Learning & Communications Associate

Posted By: IFMR Lead

Chennai

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

Marketing Communication PR

Financial Inclusion

Job Description

The Learning & Communications Associate will play a strategic role in translating knowledge from IFMR LEAD’s project portfolio into learning outputs, and ensuring that the organisation’s work is communicated in a powerful, engaging and consistent manner. The Associate will be supervised by the Learning Lead, and will work in close coordination with senior staff.

Responsibilities

Communications

Work closely with the Learning Lead to develop and execute the organisational learning agenda and editorial calendar

Execute the organisation’s communication strategy, including digital communications strategy for web and social media channels. Regularly review, draft and update content on the website, and develop innovative campaign ideas to increase traffic and engagement

Create and distribute emails, including newsletters, through third-party email software.

Content Production

Conceptualize and produce unique online content (eg. videos, infographics, photos) that engages different audience segments and build assets such as photos.

Draft content for internal and external correspondence such as marketing collaterals. Work with project teams and other verticals to conceptualize, draft and develop new content or revise existing content such as thought pieces, articles, briefs and case studies, pitch decks, flyers etc.

Coordinate with vendors for copyediting, design of collaterals and publications.

Outreach

Coordinate and execute stakeholder events such as conferences, workshops, round tables etc.) including site coordination, collateral development, and speaker coordination and related activities, under the supervision of the Learning Lead and Executive Director.

Application Instructions: 
Interested candidates can submit their resume and a cover letter to recruitment-lead@ifmr.ac.in ; or write in with any queries regarding the position.

Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - BBA

1. Fluency with MS Office, social media management, and digital platforms such as Mailchimp, Wordpress, and Canva.

2. Exceptional communication skills with a strong flair to write for a variety of audiences.

3. Self-motivated, entrepreneurial and dynamic with ability to work creatively with minimal resources, and under limited supervision.

4. Ability to meet multiple deadlines and balance competing priorities.

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:IFMR Lead
  • About Organization:

    IFMR LEAD is a non-profit research organization conducting high-quality scalable action research and outreach in development economics and finance. We are dedicated to leveraging evidence-based research to further economic and financial development of poor people living in India and other low-to-middle income countries.

    Our vision is to foster improved financial access, better legal and physical infrastructure, and targeted social services for individuals, households, and enterprises, to help them attain their socio-economic aspirations.