Project Concern International India PCI India
Communication Consultant
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Jul 23 2021


Job Description


Position: Communication Consultant (Full time)


No of Positions: 1


Reporting Line Senior Program Manager (PTSP)  


Location:   Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)


No. of Vacancy: 01


Duration: 5 months (up to December 2021) 


About Project Concern International :


PCI, a Global Communities Partner has been working in India since 1998 with the Mission to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women and girls. PCI, a Global Communities Partner, envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future.    


PCI works with the government as well as social actors to create an enabling environment to improve and activate the social position of marginalized populations, especially women and girls, as well as strengthen convergent actions on the ground. Knowledge and evidence-based decision making and data-driven management have been a trademark of our programs in India. For over two decades, PCI has maintained a diverse portfolio in India, with a presence in more than one-fifth of all districts in the country, reaching over 10 million people in 2019 alone. PCI’s health, gender, and community development programming focuses on low-income, vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, especially adolescent girls, women of reproductive ages and children. By integrating its community mobilization and empowerment approaches into the government strategies and systems, PCI is helping to ensure that millions of vulnerable women, children, families, and communities throughout India have the ability to advocate for, access and utilize quality health, nutrition, and empowerment services and information for generations to come.  


About Project:


PCI is providing technical support to the Department of Rural Development (DORD), Uttar Pradesh. PCI has deployed a dedicated team in the embedded cell in the office of the Additional Chief Secretary, DORD, at Lucknow. The communication consultant will be placed in the cell to support the team.


Key Roles & Responsibilities of the consultant: 

  • Support the cell in Knowledge Management through compilation of stories and photographs related to different schemes, MGNREGA, RURBAN etc.-:

  • Drafting at least 2 human interest stories per week along with photographs (Hindi and English)

  • Drafting at least 1 brief on new scheme or innovation

  • Drafting Press Note and coordinating Press Release (as and when required)

  • Coordination with Department of Information and Public Relations  

  • Coordinating with media for publishing of stories/write-ups – at least four articles in Hindi and four articles in English published in State level publications

  • Support in development of AV and print design

  • Media tracking and archiving

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Masters Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication 

  • Experience of developing news stories and articles

  • Experience of working with a government department

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in related field

  • Good written and oral communication skills in Hindi and English. 

  • Good content editing skills and ability to tailor messages for different audiences. 

  • High level of coordination and multi-tasking skills with attention to details. 


  1. All applicants to send their updated resumes along with the subject line: Communication Consultant 

  2. Share the application and cover note on by 23rd July,2021 by 5:00 pm.

  3. Please share the details as listed below along with your application in excel format only:  


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PCI India is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability and/or marital status. Due to the heavy inflow of resumes, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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