Communication Officer

Posted By: Darbar Sahitya Sansada


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Communication & PR


Job Description

DSS is going to implement the Developing Self-sustaining and Resource-efficient Sustainable Aquaculture Scalable Model project supported by GIZ with a key objective of creating sustainable aquaculture options for the small and marginal fish farmers. It avails technical services for initiating/expanding freshwater aquaculture with a focus on doubling production, more income, more job, food and nutritional security through resource-saving sustainable aquaculture Practices.

Responsibilities and Core Scope of Tasks:

1. Developing script/messages relating to training calendar, training contents, daily prices of market rate.

2. Designing letters and other communication materials like income letters/outgoing letters related to the project.

3. Collaborate with management to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on our target audience.

4. Write, edit, and distribute content, including publications, press releases, website content, speeches, and other marketing material that communicates the organization's activities, products and/or services.

5. Respond to media inquiries, arrange interviews, and act as a spokesperson for the project.

6. Establish and maintain effective relationships with journalists, and maintain a media database.

7. Seek opportunities to enhance the reputation of the brand, and coordinate publicity events as required.

8. Maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics.

9. Proficiency in design and publishing software.

10. Any work can be assigned by the management as per the requirement.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:


• Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, public relation or a related field from a reputed institute.

Professional Experience:

• A minimum of 3-8 years of working professional experience in CSO/INGO/ Govt. in a comparable position (ideally with international environment) having experience in communications role.

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

• Experience of working with the International NGO in the past would be preferable.

• Relevant professional experience in Aquaculture projects would be preferred.

Additional Competences:

• Willingness to travel and ability to work in teams

• Good understanding of management.

• Proficient computer skills, advance Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and advance Excel)

• Ability to work independently when required

• Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team

• Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management



Approximately 38000 in INR/ EUR 480 per month. TA/DA will be separate and as per organization policy.

Last date of receiving application: 31 August 2022.

• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

• DSS promotes Gender Diversity – Applications from female professionals are encouraged.

How to Apply: Interested candidates must apply using the Google Form with their latest

• Updated CV

• A statement of suitability for this position

• A maximum of 2 pages note on one of the topics given below:

Aquaculture, in your assessment, is practiced in different ways with different impacts on the environment and economic performance.


Using a cluster approach, how would you help small aquaculture farmers gain access to better knowledge and finance to improve their fish production and income?

About Darbar Sahitya Sansada

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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Darbar Sahitya Sansada
  • About Organization:DSS works with agrarian, tribal and forest dwelling community to deal with food and livelihood security of these marginalized section of society. These communities are critically dependent on agriculture and forests for livelihood and face the growing threat of losing their livelihood options due to fast depleting resources like land and forests