Careers

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Career Opportunities

Position Summary

The ideal candidate will drive the marketing and communications strategy for Operation Eyesight India’s initiatives in support of the organisation’s mission to eliminate avoidable blindness. The position of Manager – Communications will report to the Head – Resource Mobilization. There will also be strong functional relationship with the Director – Marketing and Communications, Calgary as well as the Country Manager, India. The position will work closely with VP – Advancement and VP – International Programs from time to time based on requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and implement annual communication plans both for internal and external stakeholders
  • Advice on design and development of high-quality communications materials – print and electronic that entail conceptualization, messaging, localization of content, translation, artwork, etc.
  • Keep abreast of trends in communication technology changes and incorporate the same in the communication strategy.
  • Maintain website and ensure posting of new information and maintain consistency
  • Support the generation of online content (newsletters, appeal letters, blogs, brochures, annual reports, e-newsletters, and NGOs website) that engages the target audiences
  • Support in creating and monitoring online fundraising campaigns
  • Use the digital marketing tools (Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, etc) to meet the organization’s marketing goals
  • Ensure that the organisation’s brand is consistently and effectively conveyed in all communications
  • Ensure all communication materials (designs, products, communication and marketing collateral) are brand compliant
  • Ensure that all donor communications and messaging are targeted efficiently, thereby maximising the organisation’s brand recognition and positioning in the relevant spaces
  • Coordinate with and support the team with editorial support in developing grant proposals, progress reports, case studies, audio and visual library, project factsheets, presentations, and technical briefs as per organizational mandate
  • Coordinate with Volunteers and Interns, engaging them with different activities in consultations with programmes team
  • Support Head, Resource Mobilization in donor stewardship and reporting
  • Support in conceptualizing and organizing events and communication campaigns to highlight about the work and/or create understanding of specific programmatic issues of public interest
  • Manage partnership with service providers (event management, advertising etc) as per the requirement of communication strategy
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the line manager

Essential Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Degree in communications (journalism, public relation, advertising or marketing) or any other related field
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals
  • Five to seven years of work experience with at least 3 years of experience as a communication expert in a social sector setting

Skills and Competencies:

  • High level of creativity demonstrated through an ability to transform knowledge and information into exciting and impactful stories and messages                                                                                             
  • Proven ability in development of digital, social, video & print media content
  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptualizing and implementing online fundraising campaigns successfully
  • Proven computer and relevant IT skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Proactive attitude towards work and willingness to learn
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, and manage multiple tasks
  • Experience of working in multi-cultural and multi-specialization teams
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter

This position is located in Hyderabad, India. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate global office (Canada) working hours. Candidates must also be able to travel to donor and project locations as required.

Interested candidates are encouraged to send their detailed curriculum vitae with a cover letter through email to:

Mr. Subhadip Bhattacharya
Head – Resource Mobilization
Email:  bhattacharyas@operationeyesight.com
Copy to:  babua@operationeyesight.com

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