People come from all over the world to Pondicherry!
Some are born here, some just find their way here;
Some have never lived anywhere else; some come for a brief affair;
Some never leave, some keep coming back.
Whichever category you belong to, like so many others, we are sure there is some love/curiosity/ attachment to Pondicherry within you.
This looks like a small, simple city- but its layers , like its history are complex.
We want to get to know this intriguing city- and we hope you will join us in doing that too!
We are just getting started!
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WHAT IS PONDYLIVE?
PondyLive is an independent, online media platform focusing on Pondicherry’s unique culture, lifestyle, heritage, food, brands, people, events & experiences!
We are a registered firm as of 2019 with a tiny team but lots of passion and energy!
We are a trusted and reliable source of information and entertainment for locals and travellers- the expert insider who’ll tell you what to see, where to eat and what to do- throwing in some secret tips and some timeless stories!
Get in touch with us @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertise With Us
Want to connect with:
- Locals who love their city and want to know it better ?
- Travellers looking to experience Pondicherry in the best way possible ?
What’s better than a 24x 7 online platform with a dedicated focus on Pondicherry!
Our call-to-action ads will help you connect with the right customers.
Our ads also include promotions on our facebook and instagram pages which have an organic following who have a keen interest in happenings in Pondicherry.
To know all about our special promotion packages, send us an e-mail : info. email@example.com
Never happy doing just one thing, PondyLive is Olympia’s excuse to indulge her love for writing, organizing events, getting people together and most of all, the city of Pondicherry itself. A former journalist with The Hindu, she has contributed to local and national newspapers and magazines.
Naveen Karthikeyan is a third generation Pondicherry business professional, a digital marketing enthusiast and founder of 97Hub, one of the city’s first co-working spaces. His love for the city and it’s unique offerings led him to co-found PondyLive.
Sophia Samouvelou loves worship music, chicklit and strong female role models. Hoping to one day experience the ‘American dream’, she knows how to hustle hard.
When Ashwin meets a business, be it a star hotel or a tea stall on the street corner, the marketing cells in his brain go off and he is more than willing to share them! Most of his knowledge, he’ll admit, stems from pebbles of inspiration he picked up from TV shows and movies and just about anything that isn’t school!
An anesthesiologist and peri-operative physician by profession, the fulfilling journey of motherhood has triggered Amoolya to dabble in creative writing and explore different paths to discover herself better. Poetry feeds her soul and writing and experimenting with colours and spirituality keeps her going.
Devangi is an architect-urban designer, based in Pondicherry since 2012. She is a trustee at Urban Design Collective, a collaborative platform of architects, urban designers and planners that work to create livable cities.
Work with Us!
SALES / ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE
If you are just starting out in the sales/ advertising business and want an opportunity to prove yourself, join us!
1. Must be based in Pondicherry
2. Speak fluent English (+ basic knowledge of spoken Tamil )
3. Own vehicle for moving around town
4. Must have an outgoing and pleasant personality
5. Freshers: 0- 2 years
– Part-time job: 4 hours a day / 5 days a week
– Work hours are flexible
– MBA students looking for a part-time opportunity can also apply
– In addition to salary, there is a commission on sales
Apply directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
Office:97 Hub, Eswaran Koil Street, Heritage Town
Intern with us
Winter Internships (November 29 2019- February 29 2020 )are now open!
Winter Internships : Part-Time
3 months (November 29 – February 29)
Hone your skills in digital media production, digital marketing and community engagement.
Pondylive is a local online media startup, city guide and the top source for events and travel information in Pondicherry. Pondylive has also been the online media partner for several high profile events including the annual Pondicherry Heritage Festival, Rotary Pondicherry Marathon, JIPMER Spandan etc.
December-February is Pondicherry’s busiest season with a heavy inflow of tourists and plenty of events that engage tourists and locals . We want to cover these events in an interesting manner and offer interested young people an opportunity to showcase and improve their digital media skills.
WHAT YOU GET?
- Certificate of internship from Pondylive Media Services , a partnership firm.
- Personal letter of reference or recommendation if requested by employer
- Leads for jobs
- Practical experience which adds value to any resume
- Get published on pondylive.com or our facebook/instagram pages with credit
- Opportunity for fully paid assignments after February 29
- Showcase your skills to reach a wide audience through our facebook, instagram and website – Front row seats to exclusive and unique events in Pondy
- Mentorship by the editor who has over 7 years journalistic experience
- Meet cool people !
- Flexible working hours
- Free beverages
You must have expertise or keen interest in one of these areas:
- Local History & Heritage
- People – interviews
- Local News or covering Events & Experiences.
You must have expertise or keen interest in one of these formats of content production:
Photos. Live Videos. Instagram Videos. Quick Mobile video production. Anchoring
New Year’s Eve Ticketing and Promotions
Creative promotions on instagram and Facebook Acquisition of new clients
Workshops and Walks : Conceptualisation & Management
IMPORTANT: WORKING HOURS
This is a part-time internship. You will not be bound to a desk.
Content producers will be most active on weekends (Friday- Saturday) and on rotation on weekday evenings.
Work minimum THRICE a week ( 3- 4 hours a day)
Preferable if intern has their own laptop/ smartphone/ camera. We will provide good internet connectivity , mic etc
Our stipends are variable
Minimum stipend per month : Rs. 1000 (if you have worked for at least 3 hours a day each for 3 days a week)
Maximum: based on your skill and work input
– Earn commission for marketing
– Minimum Rs. 400- 600 for every sponsored content production assignment – Extra pay for more than 3 days a week
Miscellaneous category stipends will vary based on project.
REPLY IN THIS FORMAT to email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
- CURRENT COURSE/ OCCUPATION
- CATEGORY OF INTEREST
- ATTACH SAMPLE / RESUME
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 26 @ 10 P.M
We will host a common meeting to brief you and we get started right away this month end.
Are you a student with an interest in any of the following?
- Arts and Feature Writing
- Mobile reporting
- Social media
- Digital marketing
- Advertisement and Marketing
PondyLive not only has a young team that would welcome you into their fold, but an evolving platform to help you showcase your creativity, hone your skills and shine!
Get in touch with us @ email@example.com