Field Coordinator

Posted By: Eka - The Communicators's Collective


Junior Management

Communication & PR

Child Care and Nutrition

Job Description

Field Coordinator

1. Job Title: Field Coordinator (Full time – Contractual with 2 month probation, subject to review)

2. Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

3. Remuneration: 18000/- + Local Conveyance

4. Qualification and skills:

• Graduate or Post Graduate in Law, Social Sciences, Communication, Journalism or related field

• Experience of at least 3-4 years in working in urban settings with marginalized groups and communities and government departments.

• Experience of working with diverse team of facilitators, grassroots workers, lawyers, programmers and creative persons.

• Good understanding of community engagement processes

• Excellent communication skills including reading, writing and articulation

• Excellent language skills in any one language – Hindi or English

• Experience of engaging with community collectives, elected representatives, local influencers, municipal corporations, institutions and networks.

5. Job Overview:

• Management & Coordination of allotted Zone area and Ward level work with organization team, youth collectives, departments and elected representatives.

• Work with a focus on Access to Justice, Constitutional Rights, Youth Engagement and Women’s Empowerment.

• Engage with Organization Team in processes related to Capacity Building, Research, and Documentation, developing Communication Campaigns and organizing camps.

• Support Module development, facilitation and documentation roles.

• Key skills includes Facilitating group discussions, workshops and meetings

• Working together with the youth leadership in the organization. Ability to jointly facilitate community development processes

• Ability to respond to key issues emerging from communities with participation of local leaderships

• Ensure implementation of core community development activities in the allotted Zone area and Wards

• Engage with networks and participate in advocacy initiatives at the City level

• Participate in organization meetings and processes as and when required.

• Be accountable for allotted Zone area accounts, data and documentation

6. Core Skills Expected:

• Impactful listening, writing and speaking skills.

• Demonstrable understanding of Constitutional values, local issues which concern Socio-Economic, Cultural as well as Civil Rights

• Excellent Communication and management skills.

• Demonstrable skills to understand and use Social Media platforms.

7. Growth Opportunity:

• Gaining experience of rights-based, pro-people community development work in urban areas with most marginalized groups, adding significant value to your work profile.

• Opportunity for participation in workshops, symposiums, online trainings and orientations on areas of your work and interest.

• Opportunity of engaging with senior development practitioners including media persons, activists, academicians and other influencers.

• Opportunity to develop your capacities, improve communication skills and engage on a range of issues including child rights, feminism, gender, constitutional rights, youth engagement, media, communication, participatory approaches and principles of facilitating collective community action.

• Personal guidance and support for engaging in further studies from the organization management group.

Do apply for this position If you are a person passionate about engaging with communities, using a range of media & communication tools and methods; with a pro-people approach. Eligible candidates may send in their detailed CV along with a covering letter stating why you are suited for this position to

Applicants are required to have a two-wheeler of their own.

Please note:

1. Last date of application: February 26, 2023

2. Preference will be given to women candidates belonging to Dalit/Adivasi /Religious Minority & LGBTQA+ groups.

3. Appointment process will be inclusive of online & individual interviews with group discussions and writing, analysis & critique tasks.

4. Please do not make any calls. You may write in with your queries (if any) at

Location: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria

Not Specified

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Eka - The Communicators's Collective
  • About Organization:Eka is a Non-Profit Trust (86/444-445) registered under the Madhya Pradesh Public Trusts Act, 1951. Eka works in Central Indian States on issues related to Child Rights (Especially, Child Participation, Protection, Health & Nutrition, Governance), Gender, Youth Engagement, Adolescent Girls & Life Skills and Women’s Empowerment.