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Communication Manager

1 Opening(s)
Praja Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 5 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 1 September, 2018
Closing Date : 31 December, 2018
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Communications
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Develop an integrated strategic communications plan to broaden awareness and strengthen the brand across external audiences, including the media, public officials and key influencers
  • Work closely with Program Heads to understand their products and build communication collaterals along with the program teams for these products
  • Build content and manage visibility on various online platforms including the website and social media. Track, evaluate and report effectiveness of communication activities
  • Plan and execute events (press conferences, workshops, seminars, symposiums) along with Program Heads and execute relevant communication activities. Report consistently the successes and failures from these events
  • Media management through consistent communications and meetings. This will also include writing pitch mails, drafting and disseminating press releases/notes, setting up bridge building meetings for senior management and organizing media site visits
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, white papers, newsletters, handbooks etc.
  • Strategize with the Director and Program Heads for communicating the advocacy efforts of the organization to appropriate stakeholders
  • Mentor and lead a team of 1-2 communication officers
  • Assist the Director in building proposals/pitch presentations to support fundraising
  • Lead a team of 1-2 communication officers
  • Design and edit (including proof reading) all products/reports of the organization with the communications team
  • Write donor/organization annual reports
  • Liaise and manage relevant vendors and related budgets
  • Evaluate and report on a regular basis the impact of the communication campaigns and activities
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop an integrated strategic communications plan to broaden awareness and strengthen the brand across external audiences, including the media, public officials and key influencers
  • Work closely with Program Heads to understand their products and build communication collaterals along with the program teams for these products
  • Build content and manage visibility on various online platforms including the website and social media. Track, evaluate and report effectiveness of communication activities
  • Plan and execute events (press conferences, workshops, seminars, symposiums) along with Program Heads and execute relevant communication activities. Report consistently the successes and failures from these events
  • Media management through consistent communications and meetings. This will also include writing pitch mails, drafting and disseminating press releases/notes, setting up bridge building meetings for senior management and organizing media site visits
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, white papers, newsletters, handbooks etc.
  • Strategize with the Director and Program Heads for communicating the advocacy efforts of the organization to appropriate stakeholders
  • Mentor and lead a team of 1-2 communication officers
  • Assist the Director in building proposals/pitch presentations to support fundraising
  • Lead a team of 1-2 communication officers
  • Design and edit (including proof reading) all products/reports of the organization with the communications team
  • Write donor/organization annual reports
  • Liaise and manage relevant vendors and related budgets
  • Evaluate and report on a regular basis the impact of the communication campaigns and activities
Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years practical experience in Communications, Public Affairs or Media Relations
  • Previous work in the development sector or voluntary experience/exposure to the sector would be an added advantage
Minimum Experience
  • 3 to 5 yrs
Skills
  • Excellent communication both written and oral in English is a must (additionally written communication in Marathi or Hindi would be a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to write op-eds and/or corporate communications; write/edit sectorial/organization reports
  • Is Innovative and creative (experience in design; brand building and audio visuals)
  • Experience in planning and managing budgets is desirable
  • Organizing and assisting in fundraising
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven and dynamic environment
  • Unquestioned integrity
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Performance oriented and brand focused
  • Multi-tasker with attention to details
 
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : Praja Foundation
Contact Person : Benaifer
Email : info@praja.org