Job Description:

Associate, Communications Pune About Us At Teach For India, we build a nationwide movement of leaders who work relentlessly to end educational inequity Ten years into our journey we have 1000 Fellows who grow as leaders while teaching 38,000 low-income children and a growing movement of 3000 Alumni who work at all levels of the education system We are the largest pipeline of driven, skilled talent into the educational ecosystem Over the next 3 years, we aim to keep growing this talent pipeline, supporting our Alumni to have even greater impact and innovating constantly to get closer to our vision Our work will only be done when we have built a movement of leaders large enough to ensure that every child in India attains an excellent education
We pride ourselves as being a passionate, idealistic, mission-driven team of individuals Were committed to learning towards excellence in our roles and equally to practicing the values that shape us as people We are an equal opportunities employer and provide compensation and benefits which are at the top of the NGO sector

Position Summary

The Communications Associate (CA) will play a critical role in building awareness around the work of Alumni The primary responsibility of the CA will be to build a brand identity of Teach For Indias various Alumni team projects within the community and beyond The CA will work with the National Alumni team and the National Comms team to capture stories and build campaigns to drive participation in our projects through different platforms Last but not the least, the individual will drive on the ground execution of communication pieces during various Alumni events

While we would prefer the Communications Associate to be based out of Mumbai, we are open to considering other Teach For India locations as well

Team Overview

The mission of the Alumni Impact team in Phase 3 (the next 5-year phase of Teach For Indias journey, 2017-2022) is to accelerate the individual and collective impact of Teach For Indias 2000-strong, and growing, Alumni network towards redefining an excellent education for 1 million students across India We intend to realize this mission through a 3-pronged strategy that involves

Infusing Alumni into key roles and puzzle pieces in the system where they have the leverage to influence positive change for students

Facilitating the ongoing leadership development of Alumni in key roles in order to expand their impact on education stakeholders

Catalyzing collaboration across the network of Fellows and Alumni in order to mobilize collective know-how and resources towards our vision for students

Through a combination of these strategic priorities, the Alumni team hopes to foster a self-sustaining community of change-makers who have the mindsets, skills, and resources to build local movements for educational equity in Teach For Indias regions by 2022

What Teach For India Can Offer You 1) A challenging yet flexible workplace in which every individual employees staff journey is tracked for excellence and leadership development
2) A work environment in which employees holistic well-being is a core priority, enabling people to be their best selves
3) The opportunity to be part of one of the most established and visionary movements in the education sector in India which is at a pivotal point in terms of expanding its scale and outreach across the nation and working with changemakers across the country
4) Access to connections and resources from the global Teach For All network that includes partner organisations spanning 48 countries across 6 continents
5) Remuneration that is competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and a benefits package that includes extensive medical insurance and maternity coverage for both parents


1 Build a brand for our projects and design campaigns to drive participation

Support Alumni team projects with any branding requirements collaterals, videos, presentations, etc

Work with the National Communications team as well as external partners to design and launch comms plans to build awareness and drive participation for various Alumni projects

Coordinate efforts to capture key National Alumni team events like, Bootcamps and share summaries through different mediums

Create impact reports for all the National Alumni projects to report impact of the projects to internal and external stakeholders such as senior leadership team, donors, etc

(You will have a designer/videographer to support you with the execution of all branding materials)

2 Capture and share the story of our Alumni

Conceptualize innovative ways to tell the story of our Alumni through different mediums (photos, videos, case studies, etc)

Create, story-board, film, and edit short inspiring videos capturing the individual and collective impact of our Alumni that can be shared via social media

Additional Responsibilities

Knowledge and Technical Skills

Knowledge of how to leverage digital media effectively to maximize online engagement

Expertise in - Content Curation and Project Management

Competencies and Abilities

Excellent communication skills so as to ideate and deliver a compelling message with excellent project and people management skills

Ability to be resourceful and entrepreneurial in the face of uncertainty

Values and Mindsets

A passion for communications and a deep belief in the power of media and new media to create social change

A data-driven mindset, along with the curiosity to continuously research, learn and iterate

A keen interest in exploring the idea of creating platforms and spaces which can enable collaboration and learning in communities

A deep belief in the power of collaboration and collective action

Growth mindset, with an underlying belief that ones abilities and competencies can be developed through dedication, hard work and practice

Education and Experience

A Bachelors degree in a relevant field (Media, Communications) with previous experience in communications/ media/ film-direction/ marketing role

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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