Copywriter (Twitter Team)

Hello! We’re looking for a freelance copywriter to work with us on Twitter content. If you’re the right fit, share your resume, work samples and Twitter handles on careers@penguinrandomhouse.in.

Senior Commissioning Editor

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Senior Commissioning Editor to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for commissioning, editing, and publishing books with the aim of building a prestigious literary list that reflects topical and contemporary trends. Your key responsibilities will include taking complete ownership of each allocated book, and ensuring that they are edited, designed, produced, distributed, and marketed to their maximum potential. You will work closely with our copy, design, production, distribution, and sales teams, as well as build strong working relationships with potential authors by attending festivals, seminars, and other relevant forums. 

Managing author relationships and expectations will be a key part of this role, as will schedule management for allocated books to ensure that handovers are completed according to agreed timelines. Additionally, you will be responsible for creating blurbs, trade letters and catalogue matter, as well as adding metadata to the platform. 

To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of publishing with a strong sense of the adult market. You should also have the ability to work with a variety of authors and agents, and demonstrate excellent command over the English language. A passion for reading and creating stories to entertain people is a must, as is being well-read and having a keen understanding of trends and the nuances of book writing. You should be committed and passionate about growing our portfolio and have a motivated and driven attitude. Creative thinking, a collaborative attitude, excellent communication and influencing skills, multitasking and the ability to work through tight deadlines to ensure end-to-end project completion are all essential competencies for this role.. 

For more details please click on the following link read the role details and apply: https://lnkd.in/gUA83Tzd

Penguin Random House India is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, caste, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or disability.

Rupa Publications

Do you have a passion for storytelling and a talent for bringing children’s books to life? Are you a creative thinker with an eye for detail? If so, we are looking for you only! 

Join our children’s book team and spark the imaginations of young readers. You will work closely with authors and illustrators to create stories that inspire, educate, and entertain our audience.


Collaborate with authors and illustrators to develop manuscripts for children’s books.
Edit manuscripts for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
Ensure that manuscripts are age-appropriate and engaging for young readers.
Provide feedback to authors and illustrators on plot, character development, and story structure.
Manage the production process from manuscript to final publication.
Collaborate with designers, marketers, and publicists to ensure that books are marketed effectively.

Interested candidates please send their resumes to Hr@rupapublications.com

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