We at PrepMySkills believe that Life Skills Education has a transformative potential for a young mind and it plays a critical part in overall development of a child.

PrepMySkills imparts Life Skills Education to young minds and is currently being used by 80,000+ students across 165+ schools with likes of DPS, Army/Navy Schools and Sri Chaitanya Schools.

PrepMySkills aims to educate 1 million young minds by 2020

Team

  • VathsaCEO & Co-Founder

    Vathsa is a XLRI graduate with 30 + years of experience.

    Heading the Talent Management function for a decade at Infosys, he spearheaded the rapid expansion from 500 to over 50,000 employees. This experience brought out the glaring need for Life Skills training from an employability point of view.

    His vision and mission is to deliver world class programs in Life Skills targeting schools and children from a young age and empowering them to become socially responsible global citizens equipped with the necessary 21st Century skills.

  • RajaniKanthCLO & Co-Founder

    Rajani is an engineer and an IIM(B) graduate with 35 years of experience.

    Having started out as a “techie”, Rajani moved into a core need area and was mandated to set up the Learning and Development and Leadership programs at Infosys, His learnings and passion for the Learning Process, prompted the need to address the Life Skills gap at an early age in schools.

    He is the Technical and Learning Process driver at PMS and is driven by the need to give children an enjoyable, yet meaningful educational journey of empowerment with necessary Life Skills. He is constantly grappling with coming up with world class learning processes.

  • VidyaCOO & Co-Founder

    Vidya is a Gold Medalist from Madurai Kamaraj University, Department of Management Studies with 25 years of experience.

    She started her career at Citibank and has worked in Financial, Credit Card and Mortgage Operations. Her experience handling large well educated global operation teams brought out the Life Skills gap which was not being addressed by the traditional education system.

    Her intense passion for Life Skills training at the School level lead her to shift into the Sales mode at PMS. She drives the evangelisation of PMS Life Skills program to schools Pan India and her passion and conviction have led to the rapid adoption of PMS Life Skills program across borders

  • Atul BhatnagarAdvisor

    IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta

    Former Chief Operating officer of NSDC.

    Worked with three eminent banks – Citibank, HSBC and Barclays bank of Kenya.

    Currently Advisor to start ups in the education sector.

We are hiring

Job Description :

PrepMySkills is looking for a copywriter who is young, modern and knowledgeable about School academics. Work involves working on our products releasing their updated versions. This will involve working on existing content as well as writing new content.We feel Copywriting is the process of provable creative ownership of intellectual material, for example, a blog or a book. Now, on the other hand, a “Copywriter” is one who writes or edits copy or written content for a living, usually of sales generating or marketing nature. Copywriters develop in general write content for websites, sales letters, articles, books, and the production of other verbiage for information, entertainment, education or any other outlet known to man. We feel that products from copywriters touch our lives constantly.

Responsibilities:

The typical creative process at PrepMySkills can involve:

  • discussing PMS’s product’s core message and target audience
  • brainstorming visual and copy pmss with other members of the academic team
  • writing and presenting a few options to schools. Validating it with end users.
  • modifying copy until the product team is satisfied
  • overseeing the production phase.

Although copywriters are mainly based in an office, they may travel with the acad team to visit clients (i.e schools, corporates or other organisation).

Person Specificaion (Qualities Desired):

  • -Have an eye for detail
  • be highly creative and imaginative, and curious about clients' products or services
  • Be skilled in writing clear, concise and grammatically correct copy. understand the different language styles that appeal to various target audience.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. work well in a team and with a range of creative people
  • Be able to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively. be highly self-motivated and well organised. be able to see other people's points of view and take on board feedback
  • Work within strict budgets
  • Possess good leadership, people and project management skills.
  • Masters in English, Journalism, Political Science, Economics or a parallel course.
  • Preference would be given to candidates who are aware of latest Technology especially e- learning.

Interests:

It is important that creative copywriters maintain an interest in:

  • Technology, commerce, popular culture, and new advertising trends and techniques
  • Please send your resume to vathsa@prepmyskills.com

Instructional Designer need to collaborate with specialists in different areas (graphics, media and software engineering)

Responsibilities :

Designs and develops instructional material for content mainly catering to k-12 that support company technical products. Demonstrates and utilizes effective needs analysis, project management, course development, and evaluation skills. Can independently develop entry and advanced level courses for both internal and external audiences. Able to utilize multimedia technology and authoring tools. Acts as liaison between R & D and Training Team in determining needs of the course and appropriate method of delivery.

Day to Day functions include::

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to identify what students need to learn
  • Develop objectives and ensure content matches those objectives
  • Revise and rewrite content to shape it for learning needs
  • Structure content and activities for student learning
  • Create media to support learning (e.g., visual aids for face-to-face, various multimedia for e- learning and online)
  • Develop assessments (note that this does not only mean tests)
  • Adapt instructional materials created for one format to another format (usually this is adapting materials from face-to-face to e-learning)

Person Specification (Qualities Desired):

Qualification - Any degree in Education Technology or Graduate with min of 1 year exp in ID, or equivalent to it

Competencies –

  • Ability to design a course and develop process required for instructional material
  • Ability to write instructional material (such as stories, dialogues, scenarios, narration scripts)
  • Correctly, clearly and concisely
  • Ability to Work planning and allocation
  • Being creative, thinking out of the box.
  • Understand basic instructional design principles required for school instructional material

Good Knowledge of:

  • Instructional Designing
  • Pedagogy Theories and principles
  • Bloom’s taxonomy
  • Kinds of Assessments
  • Interactivity principles
  • Research methodology

Person Specification (Qualities Desired):

  • Have an eye for detail
  • be highly creative and imaginative, and curious about clients' products or services
  • Be skilled in writing clear, concise and grammatically correct copy. understand the different language styles that appeal to various target audience.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. work well in a team and ith a range of creative people
  • Be able to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively. be highly self-motivated and well organised. be able to see other people's points of view and take on board feedback
  • Possess good leadership, people and project management skills.
  • Preference would be given to candidates who are aware of latest Technology especially e- learning.

Please send your resume to vathsa@prepmyskills.com