Communications Associate – IT for Change

IT for Change is a non-profit organisation engaged in cutting-edge research, policy advocacy and field practice at the intersection of digital technologies and social change, at global and national levels.
We are seeking candidates with a commitment to team work, collaborative knowledge processes and organisation building, for the position of Communications Associate.

Job role:
The role entails expanding and streamlining the organisation’s internal and external communications portfolio, including: 

* Leading our social media/digital outreach and online networking to expand our visibility and presence
* Writing blog posts and creating short and accessible outputs from our research projects
* Managing our website content
* Designing and disseminating newsletters and programmatic reports
* Designing and templating research outputs
* Assisting in organizing workshops, campaigns and events
* Providing team support for internal knowledge management 

Who we are looking for:
Candidates will need to have a masters degree in media and communication or similar areas, with 2-4 years relevant experience. The following expertise is necessary: 
* Proficiency in writing and editorial skills, specifically the ability to create concise and interesting outputs for research and policy advocacy
* Excellent social media and networking skills
* Basic experience in working with graphic and design software
* Strong organizing and event coordination skills

Desirable, but not required: 
* Knowledge of Drupal and Open source software
* Media relations background
* Research skills
* SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) 

Remuneration and designation will be commensurate with prior experience and qualifications. The job is based in Bengaluru.

To apply: 
Interested candidates can write to jobs@ITforChange.net with a CV, two samples of personal writings, and sample of design work, by April 25, 2018.