Job: Communication Lead

  • Full Time
  • Lucknow
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

bharatabhyudaya Bharat Abhyudaya Foundation

Ensuring Equitable Access to Quality Education for All

Key Partners: Government of Uttar Pradesh, UNICEF

Bharat Abhyudaya Foundation (BAF) is a young and entrepreneurial organization founded by a group of exuberant young professionals coming from diverse fields who were committed to the cause of institutional reform in India’s education sector. BAF attempts to bring leading educationists, researchers, think tanks and concerned government officials on a single platform to not only drive better policies but also ensure their efficient delivery. Creation of effective implementation and monitoring mechanisms for policies such as the Section 12(1)(c) of the RTE Act, promotion of Social Inclusion and building Social Accountability Systems around public schools have been major focus areas. BAF has recently been covered in Education World magazine as one of the 26 High Impact NGOs in education sector in the country. BAF’s founder Samina Bano is an IIM Bangalore alumna and Ashoka Fellow.  Read More about BAF

Position Summary

This position involves content development and management on our communication channels – website, social media and newsletters. Communication Lead (CL) will also need to coordinate with our external media contacts to keep them updated on latest news. This position also requires deeper understanding of the organization’s work and education sector.  CL may be required to write proposals for applying to various fellowships, awards and funding opportunities. Communication Lead reports directly to the Chairperson and engage very closely with every member of the team.

Key Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Maintaining and generating content for our website, social media and regular media
  • Coordinating with all media channels to ensure regular coverage
  • Sending newsletters every month to key stakeholders
  • Developing project plans and writing proposals to apply for fellowships, funds and awards
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Required Qualification, Skills and Abilities
  • Aptitude to work in an entrepreneurial organization with a strong sense of ownership and creating solutions for the country’s most pressing problems
  • Excellent knowledge of education sector in India and experience in developing projects
  • Strong spoken and written English communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and leadership quality in ‘getting things done’
  • Willingness to learn, innovate and explore solutions
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required
  • Track record of managerial responsibilities with high achievement
  • Data analysis and presentation skills with knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Desired Mindset

  • Passionate about education and holds a belief that all children must be given equal opportunities in access to quality education irrespective of their socio-economic differences
  • A belief that education can be a great equalizer and that every child is capable of achieving at the highest levels if given right opportunities
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail
  • Thrives in fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • High level of Integrity

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Interested candidates should submit their resume via email with subject line ‘Application for Communication Lead’ to [email protected] or [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to bharatabhyudaya@gmail.com

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