Nyaaya is a legal-tech initiative, created by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and ideated by Rohini Nilekani, to make India’s laws easier to understand.

We are on a mission to provide an accessible, intuitive, and user-friendly platform to explain the law on various topics, and we are looking for passionate content writers with a legal background who want to contribute.

CONTENT WRITER

The Content Writer will be responsible for sourcing and quality-control of the legal content on the website. Your primary task will be to manage systems to ensure fast-paced content development, while ensuring quality and accuracy of the final content. You will be:

  • Involved in and informing prioritization of legal topics
  • Working with researchers, interns and volunteers to isolate relevant acts, portions of laws/rules/regulations, judgements etc relevant to a topic
  • Identifying areas of explanations, questions, legal definitions and actionable checklists for content development of a topic
  • Writing plain language summaries and guidelines

For this role, we’re looking for a person with:

Essential Requirements
  • A minimum of a graduate degree in law and 2+ years of work experience.
  • A demonstrable interest in new legal ventures, particularly with respect to citizen engagement.
  • Fluency (particularly, in writing) in any Indian language will be considered a plus.
  • Previous experience with web technologies will be considered a plus.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team.
What’s in it for you?
  • Working in a small dynamic team where equal importance is given to different functions across tech, content, design, and marketing.
  • A non-hierarchical work environment, and opportunities to ideate solutions and execute them.
  • Make a positive impact in transforming the relation between the law and people interacting with it.
  • Salaries will be competitive and commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications, in the range of Rs. 65k-75k per month.
Other Information

This is a Delhi based position, but we are open to remote working arrangements if you can make your case well enough.

How to Apply?

Fire in your CV, and a writing sample of your work to contact@nyaaya.in. Last date for applications is 25th November. Please mention the role applied for in the subject of the mail.

LEGAL RESEARCHER

ROLE DESCRIPTION

You will be working with our Content Writer in writing, researching and assisting in the production of simplified content on legal topics for the Nyaaya website. This will involve extensive desk research on each of the topics and issues identified, undertaking a comprehensive literature review on them, and case law research on decisions of the Supreme Court of India and of Indian High Courts, Subordinate Courts, and Tribunals.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • An undergraduate degree in law
  • 0-1 years of work experience
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Working in a small dynamic team where equal importance is given to different functions across tech, content, design, and marketing.
  • A non-hierarchical work environment, and opportunities to ideate solutions and execute them.
  • Develop an understanding of how people interact with the law and the bottlenecks they face in terms of access
  • Make a positive impact in transforming the relation between the law and people interacting with it.
  • Salaries will be competitive and commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications, in the range of Rs. 55k-65k per month.
OTHER INFORMATION

This is a Delhi based position, but we are open to remote working arrangements if you can make your case well enough. There are 2 positions open for Legal Researcher.

HOW TO APPLY?

Fire in your CV, and a writing sample of your work to contact@nyaaya.in. Last date for applications is 25th November. Please mention the role applied for in the subject of the mail.

This post was first published on: November 14, 2017

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