Vasudha Foundation
Communications Officer
Auditing, Taxation, Financial accounting/Operations, Payroll officer
Delhi
Application Email : hr@vasudhaindia.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 25 2021

Description

Job title: Communications Officer

 

Department: Communications

 

Reporting line: Senior Manager-Communications

 

Position Location: Delhi

 

Vasudha Foundation is a not for profit organisation working in the clean energy and climate policy space. Vasudha Foundation has a FCRA registration with the FCRA Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs and also has as 12A and 80G registration under the income tax act.  

 

Vasudha Foundation works on multiple projects, funded by international philanthropic organisations.  

 

The organisation is looking for a junior communications professional to fill in the position of Communications Officer reporting to the Senior Manager-Communications.  

 

The roles and responsibilities and desired qualifications are as below:

 

Roles and Responsibilities  -

  • To work closely with the Program staff to ensure that relevant program materials such as Policy and Human-Interest Stories, donor reports, proposals, factsheets, infographics etc. are developed and disseminated to donors and target groups through relevant media and network channels.

  • Digital Communications/social media through maintenance of a project website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) such as daily monitoring, posting and content development.

  • Graphic designing, editing and proof-reading reports and creating content in the form of infographics, videos, animations and data visualizations for various program initiatives.

  • Coordinate and facilitate the web development process for the organization and multiple project websites by working closely with the external service providers and the programs team. Working on content management systems, search engine optimization, wireframes and user interface.

  • Develop and archive communication materials, including digital, such as publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc.

  • Assist in organizing and generating public support for special events and campaigns to promote strategic goals. Support organization of workshops, seminars, campaigns, events and project review meetings including agendas and meeting minutes.

  • Draft and edit articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy /information materials, utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate. Develop and maintain presence in various media outlets to increase coverage of climate and energy issues.

  • Monitor and evaluate impact of communication materials and advocacy events/ campaigns to target audiences.

  • Ensure timely and quality production of advocacy and branding materials such as periodicals, annual and donor reports, supplements, calendars, briefing notes, Human Interest Stories, picture stories, videos, etc.

  • The Communications Officer will work in coordination with the Communications Manager.

Requirements -

 

Work Experience - 

  • Relevant experience of 2-3 years or more in communications/digital marketing/social media management/graphic designing/public relations/content creation/web development

  • Excellent command over written and spoken English is a must

  • A keen sense of design, creativity and a flair for writing is essential

  • Knowledge and understanding of communications practices, digital & social media tools and techniques is required

  • Knowledge of design any software & tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Corel Draw etc. is required

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deliver under pressure

  • Candidate should be detail-oriented, organized, proactive and ability to meet deadlines is a must

Educational Qualification -

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communications or other related fields

 

Additional Criteria -

Experience in Climate, Environment and Sustainable Development Sector will be preferred 

 

To Apply -     

To apply please submit your CVs to hr@vasudhaindia.org ; with subject line: Job Application for Communications


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