NGOs India

Communications Officer

Educate Girls
Job Location:
Ajmer (Rajasthan)

About Educate Girls
Educate Girls (www.educategirls.ngo) is holistically tackling issues at the root cause of gender inequality in India’s education system. Our comprehensive model reforms government schools through community ownership and reaches up to 90% enrolment, higher attendance and improved learning outcomes for all girls. Founded in 2007, the non-governmental organization has a management and outreach office in Mumbai and operations in Pali, Jalore, Sirohi, Ajmer, Bundi, Rajsamand, Bhilwara, Udaipur, Jhalawar, and Banswara in Rajasthan and Alirajpur, Dhar and Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh. At this period, the organization is set to grow, and expand its reach of services beyond Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Role Overview:
Promote the mission and services of Educate Girls with an emphasis on enhancing understanding of the organization’s work –

Drive organisational and communications objectives at regional level
Co-ordinate with teams to create, collate and deliver textual, audio and visual content
Ensure consistency in all communications
Build external and internal stakeholder trust and advocacy
Build regional media relationships

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Brand Alignment
Manage Educate Girls’ brand image and positioning to strengthen relationship with all key stakeholders at regional level
Maintain consistency in branding and messaging across all communications.
Keep all brand violations under check
Induct new recruits

Creation & Delivery of Content
Co-ordinate with teams to collect and create success stories for periodic reports
Co-ordinate with teams and stakeholders to collect / create quotes, testimonials, pictures etc. for bi-monthly newsletter.
Ensure timely print and dissemination of newsletter
Proof-read all communications collaterals
Draft slogans and text for banners /invites as required
Draft speeches

Social Media Communications
Engage with all volunteers and staff in the official social media page
Use the platforms for employee and volunteer motivation and to create awareness about girls’ education
Conceptualize and create posts

Support Regional Events
Create content and provide communications support to regional events
Attend relevant regional events to impart knowledge about the brand and brand guidelines
Attend relevant regional events and communicate with stakeholders in order to churn out content for newsletter and social media pages.
Facilitate Team Balika (volunteer) Recruitment drive
Manage cultural

Facilitate Field Visits & Representation
Facilitate media visits
Facilitate donor/partner visits
Facilitate photography/videography projects
Represent Educate Girls at various events when required

Admin
Keep a track of the communications budget
Take charge of translations of material in local language
Keep an inventory checklist

Required Education, Qualification and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in arts, journalism, media studies)
  • At least 2 years of experience in communication or related field in a company, NGO or government agency
  • Ability to develop compelling stories with superior written, oral and visual communications skills
  • Ability to write and present clearly and persuasively in Hindi and English.
  • Proficiency in local dialect preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of graphic designing softwares like CorelDraw and Photoshop will be an advantage
  • Understanding of computer, internet and social media is imperative
  • Experience in PR/media management
  • An interest in photography, videography and design
  • Willingness to travel frequently (to rural regions)
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Professional maturity

Send Resume : jobs@educategirls.ngo
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