Packt Publishing Walkin Freshers 2015 Batch – Any Graduate, Post Graduate on March 25-26 2015 at Mumbai

Packt Publishing Pvt. Ltd walkin Any Graduate, Post Graduate freshers 2015 on March 25-26 2015 for IT/Technical Editor at Mumbai.  Candidates who have completed Any Graduate, Post Graduate can apply for this job from Packt Publishing Pvt. Ltd.

Job Details:

Company Name: Packt Publishing Pvt. Ltd
Qualification: B.Sc, B.Tech/B.E,  BCA, MCA, M.Sc, Any Graduate, Post Graduate
Job Post Name: IT/Technical Editor
Experience: 0 – 2 yrs
Job Location: Mumbai
Salary: NA
Industry: Publishing
Walkin Interview Date: 25th March – 26th March, 2015
Walkin Time: 11.00 am to 1 pm
Walkin Address:  103, Arena House, 3rd Floor, Road no 12, Opp. Saffron Spice, MIDC, Andheri East, Mumbai 400093.

Job Description:

Packt Publishing is an international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK, and Mumbai, India. We specialize in publishing focused books on specific technologies and solutions and are looking for a full-time Technical Editor to be based in our Mumbai office.

  1. When technically editing a book, ensure that the author presents the material in a way that benefits the reader.
  2. Ensure that all the chapters in the book clearly communicate their goals to the reader.
  3. Ensure consistent approach to material in all areas of the manuscript.
  4. Verify that content coverage is thorough and balanced and ensure technical accuracy of the content.
  5. Use valuable resources to make a determination about the content yourself.
  6. If any part of the text isn’t clear, query the author. It may be that the reader will understand the reference, and the author will tell you so if that is the case. However, the author may be leaving out important information.
  7. Check and verify all facts, references, and illustrations for accuracy and ensure it matches the text and is appropriate.
  8. Ensure that every text and non-text element is correct.
  9. Check and test the code given in the book. Step through all the processes that the author(s) discuss in the chapters in the same order. Confirm that you are able to duplicate all the instructions given by the author(s) without any problems or errors. Flag any issue that occurs and bring it to the notice of the Content Development Editor and the author.
  10. Verify each and every line including both the text and code is technically accurate and will serve the purpose for which it is intended for.
  11. Apply the Packt House styles to the chapters and ensure the formatting is as per the Packt Style sheet.
  12. Check and correct word usage, clarify sentence structure, and so on.
  13. Tackle issues such as traditional grammar, punctuation, house style, and spelling check and ensure the language and grammar aspects are perfect in the chapter.
  14. Participate in the editorial co-ordination with Content Development Editor, author, translator, and Editorial Manager.
  15. Ensure the work meets market and audience goals.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. A degree in sciences, math, computers or other related field.
  2. Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
  3. Knowledge and experience with Windows operating system and standard Windows applications.
  4. Ability to grasp the gist of new technologies and apply the knowledge while editing books of those technologies.

Selection/Interview process:

  1. Aptitude Test
  2. Technical and HR Interview

Document Required (Original and Photocopies):

  1. SSC Marksheet
  2. HSC/Diploma Marksheet
  3. Graduation & Post Graduation all years’ mark sheets
  4. Photo ID proof (Pan Card/ Passport / Driving License / College ID)
  5. 2 photographs
  6. Resume

Company Profile:

Packt is a fast growing international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK and Mumbai, India. We are at the cutting edge of innovation in publishing with a unique strategy of publishing highly focused books on new and ground breaking technologies.

Walkin Date and Time :

Walkin Interview Date: 25th March – 26th March, 2015
Walkin Time: 11.00 am to 1 pm
Walkin Address:  103, Arena House, 3rd Floor, Road no 12, Opp. Saffron Spice, MIDC, Andheri East, Mumbai 400093.

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