Book Guide Editor (English) at Bring Me a Book Hong Kong

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Book Guide Editor (English)

To help write short descriptions for children's books based on our editing guidelines.

Project Details

What we need

  • Join 30 minute briefing call
  • Write book descriptions (less than 100 words each), for approx. 50 children's books (using specific websites for reference)
  • Check and edit existing content (name of author, illustrator, book title etc)

Background

We are developing a user-friendly microsite to be launched in December, to recommend the best English (and Chinese) children's books with search functionality, to help parents and educators choose the best books for their children. We have a list of a few hundred titles that we plan to launch in 2021 which we need descriptions for.

What we have

We have the list of book titles and a google spread sheet with editing and description guidelines. Our staff will provide a briefing and share many examples that the volunteer can use as reference.

Why this is important

As the leading advocate for family literacy and reading aloud in Hong Kong, Bring Me A Book is often asked by parents, “What are the best books to read to my children? Our Chinese and English bookguides help parents and teachers select the best books for their children – ones that will pique a child’s interest and nurture a life-long love of reading.

Project Period

30 Nov 2020 - 01 Jan 2021

Location

Remote

Requirements

25hours in total

Time Commitment

Icon skillsSkills

  • Adminstrative Support
  • Content Creation
  • Copywriting
  • Content Creation

Language

  • English

About the Organization

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Bring Me a Book Hong Kong

www.bringmeabook.org.hk

Causes

EducationCommunity DevelopmentPoverty

What we do

Bring Me A Book™ Hong Kong (BMABHK) is a non-profit organization with a vision of Hong Kong in which every child is read to, strengthening family and community bonds and creating a love of learning. We use evidence-based research to provide: - Transformational trainings for parents and educators - The best Chinese and English children’s books - Quality programs to access authors and literacy experts To enrich the lives of ALL in the Hong Kong community. Since inception in 2006, we have installed over 450 libraries, served 180,000 children through our library programs and trained 30,000 parents through our award-winning “First Teachers Training” Program.

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