Senior Content Writer- Centre for Learning and Manaement Practice



Job Title:

Senior Content Writer

Function:

Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP)

Reports to position:

Senior Associate Director - CLMP

Location:

Hyderabad

Reportees to Position:

-

Band:

FT

 

 

Job Purpose

To help and be directly involved in case development, preparing teaching and research materials, and other content that supports the pedagogical and knowledge-creation objectives of the school.

 

 

 

Job  Outline

At ISB, the Centre for Learning and Management Practice (CLMP) is focused on facilitating teaching excellence in the classroom, enabling innovative pedagogies for effective learning, supporting the writing of India-specific business cases, and the training of case writers and teachers for business schools in India. The Centre functions as a unique exchange platform that facilitates a symbiotic collaboration among the corporate sector, government organisations and academia.  The Centre also aims to promote linkages with industry thought leadership to deliver the best of business insights from India and Asia through its quarterly magazine, Management Rethink. 

 

The job holder will work with ISB faculty, Centres and Institutes on activities related to the development of case studies and teaching and research materials that support the pedagogical and knowledge-creation objectives of the school. The role will also include development of content towards the Centre’s quarterly online magazine, Management Rethink in collaboration with industry experts.

 

This position requires strong knowledge of management and business issues and an ability to conduct research. It requires advanced writing and editing skills, the ability to understand and provide structure to content and a flair for detail. In addition, a high level understanding of digital content is needed to help the Centre in its aim of developing case studies, exploring both traditional and innovative formats such as multimedia and simulations. This position requires the ability to collaborate with faculty, researchers, industry stakeholders, and editing staff to ensure delivery of materials suitable for peer review, publication, or classroom use.

 

 

Job Specification

Knowledge:

Qualification

Master’s degree in social sciences, economics or business-related field from a reputed institution. An MBA degree would be preferred.

 

Skills:

Technical

  1. Well-articulated approach to writing
  2. Ability to think critically and write clearly
  3. Evidence of writing experience in high quality academic or non-academic publication avenues.
  4. Comfort in understanding and summarising academic research
  5. Excellent English language skills
  6. Good command over grammar and punctuation concepts
  7. Proficiency in the use of technology, business databases, and office & statistical software
  8. Ability to format data and develop charts, tables, and other related documents and graphics

 

Behavioral

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams
  • An honest and straightforward approach to communication
  • Demonstrated work ethic
  • Creativity and openness to learning

Experience:

5+ years

 

Job Interface/Relationships:

Internal

External

  • ISB Resident and Visiting faculty
  • ISB Centres and Institutes
  • ISB Departments
  • CEOs/ Sr. executives of organizations 
  • Non-ISB Faculty
  • Freelance writers/editors

 

 

S.N

Key Responsibilities

% Time Spent

1

Case writing, and research activities to help develop and publish cases with associated teaching notes and any other related content

40

2

Developing and refining content pieces such as articles, podcasts, white papers, research paper summaries, newsletters, book chapters, web content, simulations, etc. as per Centre needs and initiatives

35

3

Reviewing and editing content

25

 

S.No.

Key Result Area

Key Performance Indicator

Measure

Weight

1

Case development and publishing

 

-          Developing and refining cases, teaching notes and other related content for pedagogical support to faculty 

-          Reviewing, formatting, proofreading case documents

-          Supervise and ensure quality through the various review stages in the publishing pipeline of cases

-          Promoting and enhancing the reach  

and usage of cases

No. of cases/TNs developed;

Meeting stated deadlines; Meeting quality expectations

40

2

Content development

-          Plan for issue themes, content and contributors

-          Develop features, articles, podcasts, etc.

-          Liaise and manage relationship with contributors

-          Keep abreast on trends in management thinking and methods

-          Promote the content

No. of documents developed;

Quality of content;

Timelines

35

3

Reviewing and editing other content

-          High quality, error free content as per specific requirements and within timelines

Error free content; Meeting stated deadlines; Meeting quality expectations

25

 

                                         

 


 

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