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!
As long as possible
Full Time
As soon as possible
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. In this role, it is possible to work remotely or to be based locally in Austria.

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

Live opportunities 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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