Communications and Documentation Officer

Posted By: New Education Group - Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education

New Delhi

Senior Mgt (VP, CxO, Program Director)

HR and Administration/Training

Education

Job Description

Content Development and Dissemination:

 - Collect and collate success stories, photographs, articles, quotes, testimonials, pictures etc., through frequent field visits and in coordination with the NEG-FIRE team, partner NGOs, teachers, community groups, etc.

 - Create textual, audio and visual content on a regular basis and disseminate the same through various communication channels to reach out to different stakeholders/ audience.

- Content creation for the website and social media channels.

- Develop IEC material (such as flyers, posters etc.) for sensitization of families and community members and for increasing awareness on education among children. 

Web-site and Social Media Communications:
 

- Ensure that the website of NEG-FIRE is updated at all times, alter/edit information as and when required.

- Create a web-based resource pool for ‘Tribal and Dalit Education’.

- Ensure regular presence of NEG-FIRE on our 3 current social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and making a social media calendar for easy and timely posting.

- Explore and introduce new channels of visibility according to current social media trends and organizational requirements.

- Stay up to date with social media trends, do’s and don’ts, new channels and tools.

- Create fundraisers on crowd funding platforms and social media channels.

- Send monthly e-mailers to stakeholders (sharing information, donations, other actions) via Mail Chimp.

- Use the social media channels to motivate employees and volunteers through regular mentions.

- Manage the blog of the organisation and ensure that there are regular contributions and new posts. 

Documentation support:

- Provide editorial, documentation and proof-reading support of all communication products of the organization - reports, strategy documents, research studies, training manuals and other organizational documents.

- Liaise with different vendors for designing, printing and creation of communication material and ensure timely dissemination of various printed material.

- Provide support in events including creating all communication material for the same (banners, back drops, standees etc.).

- Development of the Annual Report and the Newsletter.

- Maintain an inventory of the publications (both external and internal) and documents.

- Develop and manage the communication budget.

Visibility and Brand Enhancement:

- Manage NEG-FIRE’s visibility, brand-image and positioning to strengthen relationships with all key stakeholders at national and regional level.

- Maintain consistency in branding and messaging across all communication channels.

- Keep all brand violations under check - manage copy right, copy-left, creative commons, while sharing our products.

- Ensure that the digital marketing content aligns with our brand’s identity and message.

Location: South Delhi
Reporting: Executive Director
Last date of receiving application: 10th Sept, 2018
Date of joining: immediate

- Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications, relevant domain experience, last salary drawn, etc. 

How to Apply: Interested applicants may email their CV with a cover letter stating what makes them the ideal candidate, the current CTO (Cost to the Organization) and expected CTO to careers@negfire.org. Please mention “Communications & Documentation Coordinator” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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Desired Candidate Profile

Post Graduation - Post Graduate-Other

- Post-graduate degree in communication or related fields 

- At least 2-3 years of experience in communication or related field in the development sector.

- Excellent writing skills in English and the ability to capture audience by developing compelling stories from the field. Proficiency in Hindi and other regional language/ dialect is desirable.

- Proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of other presentation software like Prezi, Canva etc., and graphic designing software like CorelDraw and Photoshop will be an advantage.

- Understanding of social media trends and email marketing software such as Mail Chimp is imperative.

- An interest in photography, videography and design is desirable.

- Adaptable to changing environment and openness to learn.

- Ability  to meet tight deadlines.

- Professional maturity and ability to work effectively across various leve

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:New Education Group - Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education
  • About Organization:

    New Education Group – Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education (NEG-FIRE) promotes “Foundational learning” for children from Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes attending rural pre-primary and primary Government schools. We have established value-based partnerships with grass-root NGOs in the 8 states – AP, Odisha, MP, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan. We promote an integrated approach focussing on Community mobilization, Child learning, Teacher training and collaborate with the Government.