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A Non-profit Social Enterprise seeking the recruit
Job Summary
Experience Required : 4 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 26 March, 2019
Closing Date : 31 May, 2019
Sector : Social Sector
Functional Area : Programme
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile

Purpose of the Role:

  • Our client is an independent, non-profit, research and educational think tank.Their unique focus on public policy and longer-term solutions requires them to be constantly in the dialogue with all stakeholders to move the needle on their mission. Advocacy is critical in this narrative building. They require a experienced person to look after the policy advocacy department of the organization.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Program management:
  • Manage the delivery of six ipolicy courses per quarter (3 months): manage and facilitate the organization’s flagship certificate course in public policy offered to students from the following fields - Undergraduate: Law, Media, Engineering, Liberal Arts (Economics, Politics, Philosophy, History, Sociology and B. Ed) and Postgraduate: Public Policy, Media, Liberal Arts (MA, MPhil, PhD), MBA, M.Ed.
  • Contribute to content development, review and revise pedagogy and tools of delivery in tandem with the programs team in New Delhi.
  • Manage faculty relations: Identifying and on-boarding of faculty for the program in consultation with the programs team in New Delhi, as well as building and maintaining relations with local faculty.
  • Track and manage finances for projects.
  • Work closely with the programs team in New Delhi to collate regular feedback on the courses and revisit the sessions/modules as and when needed.
Marketing and partnerships:
  • Branding of the products (courses) being offered by the organization.
  • Develop partnerships with leading colleges and institutes in India to conduct certificate course in public policy.
  • Manage the marketing of programs to ensure a minimum of 80 applications per course
  • Create and maintain an organized database of partners for outreach.
  • Conduct campus talks and participate in college events through fests, guest lectures, competitions and awards to reach out to the students.
Alumni engagement:
  • Conceptualise and execute the alumni engagement strategy to keep the past and current graduates engaged with the organization’s ideas and activities.
  • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of alumni, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally; maintain regular communication with alumni via direct contact, email blasts, alumni web pages, and print publications.
  • Conceptualization and execution of alumni weekly reading groups.
  • Conceptualization and execution of alumni meet-ups, awards and competitions – organize at-least 1 alumni meet-up every quarter.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or above) in any of the Liberal Arts, Media, Public Policy or Law Courses with a strong educational background from a leading university.
Minimum Experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in academic or development projects.
  • Excellent facilitation skills; past experience in conducting training courses will be preferable.
  • Prior experience in developing partnerships with colleges/student bodies at college or professional level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: with the proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of people including the ability to recruit, motivate and manage interns. 
  • Commitment to learning with an academic bent.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and ability to create and disseminate original content.
  • High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
  • Good financial planning skills and ability to create and manage budgets.
How to Apply
  • Interested candidates please apply at with a cover note of less than 300 words stating ‘What attracts you to apply for this job opportunity?’Please note that applications without cover note will not be entertained.
  • In case this job is not relevant to you directly, please feel free to share the references of those who may be suitable / interested in the same.
Contact Details
Company Name : A Non-profit Social Enterprise seeking the recruit
Website :
Contact Person : Jyoti Negi
Email :
Contact Number : 8655028875