Communications Associate

Communications Associate

Organization: Bharat Ki Beti

Apply By: 30 Apr 2021

Location: Ahmedabad(Gujarat)

Position: Communications Associate

Organisation: Bharat ki Beti 

Location: Work from home with travel to Ahmedabad for monthly/quarterly meetings (post July 2021)


About Bharat ki Beti

Bharat ki Beti(BkB) is a platform cum program based initiative of IndiGive Foundation (website under redesign) and CSRBOX. BkB focuses on education, employability and entrepreneurship (3E) approach to support and empower 10,000 girls and women by 2025. BkB identifies aspiring girls and women from rural, remote and rurban areas and works with them and their families through an intense hand-holding and mentoring program for 18-36 months, which we term as ‘aspiration to inspiration’ journey. Bharat ki Beti embodies both platform approach and program implementation, given the hybrid and milestones-based impact framework that we follow.


For the new team members: You will be at the core of the team that will shape-up the future of 10,000 girls and women in India. You will be the one who will work tirelessly to ensure we make their journey meaningful, rewarding and inspiring for others. While the leadership team sets the destination, you will be the one who will select the pathways for that destination. 


We are a neo-culture social impact organisation and we believe in being frugal, innovative and value-driven. We are on a mission, and at times it takes a lot to complete that mission. Apply for this position, only if you are an individual who is driven by the passion to bring change and positive transformation in other individual’s life. Being self-centred is good, but this may not fit well with our mission and organisation culture till 2025. 


(IndiGive Foundation is the philanthropic arm of CSRBOX and works on social sector projects design and implementation.)

About the Position

The purpose of the Communications Associate is to assist the senior leadership teams at both Bharat ki Beti and IndiGive Foundation in strengthening their online presence and communications, building and implementing a branding roadmap and managing the day-to-day online (and offline) presence for ensuring organisational impact is shared, advocated and conveyed to range of stakeholders including Board members, partner governments, CSRs, funders, NGOs, CSOs, and ecosystem of influencers in the education, employability and entrepreneurships sectors at large.

Roles and Responsibilities

I. Strategic Communications (30%):

  • To design various collaterals (monthly newsletters, centre exhibits, brochures, annual reports etc.) required for the organization and keep them updated.
  • Online Presence: Manage the Bharat ki Beti (BkB) and IndiGive Foundation brand presence through: NGO portal listings, articles on relevant blogs, partnerships with various agencies 

II. Online Marketing & Branding (40%)

  • Design communication strategy for different stakeholders and translate into annual communication plan for both BkB and IndiGive Foundation
  • Social Media: To keep online platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) of the organizations up to date and share updates on platforms as per the social media calendar
  • To assist in promoting the brand BKB (online and offline marketing, media, events etc.) and ensuring that the guidelines are followed by the team
  • Website: Maintain the BkB and IndiGive Foundation website with relevant, up to date information, and interesting clear content
  • Create additional communication collateral as and when required
  • Branding Compliance: Ensure compliance of the whole organization with branding guidelines, maintain a consistent message and voice for the organisation.


III. Offline Marketing & Branding (15%):

  • Media: Cultivate relationships with traditional media outlets and online media to co-publish articles
  • Design and share press kits with the media during any events or launch of any new initiative or training programs
  • Manage press inquiries and write press releases as required
  • Event Support: Design and implement brand representation for events where BkB is represented and programme events


IV. Thought Leadership & Organisational Support (15%):

  • Publications: Types of publications this role is responsible for include:
    • Articles / infographics
    • Media – photo essays / videos
    • Blogs & Case Studies
    • Organisational Annual report
    • Donor / Board Reporting
  • Profile Raising: Finding and obtaining opportunities to raise the organisations including: Awards applications, fellowships, partnerships
  • Speaking engagements: Sourcing speaking engagements for the BkB and IndiGive Foundation Leadership team in various forums to present our work
  • Team Management: Intern & Volunteer Management: Train / Manage / Review the work of Communications Interns, if any
  • Research and Support: Assist the Research & Monitoring team in designing and conceptualizing the publications
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Core Skills & Requirements:

  • 01-03 years of work experience in the social sector, with a background in handling communications in an education/gender-based NGO/Start-up or communication agency. 
  • Proficient in designing softwares like Corel draw, Photoshop or online tools like Canva etc. Additional skills of working on mass mailing platforms etc. is preferable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and a functional knowledge (oral and written) of Hindi would be highly preferred
  • A basic understanding of social equity, development discourse and Indian education and employability landscape
  • Being able to take initiative and work in an autonomous, semi-structured environment
  • Adaptability to changing responsibilities and resourcefulness to respond to them
  • High openness to learning and ability to build and sustain relationships with multiple stakeholders & partners across public and private spaces
  • Strong ability to create outstanding presentations, work with Microsoft Excel, Google Suite, and varied data sets
  • Patience and resilience to stick it out in the face of setbacks and uncertainties
  • Functional Skills
    • Digital content production
    • Editing
    • Journalism (incl. print, broadcast, photography, video, layout & graphics)
    • Video production for digital platforms (including news organizations)
    • Web publishing and content management
    • MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation


INR 5.40L-6.24L Annual with immense opportunities to work with a young and energetic team.


How to apply

How to Apply

Please send in your CV, cover letter along with detailed note on your functional skills (check above) at career@csrbox.org with subject line ‘Communication Associate-BkB-May-21’. Please clearly mention followings in the email body:

  • Current location
  • Current organisation and designation
  • Relevant work experience (in months)
  • Current CTC
  • Notice period




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