Sr. Program Officer - Quality Reading Materials (QRM)

Room to Read Laos

N/A Vatnark sisattanak Vientiane Capital


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                (For Lao Nationality only)

Application close: 31st Jan 2018

Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in the developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Room to Read started its operations in Laos since 2005 and we have three main field offices in Oudomxay, Champasack and Savannakhet Province. Currently, we are looking for applicant who are committed, enthusiastic and having qualification and related experiences to fill in the following positions:

Sr. Program Officer - Quality Reading Materials (QRM) (Base in Vientiane Capital - 1 position)

Position Overview:

The [Sr] Literacy Program Officer - Quality Reading Materials (QRM)’s primary responsibilities include providing technical support in all aspects of QRM publishing initiatives including sourcing story manuscripts from local emerging writers; organizing story writing and illustrations workshops; carryout the graphics design work of storybooks, pupil books and other QRM and Instruction Design & Teacher Support (IDTS) materials;  layout and design of RtR reissue, adapted and new titles of storybooks; correcting and editing stories and artworks as per guidance from the Senior Literacy Program Manager (Sr. LPM) and Global Office (GO); filing and archiving all QRM works; and take part in ideal book collection work and reviewing stories and artworks. The person should have clear understanding of children’s publications, local publishing industry, educational materials and country-context of the use of educational materials in primary grades. The position will require some travel and involves frequent interaction with authors, illustrators, publishers, printers and officials.  (For the full TOR, please visit our website).



  • Bachelor’s degree in education, language, communication, fine arts (master’s preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of related professional work experience with NGOs, INGOs or Publishing Companies
  • Knowledge and understanding of local book publishing industry and children’s literature
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Managing printing and publication process
  • Knowledge and understanding of book leveling
  • Experience in manuscript editing, graphics design and layout of books (experience in Photoshop and InDesign preferred)

Compensation & Benefit

Room to Read Laos value our staff commitment and offers the professional working environment, a competitive monthly gross salary between 9 – 11 million LAK/Monthand other fringe benefits such as: 13th Monthly salary, AGL Premium Insurance for its staff and Medical Insurance for the family members, Annual Medical Check-up, Retirement Funds, Phone Allowance, etc...

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N/A Vatnark sisattanak Vientiane Capital

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Room to Read India's Literacy Program is the country's only children’s education program that develops both literacy skills and reading habits. Our Girls’ Education Program supports girls to finish secondary school and works with government stakeholders to advocate for girls' education.

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