Program Officer- Communications

Posted By: Azad Foundation


Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Communication & PR

Women Empowerment

Job Description

The Research, Advocacy and Communications (RAC) team of Azad Foundation functions as an action research team which brings insights from the ground to build and share knowledge. Working closely with programme teams and Sakha, RAC also helps in monitoring, evaluation, impact analysis and effective communication of the impact generated by programmes at Azad-Sakha. It also works to promote the idea of ‘decent work’, livelihoods with dignity and the need for transformational rights based skills for women at various levels-community-CSO- policy makers. It also builds alliances with relevant individuals, CSOs, NGOs, Policy makers and researchers to strengthen advocacy, influence policy and improve practices on gender-skill development and creation of an enabling ecosystem promoting women in livelihoods.  

Key Responsibility Area’s (KRA’s)


Be responsible for ensuring the RAC team is able to collectively deliver on the annual plans that it commits itself to as per the Azad Foundation strategic plan. Be responsible for managing and reporting of individual work plans as per the agreed formats and frequency.


  1. Develop & Implement communication plan that includes social media content creation.
  2. Conceptualize and write content for company websites, blogs, newsletters & press release.
  3. Ideate & create presentation, flyers & articles
  4. Acquire of company’s principle & strategies and keep update with relevant development inside & outside the organization.
  5. Plan & coordinate events & conferences
  6. Ensuring high quality & error free publication.
  7. Work with Stakeholders to brainstorm for content ideas, in line with company’s strategy & various initiatives.
  8. Acquire advocacy to handle social media space.
  9. Support monitor & evaluate result of communication campaign with the team
  10. Build and maintain relationship with external stakeholders
  11. Translate action based research related to Non Traditional Livelihoods for Women in general and women transport workers in particular into reader friendly formats and communication materials

·     12.  Support and facilitate networking with individuals and organizations relevant to the strengthening of the practice of Non Traditional Livelihoods on the ground.

Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in development sector-especially development communication
  • Experience of being part of activist forums, campaigning for rights of marginalized peoples or having worked with communities directly or having a strong rights based understanding about equity and inclusion.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Azad Foundation
  • About Organization:Azad Foundation is a professional feminist organization working across social and religious divides to enable resource poor women to empower themselves by engaging them in viable Non Traditional Livelihoods (NTL) options, particularly professional driving. This is done through transformative capacity building programmes around the self and the skills needed for NTL, based on adult learning principles. Currently Azad Foundation operates directly in Delhi, Jaipur and Kolkata and in partnership with other organizations in Indore, Ahmedabad, Bhuvaneshwar and Lucknow. Azad’s technical partner Sakha works towards creating markets and employment of women as professional chauffeurs in the transport sector through Sakha Cabs-cabs by women for women.