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We are looking for a creative Author to generate engaging content for our website  and our various media platforms. You should be able to generate ideas and finalize topics based on personal/public interest or as per the brief. Besides, you will also be responsible for developing various story elements like characters, plots and themes. 

As an author, you should be able to pitch creative and trending topics to attract the audience attention. Prior to writing and final submission, you should conduct thorough factual research and cite all sources. 

Apart from creating content, you should be able to communicate with other authors, writers, publishers and literary agents to grow your network. You will also be responsible for assisting Copywriters in developing marketing campaigns and jingles. Moreover, you will be coordinating with Editors and clients for content planning.  

Apply right away if you have a creative mind, adaptable spirit and impressive writing skills!

Responsibilities

  • Developing creative, original and engaging content for various mediums like books, short stories, magazines and scripts

  • Generating ideas as per the brief or public interest

  • Creating well-scripted story elements like characters, plot and themes

  • Proofreading articles before submission

  • Reviewing and revising written submissions by other writers

  • Conducting thorough factual research before writing and citing all reference sources in your submission

  • Submitting written pieces on time by adhering to the proposed deadlines

  • Writing scripts and book articles in different genres like fiction, nonfiction, biographies etc

  • Assisting the Marketing team plan promotional and marketing activities

  • Coordinating with Editorial team and the clients for content planning and execution

  • Using clear and understandable language to convey ideas

  • Liaising with artists and designers to create illustrations suiting the content

  • Contacting and networking with Publishers and Literary Agents to market and distribute written work

  • Staying up to date with the latest developments in writing styles

  • Negotiating contracts terms and conditions with publishers and distributors

  • Attending workshops and literary events to build network

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, Communication or related field

  • A certificate course in Creative Writing is preferred

  • Previous work experience as a Content Writer, Copywriter or a similar role

  • Highly creative 

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Ability to think critically and conduct research

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with editing softwares like Hemingway App and Grammarly

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to work independently

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