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eBook Programmer (OM EAST – Literature and Media, Austria)

Use your skills to convert powerful Christian publications into downloadable eBooks that can travel to hard-to-reach places. Share the hope of Christ by making resources available in areas where there is little or no Christian literature in the local language!

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Requirements

OM EAST, based near Vienna, specialises in publishing high quality Christian print and digital media in the heart languages of diverse people groups. We have a library of powerful books waiting to be converted into downloadable eBooks that can more easily travel to hard-to-reach places. Would you use your skills to make resources available in areas where there is little or no Christian literature in their local language? Join OM EAST and play a key role in helping share the gospel and strengthen believers in their faith.

EBook Programmer’s responsibilities:
• Responsible to create, maintain XML / HTML / EPUB files independently
• Responsible to upload / maintain eBook database
• Communicate and collaborate with team on specific projects and workflow solutions
• Assist with layout of print publications as needed
• Possible social media marketing of eBooks

EBook Programmer’s knowledge, skills and experience:
• Should have hands-on experience in coding (HTML and CSS)
• Basic knowledge in image and text extraction software (e.g. InDesign and Photoshop)
• Experience in HTML coding
• Identify opportunities for automation in existing workflows
• Team player
• Desire to learn, adapt and change and embrace new technologies
• Self-motivated, organised and very good attention to detail
• Good communication skills

Start Date

As soon as possible

Commitment Length

As long as possible

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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Continue reading to find out what surprised missionaries around the world!

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Continue reading to find out what surprised missionaries around the world!

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