Kaivalya Education Foundation
Program Leader for Gandhi Fellowship Marketing & Recruitment Team – South Zone
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Bengaluru Karnataka Chennai Tamil Nadu
Application Email : recruitments@gandhifellowship.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 20 2021


Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) & Piramal Foundation For Education Leadership (PFEL)

Job Position: Program Leader for Gandhi Fellowship Marketing & Recruitment Team – South Zone

Base Location: Bangalore / Chennai

Organization Overview:  

Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) & Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership (PFEL) is a change management organisation that supports Public Education System Leaders in improving the learning levels of students by enabling people and embedding technology. 

KEF/PFEL was founded with the objective of strengthening the public education system of the country by transforming the new generation of leaders in education. KEF/PFEL’s goal is to gain expertise in leveraging multi-level partnership with state governments to catalyse the turn-around of failing schools.  

Function Overview  

Gandhi Fellowship Marketing and Recruitment Team has grown into a very specialized team that identifies and recruits prospective students, working professionals and young minds having a clear agenda to bring about positive and constructive change in our country. The team recruits passionate, inventive and determined youth from the top educational and corporate institutions in the country, who are ready to commence a journey of 2 years which includes rigorous training in the education field, while realizing what could be their 10-year plan of impacting a million lives. 

The team combines the two-forked agenda of:

1) Marketing & Branding and 

2) Recruitment of Fellows. Therefore, the team looks out for professionals who combine the multi-skill and ability to creatively touch-base with the needs and pulse of the youth and maturely recruit candidates who are best suited to the vision of Gandhi Fellowship. 

Position Overview:  

Are you an individual who is eager to inspire youngsters of India to become future change leaders of the country? 

This position involves managing the marketing plans and recruitment systems of Gandhi Fellowship Program. ThePL will work closely in the designated Area in the zonal team while working on theorganization’s goal. The PL will get the space to hone his/her entrepreneurial abilities while devising innovative stakeholder specific Products to transform India’s education system and create the next generation of leaders. 

The position requires the PL to create ecosystem for identifying development needs, creating contextualised learning content and delivering these systems to middle managers. The PL will report to the Program Manager. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Build strong relationships with A, A+ colleges in the region to build the ecosystem by establishing strong relationship with various levels of stakeholders starting from Deans, Directors, Principals, Registrars, Professors.

  • Is able to achieve the yearly targets

  • Conducting placement talks, webinars presentations and other direct marketing activities as and when required by the team.

  • Liaison and buildrelations with non- academic institutions like volunteering bodies, NGOs, social groups youth forums to build prospective applicants to the fellowship. 

  • Conceptualise and execute National/State/College/corporate level events to facilitate youth engagement.

  • Recruit Gandhi Fellows by managing fellowship recruitment process, facilitating GDs (Group Discussions) and personal interviews.

  • Collaborate with Branding & Marketing Team to ensure smooth execution of Final Interview Processes & Campus Recruitments 

  • Conceptualise and execute creative & innovative techniques for youth engagement in various spaces (like colleges, volunteering agencies and organisation, corporate bodies and events) where prospect fellows can be introduced to the fellowship. 

  • Onboarding and retention of selected candidates. 

Required Attributes: 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to engage with people at all levels.

  • Highly self-motivated and has the ability to push herself

  • Very Strong verbal & written communication skills  

  • Quick learner and flexibility to adapt to new requirements 

  • Ability to motivate aspirants and empathise help them take a conscious decision to choose a career in social sector 

  • Excellent presentation skills, organise events or programs for future aspirants

  • Ability to understand social media, online & off-line promotions will be an added advantage. 

  • Innovate and creative thinking  


  • Min 2yrs of experience in Marketing and Sales Experience in Development/ Education/Youth Engagement will be an added advantage


  • Masters degree in any discipline.  

  • Bachelor’s degree holders with relevant experience will be considered

Language Proficiency:   

  • Proficiency in written and oral communication in English is a must. Any regional/local language known will be an added advantage.


  • 10 to 12 days travelling to field will be a part of the role

  • Should be willing to take up responsibilities & travel frequently at short notice periods if required.

How to apply

Interested candidates can share their resume directly to recruitments@gandhifellowship.org with a subject line “PL GF Marketing”